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June 12, 2020 | UP, then DOWN, then UP/DOWN! What’s Happening?

Donald B. Swenson: Born January 24, 1943, Roseau, Minnesota. Graduated H.S. 1961, Moorhead High, Minnesota. Graduated College 1968, Moorhead State University, Minnesota. Designated member of Appraisal Institute (MAI), 1974. Employed with Western Life Insurance Company, 1968 – 71; Iowa Securities Company, 1971 – 73; American Appraisal Company, 1974 – 81. Part-time teacher/valuation consultant/bartender, 1979 – 2008 (taught workshops at Waukesha County Technical Institute, Wi. and Madison Area Technical College, Wi.). Retired 2008 (part time teacher/blogger), AZ. Self educated economist/philosopher/theologian: http://kingdomecon.wordpress.com.

Bear, then Bull, then Bear, then Bull (why the UP/DOWN)? What’s really happening? Let’s explore the real nature of today’s markets!

Our virtual stock markets are not being understood IMO. The stock prices go up, then down, then up/down with no consistency or logic. Who comprehends these markets? Few to none. Let’s explore the reason!

Our markets are now virtual. What does this mean? It means that this up/down price activity is happening totally ‘within’ my consciousness. There is no real substance (outer material substance) to these virtual prices which I experience. All is happening ‘within’ my consciousness.

When I look (observe) reality I find no stock prices within my material universe. There is NO such ‘thing’ as a stock price anywhere within my observational environment. But I do experience these virtual prices ‘within’ my consciousness (my inner self). Think on this! All my financial assets are now ‘within’ my consciousness (my MIND).

My savings account is virtual (within my MIND). My checking account is virtual (within my MIND). My investment account with Fidelity is virtual (within my MIND). My IRA account with TDAmeritrade is virtual (within my MIND). All my credit cards and debit cards transfer my financial transactions via a virtual transfer (from my computer to my bank’s computer). It’s all happening ‘within’ my consciousness.

So why all this UP/DOWN price activity within all these virtual stock exchanges? I would suggest that it is all an inner ’emotional’ response to what is happening in our real-time world of banking/politics. Mr. Powell, for example, will say a WORD (‘no more increases in our interest rate’). This ‘word’ (totally subjective and his ‘inner’ rhetoric), changes peoples ‘consciousness’ and they act to trade given this new information.

Subjective emotions create thinking within a traders consciousness (MIND) and they then act to buy/sell/etc. It’s all an ‘inner’ experience of our consciousness with few to none comprehending what is happening. Amazing. Traders just follow their ‘inner’ voice and then act to buy/sell via their consciousness. We now live ‘within’ our CONSCIOUSNESS.

Look all around yourself (at this moment in time). What do you SEE (observe)? Can you find a stock price within our outer material world? Where? I can not find any price anywhere within my observational world. I do locate these prices ‘within’ my inner self, however. As I reflect on my thinking, I discover that my inner MIND has these prices, savings, investments stored (virtually).

My virtual MIND stores all my financial transactions and I think about the ‘numbers’ in my virtual accounts. All, however, is INNER and I experience NO outer prices, savings, investments. The entire financial house of cards is now mostly an INNER experience (within my virtual consciousness). Isn’t it time to understand this concept called ‘my’ CONSCIOUSNESS?

What is my ‘consciousness’? Does my ‘consciousness’ exist in our material universe? I don’t think so! Where would it exist? If my ‘consciousness’ does not exist in our material universe, then where does it operate from? Do I have a MIND (separate from my brain)? Do I have a virtual inner self (separate from my body)? Think on this as it is key to understanding today’s financial world.

I live within myself today. My buying/selling/investing/borrowing/saving is all done WITHIN myself. Cyberspace is WITHIN myself. The virtual information in my Smart Phone lives WITHIN myself. The virtual information that I am now typing (with my computer) lives WITHIN myself. Amazing! My world is both INNER and OUTER.

Are you similar to me? Do you also experience your financial world within yourself? I think so! Why would YOU be different from ME? We are both living on this planet as similar (unique) person’s. I am similar to you and YOU and similar to ME. This seems logical. Think on these ideas to better discern our VIRTUAL financial markets. You may be surprised how this helps with UNDERSTANDING reality.

Have a great day! I am: http:/kingdomecon.wordpress.com.

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June 12th, 2020

Posted In: Kingdom Economics

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