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Trends, Patterns, Indicators

Identifying consistent patterns and trends in business and in the financial markets. Useful key indicators for market timing, warning signals, bullish investing signals, and trading/investing opportunities.

Analysis: How luxury units turn into affordable housing

Building more high-end apartments doesn’t sound like a quick fix for the affordable housing crisis. But maybe you just have […]

What Is a USB Bitcoin Miner and How Does It Work?

BY MITCHELL GRANT   Bitcoin can be earned by purchasing them using dollars or other currencies, by selling goods or services and receiving […]

Study on cannabis chemical as a treatment for pancreatic cancer may have ‘major impact,’ Harvard researcher says

Pancreatic cancer makes up just 3 percent of all cancers in America. But with a one-year survival rate of just 20 percent (and five-year […]

When Wall Street is your landlord

With help from the federal government, institutional investors became major players in the rental market. They promised to return profits […]

The US-China trade war is creating winners out of Brazil, Australia, Mexico, and Canada

The US-China trade war continues to accelerate. America has put 25% tariffs on $250 billion worth of Chinese imports, and […]

Jim Grant: The Endgame for the Bull Market in Bonds

By James Grant, Barron’s President Trump’s Tuesday morning ultimatum that the “boneheads” at the Federal Reserve do something to materialize […]

Wave of Hispanic buyers boosts US housing market

Hispanics are experiencing the largest homeownership gains of any ethnic group in the U.S., a turnaround for the population hardest […]

CBD farmer trials blockchain supply chain app, says it’s better than Excel

CBD farmers are flinging themselves at blockchains like pigs at a trough of Yuletide leftovers.  Treum, a ConsenSys funded blockchain […]

Disruption has come for toilet paper

There’s a joke in Seinfeld in which George Costanza thinks he’s come up with this amazing conversation starter: that toilet paper hasn’t […]

Report: High-Opportunity Neighborhoods in NYC are Losing Affordable Housing

Many property owners in New York City’s higher-opportunity neighborhoods are converting their subsidized properties to market-rate when their affordability restrictions […]