Jul 27, 2021
New home sales and lumber prices both down, is housing cooling off? Home price were rising at the fastest rate ever. Housing is beyond the means of most Americans. New home sales down 6%. Inventory is spiking and lumber is tanking, wiping out all its 2021 gains.
How big a deal is the end of the eviction moratorium? Extended emergency unemployment insurance is ending in September. Perhaps it will send a lot of people back to work.
Anti-vax protests worldwide while US considers a new mask mandate. Will people just ignore it? The LA County Sheriff has refused to enforce the latest mask mandate. If he won’t enforce it, who will?
Earnings season doesn't matter for most stocks but might be helpful for the precious metals miners. Upside earnings have been baked into not just this year’s cake but next year and the year’s after. Good time coming for juniors and pm’s.
Biden's mental state finally drawing attention. His poll numbers are falling. The media just figured it out.
Bitcoin confab between Musk and Dorsey. Amazon might be about to start taking Bitcoin. A lot of potential acceptance appears to be taking place among high-power corps and money managers. Will the Fed react?
Strange Weather Patterns and China Flooding, monster heatwave on the West Coast. Forest fires burning most of the West.