• James A. Kostohryz
    Relatively bullish developments related to Spain. http://bit.ly/zOtOLP and http://on.wsj.com/w9a1sP
    3/12/12
    Reply (38)
    • James A. Kostohryz: Probabilities of budget clash between Spain and Germany may be temporarily reduced.
      3/12/12
    • 1980XLS-2.0: Can Kicking is Bullish, I suppose.
      3/12/12
    • Hillbilly Stock Star: Time to put Ibiza on bucket list?
      3/12/12
    • EconStu: Temporarily as in CTL'ers or year(s). Will melt up now continue much further than previous and safer to abandon cash position?
      3/12/12
    • X Oil-Field: James with all due respect how is this development bullish as we know spring is on it's way in Germany and what comes in spring..strikes?
      3/12/12
    • James A. Kostohryz: EconStu. No action on my part in reaction to this news. It is a development. Further developments must be monitored.
      3/12/12
    • James A. Kostohryz: X oil. Only RELATIVELY bullish. Many things still in play, such as potential spring strikes and social unrest, French elections, etc.
      3/12/12
    • X Oil-Field: Mr.Kostohryz I respect your opinion greatly here at SA so the statement was rhetorical correct?
      3/12/12
    • X Oil-Field: Its late here in Germany not sure if I worded that correctly your statement relatively bullish was rhetorical?
      3/12/12
    • James A. Kostohryz: By relatively, I mean that the balance of probabilities compute better than they did yesterday. But the balance is still not favorable.
      3/12/12
    • Grand Nagus Kelly: Still looking for the crash in April Mr. Kostohyrz?
      3/12/12
    • X Oil-Field: Thank you for reply..the balance is still not favorable.
      3/12/12
    • X Oil-Field: Good question,are we still anticipating the pullback in April May Mr.Kostohryz?
      3/12/12
    • Husky Financial: if you guys think this market will continue to upwards in a strait line, you might need to get your head checks. the correction is coming we
      3/12/12
    • Husky Financial: just dont know how much. We will see a correction in April/June and then a ramp into November just in time for Big O's push for reelection
      3/12/12
    • X Oil-Field: That's the game plan agree with you 200% would have liked to have been a fly on the wall when BB spoke with Big O in the WH yes?
      3/12/12
    • James A. Kostohryz: Have not changed my call. Top by late April; subsequent decline to 950-1,020. The cited Spain news is one element in my ongoing assessment.
      3/13/12
    • Husky Financial: 1 of the statistics that is not receiving much press is the youth (ages16-24) unemployment levels in the EZ...Greece & Spain now hitting 50%
      3/13/12
    • Husky Financial: Portugal & Italy @ 30% and rising..Can someone tell me how a continent can GROW and PROSPER when ONE HALF of its youth are out of work?
      3/13/12
    • Husky Financial: these types of things dont roll over overnight.. especially with global QE occurring all over the world. this will be the type of sell off
      3/13/12
    • Husky Financial: that leaves the pundits and talking heads asking, "How did we NOT see this coming?"
      3/13/12
    • Husky Financial: The "recovering job situation in the US" is the latest bull-rage.. PLEASE. Participation is at 10 year lows. Warmest winter in ages. its BS
      3/13/12
    • Husky Financial: i am long term bullish.. but the market and its manipulating participants (and poor mom and pop retail investors) will pay drastically for
      3/13/12
    • Husky Financial: this latest run up in the wake of MAJOR bear indicators (Europe, China, Iran/Oil). its sad really. i continue to go broke shorting this POS
      3/13/12
    • Husky Financial: market. only time will tell if my positions can remain solvent longer than the market can remain irrational. btw I Love your articles JAK
      3/13/12
    • EconStu: : HuskyFinancial , Do you have an upper limit to the S&P regarding your shorting? This market continues to go up and hard to join in now
      3/13/12
    • Husky Financial: i think the may 2008 high of 1425 is the upper bounds for the present day s&p before we see the market start to roll over.. Although,
      3/13/12
    • Husky Financial: the global CBs are working in collusion to keep this thing going higher, and it is an election year in the US. this complicates things a bit
      3/13/12
    • Husky Financial: but i am sticking with 1400-1425 as the ST top
      3/13/12
    • EconStu: JAK: Thanks for those stop suggestions last week (is it only last week) Grateful for that education after today's action.
      3/13/12
    • Microcap Growth Investor: James, time 2 reconsider getting short? WIth the FED officially on hold till they see slower growth, the market cant rely on hopium for now
      4/4/12
    • James A. Kostohryz: An important support has been yanked from market. Still, technically speaking, the market will probably have to exhaust dip buyers first.
      4/4/12
    • X Oil-Field: Hi JAK I've read post 3x have no shame saying still do not understand reply can you clarify (support yanked)(exhaust dip buyers) please?TY
      4/4/12
    • Microcap Growth Investor: Feds QE was imp support for this mkt; dip buyers that come in everytime mkt goes down will have to be exhausted, ie, tech support broken
      4/4/12
    • Microcap Growth Investor: thanks James, I think down draft is finally coming as mkt forced to deal with some realities.
      4/4/12
    • Bob Peticolas: Spain's bond auction seems to have gone remarkably well today!
      4/19/12
    • James A. Kostohryz: Both the Spanish bond and equity markets do not agree. Yields are up and the stock market was sharply down, making new lows.
      4/19/12