Big Real Estate Grabs: China’s 3-Legged Milk Stool

Sure, the new overnight that the trade talks are continuing and that Chinese consumers are holding their own are fueling the rally at the open of the stock market today. But there is a much larger game at play than just coaxing consumers to spend more and more than...

Power in the Greater Depression (Ch.11)

Instrumentation, Installation, and Use Case Notes.  Our book on building your own reliable power system for future events winds up today with a number of interesting tidbit.Which we will get to after we look at the market and where things are heading…More...

Is Prepping a Scam?

I was talking to my buddy Gaye Levy about this, just this week and it feels like a good time to repeat some of the ideas I shared with her. Beware of “Hot Lingo” Just because something says “tactical” doesn’t mean its any better than a...

Prepping: For “Real” Farm Life

It’s spring here in the Outback and the time of year when we get back to nature and chores.  In the winter, there are a huge number of “rules” most city-folk don’t know. Walking on the grass, when frozen, tends to kill it.  Driving a tractor on...

Darts at the Market, Pakistan’s Mushrooms

Here’s how today ought to roll:  The market should pop up a hundred, or so, but today’s daily dart lands on some selling starting around 10:43 Eastern/9:43 Central time as the market gets ready to wind up Q1.  A drop of a bit today and maybe a further drop...

The Synthetic Growth Bubble

Something that both of the (idiotic) political parties seem to be missing is the whole major problem summed up as “Where does growth come from? Around here, though more on the Peoplenomics side of things, the answers are lined up and we go through them from...

Spinning Up the Intel Platform

With War on the Horizon, time to dial things in. Back in 2015, we outlined how to build a fairly effective “home intelligence platform” using readily available online tools.  Until recently, however, there wasn’t much to “move the...

Prepping: Book Wolfing (1)

As I get further into outlining the second book on the collapse of the Internet (Broken Web came out in 2012), the folly of Man’s waste of resources becomes ever-more apparent. We live in a society that – presented with the great promise of advancement...

Housing Falters – Blame The Tax Changes?

Let’s roll into the data, first of all.  The press release is just out: “(Here are) the latest results for the S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller Indices, the leading measure of U.S. home prices. Data released today for January 2019 shows that the rate of home...

Here Comes Internet Licensing – Slowly

BREAKING First housing data of the day Back with the Case-Shiller data about 8:15 AM While most of the mainstream media is wrapped around the axle of a story we called correctly from the beginning, there’s a much more sinister reality coming into focus that no...