Archive | December, 2012

December 7, 2012

Global Market Comments December 7, 2012 Fiat Lux Featured Trades: (JANUARY 4 CHICAGO STRATEGY LUNCHEON) (AUSTERITY HITS WALL STREET), (MS), (GS), (TIME TO GET BACK INTO COPPER?), (FCX) Morgan Stanley Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. Freeport McMoran Copper&Gold

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Austerity Hits Wall Street.

With Citibank’s announcement yesterday that it is closing 84 branches and laying off 11,000 employees, it looks like a lot of bankers are going to get a lump of coal in their stocking for Christmas this year. For those who remain, the bonus is that you get to keep your job. That is the bad […]

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Time to Get Back Into Copper?

I have been following Freeport McMoRan (FCX) for about 30 years now, and it has long been one of my favorite companies, as it is one of the world’s purest plays on copper. I followed it during the dark days when the red metal was trading in the basement at $0.70/pound, and liked it just […]

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December 7, 2012 — Quote of the Day

“We’re spending billions in Iraq and Afghanistan. Let’s rebuild America first. If you build us a bridge or a school in West Virginia we won’t blow it up and we won’t burn it down,” said Senator Joe Manchin.  

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December 6, 2012

Global Market Comments December 6, 2012 Fiat Lux Featured Trades: (WHAT’S GOING ON WITH APPLE?), (AAPL), (THE CASE AGAINST TREASURY BONDS), (TLT), (TBT) (FEEL LIKE INVESTING IN A STATE SPONSOR OF TERRORISM?), (GAF), (AFK) Apple, Inc. iShares Barclays 20+ ProShares UltraShort 20+ SPDR S&P Emerging Middle East And Africa Market Vectors Africa

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What’s Going on With Apple?

In view of the gut churning $37.05 plunge in Apple’s share price today, I was hot on the phone to my contacts in Cupertino to learn what was going on. It was the worst performance in four years in percentage terms. There were unsubstantiated rumors that Q4 smartphone sales would be flat. Was there anything […]

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The Case Against Treasury Bonds.

If you want to delve into the case against the long-term future of US Treasury bonds in all their darkness, take a look at Foreign Affairs, the establishment bimonthly journal read by academics, intelligence agencies, and politicians alike, which I am sure you all have sitting on your nightstands. In a well-researched and thought-out article […]

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Feel Like Investing in a State Sponsor of Terrorism?

How about buying shares in a country whose leaders have stolen $400 billion in the last decade and have seen 300 foreign workers kidnapped? Another country lost four wars in the last 40 years. Still interested? How about a country that suffers one of the world’s highest AIDs rates, endures regular insurrections where all of […]

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December 6, 2012 — Quote of the Day

“Better to have stop and go, than no go at all,” said hedge fund legend, George Soros, about the choppy prospects for the US economy.  

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Trade Alert – (USO) December 5, 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. This is your chance to ‘look over’ John Thomas’ shoulder as he gives you unparalleled insight on major world financial trends BEFORE they happen.

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December 5, 2012

Global Market Comments December 5, 2012 Fiat Lux SPECIAL NATURAL GAS MLP ISSUE Featured Trades: (IT IS TIME TO START COOKING WITH GAS) (SEP), (CQP), (EPB), (CPI), (CIG), (BPL) Spectra Energy Partners L.P. Cheniere Energy Partners, LP El Paso Pipeline Partners LP IQ CPI Inflation Hedged ETF Companhia Energetica de Minas Geras Buckeye Partners L […]

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It Is Time to Start Cooking With Gas.

Throughout my travels around the world there is one question I can count on getting from every audience, be it in the US, China, Europe, and even the Middle East: Where can I find some yield? The favored answers are junk bonds, high-dividend equities, and emerging market sovereign debt issued by countries like double-digit yielding […]

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December 5, 2012 — Quote of the Day

“This economy is one “Grand Bargain” away from leading the world out of recession and dominating the global economy for the next 50 years,” said Mark Bertolini, CEO of Aetna

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Trade Alert – (SPY) December 4, 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 – (TLT) December 4, 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. This is your chance to ‘look over’ John Thomas’ shoulder as he gives you unparalleled insight on major world financial trends BEFORE they happen.

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