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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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Week Ahead 8-8 and the August Surprise

on 08 8, 2010 | No Comments

Week Ahead 8-8 and the August Surprise

Week Ahead I think everyone understands not to fight a bullish trend, but at some point the manipulation has to stop.  Quite frankly, I have thrown my hands in the air to try to see what is moving

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Short Squeeze

on 07 14, 2010 | No Comments

Short Squeeze

Hopefully everyone read the week ahead last week and agreed with me on the short squeeze that has driven this market.  I think Greenspan coined the term "irrational exuberence" and that is kind of ho

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Week Ahead 7-6-2010

on 07 6, 2010 | No Comments

Week Ahead 7-6-2010

I hope everyone had a nice holiday weekend.  I find that I do more running around then I would like, but it is nice to see friends and family.  I spent most of my day yesterday doing  "chores" arou

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Why Volcone3.0 is Worthless

on 07 1, 2010 | No Comments

Why Volcone3.0 is Worthless

I just sat through the webinar for the Volcone 3.0 and I have to say that Options University is up to its old tricks.  They have produced another version of software that looks better then the last v

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SKF – Proshares UltraShort Financials

on 06 10, 2010 | 2 Comments

SKF - Proshares UltraShort Financials

To see how we traded it login on right: Details will appear below! Update 8/20/2010 10AM Since our last update, the ETF has sold off to slightly above $19 and rallied back to $22.5 today.  The ma

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Shorten Your Trading Time Horizon

on 05 13, 2010 | No Comments

Shorten Your Trading Time Horizon

After the market drops like it did last week, the one thing that a trade has to do it become protective.  By this I mean that you have to assess your portfolio as to what can happen.  I have been sa

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Why Not to Use Stop Loss Orders

on 05 13, 2010 | No Comments

Why Not to Use Stop Loss Orders

Video Below Everyone has heard about the collapse in the market last Thursday.  Magically, the EU decides to create $800 Billion out of thin air to back the countries that are in trouble.  Spain re

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Position Update – COP

on 05 7, 2010 | No Comments

Position Update - COP

In the week ahead from 4-26 we talked about taking profit in a oil stock -COP.  We had uncovered it via an analysis of the oil index and the technical picture jumped out at us. On 4-26, we suggest

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VIX Jump

on 05 5, 2010 | No Comments

VIX Jump

Most of you have been following my webinars with my former company and know that I have been a big believer in owning implied volatility.  The macro environment points to much larger moves and th

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