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  • If we, at least, close March above the February high of 34.69, then we have a shot of more than a one-month knee-jerk reaction high. Then we can look for a possible three-month rally into May. The two primary targets are at the $45 and $49 level. That has to be exceeded to hope for a rally to reach the formidable resistance zone in the $69-$70 area.

    Crude Update – March 16th, 2016

    If we, at least, close March above the February high of 34.69, then we have a shot of more than a one-month knee-jerk reaction high. Then we can look for a possible three-month rally into May. The two primary targets are at the $45 and $49 level. That has to be exceeded to hope for a rally to reach the formidable resistance zone in the $69-$70 area.

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  • To avoid getting caught at the high or the low, you must understand the nature of markets and how they function. Once you accomplish that realization, you will see your real opponent is YOURSELF, not the grand cabal. The majority must be trapped at the high, which then creates the panic when the majority tries to sell but there is no bid.

    Understanding Trading

    To avoid getting caught at the high or the low, you must understand the nature of markets and how they function. Once you accomplish that realization, you will see your real opponent is YOURSELF, not the grand cabal. The majority must be trapped at the high, which then creates the panic when the majority tries to sell but there is no bid.

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  • Sometimes it seems like the investment community operates on the assumption that the world started in 1929 – or at least that the financial booms, busts and speculators preceding the 1920s are irrelevant to the modern investor. We think this is misguided. Just consider that this common worldview ignores an age where speculators lived in sprawling mansions on Fifth Avenue (as opposed to apartments in the same place measuring about 1/100th the size)! We imagine that there’s a lot to learn from looking at the past 300 years as opposed to the past 80.

    Presenting The 10 Most Spectacular Financial Speculations Of The Past 300 Years

    Sometimes it seems like the investment community operates on the assumption that the world started in 1929 – or at least that the financial booms, busts and speculators preceding the 1920s are irrelevant to the modern investor. We think this is misguided. Just consider that this common worldview ignores an age where speculators lived in sprawling mansions on Fifth Avenue (as opposed to apartments in the same place measuring about 1/100th the size)! We imagine that there’s a lot to learn from looking at the past 300 years as opposed to the past 80.

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  • Because the only protection against a bear market is to be in cash on the sidelines or actually invested in bear market funds. And don’t let any of these index proponents tell you any different—when the markets head south, index funds with will join the crowd.

    Avoiding Tragedies

    Because the only protection against a bear market is to be in cash on the sidelines or actually invested in bear market funds. And don’t let any of these index proponents tell you any different—when the markets head south, index funds with will join the crowd.

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  • Any fool can buy. It is the smart investor that knows when to sell. Bear markets are usually 3 times faster going down than bull markets going up. Being out of the market in cash is a position. No broker will ever say that. A slow but reliable method for exiting stock market positions is called the DEATH CROSS. When that signal is shown it means the market is headed lower. There will be times when using this strategy the client will lose money, but over the long run it has an excellent profit record. He will always be out during 30, 40, 50% declines.

    The Death Cross

    Any fool can buy. It is the smart investor that knows when to sell. Bear markets are usually 3 times faster going down than bull markets going up. Being out of the market in cash is a position. No broker will ever say that. A slow but reliable method for exiting stock market positions is called the DEATH CROSS. When that signal is shown it means the market is headed lower. There will be times when using this strategy the client will lose money, but over the long run it has an excellent profit record. He will always be out during 30, 40, 50% declines.

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  • As with animal and plant ecology the weak should be allowed to disappear. As a financial student I see new instruments and corporation types being created and others dying out because they were not able to feed in the current market ecology.

    Financial Ecology

    As with animal and plant ecology the weak should be allowed to disappear. As a financial student I see new instruments and corporation types being created and others dying out because they were not able to feed in the current market ecology.

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  • In the initial stages of a bull market, it's the fear of the unknown that keep the masses out of an asset class. They think to themselves, "Yes. I can see it's cheap.  I can see the fundamentals stack up.  But what if, blah blah blah.  Why is no one buying it?  There must be something wrong with it.  Best to steer clear."

    Investor Psychology

    In the initial stages of a bull market, it's the fear of the unknown that keep the masses out of an asset class. They think to themselves, "Yes. I can see it's cheap. I can see the fundamentals stack up. But what if, blah blah blah. Why is no one buying it? There must be something wrong with it. Best to steer clear."

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  • When in a bull market almost every stock goes up – even the dogs. In a bear market almost every stock goes down – even the best ones. An 18 year bull ended market in 2000 and almost without exception every stock headed for the exit.

    There Are No True Valuations Today

    When in a bull market almost every stock goes up – even the dogs. In a bear market almost every stock goes down – even the best ones. An 18 year bull ended market in 2000 and almost without exception every stock headed for the exit.

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  • A list of funny business and finance terms explained so that anyone can understand them. While they are meant to be humorous, there's also a lot of truth in many of them.

    Funny Financial Terms

    A list of funny business and finance terms explained so that anyone can understand them. While they are meant to be humorous, there's also a lot of truth in many of them.

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