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My Favorite Secret Economic Indicator

It was with an enormous sense of pride and relief that I watched the last of my kids graduate from the University of California at Berkeley. Clutching his hard fought degree in political economics in hand, Robert posed for photos among friends, with thousands of beaming parents looking on. His mother died ten years ago, […]

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May 15, 2013 – Quote of the Day

“The less prudent you find the actions of others, the more prudent you need to act yourself,” said oracle of Omaha, Warren Buffett.

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May 14, 2013

Global Market Comments May 14, 2013 Fiat Lux Featured Trade: (REPORT ON THE SKYBRIDGE ALTERNATIVES CONFERENCE) (REPORT FROM LAS VEGAS)

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Report on the SkyBridge Alternatives Conference

I am writing to you from the poolside cabana number B-2 at the Bellagio Hotel in Las Vegas. It is an unseasonably cool 70 degrees in the shade and the air is bone- dry, so I’m on my third banana daiquiri for the day. The days when I risked getting my hands broken with a […]

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Report From Las Vegas

As with all of my visits to Sin City, I made a beeline to my inside guy — a blackjack dealer at Caesar’s Palace. It’s been a slow summer and an even slower fall. With global warming delivering the hottest summer in history, the last place tourists wanted to visit was the desert. Midwesterners have […]

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May 14, 2013 – Quote of the Day

“An analyst is someone who knows a lot about a few things, and learns more and more about less and less, until eventually, he knows everything about nothing,” said Howard Marks, chairman of Oaktree Capital Management, at the Las Vegas SkyBridge Alternative Asset Conference.

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SOLD OUT – July 19, 2013, Frankfurt Strategy Luncheon

Come join me for lunch for the Mad Hedge Fund Trader’s Global Strategy Update, which I will be conducting in Frankfurt, Germany on Friday, July 19, 2013. A three course lunch will be followed by a PowerPoint presentation and an extended question and answer period. I’ll be giving you my up to date view on […]

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May 13, 2013

Global Market Comments May 13, 2013 Fiat Lux Featured Trade: (MAY 15 GLOBAL STRATEGY WEBINAR), (JAPAN IS JUST GETTING STARTED), (THE PASSING OF A GREAT MAN)

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Don’t Miss the May 15 Global Strategy Webinar

My next global strategy webinar will be held on Wednesday, May 15 at 12:00 noon EDT. This one will be open to the public, so login in early to get a space. I’ll be giving you my updated outlook on stocks, bonds, commodities, currencies, precious metal, and real estate. The goal is to find the […]

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Japan is Just Getting Started

Constantly chained to my MacBook Pro at home writing this letter, it is not often that I am in the room when a major market-moving event occurs. That is what happened at the SkyBridge Alternatives Asset Conference (SALT) in Las Vegas on Thursday (click here for the link at http://www.saltconference.com/). I was listening to one […]

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The Passing of a Great Man

It was with a heavy heart that I boarded a plane for Los Angeles to attend a funeral for Bob, the former scoutmaster of Boy Scout Troop 108. The event brought a convocation of ex-scouts from up and down the West coast, and said much about our age. Bob, 85, called me two weeks ago […]

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May 13, 2013 – Quote of the Day

“Everything begins and ends with quantitative easing”, said Jeffrey Gundlach, the CEO of hedge fund Doubleline Capital, and the new bond king.

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Follow Up to Trade Alert – (FXY) May 10, 2013

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 – (FXY) May 10, 2013

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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May 10, 2013

Global Market Comments May 10, 2013 Fiat Lux Featured Trade: (THE REAL ESTATE MARKET IN 2030) (BREAKFAST WITH FED GOVERNOR BOB MCTEER), (TAKE A RIDE IN THE NEW SHORT JUNK ETF), (SJB), (JNK), (CORN) ProShares Short High Yield (SJB) SPDR Barclays High Yield Bond (JNK) Teucrium Corn (CORN)

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