A Time to Sit Out Rallies?

If you think there’s a stock market pop in the works – and we’re coming up on the pre-holiday window leading to Turkey (and the Friday after, sometimes called “national call your broker day” – back when there were humans, not mice...

“News”– Its Revised Future

In a recent UrbanSurvival column, I explained how Divisiveness is a result of the economic business model that defines how legacy news media operate. This morning, we’ll go over that (briefly) and then get into where News is going.  I think you’ll find it...

Depression Impacts on “Make or Buy” Decisions

I beg your pardon, but this morning over on the Peoplenomics side of the house, we will be engaged in some forward-looking on how humans will relate to machines as the world changes in times ahead. This is useful stuff to be thinking about because it will likely be a...

Three Important “I Told You So’s”

Read ’em and weep – we keep telling you what’s ahead.  Things like…: Falling Markets Election Woes Climate Change Nonsense Time for a little “Personal Accounting” and Reality Checking this morning.  (Can you tell I’m sick of...

Markets: A Half-Hearted Monday (at Best)

After taking one “on the chin” Friday, and to our way of looking at things heading down to the S&P 2500 region sooner rather than later (*Not financial advice, just ole grumpy moi) we ought to have a “partial” day.  Down a hundred at some...

Post Collapse: Bicycles and SHTF

I want to continue where we left off in Saturday’s comments – asking how you plan to get around if/when SHTF. Honestly, I’m partial to bicycles for a very simple reason:  You can get around with a lot less effort on a bike than you can on foot. Think...

Numbers Without Context

A number of items on our agenda this morning:  I’m ticked about some misleading things about the market that made headlines this week.  Silly financial press! My consigliere has pushed-out more numbers on the arriving cap of state and local tax write-offs...

Prepping: Post-Collapse Transportation (1. Walking)

Regardless of whether the stock market goes up for another year, or two, the economic reality of what congress has done to this once Great Nation financially will have to come home to roost. For today, we still have time to prepare for (whatever) and it’s a...

Markets: And Down We Go?

It is too early in the day to offer an “I told you so…” BUT I did and it’s not to early to remind you of our outlook for the markets to pick up speed to the downside in coming weeks. Today is the first  “hot day” I mentioned  back...

“Divisive” is an Economic Function

I want to share with you a point or two that I somehow didn’t get around to making when I was on  CoastToCoastAM with George Noory last night: The main one is all this “Divisiveness” that is plaguing America right now is an economics-driven...