Category: Trading Ideas

We Hope You took Advantage of THIS!

When we decided to launch a Trade Alert service together with Brad Thomas there were 3 rules we all agreed on: Trade for our readers like we trade for our own accounts. This means exactly what it says. We’ve all learned the hard way that getting too fancy is rarely

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Gold For Delivery Please!

Government corruption. Tautology. “The extent of corruption in Europe is ‘breathtaking’ and it costs the EU economy at least 120bn Euros, annually the European commission says.” There you have it. This statement comes directly from the European commission in a recently published report, almost certainly an incompetent bureaucratic nightmare itself

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Buying Bombed out Equities for Outsized Returns

Our friend  and partner Mark Schumacher recently brought what I feel is a fabulous undervalued opportunity to my attention. Mark is both the President and founder of Thinkgrowth, a boutique investment advisory firm in Massachusetts and a contributing editor to our investment alert service. Mark’s last short sale trade on

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The #1 Investment Going into 2014?

What should we expect after eating an exceptionally spicy 3-day-old, reheated “jungle curry” from a Mumbai Street Hawker? Decisions made when investing, trading, and in fact almost any business all center around the calculation of probabilities. Probabilities for some things are easier to determine than others, which is where I’m

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More Pain for the Yen?

In late 2011 I started shorting the Japanese Yen. I spoke about it here, here and again here. I even tried to employ my skills in evaluating private equity deals to evaluating Japan. I was coming up empty. I’ve employed a basic position of long the USD/JPY cross, long XAU/JPY

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