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October 31, 2021 | Building the Mother of All Tops

  So much for seasonality. Bears were counting on the cyclical fury of autumn to rebuke revelers, but instead it is they who got rebuked, and badly. The stock market’s strong rally during the traditionally difficult month of October has left many wondering what it will take to pop the bubble. It is almost invariably […]

October 31, 2021 | Spending 0.7% Global GDP on Climate Change

The current flooding in Glasgow, Scotland, aligns with cyclical weather patterns. Of course, climate change alarmists are causing shockwaves of panic throughout the media. As you can see from the images above, fears regarding the weather have prevailed throughout time. The heavy rain is occurring days prior to the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference […]

October 31, 2021 | Trick or Treat Economy

To Jerome Powell and the Fed: It’s a lesson too late for the learning, Made of sand, made of sand. In the wink of an eye, prices are rising In your hand, by your hand. Are you going away with no word of farewell, Will you leave your inflation behind? You should have tightened sooner, […]

October 30, 2021 | Living in a Potemkin World (PART TWO)

In Part One of this article I described the fraudulent world we live in, and postulated we are moving from Huxley’s “soft” dystopia towards Orwell’s boot on the face “hard” dystopia. This pandemic of fear initiated by the Davos crowd over the last two years is following the path I have laid out. “Political language is […]

October 30, 2021 | This Week in Money

October 30, 2021 | Trading Desk Notes For October 30, 2021

Tesla soars – stock indices hit new All-Time Highs Tesla’s market cap was ~$1.14 Trillion at the end of October- up ~$340B for the month. $340B is more than the total market cap of 481 of the companies in the S+P 500. Massive buying of (very) short-dated call options helped accelerate this week’s rally following […]

October 29, 2021 | Elon Musk is the Wealthiest Billionaire on Earth

Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla and Space-X has become the world’s wealthiest billionaire. He recently passed Jeff Bezos, founder of Amazon, to reach the number one spot. Will Musk become the first person to reach $1 trillion? As Tesla shares reached a peak of $1,000 on Monday, and the value of the company on the […]

October 29, 2021 | Fake Interest Rates Put Businesses at Risk for Collapse

BALTIMORE, MARYLAND – Two remarkable stories have been taking shape this week – indicating a further separation of the ridiculous from the sublime. Like castaways on icebergs, drifting farther and farther apart… doomed… damned… dismally dipping into the dark, dank deep… Evergrande and Shiba Inu might have waved to each other… …as each waited to sink. And today, […]

October 29, 2021 | American Manganese CEO Discusses the Final Report on the Wenden Stockpile Project

Heavy Fluctuation on the LME Prices. Read the Latest News. Read Benchmark Mineral Intelligence Article – “Lithium ion Battery Prices Rise for First Time in Gigafactory Era; Automakers in Negotiations“. Read The Daily Dug Article – “Recycling  Electric Batteries is Tough, but it has to be Done“. Read The Times of India Article – “Niti […]

October 29, 2021 | Commodities, Inflation, Deflation

Interest Rates, Quantitative Easing


October 28, 2021 | China Rationing Diesel

China has begun to ration fuel amid the ongoing energy crisis. As reported by the BBC, trucks in China may only fill their tanks with 100 liters (10% capacity) of diesel, with other areas reportedly only allowing 25 liters. The city of Fuyang is limiting purchases and charging drivers a surcharge of up to 300 […]

October 28, 2021 | This Inflation Warning is Worse Than You Think

This is an illuminating discussion on why debt saturation is undermining economic growth and the policy efforts to sustain inflation and levitate financial markets. Dr. Lacy Hunt, an expert on monetary policy and econometrics, is warning that over indebtedness is the biggest risk to the economy which will lead to disinflation and possibly deflation. Here […]

October 28, 2021 | What is Contango in the VIX?

If you are new to trading or have been trading stock but are interested in options, you can find more information at The Technical Traders – Options Trading Signals Service.  The head option’s trading specialist Neil Szczepanski who has been trading options for almost 20 years sends out real live trade alerts on real trades […]

October 28, 2021 | Suddenly Hawkish Bank of Canada Ends QE, Moves Rate Hikes Forward. 1-Year and 2-Year Yields Spike

Following its policy meeting today, the Bank of Canada announced that it would end QE outright beginning November 1. And – unexpected by economists – it moved rate hikes closer, with April 2022 now showing up as the expected date of a liftoff, up from the second half in 2022, with four rate hikes expected […]

October 28, 2021 | Is the World Just 3 Weeks From No Oil?

The short, medium, long term outlooks for Crude, Natural Gas

October 28, 2021 | Will Rampant Inflation End the Bubble of Everything?

Are supply chain problems just an excuse to hike prices?

October 28, 2021 | Wanting You To Die

Angry as Hell

October 27, 2021 | Fed Chairman Jerome Powell Loses the Trust of the American People

  Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell was caught in a lie that may cost him re-election in 2022. The Federal Reserve Chairman, the man with the most insight into future US market policy, sold between $1 million and $5 million from his personal account on October 1, 2020. Not so coincidentally, the Dow decreased by […]

October 27, 2021 | Product Promoters Need to Forecast Rising Prices

Further to my comments in Inventory build belies shortage hype, those in the business of selling the highest fee investment products also are interested in predicting rising prices to encourage buyers.  It is also not surprising that cryptocurrency proponents (like Jack Dorsey and others) espouse run-away inflation since fiat debasement is a big part of their […]

October 27, 2021 | Another Effect Of Rising Wages

After decades of stagnation, wages are finally rising. McDonald’s, believe it or not, has made the whole $15 minimum wage movement obsolete by starting its burger flippers at $21 an hour. This is a good thing, but also a complicated one. In Remember Strikes? we covered some of the ways rising wages will change the world […]

October 27, 2021 | Business Concerned About Trudeau Government Direction

October 27, 2021 | Trudeau Anti-Pipeline Cabinet an Economic Disaster?

LNG a natural treasure for Canada and BC

October 26, 2021 | Inventory Build Belies Shortage Hype

As propaganda promotes panic about a shortage of goods for the holiday season, it is critical to understand mass psychology. Unless people believe that supplies will be tight and prices continue to escalate, there is no urgency to pre-order or stockpile. If it’s believed that supply will be plentiful and prices likely to fall, behaviour […]

October 26, 2021 | Has Zillow’s Collapse Signaled A Warning For The Capital Markets? Part II

In part one of this article, we discussed how the recent decline in Zillow, Redfin, and Opendoor share prices could reflect a concern that the risks involved in holding large home inventories while attempting to “flip houses” could present for these Real Estate firms. The recent 50% price drop in the share price levels should […]

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