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Saudi Oil

The last time we looked at the oil chart was in a post about CanRoys. At the time, there were plenty of oil bears on CNBC predicting $20-30 oil, but I was pretty sure that $50 was going to hold. Fast forward two months, oil’s back up to $63 a barrel. The talking heads would […]

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Net Commercials And Adapting To Change

Frugal’s notes: This post was originally posted on March 26th at BuyTheBottom.com before some market setbacks. Volatility Index VIX [ http://www.buythebottom.com/vix.html ] Commercials were sellers of the VIX index when it broke out, since, then the VIX has declined to retest old-resistance, which is now support at around 12 dollars. In the short-term, it looks […]

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My Thoughts on the Current Market

I have written this post, before I leave for the extended vacation. I just want to leave and recap my thoughts on the markets for anyone who is interested. I have not been posting much on the market, but I do watch things daily. Macro economic picture Housing bubble has finally popped. In my second […]

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The Case For Investing In Silver

Frugal has written about Reasons for Investing in Gold & Silver Market where he presented a compelling case for investing in gold and touched upon the case for silver. It’s a case I want to further develop here. Silver supply/demand The structural deficit in silver makes it a compelling investment. This situation is illustrated by […]

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Not SO Golden

Another day, another record in the Dow. By now you are probably aware that the previously lagging Nasdaq and Russel 2000 have joined their bigger brethren in making new highs for the year. There is just no stopping this money train! I still believe the underpinnings of the US economy is weak, but as Henry […]

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Gold Breaking Out

On Oct. 25, I noted the positive price action in gold which consisted of a sharp 1-day sell-off and a quick recovery. At the time, gold was trading in the low $590′s and the HUI was at 316. Since then gold climbed to $620′s and HUI has consolidated in the high 320′s where several retracement […]

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Ideological Bear

I found this term when surfing one of the financial sites over the weekend and thought it an apt term for my thinking at this time. Just to clarify: I’ve been writing about asset allocation which normally calls for being fully invested at all times. However, only about half of my assets are invested that […]

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