Making Up Money; Diluting Life

Been an interesting year from the perspective of an economics student.  Because the “new thing” globally is SynGro and MUM. SynGro is short, obviously, for  synthetic growth.   The way SynGro works is this:  You “make-up” a problem,...

Prepping for Winter Storms

We had our first good-sized storm come through Texas earlier this week and it brought to mind a laundry-list of winter storm items that we do as a matter of course. Life in the woods, and all that… If you’re new to home ownership (617-thousand homes were...

A Quick Way to Chart Stocks

With the stock market closing the week in record high country, we focus today on ways to tell when we have started to turn down. One of the simplest tools to use are simple trend channel lines.If you have a spreadsheet program which some chart tools, you can skip the...

Can Consumers Save Trump?

We’ll have a “plain speaking” report this morning because there is so much else going on at the ranch – more on the subscriber side (Peoplenomics.com) tomorrow along with the new market charting thoughts I mentioned Wednesday. The main things...

Can’t Name a Crime? Dem’s “2385 Problem”

Hardly worth all the media-hype, the “show trial” put on by the House democrats Wednesday.  The only good part what when the “star witnesses” – neither of which had talked or directly head the president which turns all this into third and...

The Case for Global Income Limits

solutions to the problem revealed in a recent Bloomberg story “Richest 1% of Americans Close to Surpassing Wealth of Middle Class .”As one who has always enjoyed “word problems”  in math classes, we can achieve some remarkable...

The New American Poorhouse

Shearing of the Sheep.  “We the People” is not ewe and ewe, as the US in U.S. has checked-out and headed for parts unknown. The problem comes down to a simple “We have lost our values and our hustle.”  In place of American Exceptionalism (ask...

It’s What’s NOT on TV That Matters

‘Peach of a week ahead.  Oh sure, Consumer Prices come out Wednesday and of course the month Retail Sales figures.  But the main reason the premarket is down is because the so-called “Impeachment Inquiry” goes into overdrive (and streaming) this...

Prepping: Silent Weapons & Stealth

I’ll be first to admit it:  Most of our “weapons” (*for property safety and self-defense) make a lot of noise.  Lots of noise. While it’s true that noise isn’t all bad – people a mile away can hear you’re armed with some heavy...

A Bit of Fall Humor

If you live in the city, or can afford to exploit others to do your yard work, you may not see the humor in this. But there I was, feeling all smug and satisfied with myself. After an overnight frost, I’d gotten to work with the leaf blowers and had cleaned off...