Joe Weisenthal

Joe Weisenthal


Co-host of 'What'd You Miss?' on BloombergTV. Editor at @markets. Fan of poker, chess, handball, country music, and Chinese food.

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Congrats on being rich! Here’s an extra $5000.

Anyway. Back to vacation. But now I get why some people are always complaining about how awful rate cuts are.

One more thing. People are like “but they had to fight higher inflation!” Are were sure there was no other way to deal with inflation besides giving people a $5000 bonus for already having money?

Seen lots of "60/40 is dead cause rates are at zero" takes. Need more "60/40 is dead because the S&P is dominated by duration sensitivete megacap tech" takes.

@JHWeissmann  Yang is a popular figure, lots of fans online, whose signature idea is central to some major public debates. He also brings with him some non Dems, even as he's been enthusiastically loyal to the nominee. You can justify his exclusion while also thinking it's an odd decision.

Lots of interesting fights on Twitter these days. I'm just glad that everyone finally agrees that we should use Fahrenheit to measure air temperature.

The only non-nominee speech that I even remember is Obama's in 2004. Can anyone identify a single line from any other?

$TSLA shares surging after hours. Haven’t seen the news so I can only assume that there’s been some fundamental new piece of information causing investors to reprice the net-present value of all of its future free cash flows higher.

What’s the best technique for making a steak in a Manhattan apartment without setting off a smoke alarm?

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THREAD EXPLAINING NEGATIVE OIL: Oil costs $ to store. Due to the economic collapse, oil isn't being used much. So all the storage facilities are filled up. So nobody who can store it will buy it from you. If you want to get rid of oil, you have to pay someone. That's the thread

If Biden wins the nomination, a lot of Wall Streeters who said that Sanders winning would force them into reluctantly supporting Trump, will have to come up with a different reason for voting Trump.

Georgia Senator Loeffler sold shares of an online travel company just before Trump's European travel ban announcement. What's more, she had just purchased those shares 4 days earlier

Horrific economic toll. 3.2 million initial weekly jobless claims in one week. Previous crises and recessions are barely a blip on this chart.

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1997: World's best human chess player gets destroyed by computer. 2017: World's best chess computer gets destroyed by Artificial Intelligence program that had only learned about chess a few hours earlier.

Goldman predicts that over 2 million people are going to file for unemployment benefits this week. You can barely see the 2008 crisis on this chart!

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A professor who is considered to be the foremost expert on money laundering -- he literally wrote the textbook on it -- has been charged with money laundering and faces 20 years in prison

This is incredible. Buying health insurance for a family now costs the same as buying the family a new car every single year.

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