Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Crude Oil Going Sky High

Crude oil price rocketed more than $2 per barrel today. And this evening, it was up another 55 cents just minutes ago. We must prepare for even higher gasoline prices. Ouch!

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Something That Doesn't Add Up!

This morning, I saw two articles on the same website. One indicates that we have hit a new record number of Social Security recipients in the United States:

And this headline indicating that we have hit a new record number of American adults not in the workforce:
That figure was just 94 million in July of 2016.
And yet we're also being told that the unemployment rate has dropped to just 3.9%!

The numbers don't add up! But worse than that, they are unsustainable! We now have so many people receiving government assistance in the US that a disaster is inevitable!

Thursday, April 12, 2018

Tumbling Treasuries As Stocks Climb Sharply Higher

A perceived "de-escalation" of tensions with Russia in Syria is sending stocks sharply higher, and US Treasuries sharply lower today. Wall St is happy today! The Dow was up 350 points as I wrote this.

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Hints That Market May Be Reaching Top

I couldn't help noticing this morning that these two headlines hinted at a potential for the current asset markets to be reaching their zeniths. I also noticed another headline, which is not posted here, that real estate refinance loans are sliding downward.