Live Webinar Monday April 19th 6:00PM The Insiders Guide to Shredding the Markets

I'm spilling the beans, the secret sauce during this live webinar. Everything I've learned in over twenty years of trading the markets including how we just earned 92% in 92 days in a diversified…


It takes a contrarian, someone willing to do the work, explore the less traveled road.  As the poet said, it made all the difference. 

You don't beat the market by following consensus opinion, buying high-flying momentum stocks, or chasing the latest hot fund manager.  It takes a contrarian, someone willing to do the work, explore…


Strategic Insider Selling - SEC gives giant loophole to corporate insiders

First off- this is not news.  This loophole has been in existence since 2000 but it's sinister characteristics have not been adequately publicized.  I am including in this post the entire paper I…


We Will See QE3. Just Not Until We Need It

The notes from yesterday's Fed meeting have managed to spur back-to-back down days in the market, seemingly all based on the lack of language hinting at an immediate round of Quantative Easing.  This…


Bear markets begin in good times. Bull markets begin in bad times.

By: Harvey Sax I haven’t been able to conclusively cite the origin of the above quote, 'Bear markets begin in good times.  Bull markets begin in bad times’ but undoubtedly it was from an investor who…


CBOE - Index Option Strategies - Buying Index Puts to Hedge

Calculating Index Contracts to Hedge a Portfolio Stock prices tend to move in tandem in response to the overall stock market as measured by the S&P 500 Index (SPX). The 500 stocks that comprise…


Are you agressive or conservative?

A lot of that depends on the beta of your portfolio.  But before we get into all of that, let's go over just what beta is. Stock Beta is a ratio that indicates how a stock fluctuates with relation…


James Turk Interview With Eric Sprott On, You Guessed It, Gold | ZeroHedge

James Turk Interview With Eric Sprott On, You Guessed It, Gold Submitted by Tyler Durden on 11/08/2011 21:11 -0500 Bond Central Banks Eric Sprott Gross Domestic Product Hyperinflation International…


Poll: 65% of Americans Support Balanced Budget Amendment - Hit & Run : Reason Magazine

A Sachs/Mason Dixon poll released today [PDF] has found that "65 percent of the public supports" a balanced budget amendment, "with 27 percent opposed, [and] 8 percent undecided." By party…


Businomics Blog: Small Business in the Economic Doldrums

Small Business in the Economic Doldrums Small business is down in the dumps. Just compare the attitudes shown in NFIB's survey of small business owners with the Business Roundtable's survey of…