Archive | August, 2008

August 4, 2008

Global Market Comments for August 4, 2008 1) Hurricane Edward showed up and the US threatened to close the Straights of Hormuz, but crude didn't go up. Therefore, it had to go down, crashing $7 to $119. But the only way to make oil seem cheap at $119 is to start out at $148. Natural […]

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August 1, 2008

Global Market Comments for August 1, 2008 1) The July non farm payroll came in at -51,000 and the unemployment rate shot up to 5.7%, a four year high. Short McCain. 2) The mortgage crisis will eventually be solved by the hedge fund industry, which, with $2 trillion in preserved capital, is taking over many […]

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