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How to Reconcile Numbers that Don’t Pencil Out

The means and methods for reconciling numbers that don’t pencil out are extremely disagreeable. Some of the rising input costs can be passed on to consumers. Some can also be absorbed through lower profit margins. But there are natural limits to what price increases can be absorbed and passed along. When the numbers don’t pencil out, they don’t pencil out. Continue reading

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Choking On the Salt of Debt

Roughly three years ago, after traversing between Los Angeles and San Francisco via the expansive San Joaquin Valley, we penned the article, Salting the Economy to Death.  At the time, the monetary order was approach peak ZIRP.  We found the … Continue reading

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Price Rebound Speculating for the Calculated Profit Seeker

Markets grow stranger by the day.  The more you follow them the more befuddling they become.  When it comes to the stock market’s day to day movements, there’s no sense to be had at all.  It ambles about however it … Continue reading

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Pray for Rain

Here in the Golden State everything’s brown.  The hillsides are dry and the scrubland vegetation’s a giant tinderbox.  Sierra snowpack is only 12 percent of normal…the lowest it’s ever been since California began keeping records in 1960. The wildfires don’t … Continue reading

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