Happy New Year! Trading Model Beats S&P

By three cents! I know – why would you celebrate a victory of 3-cents over a buy/hold on the S&P?  Well because it was done using a process that is coded and which back-tested actually rocks it in times of uncertainty like 2009. In that year, the model doubled the return over a buy and … Read More

Cyber Warfare Rising

With markets set to open about flat this morning, we can help but notice the huge increase in level-of-play between the U.S. and Russia over cyber security. As you may have read, president Obama has imposed sanctions on Russia for the alleged hacking efforts this past fall. The report, GRIZZLY STEP (here) outlines why the … Read More

Coping: With a Further Millennial Note

In response to the first part (*Intro) to our book for Millennials, reader Perry offered this which is spot-on: “I spent 44 years working in a steel mill as a machinist. They need SKILLED WORKERS. The company will not train you. You must go to a trade school. You must pass a hands on test. … Read More

Markets: Tax Loss Selling?

Before we get into details, let me advise you up front that this is not financial – or tax – advice. You need to go with professional advice here. To the discussion point: There are two ways to look at year-end tax selling in the market. One school of thought says that the selling ought … Read More

Coping: A Book for Millennials

And now for something completely different. How about we write a book for Millennials.  You know, something which could help them shortcut around some of the crap that took us Old People far too long to sort out when we were coming up? Here’s how it might begin: (simple title art):     Intro: Grok’n … Read More

Bonus Report: First Book on Sales eBook

Over the past 15-years, a number of small business owners have asked me to share the approach that made the second half of my life a simple cruise between $100K+ jobs. Well, there is a PROCESS and this PROCESS CAN BE LEARNED so I decided to write it down for my consulting clients years ago. … Read More

Homes are Still the Best Investment

Just out:  S&P CoreLogic, Case-Shiller Housing press release.  Think of this as an “extra present” if you own a home: “NEW YORK, December 27, 2016 – S&P Dow Jones Indices today released the latest results for the S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller Indices, the leading measure of U.S. home prices. Data released today for October 2016 shows … Read More

Tuesday Morning: A Light Crown Project Update

This was first posted in mid December for our www.peoplenomics.com  subscribers.  The project sounds like flat-out woo-woo but it is not; at least entirely. A quick check of the www.pubmed.gov database of medical research for PBM, photo biomodulation, and related terms will turn up a treasure trove of interesting dots to connect. A WARNING:  The … Read More

National Play with New Toy’s Day

Boxing Day, says Wikipedia: “Boxing Day is a holiday celebrated on the day following Christmas Day in the United Kingdom and Commonwealth nations. Boxing Day occurs on 26 December, although the attached bank holiday or public holiday may take place either on that day or a day later. In the liturgical calendar of Western Christianity, … Read More

Coping: With Dreams of Avalanche Past?

Santa was laying peacefully in bed Sunday morning, snoozing off the last of the turkey dinner from the night before. Elaine barely stirred. Zeus the Cat was outside and thoughts of hot coffee and the day’s projects were still mired in dream-stuff leftovers… [RING!!!!!] “Who the hell would call us at this hour?” “Zero-three-hundred comms … Read More

The Knickerbocker Puzzle

Yeah, I know – wasn’t going to have a report this morning, but then I got to thinking (overnight) about the puzzling role of the Knickerbocker Crisis.  And then? Well, let’s just say that sometimes when a good detective is on one suspect’s tail, they can end up with something completely different. And this is … Read More

Santa Slept In

Peoplenomics will be posted an  hour or two later than normal.  And no, it’s not just the charts…we have a real treat for you… Check back around 9-10 AM Central Time.

2016: Another Year of Paper Gains Only

While we are pleased to have made it to another Christmas, there is a nagging problem that has been tearing at me over the past couple of days. It’s like going to a “Magic Show” and finding yourself – after the main act – asking “What did I see – and what was REAL?” To … Read More

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