Rl’s Newsletter

Rl Ellison
The human condition and interfacing with markets, politics, economics and
Created 24 Sep 2021
  • Oil Patch News
    10 Nov 2021 • 1 min read
    Either it flows or it doesn’t. Play out is the key. Place your bets. This was yesterday. Here's your choice should you choose to make or lose money in the oil patch. On one side you have the world's l...
  • Laughable Data
    09 Nov 2021 • 7 min read
    If you didn't know, now you do. They got the data on you. They got the data. How socially involved do you want your bank to be? There are many things wrong with this JP Morgan report. Take the paragra...
  • Can You Spell Aardvark?
    08 Nov 2021 • 2 min read
    It could be called dumbing down the work force. Others might say: "What are you going to do?" It’s a tough situation. The three most dangerous words here in the second paragraph of this WSJ piece are ...
  • OPEC+ Push Back
    08 Nov 2021 • 2 min read
    Another OPEC+ shot across the Biden administration's oil setback. The bullying he and his group are noted for since taking office shows he is caught with few options in this case. Warns not investing ...
  • Created Villains
    07 Nov 2021 • 1 min read
    Don’t think it can’t happen here. Heroes need villains otherwise there’s no need for heroes. Heroes need villains otherwise there’s no need for heroes. So too do progressives and socialists. If they d...
  • Oil Patch News
    05 Nov 2021 • 10 min read
    Restored dividends ahead. (Reuters) -U.S. oil producer Occidental Petroleum Corp will increase its fixed dividend payments to shareholders after cutting its debt levels to $25 billion, Chief Executive...
  • Just A Thought
    05 Nov 2021 • 1 min read
    Feed Stock Knew a fellow once who always concluded with whenever he presented anything novel or new: "It's just a thought." Well, here's one for you and next year and maybe even 2023. Hardly anyone is...
  • Jobs Numbers
    04 Nov 2021 • 1 min read
    Tomorrow job numbers hit the scene. It could be a big one going into the weekend. From Yahoo here's this: Jobs. There could be some surprises, not unusual these days. We think the Fed is more dovish d...
  • Selling Season Here
    04 Nov 2021 • 1 min read
    Tax selling season is underway and will likely pick up as year end approaches. Usually it's dominated by investors dropping their losers for the year to take tax losses. This year we might get a doubl...
  • A Stuffing We Will Go
    04 Nov 2021 • 1 min read
    A few days before the recent election we noted it was ballot box stuffing time again. You have to imagine that the Virginia election had the smell of a bad omen for Democrats in the last few weeks. Bu...
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