A few odds, ends and trends to ponder. A little food for thought over this Memorial Day weekend. Enjoy it, friends, methinks the summer itself could get long and hot by July.
This is a no-brainer, but a trend to check up on. This graph shows Google Trends for "pay off debt." Paying it off instead of taking it on is a deflationary activity that strikes directly at the heart of fractional reserve lending.
Here's worrisome trend: "treat infection"
And then, an odd one that makes me wonder if there is some sort of correlation I should be looking for, like Prechter's stuff on hemlines and stock prices: "boxer shorts"