Nuclear War

Nuclear war

The escalating Russian Ukrainian war is placing humanity at doom’s doorstep to nuclear war.  We are just one hundred seconds to midnight from nuclear armageddon, according to the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, Doomsday Clock.  In a piece entitled, Ukrainian Crisis, we noted that if diplomatic relations between the West and Russia collapsed, a war …

Margin Debt

Margin Debt

Could margin debt, or stock market leverage, be the holy grail for forecasting the trajectory of asset prices?  So margin leverage entails investors using their existing cash or security position as collateral to increase their purchasing power in financial markets. Put simply, margin leverage gives investors a bigger bang for their buck. Margin debt and …

Mad Max Melt Up

Mad Max melt up

Could a Mad Max melt up be the next chapter where reality is more surreal than fiction? Prepping, which is preparing for a catastrophic disaster or an emergency, has gone mainstream. Texas-based food scientist Mike Adams believes food scarcity, food riots, and flash mods riots are coming soon to the US, the world’s largest economy. …