Who the Electric Car Helps and Hurts

With gasoline prices staying stubbornly high, the number of hybrid and electric cars manufactured is soaring skyward. Toyota Motors (TM) is far and away the biggest beneficiary as the world’s largest manufacturer of hybrid cars with its Prius family that now extends to five models. Nissan Motors (NSANY) is expected to complete construction of a […]

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April 20, 2012 – Quote of the Day

“The biggest tumor that we are now facing for the economy is the shadow inventory of housing. We now have six million units that are delinquent, in default, or foreclosed, and 15 million other units for sale. Demographic demand can only soak up one million units a year. It is the biggest dilemma for homeowners,” […]

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SOLD OUT! Last Chance to Attend the San Francisco April 20 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, April 20. An excellent meal will be followed by a wide ranging discussion and a 60 minute question and answer period. I’ll be giving you my up to date view on […]

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Cheniere Energy (LNG) Gets the Green Light

There is never any guarantee that a government agency will not do something idiotic. This time it didn’t, thankfully. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) granted the final license needed by Cheniere Energy (LNG) to build the first of two liquifaction plants at Sabine Pass on the Texas Louisiana border on the Gulf of Mexico. […]

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Catch Me on Money Show TV

At the Orlando Money Show in February I recorded three videos, which readers can watch for educational purposes. I cover the coming disaster in Japan, the current state of technology in electric cars, and the long term opportunities in India. They are only about five minutes in duration each. If you want to see how […]

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Check Out These Interesting Charts

I ran through a number of charts provided by my friends at Stockcharts.com, and as a person who has been piling on the shorts for the past two weeks I was greatly encouraged. Almost every single one was pregnant with gloomy implications. This is all happening a mere 12 days before the Great Escape in […]

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April 19, 2012 – Quote of the Day

“Real estate is always the drunk driver of the economy. Usually the problem is oversupply. This time it was an oversupply of debt,” said Tom Barrack, CEO of Colony Capital, and a former principal of the Bass Group.

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Trade Alert – (GLD) April 18, 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) April 18, 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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Checking Out the Dorsey Wright Technical Model

Bill Good is a friend of mine who runs Bill Good Marketing based in Salt Lake City. His is one of the best firms out there that provides data base support for registered investment advisors and high net worth individuals to operate independently. To see his website, please click here at billgood.com. We were chewing […]

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The Technology Nightmare Coming to Your City

I tell people at my strategy luncheons that living in the San Francisco Bay area is like living in the future. There is an explosion of high tech innovation going on here, and we locals often find ourselves the guinea pigs for the latest hot products. However, sometimes the future is not such a great […]

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April 18, 2012 – Quote of the Day

“The generals are still there, but the soldiers are leaving the field,” said Tom Dorsey of Dorsey Wright Associates, a technical analysis research firm, about the current level of stock indexes.

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Is France the Next PIIG?

All eyes are now focused on Spain, where last week’s failed bond auction took yields back over 6% for ten year paper, and the pain is clearly not confined to the plain. But longer term focused analysts are wondering if France is really the next big over ripe piece of fruit to fall in Europe. […]

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Turbulence at Boeing (BA)

Boeing Aircraft (BA) is one of the great icons of American manufacturing, and also one of the country’s largest exporters. I was given a private, sneak preview of the new Dreamliner at the Everett plant days before the official launch with the public, and I can tell you that this engineering marvel is a quantitative […]

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An Afternoon With Boone Pickens

Reformed oil man, repenting sinner, and borne again environmentalist T. Boone Pickens says that “When we turn the US green, it will have the best economy ever.” I met the spry, homespun billionaire at San Francisco’s Mark Hopkins on a leg of his self-financed national campaign to get America to kick its dangerous dependence on […]

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