John Mangun

The wave is coming

April 16, 2024

Three weeks from now two events will take place. They are not connected but it is interesting. Vladimir Putin’s next presidential inauguration is set for May 7, 2024. In addition, there will be another minor peak in Wave 935 of the Economic Confidence...

The markets tell the economic truth

March 12, 2024

While retail market watchers have been focused on Bitcoin these past two weeks, it is important to consider that gold, the Japanese (and US) stock market, as well as global cocoa, the US Housing Price Index and Malaysian palm oil are all moving around...

Dishonest comparisons

February 13, 2024

You can walk from Cape Town, South Africa to the port town of Magadan in the Far Eastern Siberia region of Russia, a journey of 22,387 kilometers. You cannot walk the 1.5 kilometers from the Starbucks at Caticlan Airport to Boracay Island. Does that s...