Archive | May, 2012

Trade Alert – (FXY) May 25, 2012

As a potentially profitable opportunity presents itself, John will send you an alert with specific trade information as to what should be bought, when to buy it, and at what price.

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Trade Alert – (HPQ) May 25, 2012

As a potentially profitable opportunity presents itself, John will send you an alert with specific trade information as to what should be bought, when to buy it, and at what price.

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My Tactical View of the Market

The easy money has been made on the short side this year for a whole range of asset classes. While we will probably see lower lows from here, the risk/reward ratio for taking short positions in (SPX), (IWM), (FXE), (FXY), (GLD), (SLV), (USO), and (CU) are less favorable than they were two months ago. Of […]

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Get Your New Global Trading Dispatch Password

Paid up subscribers to Global Trading Dispatch and the Diary of a Mad Hedge Fund Trader newsletter are entitled to a password that gives them access to my premium content. Without it you will be unable to access the best parts of the new website, including my daily real time trading portfolio, trade alert tutorial […]

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May 25, 2012 – Quote of the Day

“I would love it if they only allowed me and a whole bunch of psychotic drunks to trade in stocks. I would get very rich,” said Oracle of Omaha, Warren Buffett, about the European debt crisis.

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Dinner With Nobel Prize Winner Paul Krugman

The first thing I noticed when Paul walked in was the few extra pounds and silvery tinge to his hair he acquired since I saw him last. He’s clearly spending too much time behind a computer writing those acidic columns for the New York Times. We’re all short dated options in the end, I thought. […]

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May 24, 2012 – Quote of the Day

“Green pictures of dead presidents suddenly have a lot of appeal,” said Art Cashin of UBS Securities.

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Trade Alert – (TLT) May 23, 2012

As a potentially profitable opportunity presents itself, John will send you an alert with specific trade information as to what should be bought, when to buy it, and at what price.

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Japan Downgrade Sends Yen Reeling

The next step has been taken in the coming Japan crisis. American ratings agency, Fitch, has downgraded Japanese government debt to A+, with a negative outlook. The move cut the knees out from under the country’s dubious currency, sending it down sharply. Fitch expects the country’s debt to reach a nosebleeding 240% of GDP by […]

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Why My Boeing Trade Crashed and Burned

This trade was an unmitigated disaster, and hopefully it will be the worst of the year. I’m glad we had one of these because it provides a wonderful opportunity to illustrate everything that can go on with a trade. Every loss is a learning opportunity, and a loss not learned from is an opportunity wasted, […]

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May 23, 2012 – Quote of the Day

“Transparency is a good idea. Like my shower door, it lets in the light, but keeps out the flies,” said former Federal Reserve governor, Bob McTeer.

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Trade Alert – (IWM) May 22, 2012

As a potentially profitable opportunity presents itself, John will send you an alert with specific trade information as to what should be bought, when to buy it, and at what price.

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Trade Alert – (BA) May 22, 2012

As a potentially profitable opportunity presents itself, John will send you an alert with specific trade information as to what should be bought, when to buy it, and at what price.

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Don’t Miss the May 23 Global Strategy Webinar

My next global strategy webinar will be held on Wednesday, May 23 at 12:00 noon EST. I’ll be giving you my updated outlook on stocks, bonds, commodities, currencies, precious metal, and real estate. The goal is to find the cheapest assets in the world to buy, the most expensive to sell short, and the appropriate […]

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Facebook Flop Frustrates Ferocious Fans

This had to be one of the greatest change of life weekends in human history, endured by one Mark Zuckerberg. On Friday, he earned $9.2 billion with the flawed Facebook (FB) flotation. On Saturday, he married a Chinese doctor and longtime girlfriend, Pricilla Chan. Then on Monday, oops honey, I lost $1.2 billion. Talk about […]

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