China’s Coming Demographic Nightmare

Thanks to China’s “one child only” policy adopted 30 years ago, and a cultural preference for children who grow up to become family safety nets, there are now 32 million more boys under the age of 20 than girls. Large scale interference with the natural male:female ratio has been tracked with some fascination by demographers […]

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April 23, 2012 – Quote of the Day

“The US has repositioned itself better than any of its global competitors. Americans are doing what they do best. They’re adapting, they’re moving, they’re finding good, and they’re surviving. That’s where we need to be,” said Tom Barrack, CEO of Colony Capital, and a former principal of the Bass Group.

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The Race Towards the Year End Fiscal Cliff

After spending all of this year ignoring the fiscal disaster that the US is facing at the end of 2012, markets are finally taking off the blinders. That might explain why the S&P 500 has dropped 4.3% so far from its April 1 peak and why it may have more to come. Remember the debt […]

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Another Alarm Bell

I am a numbers guy. Show me the data and I’ll draw my own conclusions, ignoring conflicted brokerage research, the paid talking heads on TV, and all the politically motivated garbage pumped out by industry sponsored fake research institutes. I am also a glass half full kind of guy, willing to make a positive interpretation […]

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Who the Electric Car Helps and Hurts

With gasoline prices staying stubbornly high, the number of hybrid and electric cars manufactured is soaring skyward. Toyota Motors (TM) is far and away the biggest beneficiary as the world’s largest manufacturer of hybrid cars with its Prius family that now extends to five models. Nissan Motors (NSANY) is expected to complete construction of a […]

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April 20, 2012 – Quote of the Day

“The biggest tumor that we are now facing for the economy is the shadow inventory of housing. We now have six million units that are delinquent, in default, or foreclosed, and 15 million other units for sale. Demographic demand can only soak up one million units a year. It is the biggest dilemma for homeowners,” […]

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SOLD OUT! Last Chance to Attend the San Francisco April 20 Strategy Luncheon

Come join me for lunch at the Mad Hedge Fund Trader’s Global Strategy Update, which I will be conducting in San Francisco on Friday, April 20. An excellent meal will be followed by a wide ranging discussion and a 60 minute question and answer period. I’ll be giving you my up to date view on […]

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Cheniere Energy (LNG) Gets the Green Light

There is never any guarantee that a government agency will not do something idiotic. This time it didn’t, thankfully. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) granted the final license needed by Cheniere Energy (LNG) to build the first of two liquifaction plants at Sabine Pass on the Texas Louisiana border on the Gulf of Mexico. […]

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Catch Me on Money Show TV

At the Orlando Money Show in February I recorded three videos, which readers can watch for educational purposes. I cover the coming disaster in Japan, the current state of technology in electric cars, and the long term opportunities in India. They are only about five minutes in duration each. If you want to see how […]

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Check Out These Interesting Charts

I ran through a number of charts provided by my friends at Stockcharts.com, and as a person who has been piling on the shorts for the past two weeks I was greatly encouraged. Almost every single one was pregnant with gloomy implications. This is all happening a mere 12 days before the Great Escape in […]

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April 19, 2012 – Quote of the Day

“Real estate is always the drunk driver of the economy. Usually the problem is oversupply. This time it was an oversupply of debt,” said Tom Barrack, CEO of Colony Capital, and a former principal of the Bass Group.

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Trade Alert – (GLD) April 18, 2012

As a potentially profitable opportunity presents itself, John will send you an alert with specific trade information as to what should be bought, when to buy it, and at what price.

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Trade Alert – (FXE) April 18, 2012

As a potentially profitable opportunity presents itself, John will send you an alert with specific trade information as to what should be bought, when to buy it, and at what price.

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Checking Out the Dorsey Wright Technical Model

Bill Good is a friend of mine who runs Bill Good Marketing based in Salt Lake City. His is one of the best firms out there that provides data base support for registered investment advisors and high net worth individuals to operate independently. To see his website, please click here at billgood.com. We were chewing […]

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The Technology Nightmare Coming to Your City

I tell people at my strategy luncheons that living in the San Francisco Bay area is like living in the future. There is an explosion of high tech innovation going on here, and we locals often find ourselves the guinea pigs for the latest hot products. However, sometimes the future is not such a great […]

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