• Sunlit Mysteries and Shadow Miseries
    The more certainty we see in terms of the global inflation trends (few can cast doubt over importance of the recently published Britain’s January 4% YoY CPI, as well as the US PPI and CPI – both with evident signs of upward movement) the less certainty we experience with fundamental... More »
    Feb. 18, 2011
  • Beware of the market at these levels
    The market is in a  sell/short range.  Rallys start when things look bad, and end when things look good, and they look pretty good right now.  In addition, the technicals are lined up.  It is time to focus on being proactive again, and NOT on being a one-sided buy and... More »
    Feb. 18, 2011
  • Riding the World's Fastest Train
    The world’s largest network of high-speed rails now has the world’s fastest train running on its tracks. In China in early December, a 16-car train set a new world record during a trial run by speeding faster than 302 miles per hour. During regular service, the train will travel just... More »
    Feb. 18, 2011
    SHORTDDE.I. DuPont de Nemours & Co.VMCVulcan Materials Co.CICIGNA Corp.ZMHZimmer Holdings Inc.BSXBoston Scientific Corp.WLPWellPoint Inc.ABCAmerisourceBergen Corp.STZConstellation Brands Inc. Cl ATSNTyson Foods Inc. Cl ACPBCampbell Soup Co.MJNMead Johnson Nutrition Co.CCECoca-Cola... More »
    Feb. 18, 2011 FISV, NSM-RETIRED, CA
  • Forex4you Technical Analysis 18 Feb 2011
    EUR/USD: Technical AnalysisThe exchange rate rose as anticipated and touched the upper channel line of the move up and the trendline down off the February 2nd highs at 1.3625. This was a crucial point of resistance which led to a minor reversal in trend. Currently it is falling quite fast... More »
    Feb. 18, 2011
  • DAILY US OPENING NEWS - 18/02/11
        ·   The PBOC raised its reserve requirement ratio by 50 basis points effective as of February 24   ·   Market talk that another BOE MPC member might have voted for a rate hike in the latest BOE's rate-settlement meeting  ... More »
    Feb. 18, 2011
  • New Multi-Year Highs with Overvalued, Overbought Stocks
    The major equity averages remain extremely overbought technically, and stocks have been trading under the cloud of a ValuEngine Valuation Warning for the past month. None-the-less stocks move higher and Thursday’s highs were multi-year highs. The NASDAQ is just a percent below its October... More »
    Feb. 18, 2011 TLT, GLD, DUG
  • 3 Alternatives to the U.S. Dollar
    Yes, yes, I know it sounds ridiculous. The thought of the scrilla being replaced as the world's reserve currency seems totally absurd! After all, the dollar has kept its hold on the title ever since the end of the Bretton Woods Agreement. During that time, the U.S. has only reinforced itself as... More »
    Feb. 18, 2011
  • Si Warrent Buffet vende bolsa: ¿Qué deberíamos hacer nosotros?
    Son muy seguidos en los mercados financieros los informes trimestrales que publica en la SEC americana la sociedad holding de Warrent Buffet Berkshire Hataway por tres motivos: ·         La enorme influencia que tiene este señor... More »
    Feb. 18, 2011
  • How to Rip DVD to iTunes for Free
    Want to watch movies from your own DVD library on your iPod? With Instant Handbrake, free software for Mac OSX, you can easily make any DVD into an iTunes-compatible movie. HandBrake is an open-source program designed to convert MPEG video (including DVD-Video) into an MPEG-4 video file in... More »
    Feb. 18, 2011