What’s up with BYD?

When I first bought shares in the Chinese electric car manufacturer, BYD (BYDDF) (or Build Your Dreams) in 2009 on the heels of Warren Buffet’s 10% investment, it looked like a total home run. The stock soared from $1.50 to $11, given me a paper return of 730%. Undercover, I Totally Blend Last year, the […]

Read full story Comments are closed

European Style Homeland Security

The English are feeling the pinch in relation to recent events in Libya, and have therefore raised their security level from “Miffed” to “Peeved.” Soon, though, security levels may be raised yet again to “Irritated” or even “A Bit Cross.” The English have not been “A Bit Cross” since the blitz in 1940, when tea […]

Read full story Comments are closed

November 8, 2011 – Quote of the day

“There are more beauty parlors than there are beauties,” said the late CBS commentator, Andy Rooney. The same can be said about stock brokers. He also said “I just wish insignificance had more stature.”  

Read full story Comments are closed

November 7, 2011: Quote of the Day

“I’m not a dove or a hawk on monetary policy, I’m an owl,” said Richard Fisher, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas.  

Read full story Comments are closed

Testimonial

A full double on my FXE puts means…a dancing girl for you. You deserve it! Raising a glass to the Greek Prime Minister as I type this. Thanks John. You rock!! CK

Read full story Comments are closed

Goodbye Steve Jobs, Hello Dividend?

Analysts continue to be stunned by the rate at which cash is rolling into Apple (AAPL). At current cash flows, the company’s hoard is expected to grow from $81 billion to $120 billion by next June, an increase of nearly $200 million a day! So far, the company has resisted every entreaty to part with […]

Read full story Comments are closed

October Nonfarm Payroll Surprise Points to Market Upside

The October nonfarm payroll came in at a pedestrian 80,000, compared to 158,000 in September, a rate that is somewhat less than what matches population growth. But it is the numbers behind the numbers that will deliver the big market impact. The headline unemployment rate came in at a nosebleed 9.0%. August and September were […]

Read full story Comments are closed

Trade Alert- (JEF) Update November 6, 2011

Trade Alert-Update regarding the alert on November 4, 2011. 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 […]

Read full story Comments are closed

Trade Alert – (JEF) November 4, 2011

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.

Read full story Comments are closed

Report From Australia

SPECIAL AUSTRALIAN ASSET CLASS REVIEW     I am writing this report on the ferry boat from Sydney to Manley, where I will attend a gathering of Australia based hedge fund managers to absorb their collective wisdom. I have deliberately taken the slow boat,  so I have the time to give this report the depth […]

Read full story Comments are closed

November 3, 2011 – Quote of the Day

“Economics is extremely useful as a form of employment for economists”, said noted Harvard economics professor, John Kenneth Galbraith.

Read full story Comments are closed

Testimonial

Hello John. I`d like to subscribe to your Macro Millionaire program. I`m sure glad I found you as your suggestions have been gloriously FANTASTIC! Short the long bond-WOW. Appreciatively, John Memphis, Tennessee

Read full story Comments are closed

Why I Covered My Euro Short

I am taking my profit in the Euro (FXE) December $140 puts this morning, nailing the high of the day at $5.70, and clocking a stunning three day profit of 107%. This adds 5.63% to the year-to-date return for Macro Millionaire, taking us up to 46%. Non option players who bought the short Euro ETF […]

Read full story Comments are closed

Watch Out for the Chihuahua Glut

Yesterday, I wrote about the Nevadan wrinkle in the housing crisis where distressed homeowners are letting their horses go wild to make their mortgage payment. Now neighboring California is facing a Chihuahua glut, where evicted homeowners are handing over their pets to animal shelters. The diminutive Mexican canine enjoyed a boom in popularity in recent […]

Read full story Comments are closed

Meet the New Website

Thanks to the thousands of new subscribers that have poured into this service in recent months, I have been able to complete a major upgrade of my website at www.madhedgefundtrader.com . Now that the daily traffic is reaching astronomical proportions, it is time to join the big league of online financial services with an industrial […]

Read full story Comments are closed