Fires in the West: NOT Climate Change

I normally don’t get irked and amped enough on Sunday to write not one but  two columns.  However, exceptional stupidity requires someone stand up and call bullshit. Since stories – like this one  earlier this week in the New York Times are selling the...

Sunday Coffee in the Shop

Many items on the agenda this morning. Not the least of which is the… Fires Still Raging Our condolences and support to families in California and Oregon who have lost homes and valuable personal effects in the raging wildfires out west.  Talking to friends up...

RKA on 3DP with a Side of CNC

Rapid Knowledge Acquisition on 3-D Printing with a side of Computer Numerical Control is on the agenda today.  Along with our ChartPack which has sure been getting interesting, here lately.A few headlines and then “Ready?  Set? Print!”More for...

Assessing Your CPI Exposure

Most people don’t have any idea what their CPI exposure is. In other words, how much more do you need to make (per hour, monthly, or annually) to actually keep even with the price of things going up? Given that we have been running somewhere around the 2% Cost...

Markets: Of Train Wrecks and Trackage

To set the mood for today’s look at what’s ahead for the economy, we recommend a 2-minute warm-up exercise consisting of your choice of: Train Wreck compilation 1 Train Wreck compilation 2 Track Wreck compilation 3 Train Wreck compilation 4 Or, if you have...

AARoI and Tactical Trading Notes

Screw the “usual” few headlines this morning. We’ve got bigger fish to fry.  Age-Adjusted Return on Investment in the focus section.  Plus, with the markets indicating at least something of a bounce at the open, a look at techniques to...

WIGO: Depression Onset

WIGO?  What Is Going On.  And this morning the answer is “Oh, nothing much – just Joe Biden’s Depression getting organized. No – not a political assessment – just what our charts over on the Peoplenomics side of the house are hinting at. ...