Author: Stephen Aust

You Cannot Stop Progress

You Cannot Stop Progress

My wife’s father was a perfect mix of Walter Mattheu & Fred Flintstone. He didn’t talk much so when he did you tended to listen. My wife’s name is Kate but he called her Kay. When we first met, in […]

Storm Clouds?

Storm Clouds?

Storm clouds on the horizon?  MarketCycle has been recently saying that the level of market risk has increased and that it may remain high for several more months.  So, we are still in a cyclical bull market, but risk is […]

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Talking To Myself

This month’s MarketCycle’s Musings is merely me ‘talking to myself.’ 1)  Where are we in the market cycle? Baupost Letter Points To Concern Over Risk Parity, Systematic Strategies During Crisis Undervaluation Is As Bad As Overvaluation Do Something Do Nothing […]

Listening To Yellen

Listening To Yellen

Today’s MarketCycle’s Musings, written on July 15, 2017,  will be very brief.  Recently, stock markets have been showing signs of being on the verge of a correction of around 10%.  Janet Yellen, who is likely seeing the same thing, came to […]

Home Prices Peak – Unusual Times

Home Prices Peak – Unusual Times

We live in unusual times; we always live in unusual times. This is the third MONTHLY blog within the past 30 days; events are moving at such a fast pace that everything is likely to be changed by tomorrow, so […]

You Just Might Become A Corporation

You Just Might Become A Corporation

The U.S. Supreme Court has given corporations the status and rights of “persons.”  The U.S. Government was originally established as a “republic” where we elect representatives that work for the people and that adhere to the will of the people; […]

Off The Top Of My Head

Off The Top Of My Head

“This is what our mind should do:  It should hide away all the materials by which it has been aided and bring to light only what it has made of them.”   Seneca, born in the year 1 BCE. Some […]