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…

EUR/USD Next Move, Fed’s Next Move

Sep 16 2011

The global economies are currently inundated with news, “possible outcomes” interventions, politicians and their grand ideas etc.  This all translates into some very interesting situations in the currency markets.  Last week we saw the result of some of that news hitting, the EUR/USD was in the process of breaking out…

What do trading and hang gliding have in common?

Sep 14 2011

**this video might not be for the “queezy” stomach folks out there** It was a wild day in the markets, everything was rolling along nicely… Just another day in paradise.  Then BAM news comes out that Austria had failed to ratify and pass a vote needed to proceed with the…

September 11th…

Sep 11 2011

September 11th is a major day in the history of the United States of America as well as in the world, it was a reminder that no one is safe from the evils of conspiring people.  We see this manifested in several various ways through money, politics etc but this…