December 12, 2011 – Quote of the Day

“I don’t know where the next 1,000 points is coming from, but I know where the next 10,000 points is coming from,” said Sir John Templeton, when he was playing chess with me at his home at Lyford Cay in the Bahamas many years ago.  

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Trimming Down the Book for Year-end

Given the failure of the “RISK OFF” trade to develop any serious downside momentum this week, I am using the dip this morning to take a small profit on my S&P 500 ETF (SPY) puts. We had every reason to go down, given the Standard and Poor’s threatened European debt downgrade on Monday night. If […]

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December 8, 2011 – Quote of the Day

“You are either looking out five days or five years in this market. You’re either a surfer or a yacht. There are no small boats anymore,” said Bob Iaccino, a trader at Your trading room.com.

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Trade Alert Update – (SPY) December 7, 2011

Trade Alerts are a premium subscription service, you must login to read the details. 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 – (SPY) December 7, 2011

Trade Alerts are a premium subscription service, you must login to read the details. 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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Hedge Funds Circling Over the European Wreckage

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Why I’m Pulling the Plug On My Euro Shorts

I am pulling the plug on my short position in the Euro here, selling my Euro ETF (FXE) January, 2012 $134 puts at cost. It’s not that I have suddenly fallen in love with the beer drinkers and the garlic eaters. This is an option driven decision. With market volatility falling across all asset classes, […]

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December 7, 2011 – Quote of the Day

“Europe is in the terminal phase of its life,” said David Murrin of Emergent Asset Management.

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Trade Alert Update – (FXE) December 6, 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 insight on major world financial trends BEFORE they happen.

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Trade Alert – (FXE) December 6, 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 insight on major world financial trends BEFORE they happen.

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There is a Method to My Madness

Take a look at the charts below, and you will see what prompted me to knock out some shorts on the S&P 500 (SPY) on Friday. The longer the current trading range in the index works, the more traders pile into it, confining it to an ever narrowing range. I am even hearing that fundamental […]

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Europe Whispers the Magic Words

I heard the magic words today from German chancellor Angela Merkel and French president Nicolas Sarkozy: “treaty changes”. That will be the gist of their joint proposal at the European summit this coming Friday to deal with the sovereign debt crisis. To me, this means that the two besieged leaders are finally biting the bullet […]

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Testimonial

Dear John, I’m extremely passionate about markets and am already building a hedge fund at the age of 31. Please continue to be yourself and inform. I want to learn from you all I can to successfully understand the next likely moves based on your insights and reasoning. I just wish you were my uncle […]

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December 6, 2011 – Quote of the Day

“Bull markets don’t die, they are killed by central bankers,” said JJ Burns of JJ Burns & Co., an investment advisor.

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Trade Alert Service Posts a Blistering One Year 42% Return

Last week marked the one year anniversary of my Trade Alert Service, and subscribers could not be happier with the results. The first year return came in at 42.2%, putting us in the top one tenth of one percent of all hedge fund managers. By comparison, the S&P 500 Index came in wheezing with a […]

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