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Trading & Investing Takes Discipline & Constant Attention If You Want To Be Successful

Some folks think that trading or investing is easy, well this week goes to show it’s not for the feint at heart. Pay particular attention to what happened to this newbie at the end of this short video: Continue reading

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Dog Days of Summer – Snapshot of 10 Years of August Market Performance

Yep, the month of August has been on average, flat…..BUT with the budget ceiling debate coming to a close in the next week, the end of QE2 and positive earnings so far, it’s anyone’s guess as to what one can expect out of August 2011. Continue reading

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Situation Awareness Is A Must for Traders or Investors

Sometimes it’s hard to see the forest through the trees. As investors or traders, we must be sure to change our frame of focus in order to keep our footing and plays on solid ground. If we don’t, we could be going long or short at the wrong time. As we’ve seen recently, even the pros like Paulson and top hedge funds are challenged in the markets lately. Continue reading

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July Here We Come – What Kind of Month Is July For The Markets?

Well, as part of my homework as a trader/investor, I took the time to gather 30 data points spanning the past 10 years across the 3 major market indexes and here’s what the past 10 years have yielded per index in July: Continue reading

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Lebron James Espn Joins the WNBA Video June 14 2011

Lebron joins WNBA.  Lebron decides to join WNBA spoof.

Also some great stats on Lebron
1)Lebron averaged less than 18 a game after 27 a game in the regular season the LARGEST in NBA history
2) In clutch situations in the finals which … Continue reading

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America’s Cup: Coutts capsizes in San Francisco – crew injured + Video

At the time Oracle Racing was participating in some practice starts with the America’s Cup Race Management Team. Continue reading

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QE3 for the Economy? Will It Come?

Discussing whether the Fed will implement a third round of quantitative easing and why it would be more damaging than helpful Continue reading

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Intra-Day Observations Wed. June 1, 2011

You are not surprised by the tape today are you? Here’s an indicator that I’ve been watching and used to put on and take off shorts since the May correction started: Continue reading

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Just One Question (in that classic Clint Eastwood voice): “So, Are You Feeling Lucky??”

We know it’s a stock pickers market and I mentioned the following in this morning’s observations, but be honest…..are you? There’s something about the change from Spring to Summer seasons that overwhelmingly takes its share of flesh from investors across all indexes in the month of June. Continue reading

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Ebay sues Google what is the cause of lawsuit? Who will win? Osama Bedier Paypal secrets May 26 May 29 ,2011

In the lawsuit, eBay claimed Google basically stole two senior executives, Stephanie Tilenius and Osama Bedier, who then went out and signed up integral key E bay employees . Those employees in conjunction with Tilenius and Bedier, used critical PayPal … Continue reading

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Lockheed Martin cyber attack who caused it? May 21 May 29 , 2011

On May 21st,Dividend machine favorite Lockheed martin was hit by a”significant and tenacious” cyber attack
Lockheed Martin Corporation which was founded 102 years ago and based in Bethesda ,Maryland engages in the research, design, development, manufacture, integration, operation, and sustainment of … Continue reading

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Erin Burnett on Mark Haines cause of death CNN may 28 2011

Still no update on Mark Haines cause of death

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Mark Haines I Am CNBC Cause of Death dies May 27 2011 speculation about cause of death Erin Burnett reasons

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Cramer: 4 Bull Markets Happening Now

Pretty good piece by Cramer last night because this market correction will turn around and end. Use times like these to do homework on what plays may have legs and get your shopping list ready: Continue reading

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Mark Haines cause of death. May 26 2011 NYSE CNBC Haynes Cheetoes and ketchup

Today they are serving cheetos and ketchup in honor of Mark Haines. Rumor is he didn’t feel good before he left on Tuesday. I’m guessing at some point the cause of death will be released

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