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  • Dead Inside (and Not Having Much Sex Either)

    Dead Inside (and Not Having Much Sex Either)

    Shane Ormond

    by Shane Ormond
    On Jan 22, 2020

    “Ten years ago, I was dying a slow death on the inside.”

  • Bats & Bombs Block Tesla’s German Gigafactory

    Bats & Bombs Block Tesla’s German Gigafactory

    Shane Ormond

    by Shane Ormond
    On Jan 21, 2020

    Now that the Chinese factory is complete (and just in time for a deadly virus outbreak), self-proclaimed “Buff Mage” Elon Musk is turning his attention to Germany, where colonies of bats and unexploded World War II bombs threaten to undermine investor confidence. (Those are not metaphors.)

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  • Putin on the Ritz

    Putin on the Ritz

    Shane Ormond

    by Shane Ormond
    On Jan 16, 2020

    Russian President and shirtless horse rider Vladimir Putin announced a major constitutional reform yesterday to set himself up as secret king of Russia for all time.

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  • #CNNisTrash

    #CNNisTrash

    Shane Ormond

    by Shane Ormond
    On Jan 15, 2020

    Well, folks. That’s the last Democratic debate before the Dems drive their little hybrids to the polls and start voting, so you know what that means!

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  • A Fundamental Reshaping of Finance

    A Fundamental Reshaping of Finance

    Shane Ormond

    by Shane Ormond
    On Jan 14, 2020

    BlackRock CEO Larry Fink says everything being on fire all the time might impact investors who want to invest in stuff that isn’t on fire all the time.

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  • Tesla Farts, Stock Surges 8%

    Tesla Farts, Stock Surges 8%

    Shane Ormond

    by Shane Ormond
    On Jan 13, 2020

    The car of the future will talk and make fart noises, says Tesla CEO and incorrigible man-child Elon Musk.

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  • An Airplane "Designed by Clowns"

    An Airplane "Designed by Clowns"

    Shane Ormond

    by Shane Ormond
    On Jan 10, 2020

    Happy Friday! With temperatures projected to be in the 60s this weekend in Baltimore, our team is finally ready to brave the outdoors.

    Before we get to that though, let’s review.

    Monday

    In Altucher’s Secret Income, James recommends selling five PDF Solutions (NASDAQ: PDFS) Feb. 21, 2020, $17.50 puts.

    For additional upside, also buy two PDFS May 15, 2020, $17.50 calls. Read on…

    After that, James sent a profitable Secret Income exit alert. Sell Telaria (NYSE: TLRA) at market. Go here to learn more.

    Tuesday

    In the Top 1% Advisory, James uses the U.S.-Iran conflict as a lesson in managing emotions in investing. Go here for more.

    Then, we rang the register in Altucher’s Weekly AlphaBrain Alert. Sell to close Planet Fitness (NASDAQ: PLNT) Feb. 21, 2020, $72.50 calls. Here are the full details.

    Finally, we published the January issue of The Altucher Report, found here.

    Wednesday

    In Altucher’s 420% Syndicate, James reveals his 2020 outlook for cannabis ― and how you can impact it. Here’s the full update.

    Thursday

    In Altucher’s Weekly AlphaBrain Alert, James sent two new recommendations.

    First, buy to open Atlassian (NASDAQ: TEAM) March 20, 2020, $140 calls.

    Then, buy to open Slack (NYSE: WORK) April 17, 2020, $22.50 calls. Here’s the full alert.

    Later, James’ discussed bitcoin’s recent price movements in Altucher’s Investment Network. Read on…

    Friday

    We started Friday with a Crypto Trader update from James. Read it here.

    Finally, The Altucher Report highlighted some reader responses to the question, “What did you do to reinvent yourself recently?” Go here for access.

    Enjoy your weekend!

    Sincerely,

    Michelle Rind
    A fresh batch of internal communications from Boeing employees reveals that pretty much everybody involved knew the 737 MAX was a flying garbage fire but prioritized cost-saving measures over the lives of their customers and employees.

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  • Boeing vs. Iran

    Shane Ormond

    by Shane Ormond
    On Jan 8, 2020

    Last night, a Ukrainian-flown Boeing 737 crashed shortly after takeoff from Tehran, Iran, killing all 176 passengers and crew members on board.

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  • Uber Unveils Flying Car

    Uber Unveils Flying Car

    Shane Ormond

    by Shane Ormond
    On Jan 7, 2020

    Hyundai announced a surprise partnership with Uber yesterday, aimed at developing a network of flying taxis that could be crashing into buildings as soon as 2023.

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  • The Great Escape

    The Great Escape

    Shane Ormond

    by Shane Ormond
    On Jan 6, 2020

    Former Nissan exec Carlos Ghosn staged a daring escape from Japan last week, exploiting a loophole in Japanese security to ship his own ass to the Middle East.

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