Housing Lightens Up

Just out from S&P: “NEW YORK, JANUARY 31, 2023: S&P Dow Jones Indices (S&P DJI) 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 November 2022 show that home prices declined across the United States. YEAR-OVER-YEAR The S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller U.S. National … Read More

Quoting Myself, Fed Dread II – Nightmare on Wall St.

Check back for the Housing report in a few minutes.  Employment costs and more in a sec, too, (scroll down) but let’s start lightly… Quoting Ure You know why we don’t put our Peoplenomics.com content out in the public eye, right?  Because we offer some really useful ideas over there.  Here’s an exact quote from Saturday … Read More

Fed Dread, Obama’s Ukraine War, III in the Wings

Content Theft Notice:  Check your address bar.  If it shows a whole article and does NOT begin https://urbansurvival.com, then you are supporting copyright thieves. We have complained to the offending site’s hosting provider. Great self-discovery opportunity for you, too: Do you support crime?  Copyright scammers? Breaking Ukraine will also get F-16s: Fighter concession debate has … Read More

ShopTalk Sunday: Tree Week, Dancing Alexa

Old Ure is tired and sore today – because knocking on the door of 74 (in mid-February) it’s not part of God’s Plan to be riding roughshod on a tractor moving wood. The wood, of course, came from removing two 100-foot plus trees with a diameter of over 40-inches.  Two additional 90-footers, too. While sliced … Read More

Why Rally?

As we go over the ChartPack today, ahead of the Fed, one question hovers: Why rally? I mean, WW III threatens and the U.S. has this Budget Problem.  Plus, the present administration is less than, um, awe inspiring in its performance. So why rally then? Some thoughts over our Saturday morning review of the week’s … Read More

How to Prep for War – Market’s Wall of Worry

If you are reading this morning’s report on a web site whose address is OTHER than UrbanSurvival.com, you are reading a rip-off site.  Been a growing problem – and we’re going after not only the copyright infringers but also their website hosting providers.  Please check that you are reading the legit https://urbansurvival.com site. World’s full … Read More

WW III: Slow Boil & Data Dump Thursday

Our (soon to be Mars-like) “simmer on” planet continues its escalation toward unthinkable devastation.  But seems no one cares.  Instead, a higher open for stocks and “normalcy” is ruling the House of Cards. We will get into Markets in a sec. But first, remembering “Must be Present to Win” is an immutable law, we’ll begin … Read More

Scrying Future (Research)

A “two brains are better than one” report for Subscribers today as G.A. Stewart of The Age of Desolation website and I go looking for the methods behind Nostradamus.  Which only sounds quirky until you realize just how much of humankind’s future is laid out before us in a multiplicity of formats. Some as ancient … Read More

America’s “Lazy Investor” Problem, April Looms

There’s little in economic news today.  And certainly, in the “news flow” only a few things project forward as interesting and worthy of your attention. Which leaves time to be entertained by the Court System and high-profile cases.  Like Business Insider’s coverage in Everything You Need to Know About Musk’s ‘Funding-Secured’ Trial. Reading through the case, … Read More

After a Manic Bounce? Monday

Stock markets will be interesting this week on a number of levels. On one, we may get some insight into how “News and Wars” drive markets.  As Germany goes for MONEY over PEACE as Minister: Germany won’t block Poland giving Ukraine tanks reports the Associated Press. The Russians, of course, seeing this coming, have been … Read More

ShopTalk Sunday: Industrial Arts Revival?

I keep looking for Educators to get sick of re-dividing America.  Rather than tell us how we are “All different” and “All special” it would be refreshing – as we see it – to bring back at least some baseline “Not a Victim” hands-on skills. I looked over the last month of two of Amazon … Read More

Market Showdown Monday?

Not too technical (we hope!) but there was some odd market behavior at the Friday close.  So, this morning, we take a look at how it was Mr. Ure went short knowing that he would miss the absolute best short entry, but still wanted to be “in the game” for Monday. Did he get “suckered?” … Read More

Future: Seeing Nonapparent Indicators

Universe is speaking to us all the time.  Thing is?  People don’t listen.  Which is why things “go Gomorrah” every now and then.  But you know it’s coming.  I know it’s coming.  The signs are everywhere. But they are often in beautiful and subtle arrangements. Like this L.A. Weekly story: Why is Drudge Report Black … Read More

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