CPI Report + This 1929 Chart Will Scare You

CPI: Prices Flat Just out: “The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) was unchanged in September on a seasonally adjusted basis after rising 0.1 percent in August, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Over the last 12 months, the...

The Problem with Treasure-Hunting

Today we pencil out how much money might be made in the stock market decline of 1929.  Such a decline would begin tomorrow or as late as next Monday and would  continue to almost Christmas, as some of our models suggest, there is still a lot of...

Into the Post-Fact World: The Grinder Ahead

House democrats are “Taking America Argentina.”  A not-too-obscure (we hope) reference to the roll of Death Squads in places long ago and far away like Argentina.  As Wikipedia explains them: “A death squad is an armed group that conducts...

Markets: Mark to Reality Time?

Reader Note:  This is being posted in sections this morning because of the cold-front, T-cells, and rain moving through the area this morning.  The finished product should be up around 8 AM Central, as always.  If you’re reading earlier than that, here’s...

Prepping: But At Thingiverse?

No doubt, one of my favorite readers well scream at me about my twisted-up understanding of “digital assets” but for those paying attention, the discussion is worth having. There are, in Ure’s judgment, two distinct classes of “digital...

"Building a Real Time Machine" Part 2

We can’t stare at markets all damn day, every day. So, things like  thinking through how to build a working “time machine” provide a useful distraction.  A “wait” machine for the brain?  LOL. Dual purpose, too:  Keeps...

Jobs + 1929 Replay: How M2V and RCA Kill Us

Breaking Data – just out from Labor… The unemployment rate declined to 3.5 percent in September, and total nonfarm payroll employment rose by 136,000, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Employment in health care and in professional and...

Challenger Job Cut Data Plus When Does a Crash Begin?

The Jobs Report in a second.  This is more important, I think…and we will have more detailed view this weekend for our  Peoplenomics.com subscribers.  Question is “When does a crash begin?” Our Aggregate Market view looked like this at 6:15 AM...

1929 Replay is Right on Track

Normally, we wouldn’t share this with anyone but our  Peoplenomics subscribers.  However, this is an important update to our ChartPack this morning and it suggests where a bounce may occur Our chart is based on two sets of data:  Historical 1929 Dow Jones...

"Building a Real Time Machine" Part 1

We pick up where my book Dimensions Next Door left off.  Sure, it sounds like raving of a nut-case, no question about it. But since subscribers get to put themselves on my “science advisors board” maybe not completely irrational, after all.Over time,...