Dear Readers,

We hereby want to welcome our new readers and thank our long time readers for their continued patronage of Acting Man.

 

E-Book Project

We also want to announce an upcoming project. We plan to produce a collection of past articles on theory and history and publish it as an e-book.

Why might this be useful? For one thing, newer readers are often not aware of these articles, unless we happen to refer back to them. For both long time and new readers such an e-book may be a valuable resource. Obviously, we are not inventing the wheel anew; we are merely providing relatively short and easy to grasp summaries of what are often considered complex topics.

Here are a few examples of articles that can be expected to be part of the collection (they will be edited a bit for the book):

 

 


 

On Economy:

The Production Structure

Money and Credit – There is a Difference

 


 

On the Problem of Fractional Reserve Banking:

Part One

Part Two

Part Three

Quantitative Easing Explained

The Errors and Dangers of the Price Stability Policy

 


 

We have so far neither decided on pricing, nor on a publication date, however, we can tell you that the e-book will also contain hitherto unpublished material that we thought was too long or too specialized for the blog.

 

New on Acting Man:

We also want to point out a few features that have recently been changed or  added to the site.

One is the 'most read posts' feature on the sidebar, and one the link to 'Global Gold', a Swiss company which we have an affiliate agreement with. Global Gold offers a cost-efficient and safe way to purchase and store precious metals in vaults outside the banking system. Given gold's character as – among other things – an insurance against systemic problems, such an option makes a lot of sense in our opinion.

We have also recently optimized the site for quicker loading times.

 

Acting Man Site Visits and the Elliott Wave Principle

When looking at the statistics of the monthly average of daily unique visits to the Acting Man, we have noticed something interesting: the progression is actually an Elliott Wave pattern. So far we seem to have primary wave 1 in place, which clearly unfolded in a 5 wave pattern (it is possible that wave 5 will still sub-divide further).  Here is the chart showing the pattern:

 


 

Feedback:

 

Untitled-1

Acting man site visit statistics over time: an Elliott wave pattern.

 


 

We are happy to hear about any suggestions readers may have regarding the site, whether of a technical nature or with regard to content. Please do not hesitate to e-mail us at info@acting-man.com.

 

Support

We are honored by your readership. If you want to extend additional support to Acting Man, you can do so either by donations or by ordering something from our affiliates Elliottwave.com or Global Gold after going to their sites via the links provided at the Acting Man site. We want to thank readers who have shown their support in the past. We greatly appreciate your valued contributions, which help us defray the costs of running the site.

 


 

 

 

Emigrate While You Can... Learn More

 


 

 
 

Dear Readers!

You may have noticed that our so-called “semiannual” funding drive, which started sometime in the summer if memory serves, has seamlessly segued into the winter. In fact, the year is almost over! We assure you this is not merely evidence of our chutzpa; rather, it is indicative of the fact that ad income still needs to be supplemented in order to support upkeep of the site. Naturally, the traditional benefits that can be spontaneously triggered by donations to this site remain operative regardless of the season - ranging from a boost to general well-being/happiness (inter alia featuring improved sleep & appetite), children including you in their songs, up to the likely allotment of privileges in the afterlife, etc., etc., but the Christmas season is probably an especially propitious time to cross our palms with silver. A special thank you to all readers who have already chipped in, your generosity is greatly appreciated. Regardless of that, we are honored by everybody's readership and hope we have managed to add a little value to your life.

   

Bitcoin address: 12vB2LeWQNjWh59tyfWw23ySqJ9kTfJifA

   
 

3 Responses to “Housekeeping Note”

  • worldend666:

    Don’t forget your original board discussion participants when you are sipping champagne and scooping up caviar in Silicon Valley after the Acting Man IPO :-)

  • Thanks for this site. A couple of those daily hits are probably me seeing if something new has been posted. I mention it and link it quite often to other sites where I post. Thanks again.

  • Hans:

    Another excellent idea from, Mr Tenebrarum! I have over a dozen of your
    threads that need to archived…

    Thank you, Sir, for all you do! This is certainly on must go website, for all
    of those with a cranial mass index of over 100..

    Brilliant pieces of work should not gather dust…

Your comment:

You must be logged in to post a comment.

Most read in the last 20 days:

  • The Great Debasement - Precious Metals Supply and Demand
      Fiat Money Woes Monday was Labor Day holiday in the US. The facts are that the euro lost another 1.4%, the pound another 1.1%, and the yuan another 0.9% last week.   Assorted foreign fiat confetti against the US dollar – we have added the Argentine peso as well, as it demonstrates what can happen when things really get out of hand. [PT]   So, naturally, what is getting play is a story that Bank of England governor Mark Carney said the dollar’s influence...
  • Hong Kong - Never the Same Again
      Freedom Rock Hong Kong ranks among the freest societies in the world. Not only economically, but socially it is a very liberal place. It was marinated in British ways until 1997, much longer than Singapore and other colonies. Then China took it over as a special administered region, which according to the agreement with the UK meant that it was only nominally to be under Chinese control for the next 50 years. It was possibly the only colony in which a vast majority of citizens did not...
  • Suffering the Profanity of Plentiful Cheap Money
      A Case of Highway Robbery What if the savings in your bank account lost 55 percent of its value over the last 12 months?  Would you be somewhat peeved?  Would you transfer some of your savings to another currency?   USD-ARS, weekly. For several years the Argentine Peso has followed a certain pattern: it declines mildly, but steadily, with little volatility for long time periods, and then spikes in crash waves whenever a crisis situation comes to a head. In early 2011, it...
  • Don’t Be Another Wall Street Chump
      The Future and the Past Securities and Exchange Commission Rule 156 requires financial institutions to advise investors to not be idiots. Hence, the disclosure pages of nearly every financial instrument in the U.S. are embedded with the following admission or variant thereof:   “Past Performance Is Not Indicative of Future Results”   “Buy and hold”... “The market goes always up”... “No-one can time the market”... “Buy the dip” “With what? You...
  • A Wild Week - Precious Metals Supply and Demand
      Paying a Premium for a Lack of Default Risk The price action got pretty intense last week! The prices of the metals were up Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday. But Thursday and Friday, there was a sharp reversal and the silver price ended the week below its close of the previous week.   The net speculative position in gold futures has become very large recently – the market was more than ripe for a shake-out. [PT]   Silver made a round trip down from $18.35 to...
  • Will the Nikkei Win the Next Olympic Games?
      Listless Nikkei On 24 July 2020 the Olympic Summer Games will begin in Tokyo, the capital of Japan. Olympic Games and Soccer World Cups are among the largest sporting events in the world.  Do you perhaps also think that these events may affect the performance of local stock markets?   Olympic Summer Games 2020 – official logo (left), and a fan-made logo (right) by designer Daren Newman [PT]   Let us examine whether and in what way such major sporting events impact...
  • The Weird Obsessions of Central Bankers, Part 3
      Inflation and “Price Stability” We still remember when sometime in the mid 1980s, the German Bundesbank proudly pointed to the fact that Germany's y/y consumer price inflation rate had declined to zero. It was considered a “mission accomplished” moment. No-one mentioned that economic nirvana would remain out of sight unless price inflation was pushed to 2% per year.   CPI, annual rate of change. During the “stagflation” period of the 1970s, Congress enacted the...
  • The Weird Obsessions of Central Bankers, Part 1
      How to Hang on to Greenland Jim Bianco, head of the eponymous research firm, handily won the internet last Thursday with the following tweet:     Jim Bianco has an excellent idea as to how Denmark might after all be able to hang on to Greenland, a territory coveted by His Eminence, POTUS GEESG Donald Trump (GEESG= God Emperor & Exceedingly Stable Genius). Evidently the mad Danes running the central bank of this Northern European socialist paradise were...
  • The Weird Obsessions of Central Bankers, Part 2
      The Negative Interest Rates Abomination Our readers are probably aware that assorted central bankers and the economic advisors orbiting them occasionally mention the “natural interest rate” (a.k.a. “originary interest rate”) in speeches and papers. It is generally assumed that it has declined, which is to say, time preferences are assumed to have decreased.   This is actually an understatement...   Although interest is generally associated with money, the...
  • Why Are People Now Selling Their Silver? Precious Metals Supply and Demand
      Big Moves in Silver Last week, the prices of the metals fell further, with gold -$18 and silver -$0.73. On May 28, the price of silver hit its nadir, of $14.30. From the last three days of May through Sep 4, the price rose to $19.65. This was a gain of $5.35, or +37%. Congratulations to everyone who bought silver on May 28 and who sold it on September 4.   The recent move in silver [PT]   To those who believe gold and silver are money (as we do) the rising price...
  • Fiat Money Cannibalization in America
      An Odd Combination of Serenity and Panic The United States, with untroubled ease, continued its approach toward catastrophe this week.  The Federal Reserve cut the federal funds rate 25 basis points, thus furthering its program of mass money debasement.  Yet, on the surface, all still remained in the superlative.   S&P 500 Index, weekly: serenely perched near all time highs, in permanently high plateau nirvana. [PT]   Stocks smiled down on investors from their...

Support Acting Man

Austrian Theory and Investment

j9TJzzN

The Review Insider

Archive

Dog Blow

THE GOLD CARTEL: Government Intervention on Gold, the Mega Bubble in Paper and What This Means for Your Future

Realtime Charts

 

Gold in USD:

[Most Recent Quotes from www.kitco.com]

 


 

Gold in EUR:

[Most Recent Quotes from www.kitco.com]

 


 

Silver in USD:

[Most Recent Quotes from www.kitco.com]

 


 

Platinum in USD:

[Most Recent Quotes from www.kitco.com]

 


 

USD - Index:

[Most Recent USD from www.kitco.com]

 

Mish Talk

 
Buy Silver Now!
 
Buy Gold Now!