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August 8, 2013

Global Market Comments August 8, 2013 Fiat Lux Featured Trade: (A PERFECT STORM HITS THE GRAIN TRADE), (POT), (AGU), (DBA), (DE), (CAT), (WHY YOU SHOULD CARE ABOUT THE IRANIAN RIAL COLLAPSE), (USO), (UNG), (XLE) Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan, Inc. (POT) Agrium Inc. (AGU) PowerShares DB Agriculture (DBA) Deere & Company (DE) Caterpillar Inc. (CAT) United […]

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A Perfect Storm Hits the Grain Trade

Grain traders have suffered a terrible 2013, a perfect storm of great news for farmers and terrible news for prices. But while farmers can make up for low prices with higher production, no such convenience exists for grain traders. In January, right out of the gate, the USDA predicted that the US would produce the […]

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Why You Should Care About the Iran Rial Collapse

The Iranian Rial (IRR) has just suffered one of the most cataclysmic crashes in the history of the foreign exchange markets. It is off a mind numbing 90% since the beginning of 2011. One dollar now buys 24,834 Rials. Watch out Zimbabwe! When communications between intelligence agencies suddenly spike, as has recently been the case, […]

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August 8, 2013 – Quote of the Day

“Unfortunately, the guys who regulate are always regulating last year’s game,” said Mario Gabelli, CEO of Gabelli Asset Management.

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August 7, 2013 – MDT – Euro Position Update

While the Diary of a Mad Hedge Fund Trader focuses on investment over a one week to six-month time frame, Mad Day Trader, provided by Jim Parker, will exploit money-making opportunities over a brief ten minute to three day window. It is ideally suited for day traders, but can also be used by long-term investors […]

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August 7, 2013 – MDT Midday Missive

While the Diary of a Mad Hedge Fund Trader focuses on investment over a one week to six-month time frame, Mad Day Trader, provided by Jim Parker, will exploit money-making opportunities over a brief ten minute to three day window. It is ideally suited for day traders, but can also be used by long-term investors […]

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August 7, 2013 – MDT Pro Tips A.M.

While the Diary of a Mad Hedge Fund Trader focuses on investment over a one week to six-month time frame, Mad Day Trader, provided by Jim Parker, will exploit money-making opportunities over a brief ten minute to three day window. It is ideally suited for day traders, but can also be used by long-term investors […]

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August 7, 2013

Global Market Comments August 7, 2013 Fiat Lux Featured Trade: (MUSINGS OF A DINOSAUR), (THE INSIDE STORY ON APPLE’S STEVE WOZNIAK), (AAPL) Apple Inc. (AAPL)

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Musings of a Dinosaur

I often get accused by readers of being a dinosaur, of being insensitive to the feelings of others, and of living as a relic from a previous age. Well, you all may be right. So it is with some amusement I run a piece that I have lifted from my friend, Dennis Gartman’s The Gartman […]

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The Inside Story on Apple’s Steve Wozniak

I first spoke to Steve Wozniak via HAM radio when I was 12 and he was the 14-year-old president of the Homestead High School radio club in Cupertino, California. With seven children, my dad was pretty stingy with allowance money. But when it came to electronic parts, I had an unlimited budget, as that is […]

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August 7, 2013 – Quote of the Day

“There is one peculiarity about mass psychology in that when you are in a bubble, you can’t see it. Bubbles are invisible when you are inside the bubble,” said the charming Jim Dines, of The Dines Letter.

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August 6, 2013 – MDT – Line…Sept. Call Trade Alert

While the Diary of a Mad Hedge Fund Trader focuses on investment over a one week to six-month time frame, Mad Day Trader, provided by Jim Parker, will exploit money-making opportunities over a brief ten minute to three day window. It is ideally suited for day traders, but can also be used by long-term investors […]

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August 6, 2013 – MDT Pro Tips A.M.

While the Diary of a Mad Hedge Fund Trader focuses on investment over a one week to six-month time frame, Mad Day Trader, provided by Jim Parker, will exploit money-making opportunities over a brief ten minute to three day window. It is ideally suited for day traders, but can also be used by long-term investors […]

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August 6, 2013

Global Market Comments August 6, 2013 Fiat Lux Featured Trade: (AUGUST 9 ZERMATT, SWITZERLAND STRATEGY SEMINAR), (WHY US STOCKS ARE DIRT CHEAP), (SPX), (IWM), (AAPL), (MS), (GS), (TSLA), (USO) S&P 500 Large Cap Index (SPX) iShares Russell 2000 Index (IWM) Apple Inc. (AAPL) Morgan Stanley (MS) The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (GS) Tesla Motors, Inc. […]

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August 9 Zermatt, Switzerland Strategy Seminar

Come join me for the Mad Hedge Fund Trader’s Global Strategy Seminar, which I will be conducting high in the Alps in Zermatt, Switzerland at 2:00 PM on Friday, August 9, 2013. A PowerPoint presentation will be followed by an open discussion on the crucial issues facing investors today. Coffee, tea, and schnapps will be […]

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