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10-OCTOBER 22-2021

Good morning. Shortages or not, we’ve all seen rising prices on store shelves as a sign of inflation.  In some cases, prices have stayed the same, but the size of a package has shrunk.  This is a way to mask…

10-OCTOBER 15-2021

Good morning. Wednesday’s inflation numbers came in at a 15 year high.  But beyond the headlines, core inflation numbers have started to show a slowdown, with a rise of 0.2 percent from August.  It’s not a reversal, but a still-hidden…

10-OCTOBER 08-2021

Good morning. One of the biggest market fears has been the debt ceiling debate out of Washington.  While the government can find ways to keep paying its bills without going into debt, such as a plan to mint a one-trillion-dollar…

10-OCTOBER 01-2021

Good morning. One touted “big trend” of the past few years has been the shift to green energy.  The idea is to “decarbonize” the market by embracing wind, solar, and other technologies that have come down in price and become…

09-SEPTEMBER 24-2021

Good morning. Uranium fever is back in the markets.  Periodically, the commodity used for nuclear power comes into the public’s mind.  While the commodity isn’t directly traded like oil or copper, its price is determined by contracts between power companies…

09-SEPTEMBER 17-2021

Good morning. We’re fans of following company insiders when they buy their own shares.  That’s because they only buy if they see a good value going forward.  Most company insiders are partially compensated in shares, so they have plenty of…

09-SEPTEMBER 10-2021

Good morning. The biggest issue facing markets right now is whether or not the eggheads saying inflation is transitory are right or not.  According to the Biden Administration, however, we’re now hearing that inflation is actually fine, as long as…