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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.

The Natural Gas Nation Every Exporter Is Targeting

Germany’s economy is the biggest and most dynamic in Europe and its gas demand makes it Gazprom’s largest customer in […]

The Water Wars that Defined the American West Are Heading East

CAMILLA, Ga.—Water stress, a hallmark of the American West, is spreading east. The shift is evident on Casey Cox’s family […]

A Court Ruling Makes Mortgages Vanish Into Thin Air

(Bloomberg Opinion) — For generations, budding lawyers have been taught that if the bank forecloses on your mortgage and can’t […]

Think celebrities and CEOs make way too much money? Check out this chart

By Shawn Langlois In 2016 pop diva Taylor Swift sung her way to $170 million in earnings to take the top […]

Manure, trash and wastewater: US utilities get dirty in climate fight

By Nichola Groom PIXLEY, Calif., Oct 23 (Reuters) – Joey Airoso has always been proud of his cows, whose milk […]

Wall Street doubles down on China while corporate America now moves the other way

The trade war has caused corporate America to rethink its long-term commitment to doing business in China: Some 40% of […]

In Japan’s vanishing rural towns, newcomers are wanted

On a recent afternoon in the rural Japanese town of Kanna-machi, all seemed well. Children splashed in the town’s namesake […]

Ken Fisher Has a Side Bet on a Risky Corner of Wall Street

Billionaire Ken Fisher made his name and fortune picking stocks. But over the years he’s also become a huge player […]

Inside a Siberian Crypto Mining Complex

In Siberia, cheap hydropower, cold climate, and abandoned Soviet industrial infrastructure has made the region of Irkutsk an attractive spot […]

This city’s real estate market is the least likely to tank during the next recession

The Federal Reserve may not be currently forecasting a recession, but sooner or later the U.S. economy’s fortunes will turn for […]