Follow Your Nose: Weird Data Can Often Be the Most Predictive

My daughter loves Fruit Loops. We think it’s because her favorite color is “rainbow” or “all them” – but whatever the reason, she is powerless to resist the allure of the Technicolor Toucan. She’s also convinced that each color is a different flavor, completely ignoring all the well-designed, extremely scientific […]

Connect the Dots: A Speculator’s Paradise is Heating Up

The U.S. Federal Reserve and central banks around the world appear to have the printing presses going full tilt these days. This has fueled the greatest “V recovery” any buy the dip investor could have asked for. Tech stocks and precious metals stocks alike have been among the best performers […]

Just Keep Moving: Mobility Data Shows “The Real Economy”

Over the course of 9+ years, my fellow bandmates and I saw the country through the window of a 15-passenger van. From coast to coast, city to city, college town to college town, venue to venue – we racked up hundreds of thousands of miles behind the wheel in more […]

Robinhood Trading Exposed: Steal from the Poor and Give to the Ultra Rich

  It was touted as the trading platform set to level the playing field between the Wall Street one-percenters and the rest of the world. All thanks to its ease of access and nonexistent fees. Robinhood has quickly become the go-to trading platform for a generation of new investors, speculators […]

Father Knows Best: Stories, Sports, Sitcoms and Speculations

Hope everyone out there had a great Father’s Day weekend… our family celebrated in true “Every-dad” style by spending time outside in beautiful weather, making cocktails and grilling some delicious giant ribeyes. Source: Whole Foods, My Grill Being able to watch a baseball game would have made it perfect, but […]

The 7 Important Gold Signals to Watch Now

Is it too good to be true for gold? Or is this “it”? Under the leadership of Kim Jong Un’s sister, North Korea just blew up a South Korean liaison office. Talk about making a debut! There are growing tensions between India and China at a Himalayan border which led […]

Fortune Telling: Reading the Tea Leaves on China and Bolton

About 20 years ago, when I was a musician and teacher based out of the Morgantown, WV area, I had a little 1-bedroom apartment across the Monongahela River in the city of Westover. It was one of a series of garage apartments situated way back from the main road, which […]

Game Over? AOC Falling for Career-Ending TRAP

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez hasn’t even finished a full term in Congress yet. But she has sure forgotten about how she got there in the first place. Now with a tough re-election bid on the horizon, AOC is using the same playbook that her former opponent used… and LOST. Could history now […]

It’s Happening! Obama Finally Makes His 2020 Move

Remember that time when Barack Obama was distancing himself from the 2020 election? Heck, it took him months just to endorse his former VP Joe Biden. Well, things have changed with Obama. Now the former president is diving head first into the 2020 election in a very big way! According […]