Posts tagged ZB_F

Hot Money Flowing In and Out of Markets

With the debt ceiling debate roiling, low volume hot money flows out of certain asset classes and into others. Beware of how it turns when it the debate ends. It might flow a lot differently than you expect.






May 13 Trading Minute

It’s Friday the 13th.  For the superstitious, just stay inside.  For people that don’t care, there are some interesting set ups happening in the market today.  An aside, I hope the Bulls kick some Miami Heat ass in the next …






Friday Breakfast Links

Soros dumping Gold and Silver, Paulson buying. Who’s right? If you want to know more about yesterday’s Jobless Claim number.  This is pretty good. If you think that employment loss in the US is simply due to US firms offshoring …






Monday Breakfast Links

Hope you had a good week end. I was at Stanley’s in Chicago. It’s on Elston and North. Bought ten pints of strawberries for .49 cents. Yes, you read that correctly. So, we made some strawberry jam this week end. …






Inflation? Deflation? Headwinds? Tailwinds?

Looking at different private investment reports that people send me to try and get a picture of what various advisors are saying to their subscribers. This one jumped off the page at me from Stansbury and Associates, “Here’s the number …






Breakfast Links

President Obama attacks speculators.  His health apparatus tries to replace a CEO.  The NLRB tries to tell Boeing how to run its business. Wayne Allen Root has an opinion. In the mood for another flash crash? I am not either. Dodd-Frank …






The Bernank

Can you feel the earth moving? History was made today. The first press conference by a Fed chair after a meeting. We didn’t have to check the size of his briefcase to see what expectations were post meeting. The real …






Breakfast Links

It’s a massacre in Syria.  In its infinite wisdom, the UN is going to give them a seat on the human rights council! Syria has closed its borders, is rounding up citizens and slaughtering them. The UN is a joke. …






Breakfast Links

Chicago Black Hawks force a game 7.  Down 3-0, with their backs up against it.  They have a chance.  They backed into the NHL playoffs.  Never give up the ship. NYSE boosts case for consolidation with DB.  Question.  How are …