Monthly Archives: June 2013

Caution

Note that the correlations among equity futures indexes declined from the previous week. There is a good reason for this to occur and continue through next week. Taking the opposite side of the return-to-mean trade must work part of the … Continue reading

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Correlations to Monitor, First Week of July, 2013

Correlations: The 10-year Note vs. 30-year Bond, .9932 The Russell vs. The Dow, .9851 Gold vs. Silver, .984 The Russell vs. The S and P’s, .9773 The Russell vs. The Nasdaq, .9433 The Nasdaq vs. 10-year notes, .9254 The Yen … Continue reading

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Locking in Real “Value”: Comments on the Gold Bonanza

With so much money tucked into (hidden) banks and in mortal fear that Obama would take the value out of their currency holdings via Fed “money printing”, the rich bought gold/silver and other precious metals like there would be no … Continue reading

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What do we expect?

Another whistleblower braves indefinite detention to alert the public. But the public has already been alerted and forgot. Three reminders: 1. The national security state automatically searches for keywords, phrases, etc. from every electronic communication that passes through the Internet. 2. … Continue reading

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No Hero Shit

I’m not an expert on war or warriors. But the outcomes of heroic activity are usually the same: suffering, misery, regret, anguish, shame, silence and some unpredictable change.  It is odd that so many of us– especially men– feel compelled to … Continue reading

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Correlations to Monitor, June 24-28, 2013

Correlations: The Russell vs. The S and P’s, .9924 The 10-year Note vs. 30-year Bond, .9902 The Russell vs. The Dow, .9834 The Russell vs. The Nasdaq, .9767 Gold vs. Thirty-year bonds, .9046 Gold vs. 10-year Note, .8844 The Nasdaq … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Art of the Trade

The Art of the Trade: What I Learned (and Lost) Trading the Chicago Futures Markets by Jason Alan Jankovsky (Oct 6, 2008) Aside from the classics (e.g., Livermore, Darvas), good trading books are hard to find. A good book tells it like it … Continue reading

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