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And We Begin Anew

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Welcome to 2021, everyone! The first real trading day of the year! Let’s see what the first few hours of futures trading yielded us through the night:

Let’s start with Bitcoin. Sunday evening, out of seven billion people on the planet, I was the only one stupid enough to actually say the following: “my wild guess at this point is that cryptos have – – for the time being – – peaked..” Well, this sucker plunged FIVE THOUSAND DOLLARS in the span of a few hours. Not bad, eh?