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  • RegMed Daily Dialogue, 8/12/11, the week rolls out with volatility and confidence issues
    The 6 W’s: Who, what, where, when, why and what of it… Stocks posted gains early Friday, at the end of a choppy week of trading, as I “welcomed any positive announcements with a deep and cleansing breathe” a healthy report on retail sales.  Markets in the... More »
    Aug. 12, 2011
  • Now We Know
    Folks, I may be out at The Money Show in San Francisco catching up with my good friends at Bull & Bear Institute and Investor’s Business Daily, but that doesn’t mean I’m not trying to figure out what’s going with all this market volatility. And in my analysis, I... More »
    Aug. 12, 2011
  • Will the Stock Rollercoaster Trigger a Rollover in Gold?
    Will the Stock Rollercoaster Trigger a Rollover in Gold?     Based on the August 12nd, 2011 Premium Update. Visit our archives for more gold & silver analysis.   This is one of those weeks where it is truly difficult to know where to begin. This is August. Nothing is supposed... More »
    Aug. 12, 2011 GLD, SLV, GDX
  • Oil Tank Car Rail Shipping Rates
    Volume of a Tank Car:49 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Chapter I Part 179, Specifications for Tank Cars Subpart B-General Design Requirements§179.13 Tank car capacity and gross weight limitation   821 Barrels per Tank Car 3277 Shipping Rate 3.991474 Dollars per Barre;l So, someone... More »
    Aug. 12, 2011
  • Sector and Capitalization Performance
    The chart below shows performance of US sectors and capitalizations over the trailing 12, 6, and 1 month(s).  Performance updated through 8/11/2011.
    Aug. 12, 2011
  • Beat the heat with low-beta, low-P/E stocks like Coca-Cola
    Guest Analyst: Tim Biggam, TradingBlock  (August 12, 2011, 1:40am CDT)SymbolAnalyst Target PriceTarget DateKO$68.50Dec. 16, 2011With the most recent spate of market volatility, opportunities have arisen to position investors in low-beta, low P/E, decent yielding stocks that have a... More »
    Aug. 12, 2011 KO
  • Every Trade Is Bank Trade
    It can easily be seen by most traders that when the bank stocks trade higher the major stock indexes trade higher. Obviously, the opposite is true when the large bank stocks decline the major stock indexes will usually follow. If we go back in time, we will realize that every bailout whether it... More »
    Aug. 12, 2011 JPM, WFC, C
  • Suncor: Lookin' Good
    Suncor has been mentioned by the analysts lately. So what’s the deal? Are they a good stock pick or bad? Whats the story? Over all, SU looks like a pretty strong pick, and these analysts agree. Here is some research and number break downs to get a better visual of SU’s potential.Find... More »
    Aug. 12, 2011 SU
  • Attractive valuations? Does that mean Keynes-ja vu all over again?
    Commentary & AnalysisAttractive valuations: does that mean Keynes-ja vu all over again?Hey – you can’t argue against the fact that stocks and commodities are more attractive buys right now than they were two weeks ago, based entirely on relative value.  Would I rather buy... More »
    Aug. 12, 2011
  • The Trade that Killed Dighton Capital?
    There have been quite a few winners and losers in the immediate aftermath of the 2011 crash (does this move have a name yet?), and one of the biggest losers has been discretionary trader Dighton Capital. We posted their ‘defense’ of their position two weeks ago, but things went... More »
    Aug. 12, 2011