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Taking FX to Next Level with Options

on 02 10, 2011 | No Comments

Taking FX to Next Level with Options

Sick of day trading? Sick of being stuck at computer? Want to trade a product that is not manipulated by thin volume like stocks?  Please read on! A new service for active investors is opening the

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Follow The Leader – Government Layoffs

on 01 27, 2011 | No Comments

Follow The Leader - Government Layoffs

In order to stay ahead of the curve, you have to think ahead of the curve. More layoffs are coming to states who are trying to trim their balance sheet. It is only a matter of time before we have act

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Health Care Update

on 12 13, 2010 | No Comments

Health Care Update

There are three quick updates for you that are not  market changers, but ones that are important. 1) A Federal Judge ruled that the Obamacare's "requirement" of minimum coverage for all citize

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Fed’s Second Round of QE2 – TBT

on 11 3, 2010 | No Comments

Fed's Second Round of QE2 - TBT

For those of you long term readers, you may remember my interest (no pun intended) in watching the Fed's movement in the bond market vs interest rates.  My overall thesis was pretty simple,  cheap m

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Health Care Waivers – BS

on 10 8, 2010 | No Comments

Health Care Waivers - BS

This is the sad state of our political country.   A month before elections McDonald's and 29 other firms get health care coverage waivers.  So if you are a big company and you employ a  ton of

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Trust No One

on 10 6, 2010 | No Comments

Trust No One

Great article from Paul B. Farrell. For those of you that want to continue to view the market with rose colored glasses, don't read this! Here are a couple of highlights: This appears near th

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Why You can Throw Traditional Diversification in the Trash

on 09 23, 2010 | No Comments

Since I was in my college finance classes, the one thing that has been drilled into my head about investing is to diversify.  The traditional method of diversification is dead as we know it.   Here

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CPI- The Plundering of Social Security

on 09 17, 2010 | 1 Comment

CPI- The Plundering of Social Security

This is not a new concept, but this should be understood by every person thinking that they will get back everything that  they put into Social Security.  First, Social Security was designed to be s

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Roubini says that 400 Banks will Fail

on 09 7, 2010 | No Comments

More than 400 US Banks Will Fail: Roubini Here is an article from CNBC.  I have repeatedly mentioned the banks.  An interesting point that Roubini makes is that the large banks are backstopped but

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FDIC Bank Problem List hits 829

on 08 31, 2010 | No Comments

FDIC Bank Problem List hits 829

An article and graph on the bank problem list.  If anyone really believes it is getting better, we merely have to look at the cold hard facts. http://money.cnn.com/2010/08/31/news/companies/fd

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