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Jaguar Inflation

Posted: 12/23/2014 at 8:31 pm   /   Futures, Market Commentary

It may sound crazy, but suppose the government were to decide that the health of the nation depends upon producing Jaguar automobiles and providing them to as many people as possible.

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Terrorist Attacks Impact On Emerging Markets

Posted: 07/09/2014 at 1:25 pm   /   Futures, Long and Short Ideas, Market Commentary

We have for many years observed a relationship between extremism and bear markets in the stock markets of Muslim nations. For example, this chart shows the deadliest Islamic terrorist attacks graphed against the MSCI Emerging Markets Index since the start of the index on December 31, 1987. Notice that many the attacks occurred near lows […]

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Will Gold Continue to Consolidate?

Posted: 07/07/2014 at 1:20 pm   /   Featured, Futures, Long and Short Ideas

Until recently, the world has forgotten about gold and gold futures prices it would seem. A few years ago, all we heard about was gold and silver futures making new highs on the back of the Federal Reserve’s constant money printing schemes. However, after a dramatic selloff the world of precious metals it became very […]

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Crude Oil on the Move: $112 Next Stop

Posted: 06/23/2014 at 3:44 pm   /   ETFs, Featured, Futures, Long and Short Ideas

The energy sector has surged during the last two months which can be seen by looking at the Energy Select Sector Fund (XLE). If crude oil continues to climb to the $112 level, XLE will likely continue to rally for another few days or possibly week as energy stocks are considered a leveraged way to play […]

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Steel Market About to Rally

Posted: 06/19/2014 at 11:54 am   /   ETFs, Featured, Futures, Long and Short Ideas

Commodities in general have been under pressure for the last couple years. This can be seen by looking at the Greenhaven Continuous Commodity ETF (GCC) which holds a basket of resources. The weekly chart has formed a bullish bottom pattern, and as of last January it looks as though it’s now building a basing pattern. […]

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Gold: 3 Reasons It’s Like Bitcoin

Posted: 05/03/2013 at 2:36 pm   /   Featured, Futures, Long and Short Ideas

The power of fear is amazing to me. For the most part, otherwise sane individuals will do all sorts of crazy things once things become a little bit dicey. Want proof? Look no further than the gold market. How else can you explain the massive move in an otherwise worthless metal over the last decade? […]

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