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Market Update

If things seem under control, you are just not going fast enough. – Mario Andretti,
race car driver

Economy and the Market – a continuing look at the wide array of perspectives:
Here’s an old school indicator that now (as of Thursday close) says sell this market. Opinion: The Dow Theory just flashed a ‘sell’ signal
We have focused a lot lately on the massive global market interventions of governments, especially China. If that has your attention, this one, from our friends in the UK, is worth the time: Doomsday clock for global market crash strikes one minute to midnight as central banks lose control
Here’s a good primer, if you are willing to invest the time. I think it is worth the read if you want to take control. In Today’s Overheated Market, Control Risk in Your Retirement Portfolios with Sound Valuation
Since we are talking valuation, this article plays right into that topic: Eureka! A Valuation-Based Asset Allocation Strategy That Might Work (by the way, I love the honesty of the title, too, might work)
Then, there’s the Fed, what should we think about them? Bond Market’s $2.46 Trillion Dilemma Isn’t So Bad After All and Yellen’s Labor Market Dashboard and Hilsenrath Warns Fed Is Out Of Ammo, “Policymakers Resorting to Backup, Backup Plans”

Travel – it’s the height of summer, after all:
One thing is clear, airline travel needs help, and now some solutions are arriving. A more efficient way to use your airplane tray table Smart luggage is here: 7 ground-breaking travel accessories
You may not like this technology … let us know … but here it comes: JFK Displays Actual Wait Times That Monitor Mobile Phones
If you prefer to know where you spent your money in Vegas, this new site is pretty cool. New Website Offers Exclusive Las Vegas Suites to the Public (or you can just lose a lot in the casino to get them)
If you travel often, you know the lounges are busy. It is going to get better, but you may not know it… Getting Into the Airport Lounge is About to Get More Difficult

Miscellany – now for your cool down period:
As cool as this is, and it answers plenty of cocktail party questions, I encourage you to click through to the main site, that’s cool. European & North American Cities Transposed Onto the Opposite Continent at the Same Latitude
Lots of talk about World War II lately with all the big anniversaries. This is a very interesting infographic you may enjoy. World War II: 70 Years On
I am guessing you saw this, but still, more technology creeping up on us. Hackers Remotely Kill a Jeep on the Highway – With Me in It
Go ahead, here’s some pure escapism for you: The 10 Most Expensive Luxury Yachts in the World