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December 14, 2010 – Quote of the Day

'This is the ultimate Keynesian stimulus. We debated all summer and Keynes won. This is $800-$900 billion of stimulus over the next two years. This guarantees that the economy will surprise to the upside,' said Greg Valliere, chief research strategist at the Potomac Group.

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December 13, 2010 – Soaring With the Eagles

Featured Trades: (SOARING WITH THE EAGLES), (SLV), (AGQ), (GLD), (TBF), (TBT), (XLF), (BAC), (YCS) 1) Soaring With the Eagles. I was sleeping like a rock last night, having one of those great flying dreams. I dove, rolled, and looped through the clouds, and soared with the eagles, my arms stretched out like wings. The phone […]

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December 13, 2010 – Get Ready to Load the Boat With Tech Stocks

Featured Trades: (TECHNOLOGY STOCKS), (INTC), (CSCO), (QQQQ), (JNPR), (JSDU), (JNPR), (ROM), (CSCO)   2) Get Ready to Load the Boat With Tech Stocks. There is one sector that hedge funds have an absolute laser focus on these days, and that is technology stocks. This is where they will be pouncing at the first sign of […]

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December 13, 2010 – And What a Year It's Been!

Featured Trades: (SLV), (BAL), (PALL), (JO), (JJG), (CORN), (UNG), (FXE) (WHAT A YEAR!) 3) And What a Year It's Been! Look at the year to date performance of  the asset classes below, and it almost looks like my buy and sell recommendations I put out at the beginning of 2010. I had strong buy recommendations […]

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December 13, 2010 – Quote of the Day

'When you fly from Shanghai airport to New York airport, you're flying from the Jetsons to the Flintstone's,' said Hot, Flat, and Crowded author Tom Friedman.

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December 10, 2010 – Only Two Weeks Until the December 28 Chicago Strategy Luncheon

Featured Trades: (CHICAGO STRATEGY LUNCHEON)   1) Only Two Weeks Until the December 28 Chicago Strategy Luncheon. Come join me for lunch at the Mad Hedge Fund Trader’s Global Strategy Update, which I will be conducting in Chicago on Tuesday, December 28, 2010. A three course lunch will be followed by a 45 minute PowerPoint […]

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December 10, 2010 – The Lost Decade For Bonds Has Begun!

Featured Trades: (A TECHNICAL UPDATE ON YOUR POSITIONS), (BAC) 2) The Lost Decade For Bonds Has Begun! In order to enjoy your coming weekend, I thought you'd like a technical update of your positions, so feast your eyes on the two charts below. They say that a picture is worth a thousand words, so here […]

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December 10, 2010 – Testimonial

4) Testimonial. Signing up for your service was the easiest decision that I have ever made knowing the value that I am getting in return. Thanks for making the world of capital markets profitable for non-Wall Street guys that are busy working in other professions. Until now, I have been forced to deal with money […]

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December 9, 2010 – What a Wild Day!

Featured Trades: (BAC) 1) What a Wild Day! I was looking forward to a quiet day today. I was sitting in front of the fireplace, an oak log that I had lovingly hand carried down from Mt. Diablo crackling away, reading the morning papers. Frank Sinatras' greatest hits was in the CD player (young readers […]

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December 9, 2010 – Instant Gratification Alert

Featured Trades: (TBT), (YCS), (SSO) 2) Instant Gratification Alert. If you are one of the 1,000 recent new subscribers to The Diary of a Mad Hedge Fund Trader, religeously executed every trade I recommended, and ignore the naysayers and the party poopers, well done! As I write this, the leveraged short Treasury bond ETF, the […]

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December 9, 2010 – Please Use My Free Data Base Search

3) Please Use My Free Data Base Search. The original purpose of this letter was to build a database of ideas to draw on in the management of my hedge fund. When a certain trade comes into play, I merely type in the symbol, name, currency, or commodity into the search box, and the entire […]

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December 9, 2010 – Quote of the Day

'A market system without significant bankruptcies cannot work,' said Dr, Alan Greenspan, former chairman of the Federal Reserve.

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December 8, 2010 – Quote of the Day

'There is an extraordinary amount of crowding out that is occurring as a consequence of the United States Treasury preempting the flow of savings in the economy. Approximately one third of the decline in capital investment as a share of cash flow is directly attributable to the crowding out of all other borrowers by the […]

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December 7, 2010 – Los Angeles Strategy Luncheon Review

Featured Trades: (LOS ANGELES STRATEGY LUNCHEON REVIEW) 1) Los Angeles Strategy Luncheon Review.  Even though I grew up in Los Angeles during the fifties and sixties, visiting today feels like a trip to an exotic foreign country. It’s as if the city was destroyed in some terrible war and rebuilt in a hodgepodge way, as […]

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December 7, 2010 – There is @$*% Scalp Here in Financials

Featured Trades: (A SCALP IN THE FINANCIALS) 2) There is @$*% Scalp Here in Financials. Regular readers of this letter are well aware that I despise financial stocks for the worthless pieces of paper that they are. Therefore, I think you should rush out and buy financials stocks right now. There is a method to […]

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