Hull Breach

Tim Knight (Slope of Hope) enumerates the support breaches: With the giant reversal taking place today, let’s take a fresh look at some important indexes, in alphabetical order. First is the $COMP, the Dow Jones Composite. This cracked through its trendline on Friday, but it has sprung right back above it. We’ll see ifContinue reading “Hull Breach”

$9 Trillion – “”The greatest trick the Devil ever pulled was convincing the world he didn’t exist.”

Count on The Martens to ask annoying questions – stuff like “where’s my dough?” You can see the outflow. to the trading houses But where’s the in-flow? Beginning on September 17, 2019 – months before there was any report of a COVID-19 case anywhere in the world – the Federal Reserve turned on itsContinue reading “$9 Trillion – “”The greatest trick the Devil ever pulled was convincing the world he didn’t exist.””

Red Ponzi Fades

Goldman: China’s Caixin manufacturing PMI fell to 50.9 in February from 51.5 in January, though still in expansionary territory. Most sub-indexes implied growth momentum moderated in the manufacturing sector. The production sub-index dropped to 51.9 in February from 52.5, and the new orders sub-index fell to 51.0 from 52.2. The new export order sub-index edged up onlyContinue reading “Red Ponzi Fades”

False Positive PCRs and “Asymptomatic” CoVid-19

For more than a year the reverse‐transcriptase polymerase chain reaction (RT‐PCR) test for viral load has been considered a “gold standard” in the diagnosis of CCP/CoVid-19 infection. Should it be? RT-PCR is a laboratory technique combining reverse transcription of RNA into DNA and amplification of specific DNA targets using polymerase chain reaction. This technique’s “transformationContinue reading “False Positive PCRs and “Asymptomatic” CoVid-19″

Chris Whalen on the 2025 Correction

When we compare Weimar Germany a century ago to Oligarch America today, it’s easy to get a sense of deja vu. So how does this play out? As always, Chris Whalen can explain: In this issue of The Institutional Risk Analyst, we focus on the global tendency toward inflation even as economists insist thatContinue reading “Chris Whalen on the 2025 Correction”

CCP/SARS-CoVid-19 Phylogeny Update

NextStrain update: For the longest time, CCP/CoVid-19 has shown remarkable viral genetic stability – remarkable for a zoonotic pathogen that only “recently jumped” species. Even more remarkable in that the “jump” occurred without any known species as the vector. And further remarkable that CCP/CoVid-19 is ~96% similar to a virus “discovered” in an abandonedContinue reading “CCP/SARS-CoVid-19 Phylogeny Update”

Capitol Police Could Use a Refresher on Weapons Safety

US military weapons training provides a set of “rules” for safe handling and use of firearms. Army, Marines, Navy, etc., they’re all very similar. Here are 5 of the most important: Rule 1: Treat every weapon as if it were loaded.Rule 2: Never point a weapon at anything you do not intend to shoot.Rule 3:Continue reading “Capitol Police Could Use a Refresher on Weapons Safety”

Monetary Politburo News

The “Martens” at Wall Street on Parade weighed in today on the dynamics of endless money creation: The practical dynamics. As in “where all this sh___ goes” dynamics. Recall we have a monetary politburo for all sorts of reasons you likely heard before – bankers want to offload their liquidity risk onto the public,Continue reading “Monetary Politburo News”