Society & Governance

  • Wednesday Briefs – 21 October 2020
    This week: Coronavirus Third Wave; Housing's Boom and Bust; Are the Polls Wrong?; Where the Media Would Miss Trump; Reading List.Read more Wednesday Briefs – 21 October 2020
  • Wednesday Briefs – 14 October 2020
    This week: Stimulus Galore; One Billion Americans?; Coronavirus in the USA; Chart; Reading List.Read more Wednesday Briefs – 14 October 2020
  • Wednesday Briefs – 7 October 2020
    This week: Trump illness; Coronavirus third wave - USA and New York; K recovery market; Polarized Media; Reading List.Read more Wednesday Briefs – 7 October 2020
  • Wednesday Briefs – 30 September 2020
    This week: First Debate; Politics 24/7; Zeitgeist Investing; Supreme Court and stare decisis; Reading List.Read more Wednesday Briefs – 30 September 2020
  • Florida in the Election
    Once again Florida is a key presidential campaign battleground. A look at its demographics.Read more Florida in the Election
  • Wednesday Briefs – 16 September 2020
    This week: Mass terrorism; Florida in the Election; Reading List.Read more Wednesday Briefs – 16 September 2020
  • Wednesday Briefs – 9 September 2020
    This week: The Options Trade; Back to School and COVID-19; Virus Immunity; Reading List.Read more Wednesday Briefs – 9 September 2020
  • Wednesday Briefs – 2 September 2020
    This week: 2020 Election; Market Flywheel; Strongmen; Reading List.Read more Wednesday Briefs – 2 September 2020
  • Wednesday Briefs – 26 August 2020
    This week: New York City is dead… or not; Market meltup; Part three of Coronavirus – USA; Reading list.Read more Wednesday Briefs – 26 August 2020
  • Wednesday Briefs – 19 August 2020
    This week: Markets and election; Swing states; Reading list.Read more Wednesday Briefs – 19 August 2020
  • Wednesday Briefs – 12 August 2020
    This week: Kamala Harris; Reducing competition; Gigantism.Read more Wednesday Briefs – 12 August 2020
  • Ron Swanson is Smiling
    It has been a good year for gold investors.Read more Ron Swanson is Smiling
  • Wednesday Briefs – 5 August 2020
    A weekly commentary on current events. Follow populyst to receive notification. This week: Gold price; Coronavirus – USA; Market risks; Beirut explosion. Gold price We recently published at National Review a new opinion on the surge in the gold price. Read it here >>> Ron Swanson is Smiling. Coronavirus – USA The number of USA nationwide … Read more Wednesday Briefs – 5 August 2020
  • Wednesday Briefs – 29 July 2020
    A weekly commentary on current events. Follow populyst to receive notification. This week: Southern surge fading; Gold price; S&P 495. Please contact us for data or other information concerning the views below. Southern surge fading The number of reported cases appears to have peaked in Arizona, Florida and Texas. Each surge lasted five to seven … Read more Wednesday Briefs – 29 July 2020
  • Wednesday Briefs – 8 July 2020
    A weekly commentary on current events. Follow populyst to receive notification. This week: Leaving New York City; 1999 market redux; Election 2020. Please contact us for data or other information concerning the views below. Leaving New York City Trends that began in the recent past because of the pandemic may not endure beyond the pandemic. … Read more Wednesday Briefs – 8 July 2020
  • Wednesday Briefs – 1 July 2020
    A weekly commentary on current events. Follow populyst to receive notification. This week: Coronavirus in June; Accidental winners; New York City budget. Please contact us for data or other information concerning the views below. Coronavirus in June June was another month of great progress against the virus, albeit with some fresh concerns in a handful … Read more Wednesday Briefs – 1 July 2020
  • Wednesday Briefs – 24 June 2020
    A weekly commentary on current events. Follow populyst to receive notification. This week: Coronavirus new hospitalizations and deaths; Coronavirus seasonality; Geopolitical tensions. Please contact us for data or other information concerning the views below. Coronavirus new hospitalizations and deaths Although the numbers are too small to call this a second wave, reported coronavirus cases are … Read more Wednesday Briefs – 24 June 2020
  • Wednesday Briefs – 17 June 2020
    A weekly commentary on current events. Follow populyst to receive notification. This week: The media’s second wave; Case fatality ratio; The coming meltup. Please contact us for data or other information concerning the views below. The media’s second wave Both the New York Times and Bloomberg News wrote this past weekend that the US was … Read more Wednesday Briefs – 17 June 2020
  • Wednesday Briefs – 10 June 2020
    A weekly commentary on current events. Follow populyst to receive notification. This week: Intrinsic value; King Leopold’s statue; Influenza and WW2. Please contact us for data or other information concerning the views below. Intrinsic value Several famous investors have completely missed the stock market rally. Their main reasoning had to do with the valuation of … Read more Wednesday Briefs – 10 June 2020
  • Why the Market is Rallying
    Some sectors have fared better than others. The general market thrust was greatly assisted by the trillions of dollars of stimulus.Read more Why the Market is Rallying