We hold the major Purpose of Life is the successive achievement of “perfect days.” With 2023 wrapping up, we depart from the usual economic fare to contemplate what makes for a “Perfect Day” and engage in the task of stringing a lot of them together in 2024.
It hasn’t escaped our notion that as our interest in more Perfect Days has increased, so have the obstacles to their achievement. Aging and pending collapse of the world into war and social entropy have done a dandy job in 2023 out-distancing aging.
Naturally, holiday week or not, we also serve up the usual. Our snarly view of depressing news and the confounding market charts. Which, while not back up to the (so far) all-time highs of 2021 on an Aggregate basis, seem to be making a hell of a run at it.
We shall see….