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ET Zeitgeist: With Enemies Like This

Here’s what we’re reading and working on this week at Epsilon Theory. To receive a weekly full-text email of The Zeitgeist, please sign up here. It’s free, and your email will not be shared with anyone. Ever. Every item in this email is a discussion thread on the Epsilon Theory Forum – a safe space to speak your mind, a safe space to find like-minded truth-seekers. Watch from a distance if you like, but when you’re ready … join us. The Eye of Sauron – by which I mean the...

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The Zeitgeist – May 7, 2021

Here’s what we’re reading and working on this week at Epsilon Theory. To receive a weekly full-text email of The Zeitgeist, please sign up here. It’s free, and your email will not be shared with anyone. Ever. Every item in this email is a discussion thread on the Epsilon Theory Forum – a safe space to speak your mind, a safe space to find like-minded truth-seekers. Watch from a distance if you like, but when you’re ready … join us. Now Hiring From a Wall Street Journal...

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A Change in the Water

To receive a free full-text email of The Zeitgeist whenever we publish to the website, please sign up here. You’ll get two or three of these emails every week, and your email will not be shared with anyone. Ever. Every morning, we take the previous day’s financial news – all of it – and run it through the Narrative Machine to see if any interesting clusters pop out as a topic for us to write about in one of these quick Zeitgeist notes. And when I say clusters, I literally...

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The Lystrosaurus

To receive a free full-text email of The Zeitgeist whenever we publish to the website, please sign up here. You’ll get two or three of these emails every week, and your email will not be shared with anyone. Ever. An illustration of a particularly dapper-looking Lystrosaurus georgi specimenOne of the foundational ideas of the Zeitgeist is that measuring linguistic similarity is a powerful way to observe what we are being told matters by those who publish most of the words we read in...

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Hateful Memes and Election Season

To receive a free full-text email of The Zeitgeist whenever we publish to the website, please sign up here. You’ll get two or three of these emails every week, and your email will not be shared with anyone. Ever. As the core COVID-19 narrative shifts from the mixture of human and economic tolls that dominated news over the past few weeks to the coverage of lockdown relaxation across the United States, we are starting to observe other topics and language creeping back into the...

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That Old Canard

To receive a free full-text email of The Zeitgeist whenever we publish to the website, please sign up here. You’ll get two or three of these emails every week, and your email will not be shared with anyone. Ever. If there is one defining feature of high attention narrative structures, it is the crowding out of off-narrative topics and language. Since mid-March, financial media has been all-coronavirus, all-the-time. That is, with the exception of the occasional diversion into the...

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The Miracle Max of MBS

To receive a free full-text email of The Zeitgeist whenever we publish to the website, please sign up here. You’ll get two or three of these emails every week, and your email will not be shared with anyone. Ever. Miracle Max: Don’t rush me, sonny. You rush a miracle man, you get rotten miracles. You got money?Inigo Montoya: Sixty-five.Miracle Max: Sheesh! I never worked for so little. Except once, and that was a very noble cause.Inigo: This is noble sir. His wife is… crippled. The...

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“The Noise Level Is Deafening” Trader Warns Investors: “Stop Acting Like An Emotional Wreck”

We've been moving away from a world where investors were willing to say, "I see it, but I don’t believe it" and do something about it, warns Bloomberg's Rich Breslow. The contrarian view, where you hope to win big by standing your ground or catching the market offside just before prices reverse. There are few more empowering feelings than the belief that you’ve just got confirmation that you’re smarter than the next guy. And nothing more intimidating if...

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