Entries by The Mad Hedge Fund Trader

Using Momentum Stocks to Call the Market

Hardly a day goes by without a reader asking me which indicators I follow when determining my impeccable market timing. The short answer is that there are hundreds, and the 50-year accumulation updates real-time 24/7 in my head. However, there is one in particular indicator that is worth mentioning today. That would be the performance

There Are No Gurus

If there was ever an argument that you should rely on independent newsletters for guidance about financial markets, such as The Diary of a Mad Hedge Fund Trader, and not traditional brokerage houses, take a look at the chart below from JP Morgan. It shows that despite all of the reforms passed after the dotcom

A Cow Based Economics Lesson

SOCIALISM You have 2 cows. You give one to your neighbor. COMMUNISM You have 2 cows. The State takes both and gives you some watered down milk. FASCISM You have 2 cows. The State takes both and sells you some milk at an inflated price. NAZISM You have 2 cows. The State takes both and