The Old Man’s Views Nervous Markets. No Clear Direction and Lots of Noise.

I’ve traded through every “boom and bust” since the 1970s, but today’s environment is unlike anything I have seen or experienced. In this business, everyone, especially those who make comments and observations, needs to find something to be excited about and promote to clients and followers.
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The Old Man’s Views “Past Performance Is No Guarantee of Future Success”. Ask The Argentinian Football Team

In case you have missed it, a very controversial World Cup tournament is underway in the shifting sands of the Middle East.
This 4-week tournament cost much more than SBF lost his investors. Still, it has failed to damage the reputation of football as much as SBF hurt the reputation of cryptocurrencies…
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The Old Man’s Views Whilst capitalists are in it for the money, Libertarians wish to be owners of their own lives

You cannot compare the two because one is a political theory, and the other is economic. However, from an investment or speculation point of view, making money is becoming increasingly challenging because we must consider what politicians will or might do.   I am a libertarian, and so much of what is going on today…
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The Old Man’s Views A Bizarre Week in the UK, But a Good Week for The Markets

Last week when I wrote, Liz Truss was still Prime Minister, and Jeremy Hunt had just become Chancellor, which I hoped would steady UK PLC. That would support cable, Equity Markets, and BTC, which I have suggested buying for the past few weeks based chiefly on technical observations.   This week, I am writing this…
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The Old Man’s Views The UK government is “flummoxed”. So am I!

That’s a fine word for non-native English speakers.   In modern-day usage, it is the state of mind of politicians. It means: they are so confused they haven’t got a clue what to do!   I could suggest “flummox” is a disease Liz Truss caught from Joe Biden, but because it is breaking out in…
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The Old Man’s Views How are we going to cope when the lights go off?

In the digital age, electric power is the lifeblood of our society; without it, all hell breaks loose.   Although, I do not foresee a period when the internet goes down. I can anticipate a period or periods when our access to the internet is limited and restricted. I remember the 1970s. A time when…
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The Old Man’s Views With the world going to shit, let’s keep it light-hearted this week

Lenin said, “There are decades where nothing happens, and there are weeks where decades happen”. For a political junkie like me, the past few weeks have been full of happenings.   Kim Kardashian got a fine for doing what everyone else does? I know nothing about the woman, other than she became very wealthy because…
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The Old Man’s Views Thought Process: Why I pulled the trigger and bought BTC

Over recent weeks, I have been suggesting to readers that buying BTC on a scaled-down basis could prove fruitful. Over the same period, most people have been bearish on crypto, and many have preferred ETH to BTC. And possibly, the majority of pundits might well be proven correct.   However, it might be a good…
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