Why I Am Chopping My US GDP Forecast to 1.5%

For the past two years, I have maintained a GDP growth forecast for the US of 2% a year. I have not stuck with this figure because I am stubborn, obstinate, or too lazy to update my analysis of the future of the world’s largest economy. I have kept this number nailed to the mast […]

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June 25, 2012 – Quote of the Day

“For the president to not focus on the financial industry in the wake of a financial crisis, he would have to be blind,” said former Federal Reserve governor, Paul Volker

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Here’s Your Second Chance to Sell in May

It was 3:30 am when one of my old staffers from Morgan Stanley in London called. He was now running a proprietary trading desk at Goldman Sachs, and I didn’t think he was rousing me out of a dead sleep to reminisce about the good old days. He told me that the firm’s research department […]

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Get Your New Global Trading Dispatch Password

Paid up subscribers to Global Trading Dispatch and the Diary of a Mad Hedge Fund Trader newsletter are entitled to a password that gives them access to my premium content. Without it you will be unable to access the best parts of the new website, including my daily real time trading portfolio, trade alert tutorial […]

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June 22, 2012 – Quote of the Day

“Banks make money on a big fat yield spread. The Fed is killing that,” said Michael Pento of Pento Portfolio Strategies.

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Trade Alert – (DIS) June 21,2012

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 – (JPM) June 21, 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 – (AAPL) June 21, 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 Service Blasts to New All Time High

Global Trading Dispatch’s Trade Alert Service posted a new all-time high yesterday, clocking a 48% return since inception. That takes the average annualized return up to 30.3%, ranking it among the top five performing hedge funds in the world. Those happy subscribers who bought my service in early May reaped an instant 35% profit following […]

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No Fed Action Disappoints QE Bulls

It’s always nice when intelligent people agree with you. That was my feeling after the Federal Reserve gave notice today that it was downgrading its forecast of US economic growth for 2012 from 2.6% to 2.15%. That is a major step down from the 3% and higher predictions they were hanging on to earlier. The […]

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June 21, 2012 – Quote of the Day

“When it comes to reputational risk, the banks can’t really fall off the floor,” said Bart Naylor, a consumer advocate.

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Trade Alert – (TLT) June 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.

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A Day in the Life of the Mad Hedge Fund Trader

Diary Entry for Monday, June 18, 2012 Dear Diary, 4:30 PM Sunday- Looks like my Monday is going to start early this week. One of my Athens readers e-mailed me that New Democracy was a slam dunk to win the election and would form a right of center, pro bailout, pro Euro (FXE) coalition government. […]

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June 20, 2012 – Quote of the Day

“Now, you are starting to see people front run hedge fund books. People are front running John Paulson’s book. Everybody can see this. People are starting to line up the ducks and ask which hedge funds are going to have redemptions. Which position should I get in front of? Gold is a big problem in […]

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Trade Alert – (HPQ) June 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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