There Are No Gurus.

If there was ever an argument that you should rely on independent newsletters for guidance about financial markets, such as The Diary of a Mad Hedge Fund Trader, and not traditional brokerage houses, take a look at the chart below from JP Morgan. It shows that despite all of the reforms passed after the dotcom […]

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September 21, 2012 — Quote of the Day

“It’s all artificial stimulation. The market wouldn’t be here without quantitative easing,” said a NYSE floor trader.  

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Trade Alert – (GOOG) September 20, 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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Get the Most Bank Per Buck From my Research.

Sometimes market moves call for options, and I’ve used a lot of them recently. Can options be profitable? The proof is in the pudding as my strategies have paid off handsomely. However, I do get a lot of questions about option strategies and how best to place trades. In an effort to help my readers […]

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Why Apple May Go Ballistic.

I went into my local Apple store last week to buy an iPhone 5 to replace my aging iPhone 4s. The sales girl looked at me like I was out of my mind. She gave me a website address where I could pre-order and said good luck. I found out later that the company sold […]

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September 20, 2012 — Quote of the Day.

“The reality is that the iPhone 5 is going to do more for the economy than QE3,” said Kevin Warsh, a former Federal Reserve governor.  

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Trade Alert – (GLD) September 19, 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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If You Had Any Doubts About Gold …

Since Ben Bernanke’s announcement of QE3 last week, new forecasts for gold have been popping up like acne at a high school prom. They range from the conservative to the absurd, from $1,900 to $55,000. But they all have one thing in common: higher. Before you head down to the local coin store to load […]

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Trade Alert – (AAPL) September 19, 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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The Ultra Bull Case for Gold.

I am constantly barraged with emails from gold bugs who passionately argue that their beloved metal is trading at a tiny fraction of its true value, and that the barbaric relic is really worth $5,000, $10,000, or even $50,000 an ounce (GLD). They claim the move in the yellow metal we are seeing is only […]

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Testimonial.

I really like your daily take on the markets and world issues. You have earned your stripes over and over. You are a statesman of the money world. I will see you on your next visit to Seattle. Stay safe, Mike Seattle, Washington  

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September 19, 2012 — Quote of the Day

“The old yardsticks don’t seem to be working anymore,” said Art Cashin, a strategist at UBS.  

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Emergency Strategy Reversal.

I think that Ben Bernanke’s QE3 is such a game changer, that we have to throw all existing strategies into the trash and start all over again from scratch.  Suddenly, investors and traders have to face the prospect of adding $500 billion to $1 trillion to the Fed’s balance sheet, taking it to a record […]

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September 18, 2012 — Quote of the Day

As opposed to the mentality of the last couple of years where you faded every piece of good news, we may be moving to a period where you fade the bad news because you know there is a clear game plan below it,” Jim O’Neill, chairman of Goldman Sachs International in London.  

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Trade Alert – Emergency Strategy Reversal – September 17, 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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