Monthly Archives: January 2013

Daily Interest Rate Monitor – January 29

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Stratfor: Egypt’s President Declares a State of Emergency

Egypt is one of “Seven Swans a Simmering” that need to be monitored in 2013.   The potential for widespread political instability is not insignificant.   Keep it on your radar. Stratfor’s Vice President of Global Analysis Reva Bhalla discusses the … Continue reading

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Daily Interest Rate Monitor – January 28

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Mr. Irrational Exuberence on U.S. Housing

Remember,  it was Yale prof. Robert Shiller who was the original source of the term “irrational exuberance” and not, as everyone thinks,  Mr. Greenspan (see here).    His opinions are worth a listen as he nailed the top in both the stock … Continue reading

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Tech More Than An “Alternative Virtual Universe” – P. Thiel

Peter Thiel, one of favorite billionaire, venture capitalist, and hedge fund managers, really nails the future and raison d’etre  of technology, in our opinion.  Recall his famous line,  “We wanted flying cars, instead we got 140 characters.”    Amen to that! … Continue reading

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Overbought and Oversold Markets – January 25

The Relative Strength Index (RSI) is a momentum oscillator that measures the speed and change of price moves. The RSI moves between zero and 100 and is considered overbought with a reading above 70 and oversold when below 30.  Note … Continue reading

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Global Trend Indicators

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Week in Review

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Weekend Lecture: Google’s Eric Schmidt

Eric Schmidt, executive chairman of Google, is interviewed by Daniel Franklin, executive editor of The Economist and editor-in-chief of “The World In…” publication, at The Economist’s World in 2013 Gala dinner on December 6th 2012. – EconomistMagazine (click here if … Continue reading

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U.S. Equity Sector ETF Weekly Performance – January 25

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