Posts Tagged ‘stock market’

  • The Icahn Speaks
    Posted by on September 29th, 2015 at 8:20 am, Comments: 0

    Billionaire investor Carl Icahn released a new video.  If you don’t understand much about the financial system, I’d be interested in hearing what you had […]

  • Fed’s Cheap Money and Company Manipulation Fueling Rally
    Posted by on March 8th, 2013 at 6:44 am, Comments: 0

    People are asking about the stock market.  What’s fueling the rally?  How can we be going up when it seems like a lot of actual […]

  • Why Vulture Capitalist Warren Buffett is in Favor Of High Tax Rates
    Posted by on December 2nd, 2012 at 11:13 am, Comments: 0

    Warren Buffett has been advocating that we raise taxes in the US.  Why would a rich guy say that?  Believe me, it’s not because Buffett […]

  • Let’s Trade Nickels
    Posted by on October 29th, 2012 at 8:08 am, Comments: 0

    Richard Grasso said this morning on CNBC that stocks should be traded in nickels, not pennies and sub-pennies.  I have been stating that since I […]

  • Morning Market
    Posted by on October 3rd, 2011 at 7:02 am, Comments: 0

    The risk of being invested in the market is going up. How can one tell? The spread between Euribor-OIS (Overnight index swaps) hit a high […]

  • A Sense of Impending Doom
    Posted by on October 1st, 2011 at 8:20 am, Comments: 0

    Mr. Market isn’t very happy right now. When I walk the streets of Chicago and talk to people that I meet they are hopeless. There […]

  • Durable Goods
    Posted by on May 25th, 2011 at 9:11 am, Comments: 0

    All the permabears will be touting the drop in Durable Goods this morning.  Backers of Obama and the Fed policies will call it, “transitory”.  As […]

  • The Worm Has Turned
    Posted by on August 12th, 2010 at 7:04 am, Comments: 0

    Wow, what a difference a day makes. After the FOMC meeting, the market had a bump. Most of the market had it’s hopes pinned to […]

  • Da Future
    Posted by on July 2nd, 2010 at 10:40 am, Comments: 0

    Lots of economics blogs out there. It is fashionable to be an economist now. Even Obama has given up law and has become an economic […]

  • China Rising
    Posted by on June 19th, 2010 at 3:39 pm, Comments: 0

    China has decided to let the yuan be more flexible.  This will be a development that will lend some confidence to stock markets.  The Euro […]

  • Stocktwits Stock Camp at CME Group
    Posted by on June 7th, 2010 at 7:43 am, Comments: 0

    On June 2, I participated in a boot camp. It was a lot of fun. People from all over the country were there. Met […]

  • Uh-Oh, Market Down Again; Momentum
    Posted by on June 6th, 2010 at 9:32 pm, Comments: 0

    These breaks get momentum. I remember during the week before the crash in 1987. My wife had won an awards trip to Palm Desert. We […]

  • Fama speaks.
    Posted by on June 1st, 2010 at 6:55 pm, Comments: 0

    Can’t really add to this. Professor Fama should get the next Nobel Prize for Economics.

  • Everything is OK…Right?
    Posted by on May 26th, 2010 at 9:06 am, Comments: 0

    Market rallied late yesterday, and is up today. So everything must be okay right?  Hardly, the market is taking a breather.  It will assume a […]

  • April Fools Market
    Posted by on April 1st, 2010 at 7:13 am, Comments: 0

    First day of the month, first day of the quarter. Many long only funds are still in cash. Cash is starting to accumulate on the […]