• GS Earnings: How will they affect todays trading?
     At 8 am we are going to see the behemoth bank Goldman Sachs report earnings.  So far JPM and BAC have been hammered after their earnings and the market has taken a hit.  The chart is not very positve but we do have a very large DOJI candle from yesterday signifying some... More »
    Apr. 19, 2011
  • Pre-market News and Views
     S&P 500 e-mini futures(ES M1) have erased an overnight decline and are trading positive by 2.50 points to 1303.50 per contract this morning. A positive reaction to corporate earnings in some leading stocks such as Johnson and Johnson(NYSE:JNJ), and Goldman Sachs Group Inc.(NYSE:GS) are... More »
    Apr. 19, 2011
  • Dr. Chris Kacher and Gil Morales will be giving two presentations at the Las Vegas MoneyShow, May 11-12
    Dr. Chris Kacher and Gil Morales will be giving two presentations at the Las Vegas MoneyShow, May 11-12, on how to strategically size up the quality of a stock as well as when to buy stocks that gap up: for free... More »
    Apr. 19, 2011
  • Monday’s Bounce Off Lows Looks to Have Been a Short Covering Rally — Monday, April 18 was one of the wildest Mondays we have seen in a while.  In the pre-market, S&P released that it is lowering its outlook on the U.S. credit rating/debt.  On that piece of news, the market sold off aggressively before the bell and the... More »
    Apr. 19, 2011
  • Trying to get out of the red
    So the Rutgers MQF trading desk is not doing too hot at the moment, sitting at the bottom of the pack. It’s been a long process figuring out what we’ve done wrong and what we can improve on but I guess there are a few things that stick out to me in terms of what has caused this... More »
    Apr. 19, 2011
  • Standard & Poors Economic Pearl Harbor
    An Economic Pearl Harbor From John Nyaradi Wall Street Sector Selector No doubt there will be gallons upon gallons of ink spilled regarding today's action by Standard and Poors in which they took the historic step of downgrading the United States' long term credit outlook from stable to... More »
    Apr. 19, 2011
  • A Game Changer?
    Daily State of the Markets Tuesday Morning - April 19, 2011 Good morning. Make no mistake about it; Monday’s stock market was all about debt. There was the talk of possible debt restructuring in Greece (which would mean at least one sovereign debt default), rising rates at Spain's... More »
    Apr. 19, 2011
  • China: Three Times a Trillionaire!
    China recently announced that their FX reserves have gone past the 3 trillion USD barrier in March, and has hit 3.044 trillion USD at the end of the month. The growth from the previous month was about 146 billion USD. Here's a nice little pie chart to show the distribution of China's FX... More »
    Apr. 19, 2011
  • REE/Strategic Minerals Concentrator, April 19, 2011
    I think we are finally seeing the markets break loose from their pegs.It may be that we are finally going to get serious about testing the macro-economic environment.  Threats to downgrade American Treasuries - Federal kibuki players suddenly experiencing wardrobe malfunctions mid-play... More »
    Apr. 19, 2011
  • TAM's Pedagogics: April 19th, 2011
    Yesterday we pinned some numbers to the board, discussed some potential scenarios and opined some about technical ambivalence. Wow, who’d a thunk? (So much for ‘technical ambivalence’) Interestingly enough, the US Debt downgrade and foreigners’ repatriation was the... More »
    Apr. 19, 2011 QQQ