Website Upgrade in Process

Don’t run off…you can still read most everything (but we have no idea where, exactly!). UrbanSurvival.com is undergoing an update this weekend and if you see anything out of place/wrong/missing, we know it ain’t right (and this will take a...

Melt-Up? Or, Melt-Down?

The answer is just ahead, possibly within weeks.  This morning we go through the chart cases, wave counts, and some data…none of which is totally convincing. And when in doubt?  Sit on your Wallet! More for Subscribers       ||| SUBSCRIBE NOW!       |||  ...

Memorial for Manic ‘Merica

If you sneak out of work early today, you won’t be the only one.  Millions will head out for what’s functionally the real start of summer, regardless of what the “official” calendars might claim about June 21st. The price of gas is over...

Coping: How to Fill the Holiday

First, do the household stuff.  Then do the necessary work (Peoplenomics for tomorrow, for instance).  Then revise the UrbanSurvival website, and THEN do some fun stuff on eBay and in the shop… The first few items are not too exciting:  As soon as the column is...

Pre-Holiday Markets

Hard to make an educated guess at markets over the next few days.  You see, there’s a calendar versus the cycles versus the news battle to be considered. The calendar view suggests that often (but far from always) the markets will get a pop to the upside because...

Coping: Solving the Right Problem, Paradigm Shopping

We’ve had some fun on the Peoplenomics side of the house, kicking around the pluses – and minuses – of Going Rural. Some subscribers (like Mark) make some legit arguments against it on points like airports.  Besides, Big Cities is where the money is....

The Coming Resurgence of Rural America

This morning, a look at why there is a case to be made for many companies to “go rural” and get out of Big Cities. This is not just about socialist-leaning cities like Seattle – where they want to go after Jeff Bezos for slowing down Amazon expansion...