Dirk Heseman

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Mortgage Rates Head To 6%, 10-Year Yield To 4%, Yield Curve Fails To 'Invert,' And Fed Keeps Hiking

<b>Nightmare scenario for the markets? They just shrugged. But homebuyers haven't done the math yet.</b><p>There's an interesting thing that just happened, …

Mortgages

These 10%+ Dividends Are Set To Soar

Remember seven months ago, when investors were freaking out over North Korea and a future trade war?<p>They were also wringing their hands over popular volatility funds like the <b>VelocityShares Daily Inverse VIX</b>, which blew up in February and destroyed <i>millions</i> of dollars of invested cash.<p>All of these …

Real Estate

Mindfulness meditation: ten minutes a day improves cognitive function

Practising mindfulness meditation for ten minutes a day improves concentration and the ability to keep information active in one’s mind, a function …

Mindfulness

Here Comes China's (Literal) Plunge Protection Team

I've long contended that when it comes to the trade war, Chinese authorities aren't as concerned about the domestic stock market as the U.S. …

Stock Markets

15 'Safer' 10%+Yield Dividend WallStars Metamorphose In Mid-September

<b>Actionable Conclusions (1-10): Brokers Guesstimated Top Ten 10%+ ‘Safer’ Dividend WallStars To Net 17% To 94% By Mid-September 2019</b><p>Six of the ten top …

Business

Is This The End Of Cryptocurrency?

Any "true believers" in Bitcoin (BTC-USD) and other cryptocurrencies the past few months have seen their faith challenged, as consistently positive …

Market Capitalization

The Worst Place To Put Money To Work Right Now

Over the past eight months, the yield on the US Treasury 10-Year note has been trading in a sideways range.<p>It's back over 3% this morning, only 12 …

S&P 500

This Breadth Indicator Rolled Over In 2000 And 2007

<b>Dot-Com Bust Bear Market</b><p>When the S&P 500 (SPY) reached a bull/bear tipping point in March 2000, NYSE Advancing - Declining Volume already was waving …

Stock Markets

U.S. Equities: Stage Is Set For A Cyclical Correction

<b>A Bull Market For The History Books</b><p>US equities performed a record bull run from the end of the great recession up until now. The broad-based S&P 500 …

Stock Markets

10 Must-Do Hikes in Idaho's Sawtooth Mountains

The Sawtooth Range is a stunning portion of Idaho's Rocky Mountains with 57 peaks and 400 alpine lakes to explore. The Sawtooth Wilderness offers …

Trails

How To Profit From The Upcoming Recession

Editor's note: Seeking Alpha is proud to welcome Martin Schwoerer as a new contributor. It's easy to become a Seeking Alpha contributor and earn …

Financial Markets

Check out these 6 brand new bars and clubs in Bangkok

Cube by name, cube by nature, this boxy dim-lit bar is unexpectedly hidden on the second floor of Silom Plaza. Drinks may be perfectly ordinary, but …

Robinhood Is Making Millions Selling Out Their Millennial Customers To High-Frequency Traders

In English folklore, Robin Hood is an outlaw who takes from the rich and gives to the poor. Robinhood was founded to disrupt the brokerage industry …

Robin Hood

Silver Commercial Traders Decide Now Is The Time To Massively Cut Short Positions

The latest Commitments of Traders (COT) report showed a big decrease in the long position after three straight weeks of increases. Speculative shorts …

Trading

WTI Daily Rewind 07Sep18: Retest Of Thursday's Low Results In Buy Response At Key Support

In this article, we examine the significant daily order flow and market structure driving WTI price action.<p>07 September 2018:<p>As noted in Thursday’s …

Trading

The anti-inflammatory diet that one derm swears by for skin health

When I went to hear famed dermatologist Nicholas Perricone, MD speak a few weeks ago, two things struck me. The first was that though his eponymous …

Skin Care

Don't Just Play The Game. Read It

No one has access to the future. The 'talking heads' on business shows may try to make you believe they know the future; we know no one can know. …

Stock Markets

Forget the Dumbbells! These Intense Workouts Use Just a Wall

Feel like you can't work out because you don't have a gym or equipment? That's no excuse, because these intense, effective moves use a wall. Burn calories and and build strength in ways you never imagined. Yes, one of these videos even shows how to do burpees using a wall! Find a wall, and give …

Workouts

The 10 Best Topless Beaches and Pools in the World

If there’s one problem with nude beaches, it’s that you can’t control who actually takes off their clothes. Also, sand gets everywhere. Even so, …

Beaches

Why you need to hike the Wind River Range in Wyoming

When most people think of backpacking in the West, their minds drift to destinations like Colorado’s iconic 14ers, John Muir’s Sierra, the Pacific …

Hiking

The Economy Is Collapsing Under The Unbearable Weight Of Debt

<b>"Those who see no Lehman-like episode on the horizon did not see the last one."</b> - highly regarded writer, George Will, in a National Review article …

Economics

The Secret Weapon for Better Night Photography Is This Filter

<i>Photography at night can bring mystery, viewer curiosity, and (when done right) rich color to your work.</i><p>It’s common knowledge that at night you …

Digital Photography

Focus Stacking Made Simple: Get Pin-Sharp Photos in 90 Seconds

The popularity and widespread use of focus stacking in landscape photography have dramatically increased over the last few years. The concept …

Landscape Photography

The S&P 500 Median Price To Free Cash Flow Ratio Is Now 34.66

I don't usually focus an entire article on a single statistic, but I believe this particular statistic at this particular time deserves this level of …

Stock Markets

Revolutions: The gut microbiome

Revolutions is our new series that brings together a hand-picked selection of recent articles canvassing cutting-edge insights into major scientific …

Microbiology

12 Badass Oregon Trails to Put on Your Bucket List

No matter the weather, most of these hikes in Oregon are absolutely stunning. So if you’re looking to get out and explore Oregon, we have you covered …

Hiking

The Best Doctor-Approved Supplements To Beat Your Brain Fog

In a world of constant distraction, stimulation, and all too often crippling anxiety<i>—</i>the brain can be our ticket to well-being.<p>Clarity of the mind is …

Wellness

5 Mind-Altering Plants That Can Boost Your Mood On Even The Roughest Days

If you've ever wanted to change your mental state to make colors more vibrant or boring situations a little more interesting, or you simply want to …

Sinking Copper Prices And How El Nino Could Change All That

Copper prices Ipath B Bloomberg Copper ETN (JJCB) hit their lowest levels in 13 months last week and entered a bear market, potentially signaling …

El Niño

A new way to P&A

<b>In advance of the Deepwater Intervention Forum this 9-11 August 2016, Jerry Lee reports on a new approach to riserless plug and abandonment carried</b> …

Regulation