Margin Debt and Bubbles

A video game retailer has been a recent stock of interest for internet day traders and surged 51% last Friday and over 83% last week on no news that would remotely justify such a move. That kind of trading action is reminiscent of the height of the dot.com era...

Union Membership Since 1983

In America’s manufacturing heyday of the 1950’s, more than one-third of all American workers belonged to a union. Membership was down to 20% in the 1980’s, and last year that number had fallen to just 10% – with the overwhelming majority now made up of teachers,...

Big Gains? Let’s take a peek at the CAPE Too.

I found this “study” interesting and the first question for me was: Did he factor in the probable large tax increase coming out of Washington DC in 2021? Be sure to see the CAPE info below…currently 34.77. “Is a strong year-end rally a portent for returns in the new...

Bitcoin Energy Consumption

Have the lights in your neighborhood been dimming from time to time recently?  Maybe you’ve got a bitcoin “miner” next door!  A bitcoin miner is one who produces a new bitcoin by applying immense computing power – requiring immense amounts of electricity – to...

Bitcoin Energy Consumption

Have the lights in your neighborhood been dimming from time to time recently?  Maybe you’ve got a bitcoin “miner” next door!  A bitcoin miner is one who produces a new bitcoin by applying immense computing power – requiring immense amounts of electricity – to...