Monthly Archives: June 2022

Sneak-flation Cometh!

Add to Shrinkflaton, among others.

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History’s Biggest “Butterfly Effect” Occurred On This Day

Originally Posted on June 27, 2017 by macromon The butterfly effect is the concept that small causes can have large effects. Initially, it was used with weather prediction but later the term became a metaphor used in and out of … Continue reading

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Gimme Shelter…Inflation Receding?

Inflation peaking?  Doubt it.  The price of shelter, which is about one-third of the CPI basket, is screaming higher.  Last month, we wrote about our old baseball buddy, who was slammed with a rent increase.    We caught this article … Continue reading

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The Lucky Sperm Club & Genetic Inequality

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The Metaverse Is Coming for Your Office

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Craft Beer Of The Day: Benchwarmer

Grab some pine, meat!

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The Six Constants Of Markets – Caveat Emptor

It can be very hard for ordinary investors to separate fact from hype.— U.S. Department of Labor, warning against investing in cryptocurrency in 401(k) plans 1) Greed, 2) Grift, 3) Hype, 4) Enabling Delusions,  5) Overshoot, and 6) Shattered Dreams … Continue reading

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Happy Father’s Day!

A Happy Father’s Day!  Ditto for all the single moms,  who never had a father around to help with the kids.  They are superheroes in my book and will be the first in the Kingdom. I have a single mom … Continue reading

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Pinball Wizards, Again: Same Video, Another Trophy

Ever since I was a young boy, I’ve followed basketballFrom ‘Frisco down to Oakland The ‘Dubs can whip them allBut I ain’t seen nothing like them In any roundball hallThat Steph, Wiggo, Dray and Klay kid Sure play a mean … Continue reading

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It Really Matters Now – Markets Get Religion

  It won’t matter until it does, and then it will matter, and really matter. – GMM We are reposting a piece on inflation from last summer.  The markets’ myopia never ceases to amaze.  If you don’t want to read … Continue reading

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