Refried News – and a Side of Woo-Woo

Not just a hell of a lot going on – leastwise that one could fairly call  news.  Most of the headlines today are of the roll-over, filler, lather-rinse-and-repeat variety.   Dow futures down 40, but it’s a “Who cares?” to us.  For now.  Waiting...

Housing Pops But….

Incomplete data due to CV-19 in Detroit area. YEAR-OVER-YEAR  The S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller U.S. National Home Price NSA Index, covering all nine U.S. census divisions, reported a 4.7% annual gain in April, up from 4.6% in the previous month. The 10-City...

COVID-19: The Space Ship Problem

Don’t look now, but there are huge things going on that most people are not tying together.  Since it’s the weekend – and you may not feel like going to work tomorrow, let’s do some “intelligent speculating,” shall we? The timing of...

China Supply Problems? Blame Lawyers & Greedsters

Regardless of the happy-talk about how COVID-19 will (do this, or that, or  some other thing), there’s a lessor in here about Lawyers, Lefties, Greedsters, and Cowards that warrants in-depth study.  This being Social Studies Sunday…. Ure hit one of his...

Re-Screwing of Bernie, Princesses Wuhan Mess

Holiday Schedule:  No US market activity today due to President’s Day.  As a result, there’s little in the way of insightful comment on the financial side, other than our awe-struck sense of wonder at idiots in Finance who can’t understand medicine....

Wuhan – As a De-Population Event?

You are being CC’ed on a note to my son G-II today to protect his “family jewels” as more research – of the scariest sort to males charged with continuing the family breeding lines- comes from China virus studies coming out:  Like this one:...

Breaking: Consumer Prices & the Wuhan Willies

Consumer Prices are just out from thge Labor Department: “The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) rose 0.1 percent in January on a seasonally adjusted basis, after rising 0.2 percent in December, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported...

Markets In Denial – Goldman Hypes – (MoR) Pending

You have permission to be confused.  Not just a little bit, but totally  totally awed by how much denial, misdirectioin, and partial truth is afoot in the world.  Too early to label as the opening round of the Decline of Civilization, but the indicators are murky, at...

Pandemic Prepping

With the spread of NoCoV2019 worldwide now, I wanted to expand on our “strategic view” of coping with a pandemic. In case you missed it, the basic blocking and tackling part of reducing your exposure risk was covered in our Friday morning column which is...

Virus Novel? Epicanthic Warfare to WW III

The Huge National Distraction (impeachment sham) underway in the District of Coercion is keeping more Americans from seeing the bigger picture.   Since I like to write (both non-fiction AND fiction), I thought this morning’s serving of brain-stimulant should be...

A Disturbing Conspiracy Theory

With “Impeachment Day” nonsense overwhelming all the “news” channels, I got to thinking this morning ” Are we ALL missing something?”  Maybe so… Let’s back up:  While it’s true that HRC and the DNC came along to...

Housing .DTA: Tiny Growth

Picture first: From the Cash-Shiller/S&P/ CoreLogic (and whoever else is in on it) report: MONTH-OVER-MONTH Before seasonal adjustment, the National Index posted a month-over-month increase of 0.1% in September. The 10-City Composite did not post any gains and the...

UrbanSurviving: Christmas Books

Won’t continue to worry the “digital ascension” since digital zombies don’t care.  But, old man Ure know what the phone-zombies really like is  money and toys. And, it’s getting to be the time of year when those “feelings of...