Private Blog – Market Report for 8-1-2018

The latest Market Report is up for Patrons.  I discuss the monthly closes for Gold, Bitcoin and Facebook as well as talk about changes in U.S. policy towards Afghanistan while the Japanese Bond Market rattles all sovereign debt markets. The Private Blog is available to Patrons starting as just $4/month.

Facebook – The Anti-Social Network

"I thought we were gonna get television. The truth is... television is gonna get us." —Dick Goodwin, Quiz Show When Mark Zuckerberg went to Capitol Hill earlier in the year I knew Facebook was in serious trouble. Ostensibly, he was there to apologize to us about how Facebook used customer data so cavalierly. But, really he … Continue reading Facebook – The Anti-Social Network

Is the End of Facebook Nigh?

Last fall I warned you Facebook has a fundamental problem. More and more people were realizing it and it would have an effect on the company's business going forward. Here's the jist of it: ...the biggest problem with Facebook is it’s all fake intimacy; a pale simulacra of real life interactions with people you are supposed … Continue reading Is the End of Facebook Nigh?

Private Blog — Wednesday Market Review

I've resurrected my 15 minute walk through the headlines and markets as a perk for my $4/month Patrons.  Thank you all for your support.  These are a mix of political news commentary and a quick rundown of the relevant charts of important markets. You can become a subscriber by joining my Patreon.

Private Blog: Trump’s Trade War Taking Hold

I have a new Private Blog post up for my subscribers on Patreon discussing how the markets are finally beginning to react to Trump's trade war. If you’d like to subscribe to the Private blog head over to my Patreon to sign up for it and the Gold Goats ‘n Guns Investment Newsletter.