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  • How To Invest 10000 August 2014  0 comments
    Aug 19, 2014 3:38 PM

    Previous Week's Recommendations and

    Rules for the Market Strategies

    $100,000 Portfolio Trading Account

    Ø All options count for about $ 2,500.00 for model portfolio calculations unless

    otherwise stated

    Ø When the option has doubled sell half the position

    Ø Stop Loss protection is either half or offered with each trade

    Ø The cost of the option is the asking price (or the price between the bid and ask,

    whichever is more realistic)

    Ø The options will be followed until closed out.

    Ø Option Symbols are stock symbol with expiration month and strike price

    Option

    Cost

    Date

    Sold

    Date

    Profit/(Loss)

    P Sept 29

    4 lots

    Calls

    1.55

    08/15/14

         

    WFM Aug 39

    12 lots

    Calls

    0.93

    08/15/14

         

    SPYAug193.50

    30 lots

    Calls

    0.93

    08/12/14

    1.74 Sold half

    2.97 sold second half 2 days later

    08/13/14

    08/15/13

    $ 1215.00

    $ 3060.00

    CRM Aug 55

    16 lots

    Calls

    0.47

    08/12/14

    0.24 ( 50% Loss Rule )

    08/12/14

    ( $ 368.00 )

    SPYAug193.50

    30 lots

    Calls

    0.63

    08/08/14

    1.10 Sold 15

    Leaves 15

    1.46 Sold 15

    08/08/14

    08/11/14

    $ 705.00

    $ 1245.00

    FB Aug 72.50

    8 lots

    Calls

    1.64

    08/04/14

    2.10

    08/15/14

    $ 368.00

    BA Aug 121

    12 lots

    Calls

    1.26

    08/04/14

    2.52 Sold half on 100% Rule

    2.70 Sold Balance later

    08/14/14

    08/14/14

    $ 756.00

    $ 864.00

    WFM Aug 39

    2 lots

    $ 186 Credit

    Calls

    0.93

    07/24/13

    ( Short against Long Position )

    08/15/14

    $ 164.00

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    This Weeks' Economic Numbers and Media Data

    Monday

    10:00 hrs NAHB Housing Market Index Aug ( 53.0 vs 53.0 )

    Tuesday

    Dicks Sporting Goods ( DKS: 0.66 vs 0.71 ) Home Depot ( HD: 1.44 vs 1.24 )

    08:30 hrs CPI July ( 0.1% vs 0.3% )

    CORE CPI ( 0.1% vs 0.1% )

    08:30 hrs Housing Starts July ( 964K vs 893K )

    Building Permits ( 1001K vs 963K )

    Wednesday

    Eaton Vance ( EV 0.62 vs 0.52 ) GasLog ( GLOG 0.14 vs 0.11 ) JM Smucker

    ( SJM: 1.36 vs 1.24 ) JA Solar ( JASO ( 0.20 vs -0.58 ) Pet Smart ( PETM 0.93 vs 0.89 ) Staples SPLS ( 0.12 vs 0.16 ) Target ( TGT 0.78 vs 0.95 )

    07:00 hrs MBA Mortgage Index 08/16 ( NA vs -2.7% )

    10:30 hrs Crude Inventories 08/16 ( NA vs +1.401 Mln Bbls )

    14:00 hrs FOMC Minutes 07/30

    Hewlett Packard ( HPQ 0.89 vs 0.86 ) Int Rectifier ( IRF 0.27 vs -0.02 ) Prospect Capital ( PSEC 0.32 vs 0.38 )

    Thursday

    Kirklands ( KIRK ( -0.03 vs -0.03 ) Sears Holdings ( SHLD: -2.58 vs -1.46 )

    08:30 hrs Initial Claims 08/16 ( 308K vs 311K )

    08:30 hrs Continuing Claims 08/09 ( 2530K vs 2544K )

    08:30 hrs Export Prices ex-ag July ( NA vs -0.3% )

    Import Prices ex-oil July ( NA vs -0.1% )

    10:00 hrs Existing Home Sales July ( 5.00M vs 5.04M )

    10:00 hrs Philadelphia Fed August ( 15.5 vs 23.9 )

    10:00 hrs Leading Indicators July ( 0.7% vs 0.3% )

    10:30 hrs Natural Gas Inventories 08/09 ( NA vs 82 bcf)

    Gamestop ( GME: 0.18 vs 0.09 ) Gap ( GPS: 0.69 vs 0.64 ) Marvell ( MRVL ( 0.28 vs 0.23 ) Ross ( ROST: 1.08 vs 0.98 ) Solera ( SLH: 0.80 vs 0.68 )

    Friday

    Foot Locker ( FL: 0.54 vs 0.46 ) Royal Bank of Canada ( RY: 1.54 vs 1.46 )

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    Market Strategies Fundamentals

    Stocks and Bonds move Higher Together

    How rare is that? Nasdaq led all indexes gaining 94 points or 2.15%.The DJ Transportation average which had been in the doldrums had a great week rebounding 171.65 points or 2.12%. The Dow gained 108.98 points or 0.66%. The S&P 500 rose 23 points or 1.2% to 1955.Trading was extremely light as indecision abounds.

    Volume fell to the lowest level since the day before The July 4th holiday.

    Earnings season is just about over and was quite impressive. According to Barrons, 59% of companies in the S&P 500 beat bottom line, earnings estimates and 60.7% had exceeded revenue estimates, although traders tended to sell " the good news" causing the average stock to fall 0.7% the session after reporting.

    On the negative side, Retail Sales continues to be weak rising just 0.1% in July, well below expectations of 0.4% growth. Shares of quality Retail leaders like Macys ( M: $ 57.45 ) off $ 2.76 or 4.6% on the week. Nordstrom ( JWN: $ 65.11 ) was off $ 4.83 for the week or-6.9%. Both have fallen of a cliff and look like a disaster on the charts. Wal-Mart cut earnings guidance after falling for the seventh consecutive quarter.. Can the uptrend in stocks continue without their participation?

    Both Europe and Japan have been very weak. The German and Italian economies contracted 0.2% in the second quarter and that was before any Russian embargoes. China's Central Bank said new lending plunged in July. Japan's economy, somewhat independent of geo-politics, fell 3.2% year-to-year in the second quarter. This was the worst drop in 18 quarters according to Barclay's Research in Tokyo. The Dow Jones Retail Index remains at a very high level, 649.06. The high of 665.85 was reached March 4th of the current year, well above the low of 223.43, February 12th 2009.

    Treasuries made new weekly highs. The CBOE 30 Yr Treasury Yield Index fell to 31.35, down from a high of 67.53 February 4th 2000. The TLT equivalent is 117.71 currently, vs the high August 13, 2012 and the lowest point August 12, 2004. The TLT just began trading November 2002. The lowest yield was on August 13th 2012, when the long bond reached a low yield point of 27.39. The 10-yr equivalent is a current 23.45, a low point of 13.94, August 13, 2012 vs the high yield point 68.23, February 4th, 2000. Those are such violent extremes that the Fed has certainly reduced Treasury volatility and uncertainty, which should be long-term beneficial to economic growth.

    The Barron's 400 Mid-Cap Index closed right at its 13-week moving average leaving opportunity for both bulls and bears. The same goes for the CBOE 5 Year treasury Index which closed right on its 50-day moving average 15.41.

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    Market Strategies Economic Data

    Industrial Production increased 0.4% in July following the same increase in June. The gains might have been much stronger if ot for mild temperatures in July reducing air conditioning demand , which caused utility production to fall by 3.4%. Manufacturing production increased 1.0% in July, up from a 0.3% increase in June.

    That was the strongest increase since February.

    These numbers confirmed the accuracy of the growth in the ISM reports issued on the first day of the month. The Institute of Supply Managers report showed an increase to 57.1 in July, up from 55.3 in June. These numbers confirm the increased profitability from labor as a result of productivity gains. The profitability of manufacturing is improving in America. ( See Chart Below ) The profitability of labor to manufacturing concerns has rarely been better.

    Back to Back 0.4% months is a tough act to follow as it is likely that some production was borrowed from August especially in motor vehicle production and parts, which increased 10.1% in July. Motor vehicle assemblies jumped to 13.19 mln from 11.65 mln in June. Autos were up to 4.79 mln units and trucks 8.40 ( all numbers on an annualized basis ). This was the largest number of assemblies since July 2002. Usually, the summer months are slow due to re-tooling of the auto assembly plants, but clearly not this year.

    Capacity Utilization for July rose to 79.2%, from 79.1% in June. the best level of the year. Manufacturing which has been lagging over the years rose to 77.8% of capacity, also the best level in years. 83% has been the level required to risk inflation.

    Category

    JUL

    JUN

    MAY

    APR

    MAR

    Industrial Production

             

    Total Index

    0.4%

    0.4%

    0.3%

    0.1%

    0.9%

    Manufacturing

    1.0%

    0.3%

    0.3%

    0.3%

    0.9%

    Utilities

    -3.4%

    -0.7%

    0.0%

    -5.1%

    -0.5%

    Mining

    0.3%

    1.3%

    0.6%

    2.1%

    1.7%

    Capacity Utilization

             

    Total Industry

    79.2%

    79.1%

    79.0%

    79.0%

    79.1%

    Manufacturing

    77.8%

    77.2%

    77.1%

    77.0%

    76.9%

    Institute of Supply Management

    Category

    JUL

    JUN

    MAY

    APR

    MAR

    Total Index

    57.1

    55.3

    55.4

    54.9

    53.7

    Orders

    63.4

    58.9

    56.9

    55.1

    55.1

    Production

    61.2

    60.0

    61.0

    55.7

    55.9

    Employment

    58.2

    52.8

    52.8

    54.7

    51.1

    Deliveries

    54.1

    51.9

    53.2

    55.9

    54.0

    Inventories

    48.5

    53.0

    53.0

    53.0

    52.5

    Export Orders

    53.0

    54.5

    56.5

    57.0

    55.5

    Prices paid (not seas adj)

    59.5

    58.0

    60.0

    56.5

    59.0

    Labor generates more output per hour. As a proportion of employer spending on wages, salaries and benefits is nearly the lowest it's been since the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics began tracking this measure in 1947. Conversely, it is more profitable to be a manufacturer as can be seen from increased earnings of the large and mid-cap companies.

    See more How To Invest 10000 August 2014, Where To Invest $10000 and Good Stocks to invest in August 2014 information at:

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    This where to invest your money August 2014 information is from the August 18, 2014 Investing Strategies For 2014 Newsletter.

    To read the complete issue in .pdf format go to:

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    The where to invest your money Market Strategies Newsletter provides balanced investing strategies designed to produce high investing returns in up or down markets. Sent by e-mail Sunday evenings and available in the VIP members area, the newsletter features:

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    Disclosure: The author is long P, WFM, SPY, FB, BA, REPR, LEOM, CBLI, GALE, WFM, MBI, BCRH, MVIS, NBG, GLXZ, XRGYF, RPTP, AA, WLT, GSG, TEXQY, HL, AAPL.

    Additional disclosure: Rule 17B AttestationsPrinceton has approximately 2,581,578 shares of AIVN both free and restricted and represents them for I.R.. Princeton also has about 40,000 shares of TXGE. Princeton is paid $ 1,500 per month from RMS Medical Products. Princeton has bought 81,100 shares of RMS Medical Products. Princeton Research has been paid $ 2,500 to write a report on Xinergy.Princeton has been engaged by Target Energy. No contract is currently in place. When there is no movement in penny stocks, even though there is none or very small losses, we will liquidate ( sold AIVN on stop ) even though we like the company, if money is needed for better opportunities. We now believe REPR represents upside opportunity. The Target ADR trades at about $ 4.50 in U.S. vs 0.045 in Australia. Princeton owns 400,000 Australia shares and about 500 U.S. ADR’s. Princeton was paid about 500,000 shares of Leo Motors.Pursuant to the provisions of Rule 206 (4) of the Investment Advisers Act of 1940, readers should recognize that not all recommendations made in the future will be profitable or will equal the performance of any recommendations referred to in this e-mail issue. Princeton may buy or sell its free-trading shares in companies it represents at any time.

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