Markets: Mechanics of the Bounce

After a 767 point Dow decline yesterday, it looks like the futures are turning around and we may see a bounce today.  But the truth is, we may not be out of the woods and I will show you one THEORY as to why. Too early to trust happy-talk stories like Futures rebound...

The Global Social Turn: Deal with It

No, you can’t blame Donald Trump for the shooting in El Paso this weekend, nor can he be blamed for the one in Ohio, either. The facts, as they come out, make it clear that the shooter’s “manifesto” was not linked to Trump but to decades of...

Prepping: For Ebola

Yeah, I know:  Why not focus on Hong Kong? Can you do anything about it?  On the other hand… The risk of a pandemic global people-killer is not something we like to think about.The good news, however, is that there is definitely a lot we can do about...

Ideas: Are They From the Future?

Woo-Woo Time:  As you know, I’ve done a tremendous amount of research into topics that most people call “woo-woo.” In particular, I’m fascinated with bending space-time and “getting out of my head” being a prolific vivid dreamer. ...

Functional Equivalents of Famine

Before we get into today’s Employment Situation report just out, a word or two about tomorrow’s Peoplenomics.com column.  It has everything to do with “functional equivalents of famine.” Which matters today why?  What tips a...

Markets: Feeling Luck, Punk?

Breaking:  Challenger Job Cuts 2019 July Job Cut Report: 38,845 Cuts in July Led by Transportation, Industrial, Energy. The pace of downsizing slowed in July, as U.S.-based employers announced plans to cut 38,845 jobs from their payrolls, down 7.5% from the 41,977...

“Old People” Money

You can’t take it with you, but you don’t want to squander it, either.    So this morning, driven in part by my getting a 12-lead EKG prior to an upcoming hernia operation, we will look at how to win playing the “Old People”...

PBG: Performance-Based Government

Reader Note:  Check back at 8:15 or so for the Housing report. Since there has been so much press lately about the alt.left and far.left crazies (like AoC with her ‘borrowed from Canada’ New Green Deal) how about we come up with something a bit more...

Murder Cycle *(Again) + Another 1929 Marker

It is an exceptionally (exponentially) busy week or two, so our morning reports will be (perhaps) shorter and more direct. We begin, sadly, with another mass murder.  This time in Gilroy, California which is south of the South Bay.  32- miles, where this weekend was...

Where’s My “ViseGrips?” Rats Are Now Racist?

GMAFB:  The lefties and the the shambles of co-conspiring media are thrilled this Sunday that Donald Trump has referred to Baltimore, MD as a “rat infested mess.”   Wherever there are people (and the more tightly-packed) the more of problem rats pose....