Monthly Archives: August 2018

QOTD: Misleading Averages

If Jeff Bezos walks into a bar, the average wealth of the bar’s patrons suddenly shoots up to several billion dollars — but none of the non-Bezos drinkers have gotten any richer.  – Paul Krugman

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Emasculation By Tariff Implementation

Tariffs hurt the imposer more than the targeted country — Prof. Steve Hanke (@steve_hanke) August 30, 2018

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Checking In On The Indicator Species

How are the indicator species of the global monetary ecosystem doing? Emerging markets and commodities are the first to feel the impact of tighter global liquidity.  – GMM, “Feels Like 1997,”  August 15th Charlie, once again, hits it out of the … Continue reading

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Love Conquers All

Everyday the world is legion with these acts of love and kindness. Even the simplest of things, such as a mom or dad waking their children, making them breakfast, and seeing them off to school.  These acts – what we … Continue reading

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The Meaning of Life Or Life of Meaning

What’s your reason for getting up in the morning? Just trying to answer such a big question might make you want to crawl back into bed. If it does, the Japanese concept of ikigai could help. Originating from a country … Continue reading

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EM Debt Flows

Hat Tip:   @tracyalloway

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Who is Generation Z?

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How Fibonacci Ratios Govern the Stock Market

The Fibonacci sequence provides the mathematical basis of the Wave Principle. The stock market’s price pattern builds fractally into similar patterns of increasing size. Familiarity with these patterns can prove highly useful to investors.  –  Elliott Wave International  

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This Day In History

One of the greatest Americans in our history. #OTD in 1945, Jackie Robinson signed his first major league contract in Branch Rickey’s office, at 215 Montague St., Brooklyn, NY. Here's my painting of him from August 28, 1949. — … Continue reading

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Getting Your Schtick Right

Nice summary tables of various Candlestick patterns. Hat Tip:   @TradingChartsU

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