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Tea With Secretary of State George Schultz

Having spent time as an economics professor at MIT, Dean of the University of Chicago business school, Treasury Secretary, and Secretary of State, George Schultz has certainly covered all the bases. Now 91, he is the senior statesman and eminence gris of San Francisco, as well as a major philanthropist. When I read his bio, […]

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October 8, 2013 – Quote of the Day

“Freedom of the press is only true if you own a press,” said A.J. Liebling, a famed journalist for the New Yorker.

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October 7, 2013 – MDT Pro Tips A.M.

While the Diary of a Mad Hedge Fund Trader focuses on investment over a one week to six-month time frame, Mad Day Trader, provided by Jim Parker, will exploit money-making opportunities over a brief ten minute to three day window. It is ideally suited for day traders, but can also be used by long-term investors […]

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October 7, 2013

Global Market Comments October 7, 2013 Fiat Lux Featured Trade: (NOVEMBER 1 SAN FRANCISCO STRATEGY LUNCHEON), (SAY GOODBYE TO THE WASHINGTON DISCOUNT), (XLY), (UCC), (XLI), (UXI), (XLK), (ROM), (XLV), (RXL), (THIS IS NOT YOUR FATHER’S NUCLEAR POWER PLANT) Consumer Discret Select Sector SPDR (XLY) ProShares Ultra Consumer Services (UCC) Industrial Select Sector SPDR (XLI) ProShares […]

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November 1 San Francisco Strategy Luncheon

Come join me for lunch at the Mad Hedge Fund Trader’s Global Strategy Update, which I will be conducting in San Francisco on Friday, November 1, 2013. An excellent meal will be followed by a wide-ranging discussion and an extended question and answer period. I’ll be giving you my up to date view on stocks, […]

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Say Goodbye to the Washington Discount

If it hasn’t happened by today, then it is no more than a week away. The deep discount suffered by American stocks is about to go away. Thanks to the manufactured uncertainty emanating from the nation’s capital created by the government shutdown, stocks have been selling at a 10% or more discount to where they […]

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This is Not Your Father’s Nuclear Power Plant

On my recent trip to Oregon I met with venture capital investors in NuScale Power, which is trailblazing, the brave new world of “new” nuclear. Their technology has been pioneered by Dr. Jose Reyes, dean of the School of Engineering at Oregon State University in Corvallis. This is definitely not your father’s nuclear power plant. […]

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October 7, 2013 – Quote of the Day

“Revenues stink in the banking area. This decade will be the worst for revenue growth since the Great Depression,” said Mike Mayo, the controversial banking analyst at the Asian broker and research house, CLSA.

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October 4, 2013 – MDT – AUD/USD – Opening Trade Alert

While the Diary of a Mad Hedge Fund Trader focuses on investment over a one week to six-month time frame, Mad Day Trader, provided by Jim Parker, will exploit money-making opportunities over a brief ten minute to three day window. It is ideally suited for day traders, but can also be used by long-term investors […]

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Mad Hedge Fund Trader Hits New All Time High

The Trade Alert service of the Mad Hedge Fund Trader has posted a three year return of 101.11%, a new all time high. That compares to a far more modest increase for the Dow Average during the same period of 26%. This has been the largest profit since the ground-breaking trade mentoring service was launched […]

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October 4, 2013 – MDT Pro Tips A.M.

While the Diary of a Mad Hedge Fund Trader focuses on investment over a one week to six-month time frame, Mad Day Trader, provided by Jim Parker, will exploit money-making opportunities over a brief ten minute to three day window. It is ideally suited for day traders, but can also be used by long-term investors […]

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October 4, 2013

Global Market Comments October 4, 2013 Fiat Lux Featured Trade: (OCTOBER 9 GLOBAL STRATEGY WEBINAR), (AN EVENING WITH THE CHINESE INTELLIGENCE SERVICE), (FXI), (CYB), (BIDU), (CHL), (BYDDF), (CHA) iShares China Large-Cap (FXI) WisdomTree Chinese Yuan (CYB) Baidu, Inc. (BIDU) China Mobile Limited (CHL) BYD Company Ltd. (BYDDF) China Telecom Corp. Ltd. (CHA)

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Don’t Miss the October 9 Global Strategy Webinar

My next global strategy webinar will be held on Wednesday, October 9 at 12:00 noon EDT. 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 cheapest assets in the world to buy, the most […]

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An Evening with the Chinese Intelligence Service

I normally avoid the diplomatic circuit, as the few non-committal comments and soggy appetizers I get aren’t worth the investment of time. But I jumped at the chance to celebrate the 62nd anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China with San Francisco consul general Gao Zhansheng. Happy Birthday China! When I casually […]

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October 4, 2013 – Quote of the Day

“To get rich is glorious!” said Deng Xiaoping, the Chinese general who launched the country’s modern economy in the seventies.

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