• Falling Volatility - Profiting from market calm using RUT
    The markets went haywire over the last couple of weeks, with a real stock market crash in the making.Now we're experiencing a recovery with falling volatility levels on most stocks and indices and it seems that some semblence of calm is pervading the markets.I've opened an options trading... More »
    Aug. 11, 2011 IWM
  • The 72-Hour Report: How Shanghai is Navigating Uncharted Territories After S&P's U.S. Debt Downgrade
    The 72-Hour Report series will attempt to provide a chronicle of the impact of the U.S. credit rating downgrade by S&P in Shanghai, one of the most important financial centers of the world. Golden Networking's Public Finance Leaders Forum 2011, "Navigating Uncharted Territories After... More »
    Aug. 11, 2011 CHINA
  • Stocks that beat the market on yesterday's big down
    MyMinter came out a new report called "Stocks beat the market" that lists all the stocks having better performance than its benchmark index with some additional criteria. It is helpful to find stocks with higher relative strength especially when its benchmark market experienced a big... More »
    Aug. 11, 2011 TPI, GPRC, HGSH
  • Read The Stock Market Correctly And Profit
    The stock market is holding a majority of the gains. The SPDR S&P 500 ETF (NYSE:SPY) is trading at $115.32, +3.03 (+2.70%). The key to this market is whether or not the gains can be held into the close. Just yesterday, the markets sold sharply in the final ninety minutes of trading. This is... More »
    Aug. 11, 2011 SPY, MMM, CAT
  • Global Banks Can Fall Further
    Even after sharp recent declines, the chart patterns show that four of the most prominent global bank stocks still have more downside potential.As if the US debt-ceiling debacle and credit downgrade wasn't enough, now the market has shifted its attention to rumors swirling in Europe about the... More »
    Aug. 11, 2011 SAN, DB, LYG
  • The best thing now is consolidation.
       Forget the QQQ's . If you want to own the best of the best, just buy GOOG and AAPL.  CMG is good too and will take off, and conversely back right back down with the market. Don't  be afraid of missing a market. It will show itself soon enough. As for now, wait for a... More »
    Aug. 11, 2011
  • SODA Stock Fizzles But Lows Finally Hit
    Sodastream International Limited (NASDAQ:SODA) has been one of the leaders in an otherwise ugly market. However, this morning the company reported earnings that did not meet Wall Street expectations. In this bear market environment, any miss on earnings results in a massive stock price collapse.... More »
    Aug. 11, 2011 SODA, KO, PEP
  • Importance of geographical diversification
    As a citizen of Finland I've heard many local "celebrity investors" recommend against geographical diversification. They claim that a Finnish investor has the "home base advantage" in Finnish stocks and that diversification into different sectors is sufficient. In the... More »
    Aug. 11, 2011
  • Weak Hands Flushed, Stock Market Rally Now
    The markets are surging higher on the back of pure and simple technical analysis. While the media will point to a lowering of fear in Europe, the fact is the bottom in the market was in two days ago. On Tuesday the Dow Jones Industrial Average staged a 700 point reversal. Then Wednesday the Dow... More »
    Aug. 11, 2011 SPY, QQQ, DIA
  • (NHPR, AVA, CRWE, CRI, SOR) Stock Updates by
    National Health Partners Inc. (NHPR) With National Health Partners' CAREXpress, you can choose from over 12,000 chiropractors nationwide who offer a FREE spinal exam plus savings of 50% on diagnostic tests and x-rays and 30% on adjustments and treatments. Chiropractic is a hands-on therapy... More »
    Aug. 11, 2011