Solar Prospects at the Blow-Off Top

Yes, that’s right – the Blow-off Top may be here – and it could be a doozy! So we have a couple of things on this “Make Money the Old-Fashioned Way” checklist today:  In the short-term, an “averaging top” idea.  Then an...

Prepping: Your “Speech Weapon”

I recently sat down for a few minutes with a young man – just going off to college for his medical profession specialty –  to coach him a bit on how to succeed in the world of higher ed.  Two things were the focus of our talk:  Speech and the...

World War Web: Our 2012 Prediction is HERE!

In my 2012 book, “Broken Web The Coming Collapse of the Internet” I made a remarkable assertion. When America gets into the next economic Depression (just ahead, wait for it…) there will be a massive government drive to take over the Internet.  In...

PWoP’s Paradox

“What’s a PWoP?”  [ PWoP, N. pronounced pee-wop] That’s shorthand around here for People (or Person) Without Purpose.  And, it’s a mighty-fine topic to take up on a Monday morning when so much of the daily news-flow, here in the summer...

Prepping: The Bug-Out Motorhome (part 1)

We’re coming up to the time of year when people begin to unload motorhomes – cheap.  Fair-weather RV’ers look at depreciation and the cost of insurance and maintenance in winter.  Best deals?  Likely after deer season.  First week of January, or...

Notes on the AoMM

“The What?” Art of Making Money, of course! Since we are still in the lazy part of summer – and we expect the market to be screaming to new highs in the coming few weeks, we will focus  – as all natural-born gamblers would – on the art of...

Prepping: Yes, You Need a Business Plan

Short course in business:  6 P’s. Proper Planning Prevents Piss-Poor Performance. If you are new to the idea of “prepping” rest assured the field is infinitely large and totally overloaded with mostly useless crap – especially on the web.  I...

Jobs Report: It’s ALL About Manufacturing

One of the things beaten into my head in grad school back-in-the-day was to always look at Standard Accounting Ratios (SARs). A fine example is when looking at long-term data, you don’t go back and look at how many people were working last month, or even last...

Market Stalls as Social War Rages

We find ourselves in an interesting kettle of fish today with the markets taking the Fed decision Wednesday NOT to move rates as a negative.  Forget the fact that most experts were predicting no move.  That doesn’t matter to a world “on edge” about...

Two Deep Thoughts

Both involve making money. One has to do with our “heartbeat of the market” that we discovered hidden in the data recently.  Not perfectly regular, but close enough for trading. So one deep though this morning deals with a new finding in the...