• Executive Vice President of WWE Studios Resigns
    WWE announced this past week that the Executive Vice President of its WWE Studios segment, Michael Pavone, resigned to 'pursue other interests'. Coming off a string of high profile movie flops ('The Chaperone' and 'That's What I Am') as well as the mediocre re-launch of WWE's... More »
    Aug. 13, 2011 WWE
  • The Link between Behavioral Finance, the Adaptive Market Hypothesis and Today's Financial Market Crisis
    Introduction; Interesting Times We are living in interesting times. Within academia top level professors like Andrew Lo of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) present innovative work that links Economics to Psychology and Neuro-Physiology to explain why our traditional,... More »
    Aug. 13, 2011
  • Stop-Limit Order
    The only type of sell-order I use: Stop-Limit Order.  This does not help with a gap down where your stop-limit order does not execute. That is why I use other techniques to hedge portfolios. "A stop-limit order is an order to buy or sell a stock that combines the features of a stop... More »
    Aug. 13, 2011
  • Monetary Theory on a Desert Island Thought Experiment
    Imagine you were LOST on a desert island with about 100 people.  Economics is much easier to understand now.  After solving your most pressing basic needs such as food, water, and shelter, such a group would develop an economy of sorts if given enough time.  A specialization of... More »
    Aug. 13, 2011
  • David Tepper - Appaloosa Management Q2-2011 Fund Portfolio
    David Tepper - Appaloosa Management Q2-2011 Fund Investing Strategies By Dividend Yield – Stock Capital, Investment. Here is a current portfolio update of David Tepper - Appaloosa Management’s portfolio movements as of Q2/2011 (June 30, 2011). In total, he held 58 stocks with a total... More »
    Aug. 13, 2011 C, PFE, GT
  • Can’t Downgrade U.S. without Downgrading EVERYTHING
    There’s a difference between nominal default and real default, and the ratings agencies only measure the probability of nominal default.  The U.S. may very well be on course to default on its debt obligations in real terms through inflation and currency debasement.  However,... More »
    Aug. 13, 2011
  • Income Portfolio - Month Four - Stormy Weather!
    Riders on the storm  Into this house we're born  Into this world we're thrown  Like a dog without a bone  An actor out alone  Riders on the storm    What a crazy couple of week's we've been having!  Very fortunately, in last month's update of our virtual... More »
    Aug. 13, 2011 SUNEQ, SONC, IMAX
  • Wall Street closes strongest oscillation week
    US stock markets closed higher on friday 12th of August in a week marked by volatility. Silver closed higher and Gold consolidated its correction. The Euro was little changed vs the USD. West Texas Intermediate Crude Oil closed around $85,30 per barrel. The Big Picture On friday 12th of August,... More »
    Aug. 13, 2011 SPY, GLD, USO
  • Gold price pauses for breath
    2011-AUG-12After an almost uninterrupted rise in the price of gold spurred by the increase in the debt ceiling and the Fed’s pledge to keep interest rates at emergency levels for the foreseeable future, we are finally seeing a correction in the price of gold. After reaching a high of... More »
    Aug. 13, 2011 GLD, PHYS
  • AJ Discala's To Be Giving Foundation
    AJ Discala, CEO of The Broadsmoore Group, has decided to contribute a large donation to the “To Be Giving Foundation.” The To Be Giving Foundation was created by AJ Discala CEO of The Broadsmoore Group, in order to help support socially responsible companies and people that need a... More »
    Aug. 13, 2011