Re-pricing 2014

Age of Wisdom, Age of Foolishness (7) Written by Adam Whitehead, KeySignals.com Continuing the theme in Age of Wisdom, Age of Foolishness, of playing with dates, the year 2014 comes into focus. As 2013 closes out, forecasters have begun to make projections about the economic environment next year. The Bank for International Settlements (BIS) is …

Age of Wisdom, Age of Foolishness (6): “2016”

Written by Adam Whitehead, KeySignals.com So the last shall be first, and the first last: for many be called, but few chosen. (Matthew 20:16, King James Bible) Age of Wisdom, Age of Foolishness has been playing with dates and historical comparisons to try and identify the next tipping point. The year 2013 has been compared …

Dreadnought

Age of Wisdom, Age of Foolishness, Part (5) Written by Adam Whitehead, KeySignals.com Age of Wisdom, Age of Foolishness (4) “End of the Cycle” observed “the new seeds of global conflict developing in what Professor Peter Turchin[i] has referred to as ‘Rich, Overeducated Elites’[ii]; attempting to prolong the duration of the current Fin de Siècle, …

End of the Cycle

Age of Wisdom, Age of Foolishness – 1913 to 2013 Written by Adam Whitehead, KeySignals.com On the eve of the centennial anniversary of the “War to End all Wars”, it is depressing to observe the new seeds of global conflict developing in what Professor Peter Turchin[i] has referred to as “Rich, Overeducated Elites”[ii]; attempting to …

Celebrating Mediocrity

Age of Wisdom, Age of Foolishness (Part 3) Written by Adam Whitehead, KeySignals.com Age of Wisdom, Age of Foolishness “Les Miserables”[i] observed how the culture and aspirations of economic mediocrity have pervaded and corrupted the cohorts of the American polity narrowly defined by their pecuniary interest in the status quo. The status quo is one …