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  • Financial Armageddon Is Here, Financial Bear 3x ETF Rejoice
    Looks like the bulls will be frying on a wooden stick via the bears bond-fire as of early morning Tuesday, June, 29, 2010, especially considering the bloody massacre that took place in our World Markets: China and Europe. Fears on the World Bank’s statement that economic growth in China... More »
    Jun. 29, 2010 FAZ, FAS, QQQ
  • Chart of the Day - 6/29/2010 – EUR/USD
    (Chart courtesy of FX Solutions' FX AccuCharts. Price on 1st pane, Slow Stochastics on 2nd pane; horizontal support/resistance levels in yellow; uptrend lines in green; downtrend lines in red; chart patterns in white; 50-period simple moving average in light blue.)6/29/2010 – EUR/USD... More »
    Jun. 29, 2010
  • Canary in the coalmine....
    Detma went 100% short USD versus the GBP and CHF on the NY close this morning Sydney time.  The model has been slowly but surely shorting USD.  It is also 100% short USD versus NZD, JPY and SGD.  It is still 60% long USD versus the EUR and 30% long versus the AUD and CAD.  I... More »
    Jun. 29, 2010 Systematic model trading
  • The Number of "PIIGS" explodes
    Welcome to the Jungle, downstate.  Remember this:  his name is STANLEY MCCHRYSTAL.Disclosure: "oh, captain my captain!"
    Jun. 29, 2010
  • Is Apple the Greatest Growth Stock Ever?
    Some tout Apple as the greatest growth stock ever.  Others predict its rapid rise to slow.  If you own Apple, what to do?  Is it too late to get in on the bandwagon now and chase AAPL further?Here’s my take. Sure, Apple’s a winner and there’s... More »
    Jun. 29, 2010 AAPL
  • Bygone Era by: Charles Payne
    I'm Hosting "Cavuto" Tonight on the Fox Business Network at 6:00 PM ESTThe market is spooked this morning over a number of things, including:> Possibility that China's economy is slowing> ECB cutting off a cash spigot to nations with fragile economies> Angst over Friday's jobs... More »
    Jun. 29, 2010 BP, Morning Market outlook, BP
  • Evidence Suggests a Bearish Test of March 2009 Lows
    Ok, so the buzz seems to be DOUBLE DIP RECESSION. Housing reports were horrificBiden says its impossoble to restore 8 million jobs lost in the "Great Recession"Payrolls to decline by another 115,000G-20 Governments are going to take the pain now and cut spending, not increase it10 year... More »
    Jun. 29, 2010
  • 10 Steps to Improve the Returns of Your Portfolio
    Ten policies that if adopted, could increase annual returns (after inflation) by 25% and long term returns by at least 50%.On May 25th, 2010, Dr. Paul Woolley, former head of the International Monetary Fund’s investment and borrowing activities, founder of the UK arm of Grantham, Mayo, van... More »
    Jun. 29, 2010
  • StreetOne Technical Analysis, LLC Market Summary-06/29/2010
     by David ChojnackiThe Market opened weak, gained some strength late morning, but then traded in narrow range for the remainder of the session and finished little changed.  At the close, the DJIA was down 5.2 points, the S&P500 off 2.1 points, and the Nasdaq100 down 2.5... More »
    Jun. 29, 2010 GLD, IAU, SGOL
  • Tuesday's FxBrief
    Beta currencies took a beating during the European Session as Aussie, Euro, Kiwi, Pound, and Loonie slipped against the U.S. Dollar. Traders may begin to position themselves ahead of influential Non-Farm Payrolls coming out from U.S. this Frday. Japanese deflation is starting to spread into... More »
    Jun. 29, 2010 ADE, BEO, BEP-RETIRED