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...

A Global Work Shortage

The Fed is price-fixing and the Bubble is here.   Yeah – free markets are a Big Lie. This one hit me like a ton of bricks this week.  There I was, in my office doing generalizing.  And that’s when the “veil lifted” and a...

Prepping: The “Slow Rapture” Model

Bad news for you, but we might as well bring this up on a Sunday, right? The rumblings that led into the “rapture” began in 1989.  That’s when Motorola introduced the MicroTAC personal phone.  The following year, GTE would bring it to market and...

Jobs Data, False Flag Fears

Tensions are high going into this weekend.  Daylight Time leaves Sunday. Worries are not because of signs and portents related to Halloween last night.  Let’s “line ’em” up, for the day: We have a new Jobs Report to digest. The Fed may be...

Powell’s Tightrope – Markets Kissing Death?

Necklines and Slashers for Halloween breakfast.  Not normally the kind of article we’d put out on the non-subscriber site, but since we won’t be doing a subscriber column until Saturday, we need to talk.  Now. Wednesday, the market did the expected (though...

"Building a Real Time Machine" (Part 3)

Narrowing the “fishing grounds” today, we consider the Q of Time. Sounds incredible, but as I’ve accumulated the data over the past several years, there is compelling reason to pursue two very specific lines of inquiry outlined in the three earlier...

Housing Goes Flat

Just out the new Case-Shiller, S&P, CoreLogic monthly Housing report.  I could have been better – things are very close to flat in the Month-on-Month data (before “corrections…”: “S&P Dow Jones Indices today released the latest...

The Phony Record High in Stocks

We’ll post the Housing Price Index (C/S HPI) as a separate post when it comes out, so drop by about 8:15  Central for that. Couldn’t sleep, so up early, venom about market hype being our first topic du jour. Aggregate Index Calls BS 1998, or so, I began to...

Crispy Economics: CalScare

CaliFires:  Someone of a conspiratorial mind-set might look at the unfolding disaster in the NorCal area and wonder if some evil force is behind the fires of late? In the latest, there’s part of I-80 closed near Vallejo, but worse, power  blackouts threaten...

Prepping: An “UrbanSurvival Coat”

Know any fashion designers?  Want to make a million dollars and/or be nominated for a Nobel?  Well, read on… I’ve been thinking about a new coat design.  Yes, that’s right, “Mr. Has Everything”  ready does – including an  Ocean ATX...