Now that the financial crisis appears to finally be subsiding, many regulators and economists have shifted their focus away from containment and towards prevention, seeking to ensure that a similar
I am becoming concerned about the gold price trend. On July 6, 2010 I did a very bearish post on the gold price on a more longer term basis. Since then I have oscillated back and forth from bullish
I am about half way through reading the book Reminiscences of a Stock Operator by Edwin Lefver which details in story form the trading skill and observations of Jesse Livermore. It is a truly
The dollar is going to be the key to virtually all markets. If it continues down it’s going to act to support asset prices. Well at least initially. At some point we are going to see the decline become
In trading on Monday, the iShares MSCI USA Index (NYSE:EUSA) is outperforming other ETFs, up about 6.67% on the day. Also up on the day are the
“I’ve been waiting patiently for months to make this call. On Jan. 1 2009, I made the same call and anyone who listened made very quick profits. The rest continue to live on the branch of life’s tree
Earlier this summer, investors around the world cheered an unexpected announcement out of Beijing, when the Chinese government announced that it would allow its currency to become more
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Vanguard launched nine new ETFs on September 9, 2010 targeting the style-box matrix based on S&P indexes with growth, value, and blend versions of the large cap S&P 500, the S&P Mid-Cap 400
I urge individual investors to save at least 10% of everything they earn for a rainy day. In an effort to increase the resilience of central banks a Group of 20 leading industrialized and developing
Recently, global regulators pushed through increased world banking regulations which will force financial institutions to increase reserves protecting against unexpected losses, with the effects
Price volume action is showing weakness on this rally and there is a good chance we could see a third failure at the 200 day. Many times, before bear markets ensue you can encounter three or
In recent articles, we discussed that Theta (Time Decay) has the potential to cause option prices to decline dramatically, particularly in the final weeks leading up to option expiration. As it turns out
I wanted to give a quick update on the post I wrote on Friday entitled: “Intraday Triangle Forecasts SPY Breakout.” After this morning’s upside gap and quick rally, we officially & successfully hit the
The U.S. market showed improvement last week, but is still falling short of the continued growth and profit opportunities that emerging markets have to offer.