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Review of my Global Macro Trading Ideas for Retail Investors

|Includes: AAPL, BTU, CEO, CSX, DBA, DELL, iShares MSCI Brazil Capped ETF (EWZ), FXI, GGB, GLD, HOGS, KOL, MOS, NSC, NTR, PKX, PTR, SNP, UNP, VXX, WLT, YCS
My
Rating
Position Tckr. Sec. Long/
Short
Pub.
Date
Org.
Price
Cur.
Price
Gain/
(Loss)
*** iShares MSCI Brazil Index ETF EWZ Brazil Long 10/09/09     72.12     77.28      7.2%
** iShares FTSE/Xinhua China 25 FXI China Long 10/09/09     42.89     44.03      2.7%
** Apple AAPL Tech Long 10/09/09   190.47   214.38    12.6%
** Zhongpin Inc. HOGS China Long 10/09/09     14.15       16.2    14.5%
** Posco PKX Steel Long 10/16/09     116.5   135.54    16.3%
* Gerdau GGB Steel Long 10/16/09       16.8     17.59     4.7%
*** ProShares Yen UltraShort YCS Japan Long 10/30/09     20.25     20.75      2.5%
* CSX CSX Rail Long 11/13/09     48.95     50.15      2.5%
* Norfolk Southern NSC Rail Long 11/13/09     51.67       53.4      3.3%
* Union Pacific UNP Rail Long 11/13/09     63.55       66.3      4.3%
** Peabody Energy BTU Energy Long 11/13/09     43.55     49.49    13.6%
*** Walter Energy WLT Energy Long 11/13/09     68.26     81.89    20.0%
** Market Vectors Coal ETF KOL Energy Long 11/13/09     34.17     39.32    15.1%
*** PowerShares DB Agriculture ETF DBA Ag Long 11/20/09     26.03     26.86      3.2%
** PetroChina PTR China Long 12/10/09   123.64   127.18      2.9%
*** Sinopec SNP China Long 12/10/09     83.51     86.97      4.1%
* CNOOC CEO China Long 12/10/09   155.41     166.5      7.1%
** The Mosaic Company MOS Ag Long 12/20/09     58.31     63.15      8.3%
*** Potash Corporation POT Ag Long 12/20/09   108.72   118.39      8.9%
** Dell Inc. DELL Tech Long 12/31/09     14.36     14.87      3.6%
                *Versus S&P500
Currency Reccomendations                
** Australian Dollar AUD FX Long 10/09/09     0.903     0.912      0.9%
** Brazilian Real BRL FX Long 10/09/09     1.740     1.737      0.1%
*** Japanese Yen JPY FX Short 10/09/09   89.690   91.670      2.2%
** Korean Won KRW FX Long 10/09/09   1164.3   1143.0      1.9%
** Mexican Peso MXN FX Long 10/09/09   13.262   12.814      3.5%
                 
Hedges                
(NYSE:H) iPath VIX Short-Term Futures ETN VXX Vol. Long 12/24/09       32.6     32.09     -1.6%
(H) SPDR Gold Shares GLD Gold Long 12/24/09   108.36 109.700      1.2%
Source: Bloomberg


Disclosure: Long DELL DBA YCS WLT POT PKX HOGS