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JPM Beaten Like a Brexit Goat. “But Still All Good–For Now.”

JUNE 27, 2019. Alexander Bell wasn’t thinking banking when he unwound some wire to create a connection. Quaint it seems now, the notion of telephones for talking.  Who talks?  Phones are for textual grunts, photos, useless apps, and moving money.  Nothing stays the same, and caring just gets in the way.  That’s why there are museums. That’s also like our big, old, banks.  Soon they will need parks, just like dinosaurs, for those who wish to remember.
Moving money used to be hard, and physical.  Slow and expensive marred the experience while Western Union provided the piratical pricing.  Western Union increasingly looks like Xerox, a company looking for a future.  It’s about to get much worse for them.
JPM is far more than either of those dinos, and more then a money mover.  But who cares?
Many would say JPM is the best at what it does  However some of what it does is caught in a costly change, and under pressure.  Should you want any? Commissioner Gordon could be about to hard-beam the Bat Signal over big banking.

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The Machine’s Fine. Then Why Do We Keep Getting Images Of Warren Buffet And Jeff Bezos? Because You Have It Set On TAROT, Not X-RAY. You’re Looking at Your Future. Come on Doc. Is That Alcohol I Smell?

FEBRUARY 1, 2018. It doesn’t have a “Tarot” setting. The next one will. Warping reality takes power. Successful medicine creates a new reality. Now perhaps it’s healthcare itself that’s about to receive a new reality called non-profit.

Healthcare’s savage and relentless cost climb can be broken–so it seems. Why else would two of the planet’s three richest people state so? And that’s exactly what Buffet, Bezos, and Dimon, have said. Dazzling.

Steering Off-road, the Lions of Winter are going non-profit, and digital. Chops proved. What do you think is going on in the high offices of high healthcare profit today? Like Ian Fleming called it. It’s a lot of tension and “Sour Stress Sweat.” Wait, is that BCBS crying for mommy? Enjoy. We are.

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