Archive | August, 2012

The Fat Lady is Singing for the Japanese Yen

“Oh, how I despise the yen, let me count the ways.” I’m sure Shakespeare would have come up with a line of iambic pentameter similar to this if he were a foreign exchange trader. I firmly believe that a short position in the yen should be at the core of any hedged portfolio for the […]

Read full story Comments are closed

Get Ready to Buy the Bond Market

The Treasury bond market has just suffered one of the most horrific selloffs in recent memory, taking the yield on ten year paper up from 1.38% to an eye popping 1.83% in weeks, a three month high. Yields have just risen by an amazing 38%. This has dragged the principal Treasury bond ETF (TLT) down […]

Read full story Comments are closed

Testimonial

I have had an incredibly amazing first year with you John. The return you made for us is outstanding. After receiving one year of your education I got that feeling of being ahead of the market and especially of the Private Banking guys. What a nice feeling it is. I hope you will keep your […]

Read full story Comments are closed

August 17, 2012 – Quote of the Day

“The good news is that we have moved away from heart attack mode in the European Community,” said Gillian Tett, US managing editor of the Financial Times.  

Read full story Comments are closed

Trade Alert – (MS) August 16, 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.

Read full story Comments are closed

Trade Alert – (SPY) August 16, 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.

Read full story Comments are closed

Trade Alert – (FXY) August 16, 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.

Read full story Comments are closed

The Election is Over: Obama Won

For the second time in four years, the Republican Party has blown a presidential election through the choice of a running mate. What little chance the GOP had in winning the election has gone up in smoke with the selection of Wisconsin congressman Paul Ryan to join the ticket. Think of him as a Sarah […]

Read full story Comments are closed

Time to Pick Up Some Gold

Gold has clearly evolved into a call option on global quantitative easing. Don’t think of it just as the stuff your dentist puts in your teeth or the thing your girlfriends gets you to wrap around her finger anymore. I don’t think that the Federal Reserve will implement QE3 at its September 16-17 meeting, or […]

Read full story Comments are closed

August 16, 2012 – Quote of the Day

“Liquidity is not a financial term, it is a psychological term,” said former Federal Reserve governor Alan Greenspan.

Read full story Comments are closed

Follow Up – (GLD) August 15, 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.

Read full story Comments are closed

Trade Alert – (GLD) August 15, 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.

Read full story Comments are closed

The Slippery Slope for Oil

If volatility and lack of direction in the equity market are driving you nuts these days, thank your lucky stars you’re not in the oil market. Only last night, a Japanese supertanker plowed into a US Navy destroyer, causing prices to spike. That’s assuming that you had time to notice while sifting through numerous, contradictory […]

Read full story Comments are closed

How to Get a Free Trip to Europe

During my recent trip to Europe, I made another startling discovery about the woeful state of America’s 19th century health care system. I needed to get refills on my prescription drugs when I was in Zermatt, so I stopped by the local pharmacy and placed an order. This was for three different a typical guy […]

Read full story Comments are closed

August 15, 2012 – Quote of the Day

“There will be much more printing of money because central bankers are willing to do that. This does solve problems, it postpones them so they can become larger,” said Mark Faber, publisher of the Gloom, Boom, and Doom Report.

Read full story Comments are closed