Analyst at Clarity Financial

Jesse is an economic analyst and Forbes columnist who was recognized by the London Times for warning about the U.S. housing and credit bubble as a university student. Jesse continues to warn about dangerous post-2009 economic bubbles and has over 100,000 social media followers. Jesse graduated ... more

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How Tech Unicorns Are Just Like China’s "Ghost Cities"
Since the Great Recession, there has been an explosion of interest and activity in the tech startup arena.
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Record-Setting Art Sales Confirm Global Liquidity Bubble
When the art market goes ballistic, that is typically a sign that the economic cycle is in its latter stages.
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The New Silicon Valley Stock Exchange Is A Warning Sign For The Startup Bubble
For the last several years, there has been a tremendous amount of activity and hype in the tech startup arena. In addition to the tens of thousands of startups that been founded in recent years, there are over three-hundred new “unicorn” startups.
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Trump Is Asking For A 1999-Style Stock Market Melt-Up
If Trump theoretically got his way and the Fed cut rates by 1%, the stock market would most likely launch a powerful 1999-style melt-up, which would ultimately culminate in an equally devastating bust like we experienced in the early-2000s.
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EC Beware Of The ‘Permanently High Plateau’ Fallacy
To believe that the Fed has finally tamed the business cycle and can create sustainable economic growth without busts is extremely naive and will be disproven in the not-too-distant future.
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Here’s The Painful Irony Of The FIRE Early-Retirement Movement
To be successful, FIRE movement members should look at the big picture and avoid being penny wise, but pound foolish.
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STOCKS I FOLLOW

ANGI Angie's List Inc.
EDEL Edelbrock Corp
EDEN iShares MSCI Denmark Capped
EEB Claymore Exchange-Traded Fund Trust
EEM iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Index
EIDO iShares MSCI Indonesia
ENOR iShares Trust
EWA iShares MSCI Australia Index Fund
EWC iShares MSCI Canada Index Fund
EWS iShares MSCI Singapore Index Fund
GRPN Groupon Inc.
MSFT Microsoft Corporation
WELL CAPSALUS CORP
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Contributing Editor
Forbes
September 2013 - Present (5 years 9 months)
Economic Analyst
Analyst at Clarity Financial & Financial Crisis Researcher
April 2004 - Present (15 years 4 months)

Economic analyst and who warns about bubbles and future financial crises.

In 2008 - at age 22 - Jesse was recognized by The Times of London for warning about the U.S. housing and credit bubble as a university student via a website he built called "stock-market-crash.net."

In 2005, the LA Times recognized this site as one of the four most highly-trafficked housing bubble-related websites.

Education

State University of New York at Stony Brook
Bachelor of Science
2004 / 2008

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