Trade Alert – (FXE) May 4, 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 – (FXY) May 4, 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 – (GLD) May 4, 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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The Lost Decade For Bonds is Beginning!

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 is 2,000 words worth. If you have been negative on bonds as I have, these charts should […]

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Be Careful ,Your PC is Watching

Hey! You there, staring at this monitor. This is your PC talking to you. No, not you over there standing in the background. I’m talking to the guy sitting in front of me poking at my keys. Ouch! That one hurt! So you thought no one was watching, did you? Let me straighten you out. […]

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May 4, 2012 – Quote of the Day

Business people will know better than anyone that the pop in spending won’t last,” said John Taylor, an economics professor at Stanford University.

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Trade Alert – (PHM) May 3, 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 – (BA) May 3, 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 – (IWM) May 3, 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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The Bad Economic Data Deluge

Traders were sucker punched this morning with the release of the April ADP showing that private sector hiring came in at a flaccid 119,000, some 56,000 less than expected. This signals that the Department of Labor weekly jobless claims due out at 5:30 AM EST could be equally grim, and the Friday nonfarm payroll even […]

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Undercutting Canadian Tar Sands

Anyone who has any illusions about the Canadian tar sands business should take a look at the picture below. I’m not a fanatic, sandal wearing, organic bean sprout eating environmentalist, but just looking at it tells you that this is an eco-disaster of Biblical proportions. A $50 billion investment by several firms over the last […]

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The New California Gold Rush

On my way back from Lake Tahoe last weekend I saw that every bend of the American river was dotted with hopeful miners, looking to make a windfall fortune. Weekend hobbyists were there panning away from the banks, while the hardcore pros stood in hip waders balancing portable pumps on truck inner tubes, pouring sand […]

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May 3, 2012 – Quote of the Day

“Isn’t it funny when you walk into an investment firm, and you see all of the financial advisors watching CNBC? That gives me the same feeling of confidence I would have if I walked into the Mayo Clinic or Sloan Kettering and all of the doctors were watching the TV soap opera General Hospital,” said […]

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When the Demographic Headwind Becomes a Tailwind

I managed to catch up with my friend, Harry Dent, the other day, the guru on all things demographic (click here for his site at http://www.hsdent.com/ ). Regular readers of this letter are well aware of the enormous headwind impeding all assets classes caused by the retirement of 80 billion baby boomers, which started in […]

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The Hard Numbers Behind Selling in May.

If I had a nickel for every time that I heard the term “Sell in May and go away” this year, I could retire. Oops, I already am retired! In any case, I thought that I would dig out the hard numbers and see how true this old trading adage is. It turns out that […]

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