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  • Buying The Dip In Apple? You're A Market Timer [View article]
    Psst....Tactical asset allocation is timing the markets....fancy word for advisors to use and taught in the Series 65....feels better to say I am a tactical asset allocator
    than a market timer...
    Aug 4, 2015. 05:05 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Market Update: The Short-Term Picture For The S&P 500 Looks Challenged. Where Does The Market Go From Here? [View article]
    Peter.... you are incorrect....if an investor had the misfortune to invest in
    VFINX (Vanguard S&P 500 Index fund) on March 24,2000 ( the market high) and held it to last Friday... reinvesting the dividends..the total return would be 81.43%.....the Consumer Price Index
    increased 39.39% over that same time period....
    Aug 4, 2015. 04:54 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Best Ways To Invest -- What's Your Opinion? A Place To Share Ideas! #79 [View instapost]
    Vanguard Natural Resources 7.875 4/1/2020 trades around 88
    now...on December 16 2014 this bond was trading around 78....
    Aug 3, 2015. 04:58 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • On the hour [View news story]
    Sub $2 gasoline by Xmas?
    Aug 3, 2015. 04:48 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Best Ways To Invest -- What's Your Opinion? A Place To Share Ideas! #79 [View instapost]
    Car sales...

    http://bit.ly/1KMSaAB
    Aug 3, 2015. 04:04 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Best Ways To Invest -- What's Your Opinion? A Place To Share Ideas! #79 [View instapost]
    MEMP 7.625 5/01/2021 bonds....

    Currently with a bid at 84.5....made a low of 73 on December 16 2014...on 3/17/15 was trading at 92...end of 2nd qtr closed at 95...
    Aug 3, 2015. 02:55 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Best Ways To Invest -- What's Your Opinion? A Place To Share Ideas! #79 [View instapost]
    Tack...

    Agreed... I doubt I have picked the bottom on XLE....but
    with an exercise price of 60 maybe I would be close....
    Aug 3, 2015. 12:57 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Best Ways To Invest -- What's Your Opinion? A Place To Share Ideas! #79 [View instapost]
    Tack...

    They are not connected....did not want to buy XLE outright but was willing to sell an OTM XLE put..delta .19...probability of touching .34....

    Vix option is a play on a S&P 500 selloff occurring over the next 70 or so days...delta .53 probability of touching .38....
    Aug 3, 2015. 12:46 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Best Ways To Invest -- What's Your Opinion? A Place To Share Ideas! #79 [View instapost]
    December 2019 Brent futures....all time low...66.75
    Aug 3, 2015. 12:26 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Market Update: The Short-Term Picture For The S&P 500 Looks Challenged. Where Does The Market Go From Here? [View article]
    On average...375 million gallons of gasoline consumed a day in the United States...
    Aug 3, 2015. 11:41 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Best Ways To Invest -- What's Your Opinion? A Place To Share Ideas! #79 [View instapost]
    Sold some December 2015 XLE 60 puts...trying to buy some
    November 2015 VIX 16 calls....all small trades relatively speaking...
    Aug 3, 2015. 10:14 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • ISM Manufacturing Index at 52.7 [View news story]
    "Oil price decline continues to negatively impact Oil & Gas industry in North America as many projects are not economically viable. Oil & Gas jobs outlook is in retrenchment. Petrochemical (refining and chemical manufacturing) is positive from a margin perspective, but focus is steady on safe cost containment." (Petroleum & Coal Products)

    "Global orders still holding up in the wake of international uncertainties." (Fabricated Metal Products)

    "There’s an abundance of containerboard in the global markets." (Paper Products)

    "Business continues to be strong." (Furniture and Related Products)
    Aug 3, 2015. 09:56 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Personal Income and Outlays [View news story]
    Year over Year Nominal Wages and Salaries.... +4.15%
    Aug 3, 2015. 08:47 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Market Update: The Short-Term Picture For The S&P 500 Looks Challenged. Where Does The Market Go From Here? [View article]
    Based on current option prices on SPY....48% chance of a 7% correction by the end of the year....28% of a 10% correction by the end of the year....7% chance of a 20% correction by the end of March next year....
    Aug 3, 2015. 08:19 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Market Update: The Short-Term Picture For The S&P 500 Looks Challenged. Where Does The Market Go From Here? [View article]
    Excellent article....comment on the advance decline line....it is one of the better indicators for spotting a major market top but it is fraught with false signals...the winning signals have confirming economic and capital markets signals of weakness already in place...

    Aug 3, 2015. 05:02 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
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