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June 1, 2010 – Refrain: I’d Rather Have a Poke in the Eye with a Sharp Stick than Buy Equities

(SPECIAL MARKET TIMING ISSUE) Featured Trades: (EWM), (EWP), (EEM), (EWY), (EWZ), (FXI) ISHARES MSCI MALAYSIA INDEX ISHARES MSCI SPAIN INDEX ISHARES FTSE/XINHUA CHINA 25 INDEX ISHARES MSCI BRAZIL INDEX ISHARES MSCI SOUTH KOREA INDEX 4) Refrain: I’d Rather Have a Poke in the Eye with a Sharp Stick than Buy Equities. I’m feeling pretty good […]

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June 1, 2010 – Quote of the Day

'We have few, if any spare tires left,' said Mohamed El-Erian, CIO of mega bond house Pimco, about the nail studded road ahead for the US

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May 28, 2010 – Buy when a Lynch Mob is About to Hang Them From the Lamp Post

Featured Trades: (BP), (RIG)   1) Buy when a Lynch Mob is About to Hang Them From the Lamp Post. You know my preference for buying country funds when there is blood in the streets. The corporate equivalent of that maxim has to be to buy when a lynch mob is about to hang them […]

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May 28, 2010 – Enjoy the Dollar Rally While it Lasts

Featured Trades: (LONG TERM DOLLAR TREND) 2) Enjoy the Dollar Rally While it Lasts. Any trader will tell you the trend is your friend, and the overwhelming direction for the US dollar for the last 220 years has been down. Our first Treasury Secretary, Alexander Hamilton, found himself constantly embroiled in sex scandals. Take a […]

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May 28, 2010 – This Could Deliver Wall Street’s Next Windfall

Featured Trades: (CARBON TRADING CREDITS) 3) This Could Deliver Wall Street’s Next Windfall. I can tell you right now that cap and trade is going to win the political battle over a carbon tax, hands down. Don’t waste a nanosecond of your time even thinking about it. Obama doesn’t want to be tarred with pushing […]

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May 28, 2010 – A Memorial Day Tribute

Featured Trades: (A MEMORIAL DAY TRIBUTE) 4) A Memorial Day Tribute. Monday is Memorial Day, and I'll be putting on my faded Marine Corp fatigues and railroad track bars and leading the town's veteran's parade. So I thought it would be a good day to tell you the story of my Uncle Mitch. Since job […]

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May 28, 2010 – Quote of the Day

'Earnings models that have worked over the last 10, 20, or 30 years don't hold water anymore,' said Paul Schatz, president of Heritage Capital.

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May 27, 2010 – Get Ready to Load the Boat With Tech Stocks

(SPECIAL TECHNOLOGY ISSUE) Featured Trades: Technology Select Sector SPDR (XLK), PowerShares QQQ (QQQQ), ProShares Ultra Technology (ROM), (INTC), (CSCO) (IBM), (JNPR), (JDSU), (SNDK), (MU), (ASML), (XLK), (QQQQ), (ROM)   1) Get Ready to Load the Boat With Tech Stocks. There is one sector that hedge funds have an absolute laser focus on in the melt […]

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May 27, 2010 – Quote of the Day

'In terms of asset returns, inflation, and real growth, half size, as opposed to full size, is going to be the norm going forward,' said bond king, Bill Gross, of PIMCO.

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May 26, 2010 – The Hard Truth About Residential Real Estate

Featured Trades: (RESIDENTIAL REAL ESTATE), (LEN), (PHM), (XHB)   1) The Hard Truth About Residential Real Estate. Anyone who believes that housing is on the rebound, and that now is the time to buy, should take a very hard look at the numbers I dredged up for my spring lecture and luncheon tour. There are […]

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May 26, 2010 – Is it Time to Revisit Buying Gold Against the Euro

Featured Trades: (GOLD/EURO), (GOLD), (EURO) 2) It is Time to Revisit Buying Gold Against the Euro, which I have been dabbling in for the last 15 months (click here for my initial call). This involved buying gold and then going short an equal dollar amount of Euros against it. I don’t spend a lot of […]

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May 26, 2010 – Who Said the Dollar Was Going Down?

Featured Trades: (SILVER DOLLARS) 3) Who Said the Dollar Was Going Down? I knew silver was doing well, but not that well! Possibly the oldest silver dollar in existence, a mint condition 1794 liberty dollar, sold at auction for $7.85 million last week, the highest price ever paid for a coin. The value of the […]

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May 26, 2010 – Silver Buffalo Update

Featured Trades: (SILVER BUFFALO) 4) Silver Buffalo Update. It seems like we have a lot of graduating relatives this year. The link I sent you to buy .999 silver buffalo coins yesterday sold out within the hour. If you are still interested in accumulating these sought after coins, please click here.

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May 26, 2010 – Quote of the Day

'Housing could be the first of the double dips,' said Art Cashin of UBS.

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May 25, 2010 – Take a Second Visit to the Trough on the Australian Dollar

Featured Trades: (FXA), (EWA), (AUSSIE/EURO CROSS)   1) Take a Second Visit to the Trough on the Australian Dollar. Many readers made a killing last February when I recommended that they buy Australian dollars and short the euro and the yen against it (click here for the call). The outright Aussie/US Dollar (FXA) jumped from […]

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