Job Week Rally – Imploding America

As I admitted to Peoplenomics subscribers Saturday, there’s a reason I clicked out of a short position in the market Friday.  Two chart snips will “tell all.” The first is the 1929 comparison.  In our work here, there’s a (small) chance that a top could be in.  But, before going lower, even after the initial break in September 1929, there was still a brief bounce before the Gates of Hell really opened-up.  When we compare the …

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ShopTalk: Visual Cueing Theory – Mode of Place

It was time to take a walk around the yard Saturday.  Besides the obvious (put in seeds, lay out bug killers and a round of weed n feed) there were a number of “signage” projects that showed as needing work. Visual Cueing Theory When comes to designing a space, you will have a progressively cooler – and transporting – space, if you emphasize more than BS interior design crap.  I mean  let’s face it:  Any old …

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Forensic Economics: The Dogs of History

Once again, the daily news flow provides some interesting insights into the cyclical nature of human behavior and the emerging Digital World Order (DWO).  In ways that may be useful when looking at macro crowd-level behaviors among humans. Perhaps even more interesting, from the perspective of historical rhyming, is the tax decisions this week which may set up a showdown between terrestrial and space-based digital assets. The Digital World Order (DWO) is emerging now.  And …

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Markets on the High Board: Replay 1929 – or 1998?

Those of us judging Long Wave Economics are ready with the flip-number boards as the market heads toward what we’d reckon – at first blush – to be at least a retest of the Thursday lows. After that, it’s anyone’s guess, although we sure like the look of a modest rally for at least a little while next week.  It was that kind of pattern in 1929. My Consigliere Differs Being another one of those polymath …

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Can “They” Pull It Out?

“They” being the PowersThatBe in the financial universe.  Main focus is on the ChartPack this morning.  Sure, we were entertained by the J. Powell “fed-speak” but the focus on jobs is likely to be a problem since jobs in America will come at the expense (largely) of jobs elsewhere in the world.  Think Asia. We have only a few headlines.  Mainly, this is a time to look at the world and see through the hype …

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Edging Toward “De-Bubbling”

[Reader Note:  Refresh this page at 8:15 AM for Housing data.] We first began to notice this “possible De-Bubbling”  recently in our Aggregate Index charts.  There is a major pause (reverting to “normal?”) going on  in several domains of finance. Cryptos:  Dreams and Demons We have a couple of reasons to be offering (again!) our advice to be extremely leery of digital anything’s.  A CNBC story, for example, noted that BTC had dropped under $50,000 recently.  …

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Markets Set to Falter? Modern Bag-Holders

As our Peoplenomics readers have known for a good while, there has been a small – but larger-than-zero – chance the stock market would end its meteoric rise (on Made-UP-Money) around the President’s weekend. So far, that has evidenced itself by a slow-motion, rolling-top in our Aggregate Index work. While this doesn’t mean “The End” is here – since market’s don’t crash from highs – it does have us looking at the nominal 37-trading/55-calendar day figures …

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NextTex: Recovery Woes, Life Slows – a “Climate Kill”

Political Control 101: “Never let a Good Crisis Go to Waste.” Something very strange jumped out at us while looking at the AI looking at the news flow:  I think, by-golly, we may just have the first “political climate character assassination” to do a post-mort on. The story, under headlines like “Ted Cruz flew to Mexico as Texans froze in storms” seems to us a rather deft (though possibly daft), of the same sort used as a major factor …

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