Archive for February 2011

The Economic Plan We Need

February 25, 2011  ·  Category: Humor, Macro Economics, Politics, Top Gun Financial Planning
I wrote this in response to a friend who said he agreed with Goldman Sachs that austerity is the biggest threat to the economy.  After all, look at Britain (see, for example, "Why Budget Cuts Don't ...
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Adam Shell, USA Today: Cyclical Or Secular Bull Market?

There are only two kinds of bull markets on Wall Street.  There are the normal ones that last roughly two years before petering out.  And there are the far less frequent mega-bulls that keep going ...
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Top Gun FP Client Note: Get Ready For A Nasty Correction

NOTE: Every week I write a Client Note for my clients.  For a limited time, I am allowing non-clients to sign up and receive the Client Note.  You can sign up at the top right ...
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Top Gun FP Client Note: Why Simmering Inflation Is Poised To Knock This Market Down

NOTE: Every week I write a Client Note for my clients.  For a limited time, I am allowing non-clients to sign up and receive the Client Note.  You can sign up at the top right ...
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Russell 2000 Not Confirming New S&P 500 Highs

February 7, 2011  ·  Category: Market Commentary, Technical Analysis
Here's a chart comparing the performance of the Russell 2000 index of small cap stocks to the S&P 500 since the beginning of the bull market on March 9, 2009: As you can see, the Russell ...
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Legendary Vegas Sports Gambler Billy Walters Profiled On 60 Minutes

February 1, 2011  ·  Category: Gambling
Also see some articles on Cantor Fitzgerald applying Wall Street trading technology to Las Vegas sportsbooks: "Whether Bonds or Touchdowns, They're Still A Gamble", The Wall Street Journal, February 5, 2010 "Wall Street Firm Uses Algorithms To ...
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Strong January ISM Helps Market Recoup All Friday Losses

February 1, 2011  ·  Category: Market Commentary
I really thought the riots in Egypt would be the negative catalyst that would set off that correction, but the market shrugged it off after a day. - Mark Tepper, Managing Partner, Strategic Wealth Partners January Manufacturing ...
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