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Buy Apple on the Dip

Buy the rumor, sell the news. That was again the lesson of yesterday’s new product launch, where Apple (AAPL) rolled out their new premium 5s and low-end 5c iPhones. So many commentators heaped such abuse on the company in the run up to the release that today’s weakness was a sure thing. Failure to announce […]

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Picking Up Freeport McMoRan

It is clear from the improving economic data from China that the hard landing scenario is off the table. This is great news for the producers of everything that the Middle Kingdom buys in bulk, especially copper. If you like copper, you’ve got to love Freeport McMoRan, one of the world’s largest producers for the […]

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September 11, 2013

Global Market Comments September 11, 2013 Fiat Lux Featured Trade: (MY 2013 STOCK MARKET OUTLOOK), (SPY), (IWM), (AAPL), (TLT) SPDR S&P 500 (SPY) iShares Russell 2000 Index (IWM) Apple Inc. (AAPL) iShares Barclays 20+ Year Treas Bond (TLT)

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My 2013 Stock Market Outlook

It’s time to put on your buying boots and throw caution to the wind. The S&P 500 (SPY) is likely to rebound as much as 9% from the recent 1,630 low to as high as 1,780 by the end of December. What’s more, stocks could add another 10%-20% in 2014. The nimble and the aggressive […]

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September 10, 2013

Global Market Comments September 10, 2013 Fiat Lux Featured Trade: (NOVEMBER 1 SAN FRANCISCO STRATEGY LUNCHEON), (BAILING ON MY OIL SHORT), (USO), (QUANTITATIVE EASING EXPLAINED TO A 12 YEAR OLD), (TESTIMONIAL) United States Oil (USO)

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November 1 San Francisco 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, November 1, 2013. An excellent meal will be followed by a wide-ranging discussion and an extended question and answer period. I’ll be giving you my up to date view on stocks, […]

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Bailing on My Oil Short

We got the dollar drop over the weekend that I was expecting. There was no way that the war was going to start before Obama gave his speech on Tuesday and congress votes yea or nay later on. So when the missiles failed to show by the Monday morning opening, they took Texas tea down […]

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Quantitative Easing Explained to a Twelve Year Old

 I know you spend all day trolling the Internet for the most entertaining video on YouTube every day. What, you don’t? I’m shocked, shocked. That’s OK, so I’ve done it for you. Click on the link below to watch a six-minute animation explaining quantitative easing to a 12 year old, using cute little cuddly figures. […]

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September 9, 2013

Global Market Comments September 9, 2013 Fiat Lux Featured Trade: (JOIN THE INVEST LIKE A MONSTER SAN FRANCISCO TRADING CONFERENCE) (SEPTEMBER 11 GLOBAL STRATEGY WEBINAR), (THE EMERGING “BUY” ON EMERGING MARKETS), (EWW), (EZA), (IDX), (THD), (EWM), (EPHE), (GXG), (ECH) iShares MSCI Mexico Capped (EWW) iShares MSCI South Africa Index (EZA) Market Vectors Indonesia Index ETF […]

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Join the “Invest Like a Monster” San Francisco Trading Conference

I am pleased to announce that I will be participating in the Invest Like a Monster Trading Conference in San Francisco during October 25-26. The two-day event brings together experts from across the financial landscape who will improve your understanding of markets by a quantum leap and measurably boost your own personal trading performance. Tickets […]

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Don’t Miss the September 11 Global Strategy Webinar

My next global strategy webinar will be held on Wednesday, September 11 at 12:00 noon EDT. Login in early to get a space. I’ll be giving you my updated outlook on stocks, bonds, commodities, currencies, precious metal, and real estate. The goal is to find the cheapest assets in the world to buy, the most […]

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The Emerging “BUY” on Emerging Markets

No asset class has been beaten more severely this year than emerging markets. Since the March, 2011 high, the iShares MSCI Emerging Market ETF (EEM) has plunged from $48 to $35.80, a loss of 25%. Individual markets have fared far worse. The Market Vectors Indonesia ETF (IDX) has taken a 39% haircut, while the Powershares […]

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September 6, 2013

Global Market Comments September 6, 2013 Fiat Lux Featured Trade: (MAD HEDGE FUND TRADER HITS NEW ALL TIME HIGH) (SAN FRANCISCO STRATEGY LUNCHEON POSTPONED TO NOVEMBER 1), (THE TAX RATE FALLACY), (THE COOLEST TOMBSTONE CONTEST)  

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Mad Hedge Fund Trader Hits New All Time High

The Trade Alert service of the Mad Hedge Fund Trader has posted a year-to-date gain of 40.53%, a new all time high. Performance since inception 33 months ago soared to 95.58%. This pegs the average annualized return at 34.75%. Some 71% of all Trade Alerts since the beginning have been profitable. Carving out the closed […]

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November 1 San Francisco 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, November 1, 2013. An excellent meal will be followed by a wide-ranging discussion and an extended question and answer period. I’ll be giving you my up to date view on stocks, […]

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