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7.25.2018 - Market goes Boom! Bookmark

The Wednesday evening edition of the Free Investing Newsletter is up, and you're going to like it. Why? It's considerably shorter than normal!  In a massive mistake, I left the actual article that was scheduled for tonight on my office Computer and never forwarded it to myself here at my wife's office. Since I have to pick her up at the airport, I can't run back up there and send it. So, I cobbled some ideas together. 

 

One of them is this: The EU has decided today to work a bit closer with Trump on trade, maybe lowering taxes and tariffs. If that catches on, they're going to be very happy. We could see that carry the market momentum to new highs. Wow, I didn't think that would happen, but it's looking possible now. 

 

Give it a quick read, and then on Sunday we're going to publish an interesting "back and forth" about how it could happen. Or not. 

 

 

7.25.2018 - Free Investment Newsletter Bookmark

Boom!

 

I think you’ll find the best part of today’s letter is that it’s going to be pretty short.  I had a nice article all finished up to send for this evening, but I wrote it in my home office, and simply forgot to forward it to my wife’s office. 

6.27.2017 Bookmark

6.27.2017

Good morning all!  

I'm having some fits with my Internet this morning. I noticed the Comcast folks driving around the area last evening and this morning my connectivity is pretty hit or miss. Let's hope I don't go down here while I'm trying to post. 

6.2.2017 Bookmark

6.2.2017

Good morning everyone, we've made it to another Friday. Is it me or do they just roar on by faster and faster?  It sure seems like this week was a blur

5.8.2017 Bookmark

5.8.2017

Good morning everyone, welcome to what's sure to be an interesting week.  It was already an interesting start to the week for me, as I went round and round with Comcast

6.30.2016 - Insiders Club Bookmark

6.30.2016

It just gets more curious by the day. After literally leading the charge for the Brit's to leave the EU, Boris Johnson has now announced he's stepping down and won't run for Prime Minister of the UK. Go figure.

6.24.2016 - History is Made! Bookmark

History is being made today folks. Despite doing all they could to rig the British vote, the people had overwhelmed them and have decided to LEAVE the European Union. This is indeed big news.

Not because it's going to fundamentally change the economics in England as the elitists have suggested would happen; but because the whole European Union "test tube" could be on the verge of unraveling.

The EU was like a pilot program for a one world centrally planned government. They figured if they could cobble 28 different "tribes" together and make it work, they could try the entire world. But it hasn't gone well. Greece, Spain, Italy, and Portugal are broke. England just said "stick it" we're tired of Brussels telling us what we can do. This is indeed a very big step.

6.22.2016- Insiders Club Bookmark

6.22.2016

Hello all, welcome to Wednesday. 

So.....yesterday we had Yellen chatting with Congress and today we get day two of the event. Chances are pretty strong that she's not going to say anything new today, so she should be a non event. 

The one thing that is still an "event" is the British vote on leaving the EU. That is the big talk of the day, as they continue to try and measure the polls. So far it is actually too close to call, and the market will react to each and every news headline that suggests a stay or leave. 

2.9.2015 Financial Intelligence Report Bookmark

Jobs Galore?

 

On Friday we got the non farm payroll report, and boy…if the powers that be ever wanted to paint something to  look perfect, this was their Rembrandt moment. Not only did the headline number beat the estimates of a gain of 235K by coming in at 257K; they went back and did some of the most aggressive “revisions” to prior reports that I’ve ever seen.

Let me paint the picture for you. According to our Government bean counters the last few reports have shown the most job gains in 17 years. They say that wage growth was the best since 2008, as they told us wages grew by 0.5%. The BLS did revisions to the entire year of 2014, and remember the “polar vortex” last January? They said at the time we only got 144K jobs. Now they say that looking back, it was really 247K.  But that was nothing compared to what they did to November. Now they say November posted a gain of 465K jobs.  That’s the most monthly gains since the tech bubble boom of the late 90’s. A time when there really were jobs galore.

Insiders Club - 1.16.2015 Bookmark

1.16.2015

Yesterday I opened the day by saying we might have to tighten up our seatbelts. Today it looks like we might have to snug up our shoulder straps too.....

The fall out from the Swiss decision yesterday to unleash the peg from the Euro is still sweeping around the globe and the fall out is already starting. I mentioned to you all that this was going to create issues, and sure enough we are hearing of two currency brokers already that have declared insolvency over this. There will be more to come.

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