Archive for September, 2011

Weekly Recap of US Equities

Sep 30 2011

The market is “attempting” to average big gains this week but over-all the Dow Jones Industrial Average is only up about 150 points from last week (take into account, the DJIA ended last week -735 points down, so 150 pt rally is not a big deal). Not counting today, the…

Are We Headed For Another Recession?

Sep 29 2011

For some odd reason, even though it is by now very, very clear that the world is back in a depressionary state, some are still fascinated by the inflection point of the global economy, and wonder: “are we headed for a recession?” (which obviously is the wrong question). Anyway, to…

Micro Economics: Euro-zone and Commodities

Sep 27 2011

The market is off to another wild week as the Dow Jones Industrial Average try’s to shake off last week’s crash. Recapping last weeks movement, the DJIA tumbled a total of 6.4%, the worst decline since the market crash of 2008. Dow Jones Industrial Average As many of you know,…

Operation Oliver Twist

Sep 21 2011

I am constantly confused about this “operation twist” that keeps coming up in the news, the next leg of attack from the Fed.  In fact I wasn’t totally sure what is was so I did a little looking around.  First important thing to know about it, there’s NO connection to Oliver!…

The FOMC and QE3, What’s Coming?

Sep 20 2011

Our good friends at the Fed are up to bat yet once again and the outcome will have major impact on the markets, once again!  The big news hits us traders right between the eyes tomorrow at 11:15am PDT and the big question is what in the h-word will they…