Archives for September 2009

Monthly Archives: September 2009

Zebras vs. institutional portfolio managers

The following analogy comes from Ralph Wanger, founder of the Acorn Fund (via Bill King): “Zebras have the same problem as institutional portfolio man ...
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Bill Gross Investing in Long-Dated Treasuries

Bloomberg reports that PIMCO's Bill Gross is exchanging his corporate bonds for longer-dated government securities out of concern for deflation. This ...
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Financial Services: Prospects for Your Future

In a lively discussion with Simon Johnson (MIT Prof, former Chief Economist, IMF), Lawrence Fish (former Chairman and CEO, Citizens Financial) deconst ...
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Fifty common mistakes traders make

An interesting survey has just found its way into my inbox, courtesy of Ratio Trading. The survey of more than 500 experienced futures brokers asked w ...
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Michael Moore Visits CNBC

Michael Moore pays CNBC a visit to discuss his views on the "legalization of greed", and his new documentary, Capitalism: A Love Story. A provocative ...
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Mortgage Resets: Have We Been in The Eye of the Hurricane?

We originally published the main body of this story in mid-June this year, and are reprising it now as the chart below from Credit Suisse's chart is m ...
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WealthTrack: Is “Mr Market” ahead of himself, or just catching up?

This week on Consuelo Mack WealthTrack three investment pros discuss their winning strategies. David Winters is the founder and portfolio manager of t ...
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Chart of the Day: Dow Jones vs. Monetary Base

The chart below comes courtesy of Andy Kessler and shows the strong relationship between the movement in the Dow Jones Industrial Index and the moneta ...
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Bonds & equities: Expect a major shift

This post is a guest contribution by Dian Chu*, market analyst, trader and author of the Economic Forecasts and Opinions blog. The S&P has skyrock ...
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Words from the (Investment) Wise (Sept. 27, 2009)

After hitting its best levels of the year on Wednesday ahead of the Federal Open Market Committee’s (FOMC) communiqué, the S&P 500 Index ran into ...
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Bored?

Looking for something exciting to do on the weekend? Click play to view: Flying men with flying suit from Xavier on Vimeo. ...
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The Secret of Obama’s Success

Obama's consistency is forever captured in photos in this amazing video montage: Click play to view: Barack Obama's amazingly consistent smile from Er ...
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Canada on the Cusp of Something Big – Forget about inflation for now

Canada is on the cusp of something big. A boom in commodities means Canada will outperform the US over the next decade. Our recovery and upward trajec ...
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FOMC Policy Statement – nature of incoming data allow Fed to wait and watch

This post is a guest contribution by Asha Bangalore* of The Northern Trust Company. The tone of the policy statement and details are largely close to ...
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Doug Casey on Gold

Doug Casey is an American free-market market economist, financial author and entrepreneur. He has been writing a monthly investment newsletter, the In ...
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