Archive | January, 2009

January 8, 2009

Global Market Comments for January 8, 2009 Featured Trades: (TRN), (JEC), (WTIC) 1) It is still possible to buy stocks on the cheap that will benefit greatly from the massive public works projects Obama is about to unleash. Trinity Industries (TRN), a major provider of concrete and aggregates with a presence in construction and rail […]

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January 7, 2009

Global Market Comments for January 7, 2009 Featured Trades: (AA), (FSLR) 1) The market came back to Earth today, the Dow suffering the first down day of 2009. The guilty characters could populate one of those Agatha Christie mysteries where everyone did it except the butler. Take your pick: an ADP report showing 693,000 job […]

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January 6, 2009

Global Market Comments for January 6, 2009 Featured Trades: ($TYX), (X), (NUE), (WMT), (MCD) 1) The markets are signaling that the credit crisis is over, and that it is now safe to come out of your bunker. The 30 year Treasury has collapsed ten points in the last week, taking yields from 2.60% back over […]

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January 5, 2009

Annual Asset Class Review January 5, 2009 Featured Trades: (VIX), ($BVSP), (RSX), ($BSE), (FXI), ($KOSPI), (TBT), (JNK), (PHB), (HYG), (COPPER),(FCX), (CHK), ($XEU) After the annus horriblus of 2008, I thought it would be a good time to review the major asset classes and suggest reallocations. Equities: UP The collapse of the volatility index (VIX) is […]

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