Author: Jesse

The Gathering Storm

The Gathering Storm by Jesse – Jesse’s Crossroads Cafe’ “Sometimes I wonder whether the world is being run by smart people who are putting us on, or by imbeciles who really mean it.” Mark Twain The gap in the SP...

Wars, and Rumours of Wars

Wars, and Rumours of Wars by Jesse – Jesse’s Crossroads Cafe “We are slow to master the great truth that even now Christ is, as it were, walking among us, and by His hand, or eye, or voice, bidding us...

Metamorphoses

Metamorphoses by Jesse – Jesse’s Crossroads Cafe’ “Their upward path was dark and steep; the mists that they encountered, thick; the silences, unbroken.  But at last they’d almost reached the upper world, but he afraid that she might weaken and...

Stocks and Precious Metals Charts

Stocks and Precious Metals Charts by Jesse The Fed did what was entirely expected today, and did it with a pedestrian view towards the future increases.  Slow and steady. And so the markets were ‘surprised’, the dollar dumped hard, stocks...

Wall Street’s Trousered Apes Celebrate

Wall Street’s Trousered Apes Celebrate by Jesse “What I have called the trousered ape and the urban blockhead may be precisely the kind of man they really wish to produce. The differences between us may go all the way down....

God and Mammon and Power

God and Mammon and Power by Jesse The world is ours, we are its lords, and ours it shall remain. As for the host of labor, it has been in the dirt since history began, and I read history aright....

Round and Round She Goes

Round and Round She Goes by Jesse The Fed’s minutes came out today, and they were yet mildly hawkish in that vague sort of way that has preceded twenty-nine of the last two actual rate increases. There is a theory...

Times of General Corruption

Times of General Corruption by Jesse “And I’ll leave you with one set of numbers that I found today, which is just an absolute for this whole thing. In 2015, Wall Street Bonuses, not regular compensation, bonuses, seven years after...

A Defense Against the Rising Evil

A Defense Against the Rising Evil by Jesse “It seems that under the overwhelming impact of rising power, humans are deprived of their inner independence and, more or less consciously, give up establishing an autonomous position toward the emerging circumstances....