Because News Corporation has systematically been bribing police for information in the UK, the US Department of Justice has a slam dunk case to prosecute it under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, the Guardian reported this morning. This could allow the Federal Government to impose massive... More »
    Jul. 9, 2011 NWS
  • 20 Best Yielding Oil and Gas Drilling and Exploration Stocks
    Best yielding oil and gas drilling and exploration dividend stocks by Dividend Yields - Stock, Capital, Investment. Here is a current sheet of 20 exploration and drilling stocks from the sector with best dividend yields. In total, the whole industry contains 79 stocks with a market... More »
    Jul. 9, 2011 ENP, SDRL, BBEPQ
  • Some Pictures Speak for Themselves
    Here is one picture that needs no additional comment (unless you want to write a book) from the 5 Min. Forecast:
    Jul. 9, 2011
  • Monetary Policy Week in Review - 9 July 2011
     The past week in monetary policy saw interest rate decisions from 14 central banks around the world, of which 7 made changes in their monetary policy settings.  Those that increased interest rates were: Sweden +25bps to 2.00%, China +25bps to 6.56%, the EU +25bps to 1.50%,... More »
    Jul. 9, 2011 JYN, EIDO, TF-OLD
  • I:m not Submitting Articles Anymore to Seeking Alpha. Instablog Only
    My followers probably noticed that my articles have not been published on SA for some time. This is how history goes. I started by blog: in the end of 2007. The main reason was to explain my investment/trade ideas to myself. And to those who... More »
    Jul. 8, 2011
  • No Speed Limits for High-Frequency Trading at The Speed Traders Book Launch Party in Times Square
    No speed limits will be imposed at the Times Square Book Launch Party for The Speed Traders, An Insider's Look at the New High-Frequency Trading Phenomenon That is Transforming the Investing World,  (, July 12, from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., at The Living Room... More »
    Jul. 8, 2011
  • S&P kissing old support, new resistance?
    The S&P (using SPY as my proxy here) has posted a furious rally over the last two weeks.  Friday’s sell-off put a dent in the positive mojo, and could be telling.  The S&P tested and closed below the bottom trendline in the big rising wedge that had formed over the last... More »
    Jul. 8, 2011 SPY
  • Google(TM) "Kafka"
    There are news reports that the FTC is investigating Google, and that Eric Schmidt is being called to testify before the Senate about anti-competitive practises.  The New York Times thinks that the "FTC should look into Google's behavior across all its businesses"... More »
    Jul. 8, 2011 GOOG
  • Xilinx Inc: cash flow valuation
    Current Price: ~ $36/shareProjected Yield: ~ 2.05%  Founded in 1984, Xilinx is the top designer of programmable logic devices by market share. Its chips are critical in the performance of various devices in the communications, data processing, industrial, consumer, and automobile... More »
    Jul. 8, 2011 XLNX
  • What would an OPEC-like lithium cartel possibly mean?
    by LI1
    With recent mention of Argentina promoting the idea of an OPEC-like cartel to control the supply and pricing of lithium this week, what exactly would that mean?Rodolfo Tecchi, director of technology and science promotion of the Argentine Ministry Science and Technology recently quoted that... More »
    Jul. 8, 2011