Archive | January, 2010

January 11, 2010

Global Market Comments January 11, 2010 Featured Trades: (NONFARM PAYROLL), (THE OPTIONS WHISPERER), (CHINA'S ONE CHILD POLICY) 1) President Obama could not have looked more morose in reacting to the news that the December nonfarm payroll showed a further loss of 85,000 jobs, taking the unemployment rate to 10%. It's really tough to put lipstick […]

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January 9, 2010- ETF Trends Tom Lydon Discusses the Future of the ETF Industry on Hedge Fund Radio With The Mad Hedge Fund Trader

January 9, 2010 ETF Trends Tom Lydon Discusses the Future of the ETF Industry

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January 8, 2010

Global Market Comments January 8, 2010 Featured Trades: (GLOBAL GDP GROWTH), (FXI), (IDX), (EWZ), (EWH), (EWY), (SPAIN), (BILL FLECKENSTEIN), (TBT), (GOLD), (WHEAT), (DIN), (JWN), (RIMM), (HEDGE FUND RADIO)   1) If you want to know who is going to win the international investment sweepstakes, take a look at the table of 2010 consensus GDP Growth […]

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January 7, 2010

Global Market Comments January 7, 2010 Featured Trades: (SPX), (DOW), (OBAMA), (DBA), (GLD), (MOO), (PHO), (USO) 1) With all of the handwringing about the zero return on US equities for the last decade, I thought I'd better take a look at the long term charts. It's very clear that we have been trading in a […]

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January 6, 2010

Global Market Comments January 6, 2010 Featured Trades: (HEDGE FUND REGULATION), (CCJ), (NLR), (EWY), (BLONDES), (FXI), (EEM)   1) You’d think with the spectacular performance I was fortunate to bring in last year, I would have new investors pouring in over the transom, bombarding me with requests for offering documents, and asking for presentations to […]

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January 5, 2010

Global Market Comments January 5, 2010 Featured Trades: (TOP TEN SURPRISES OF 2010), (ZERO HEDGE), (HEDGE FUND RADIO), (MANAGED FUTRES ACCOUNTS), (CTA’S)   1) My Top Ten Surprises of 2010 My friend and former Morgan Stanley colleague, Byron Wien, now at Blackstone Group (BX), initiated this conceptĀ  a few decades ago, which I always find […]

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January 4, 2010

2010 Asset Allocation Review January 4, 2010 The Thumbnail Portfolio Equities-up, then down Bonds-Corporates up, then down. Treasuries down, down, down Currencies-dollar up, then down Commodities-up, up, and way Precious Metals-sideways, then up Real estate-down to sideways 1) The Economy I am not of the 'V' or 'W' persuasion, but see a 'square root' shaped […]

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January 2, 2010 – The Mad Hedge Fund Trader Interviews Adam Rochlin from MF Global on Hedge Fund Radio

January 2, 2010 – MF Global’s Adam Rochlin Talks About CTA’s and the Prospects for the Managed Futures Industry

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