How SPAC Issuers Earn 1,000% Returns


Join Downtown Josh Brown and Michael Batnick for another round of What Are Your Thoughts? On this week’s episode, Josh and Michael discuss the biggest topics in investing and finance, including:

►Short-sellers in the New York Times – The NYT takes a look at the non-billionaire short-sellers who’ve been run off the road this year.

►Small caps on fire – One of the biggest comebacks ever for Small vs Large, as the Russell erases and then surpasses the S&P 500’s performance lead.

►Bumble IPO – This is going to be a sizzling deal according to Josh.

►SPACs – You won’t believe how much money the sponsors, arbs and institutional investors are making right now.

►The Return of Inflation – No, it’s not dead and it hasn’t been tamed. Get ready.

►Stock Pickers – Over the last 12 months, the percentage of S&P 500 stocks beating the index itself has dropped toward record lows.

►Meme Stock Fiasco – How is it fair that brokerage firms can just stop trading certain stocks in the middle of a big rally and screw over their users?

►Doomsdayers – What to look at when you’ve fallen under the spell of a charlatan doom & gloomer.

And much more!

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