Nonfarm Payroll Signals Major “RISK ON”.

Analysts were stunned by Friday’s October nonfarm payroll, which came in at a solid 171,000, vastly better than the 30,000-150,000 that the trading community expected. The headline unemployment rate edged up to 7.9%.  More importantly, August and September were revised up by 84,000. It all makes the conspiracy theories offered up to explain last month’s […]

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What to do in November.

Since this is such an important development for investors on the calendar, I thought I would repeat this piece from a few weeks ago. After all, we need every edge we can get! If I had a nickel for every time that I heard the term “Sell in May and go away” this year, I […]

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An Adrenalin Shot for Uncle Buck.

It was just a matter of time before the dreadful long-term fundamentals of the Japanese economy finally fed through to their currency. It appears that the much better-than-expected October US jobs data has at last done the deed. The logic of the foreign exchange market is quite simple. A stronger-than-expected US economy means that there […]

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November 5, 2012 — Quote of the Day.

“If we’re looking at a new normal economy, you’re going to see slow growth going forward, something like 3%-6% for both stocks and bonds. You are not looking at double digit growth for any investor that we had in the past,” said Bill Gross of bond giant PIMCO.

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Trade Alert – (FXY) November 2, 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 – (FXE) November 2, 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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Economic Policy for the Second Obama Administration.

The call came in from Treasury Secretary, Timothy Geithner’s office. He was inviting me to join a select group of hedge fund managers to suggest economic policy priorities for the second Obama administration. He was leaving the job in three months, and wanted to make sure I knew the key career staffers who would carry […]

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November 2, 2012 — Quote of the Day.

“If it bleeds, we can kill it”, said former governor, Arnold Schwarzenegger, in the hit movie, Predator.  

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Trade Alert – (IWM) November 1, 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 – (GOOG) November 1, 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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Trade Alert – (CORN) November 1, 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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My 2012-13 Stock Market Forecast.

I see four black swans inbound on my radar. When they land, they will have a major impact on your investment performance this year and next. Get it right, and you should end up among the top of your investing peers. Misread the cues and you will go down in flames. It’s that simple. Let […]

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October 31, 2012 — Quote of the Day.

“It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent, it is the one that is the most adaptable to change,” said the discoverer of evolution, Charles Darwin  

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Trade Alert – (SPY) October 31, 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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Note to Readers:

I finally heard from my research man in New York. There is no power in midtown Manhattan, and life is pretty boring living by candlelight on the 35th floor of a building with no elevator. So he stopped at a KFC long enough to charge a cell phone battery and call me to tell me […]

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