COLLEAGUE: Dr. Mike Burry Opines on the Markets

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By Dr. David Edward Marcinko MBA

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Big Short’ investor Michael Burry MD warns stocks will crash and rallies won’t last.

  • “The Big Short” investor Michael Burry expects a far steeper decline in the stock market.
  • The Scion Asset Management chief’s view is based on how past crashes have played out.
  • Burry warned brief rallies were likely, and joked about his penchant for premature predictions.

Michael Burry, the hedge fund manager of “The Big Short” fame, rang the alarm on the “greatest speculative bubble of all time in all things” last summer. He warned the retail investors piling into meme stocks and cryptocurrencies that they were careening towards the “mother of all crashes.”

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Mike also wrote a popular chapter in our financial planning textbook for physician investors. With our appreciation and gratitude.

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UPDATE: The EEOC, Yen, Wells Fargo & Tesla

By Staff Reporters

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The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and the Department of Justice (DOJ) Civil Rights Division each put employers on notice: When using AI in employment processes, employers are responsible for inspecting tools for disability bias, and they better have a plan to provide reasonable accommodations, because federal agencies say they have their eyes on how using artificial intelligence could lead to discrimination under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

The Yen has the potential to drop to levels last seen in 1990 on Japan’s deepening monetary policy divergence with the US. And, selling the yen has become a favorite macro trade this year as rising Treasury yields spur investors to ditch Japan’s currency for the higher-yielding greenback. The Bank Of Japan has vowed to maintain its easing bias even in the face of the currency’s losses, making it unlikely that the declines will reverse anytime soon.

Berkshire Hathaway Inc (NYSE: BRK-B) bought $3 billion worth of shares in Citigroup Inc (NYSE: C) in Q1, giving the group a stake of about 2.8%, according to filings with regulators. The investment came as Berkshire sold the remainder of its position in Wells Fargo & Co (NYSE: WFC), a rival bank that had been a staple in Buffett’s portfolio for more than three decades, Financial Times reported.

Finally, Tesla shares continued their fall, dropping ~35% since the announcement that Elon Musk was buying Twitter. That may imperil Musk’s ability to complete the deal, given that he’s taken out meaty loans tied to the value of Tesla’s stock.

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On Employee “Burnout”

Prevention is better than cure

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FRUSTRATED Physicians!

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65% of Physicians Report Feeling Frustrated in Past 3 Months

A recent study by Survey Healthcare Global on the mental health of healthcare professionals found:

 •  65% of physicians report feeling frustrated.
 •  54% of physicians report feeling burned out.
 •  52% of physicians report feeling unappreciated.
 •  Respondents rank constant stress (34%) and staff shortages (30%) as the leading factors for stress.
 •  18% report that they are more likely to drink, smoke, or use/abuse substances as a result.
 •  75% say their organizations do not offer any wellness resources and programs to HCP employees.

Source: Survey Healthcare Global Via Business Wire, March 21, 2022

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