The markets kicked off the week with a 5-1 Tesla stock split rally and ended with major questions about tech company valuations.

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On this episode of The Breakdown Weekly Recap, NLW looks at the full story the stock markets are telling us about the economy, including:

  • SoftBank unmasked as the “Nasdaq whale” playing the same options game with stocks as r/WallStreetBets
  • The Tesla stock split game: Does this just mean it’s for n00bs and rubes?
  • The VIX shows November nervousness
  • Can you hear it? As stocks slide, the money printer is revving again

This week on The Breakdown:

Monday | US Stock Market Cap to GDP Ratio Reaches 190%, Eclipsing Dot-Com Bubble High

Tuesday | Financial Postmodernism and the Great Inflation Debate

Wednesday | Let Them Eat Equities! The Economic Chickens Come Home to Roost, Feat. Luke Gromen

Thursday | DeFi Degens Are Crypto’s Suicide Squad

Friday | 8 Historical Analogies That Help Explain the Madness of 2020