March 22, 2023

The Most Critical Fed Meeting So Far

The one word I'm not hearing anyone use to describe the banking crisis is "accounting."
March 22, 2023

Semiconductors Looking Strong

The price moved up through the neck line (light blue line), setting up a price target above the neck line equal to the distance of the move from the head to the neck. 
March 21, 2023

Off to the Races

It appears the crisis will be contained, but it won’t come without violent swings day-to-day.  Where does that leave us? With sore necks from watching the market’s wild up-and-down fluctuations.
March 20, 2023

Well Worn Path

Right up to that point, stubborn inflation and an economy still showing signs of life were expected to force the Fed to continue its inflation fight. But then something broke.
March 20, 2023

Your Monday Update on AAPL

Looking at the MACD… it’s looking bullish. But again, with the recent bankings news… I’m keeping an eye on that $157 mark. 
March 20, 2023

More Downside Ahead

Over the past few weeks I’ve referred to the scarcity of good quality setups as one of my guides. In the last two weeks my main take has been that the market was not ready for a new upswing, and chaotically bouncing around the Key Levels was more likely.
March 17, 2023

The Spiralling Cost of the Dollar Status Quo

Each successive crisis or government imperative doubles the cost of bailing out the economy. And each bailout creates more dependence and fragility. It allows unavoidable risks to fester and grow.
March 16, 2023

Private Profits, Public Risk

This is the setup for the hyperinflationary crack up boom - skyrocketing stock prices alongside skyrocketing inflation - I’ve viewed as inevitable ever since the Federal Reserve abandoned any and all constraints on money supply back in 2008.
March 16, 2023

Hooray Bailouts

On one hand, bailing out the banks ostensibly saves us all from a terrible crisis.  On the other hand, “Um, why are we bailing out these idiots who were so careless with our money??”
March 15, 2023

Regulatory Whack-a-Mole

Now, I know it’s tempting to point to the usual suspects listed above. But they ultimately draw power from voters. Voters that never fail to fall for political schemes, solutions, pandering, and burden shifting.
February 2, 2022

DLT Ain’t Crypto

A few years ago, I stepped back from investment advisory work and took some time […]
January 26, 2022

The Many Faces of Inflation

Within language, there lies a trap.  The political left branded themselves “liberal” during FDR’s term. […]
January 21, 2022

The Bearish Case for Oil

Oil markets have been on a tear.  Over the last year, prices have traded from […]
January 7, 2022

The Right Way to Add Up the S&P

Time is money.  Or, more precisely, time costs money. And thanks to the Federal Reserve, […]
January 5, 2022

A Dose of S&P Perspective

They say the markets climb a wall of worry, and boy did 2021 give it […]
December 17, 2021

Bridging the Digital Divide

Price is what you pay. Value is what you get.  When you overpay for a stock, […]
December 15, 2021

Your Defense Against the Quantum Dark Arts

Moore’s Law sped us through the Information Age.  From solid-state relays in the 40s, through […]
December 10, 2021

Ride the Crypto Onramp with these Two Stocks

Well, the Fed finally stopped pretending and dropped “transitory” from their inflation talking points.  But […]
December 8, 2021

Crypto and the Permissionless Revolution

I’m a Free Will kind of guy.  You might as well be born with “Free Will Included” stamped right on your bottom as […]