High Data Density Day

Some interesting calculations about how the present-day “record Dow” is doing little more than a repeat of (gulp!) 1929. Want that target date for a possible “final high?” Beyond that, however, there is a pre-turkey rasher of data to sort through since the Fed gov will be closed tomorrow (birds of a what?).  Friday will …

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Personal Prison Sales Soar

Gotta Lock-In Somewhere, Right? If there was ever a reason to  buy the biggest home you could afford, Coronavirus is IT.  Capital I.T. Not surprisingly, people are doing exactly  as programmed: NEW YORK, NOVEMBER 24, 2020 – S&P Dow Jones Indices today released the latest results for the S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller Indices, the leading measure …

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America’s “Value Crisis”

Housing Data Shortly Fly Me To the Moon, bossa nova, seems like today’s starting point. With Dow futures pointing to a 300+ point pop at the open, it seems all the world’s gone mad. The data we’re seeing just doesn’t “add up” the way it ought to. Gold prices – for example – are cratering.  …

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T Minus 3 (and Slobbering)

Holiday Market Rally at Hand Dow futures were up 200 points when checked.  The reason – to me, anyway – looks technical rather than fundamental.  Because… President Trump’s Election Challenge Lawyer – Sidney Powell – has been fired (as some call it)  because the “grand conspiracy” got too…well, you know…  too too. Joe Biden is …

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Small Shops, Large Shops

How BIG is Enough? Did I ever show you my electronics bench?  Total Train Wreck:  (Fully functional, just looks like hell…) It’s ALL there.  Desoldering machine, microscope for SMT parts, even a spetroscope for LED color checking.  Thing is, I never get around to keeping it clean and organized.  Project overlap.  Phones ring.  Martini time …

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Sunday Health Notes

Yes: We’re Still Masking Many things to go over this morning.  Two posts – the second (“Shop Talk”) will be along shortly.  But I want to start with a reader inquiry: “George – with all the talk about masks being ‘useless’ and such, and with covid on the rise in just about every state, wondering, …

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