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  • Chambers Street Properties - Buy Signals
    Today I added Chamber Street Properties (CSG) to the Barchart Van Meerten Speculative portfolio for positive price momentum. I found the stock buy sorting the New High under $10 list for new high frequency in the last month:Barchart technical indicators: 72% Barchart technical buy... More »
    Today, 3:28 PM CSG
  • Forcefield Energy - Buy Signals
    Today I added Forcefield Energy (FNRG) to the Barchart Van Meerten Speculative portfolio for positive price momentum. I found the stock by sorting the New High under $10 list for new high frequencies in the last month:Barcgart technical indicators: 72% Barchart technical buy signalsTrend... More »
    Today, 3:27 PM FNRG
  • GT Advanced's On-Going Business During Bankruptcy Assented To By Court
    GT Advacned's Cash Crunch May Have Strained Suppliers for Several WeeksIt be the case that GTAT can pay and service its customers for their warranties in the normal course of business. Any business deal they became involved in prepetition - before the bankruptcy event - they can continue doing... More »
    Today, 3:08 PM GTAT, GTATQ, AAPL
  • Weingarten Realty Investors - Buy Signals
    Today I added Weingarten Realty Investors (WRI) to the Barchart Van Meerten New High portfolio for positive price momentum. I found the stock buy sorting the New High list for the stock hitting the most frequent new highs in the last month:Barchart technical indicators: 64% Barchart... More »
    Today, 3:02 PM WRI
  • Omega Healthcafre Investors - Buy Signals
    Today I added Omega Healthcare Investors (OHI) to the Barchart Van Meerten New High portfolio for positive price momentum. I found the stock by sorting the New High List for the stocks hitting the most frequent new highs in the last month:Barchart technical indicators: 48% Barchart... More »
    Today, 2:50 PM OHI
  • 2014-Q3 Performance Review
    After each quarter-end, I review my asset allocation and year-to-date total returns by category. The attached PDF contains my actual asset allocation as of 2014-Q3. Below is a high-level summary of the information contained in the PDF...Continue Reading »
    Today, 1:36 PM BRK.B
  • Performance - Week Ending 10/24/2014
    The Wax Ink Portfolio was up 5.4% for the week. By comparison, the Dow was up 2.6%, the Nasdaq was up 5.3%, the S&P 500 was up 4.1%, the Russell 2000 was up 3.4%, and the Volatility Index, commonly known as the VIX, was down 24.3%.Year to date, the Wax Ink portfolio is down 11.9%, the Dow is... More »
    Today, 10:53 AM AGU, SWM, CBST
  • The Closing Bell
    Statistical SummaryCurrent Economic Forecast2013Real Growth in Gross Domestic Product: +1.0-+2.0Inflation (revised): 1.5-2.5Growth in Corporate Profits: 0-7%2014 estimatesReal Growth in Gross Domestic Product +1.5-+2.5Inflation (revised) 1.5-2.5Corporate Profits 5-10%2015 estimatesReal Growth in... More »
    Today, 9:52 AM
  • NTRI And MED: Time To Throw Your Weight Behind These Weight Management Experts
    (click to enlarge)It is a well-known fact that obesity is a big problem in the United States as more than one-third of the U.S. adults are obese. However, an even bigger problem is the continued growth of obesity in recent years. This reflects growing business for companies like Nutrisystem Inc.... More »
    Today, 9:50 AM NTRI, MED
  • Is A Late October VIX Spike To Be Expected?
    The VIX tends to trade higher into the 197th session of the year prior to pulling back. The VIX then tends to find a bottom at session 204 before a move higher into session 208 to re-test the prior high. After session 208 the VIX tends to trend lower through the remainder of the year.Image... More »
    Today, 9:40 AM SPY, UVXY, TVIX