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  • Brent crude oil prices touched their weakest level in more than 11 years on Monday on concerns of global oversupply, while Wall Street ended higher as investors went shopping after two days of sharp declines.

    Wall St. rebounds but dollar falls and oil touches 11-year low

    Brent crude oil prices touched their weakest level in more than 11 years on Monday on concerns of global oversupply, while Wall Street ended higher as investors went shopping after two days of sharp declines.

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  • Learn about several of the asset classes available to investors, like equity securities (stocks) and debt securities (bonds).

    Types of Asset Classes for Investing

    Learn about several of the asset classes available to investors, like equity securities (stocks) and debt securities (bonds).

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  • His findings: only 14 of Cramer’s 49 stocks closed higher than their April trading price, 28% success rate. It also means that 35, or 72% of the total, closed lower than the day Cramer recommended said portfolio of stocks. What was the total portfolio return? A 7.09% loss in just 6 months.

    Finance Professor “Invests” In Jim Cramer’s “Buy Right Now” Portfolio, Loses Money On 72% Of Stock Picks

    His findings: only 14 of Cramer’s 49 stocks closed higher than their April trading price, 28% success rate. It also means that 35, or 72% of the total, closed lower than the day Cramer recommended said portfolio of stocks. What was the total portfolio return? A 7.09% loss in just 6 months.

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  • The way people try to judge one analyst against another is like saying, “Oh, he is right and someone else is wrong.” That is unprofessional because OPINION is irrelevant and NO ONE can be correct all the time. It is humanly impossible to forecast the future based upon what someone “thinks” will or will not happen. As soon as anyone tries to engage in such comparisons, they reveal their own stupidity for it is a pointless exercise in nonsense.

    Professional Analysis vs. a Fool’s Game

    The way people try to judge one analyst against another is like saying, “Oh, he is right and someone else is wrong.” That is unprofessional because OPINION is irrelevant and NO ONE can be correct all the time. It is humanly impossible to forecast the future based upon what someone “thinks” will or will not happen. As soon as anyone tries to engage in such comparisons, they reveal their own stupidity for it is a pointless exercise in nonsense.

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  • I think what has happened is that our market system and our monetary system have grown so complex over the last hundred years that only the very operators of the system can now profit from the system. And on the rare occasion when it appears that someone OTHER than the operators are profiting, what is actually happening is only "appeasement" in order to keep the system going. The very operators are giving a little bit back, knowing full well that whenever they decide the other participants have been calmed, they can reverse operations and start taking again.

    Why All Paper Will Burn (In plain English)

    I think what has happened is that our market system and our monetary system have grown so complex over the last hundred years that only the very operators of the system can now profit from the system. And on the rare occasion when it appears that someone OTHER than the operators are profiting, what is actually happening is only "appeasement" in order to keep the system going. The very operators are giving a little bit back, knowing full well that whenever they decide the other participants have been calmed, they can reverse operations and start taking again.

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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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  • The advance from paper trading to real time is like night and day. The psychology is completely different once you have your own money on the line. The same goes for you Las Vegas shooters. With a paper and pen in hand watching the prices slide by is entirely different when those numbers represent you’re your money.

    Paper Trading Vs. Real Time

    The advance from paper trading to real time is like night and day. The psychology is completely different once you have your own money on the line. The same goes for you Las Vegas shooters. With a paper and pen in hand watching the prices slide by is entirely different when those numbers represent you’re your money.

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  • Water may be held back by a dam, but if it breaks through the dam, you would know that it would continue downward until it reaches another dam, or some obstruction or resistance which would stop it. Therefore, it is very important to watch old levels of stocks or commodities. The longer the time that elapses between the breaking into new territory, the greater the move you can expect because the accumulative energy over a long period will naturally produce larger movements than if it only accumulated during a short period of time.

    Breaking Out

    Water may be held back by a dam, but if it breaks through the dam, you would know that it would continue downward until it reaches another dam, or some obstruction or resistance which would stop it. Therefore, it is very important to watch old levels of stocks or commodities. The longer the time that elapses between the breaking into new territory, the greater the move you can expect because the accumulative energy over a long period will naturally produce larger movements than if it only accumulated during a short period of time.

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  • About 99% of people who buy stock think about how much it is going to go up. Very few ask their broker where to sell if it goes down. Furthermore when it does go up how do you take you profit? How do you protect that hummer if it has been bought at $10 and starts up steadily going to 40 or higher? Has your broker ever mentioned a trailing stop loss? Probably not. The same technique applies to mutual funds.

    The Best Thing I Ever Learned About Investing

    About 99% of people who buy stock think about how much it is going to go up. Very few ask their broker where to sell if it goes down. Furthermore when it does go up how do you take you profit? How do you protect that hummer if it has been bought at $10 and starts up steadily going to 40 or higher? Has your broker ever mentioned a trailing stop loss? Probably not. The same technique applies to mutual funds.

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  • Not only does debt have to be repaid, but interest must be paid on it every year. The governments, local, state and federal, levy taxes. There is a limit how high taxes can go as people will stop working at productive jobs if their take home pay shrinks to the point where they do not feel compensated for their effort.

    Borrowed Money?

    Not only does debt have to be repaid, but interest must be paid on it every year. The governments, local, state and federal, levy taxes. There is a limit how high taxes can go as people will stop working at productive jobs if their take home pay shrinks to the point where they do not feel compensated for their effort.

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