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First Half Calendar Year 2012 Stocks and Futures Investment Resutls.

June 30, 2012 – 1st Half 2012 Stocks and Futures Investment Results: The clear winners are Soybeans, followed by theNASDAQ 100, Wheat, Corn, the S&P 500, Russell 2000 and Nikkei 225. The loser is Crude Oil. A table of the … Continue reading

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Low Interest Rates Fail to Boost Demand for Stocks – Barrons.com

May 12, 2012 – Investors Run for the Exits:  The financial world is dominated by two R words: repression and revulsion. The pair help explain the continued shunning of equities in favor of fixed-income investments that yield next to nothing—and … Continue reading

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J.P. Morgan Flags $2 Billion Trading Loss – WSJ.com

May 11, 2012 – All that Glitters is not Diamonds in $700 Trillion Derivatives Market:  A massive trading bet boomeranged on J.P. Morgan Chase JPM +0.25%& Co., leaving the bank with at least $2 billion in trading losses and its … Continue reading

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Why I Am Leaving Goldman Sachs – NYTimes.com

March 16, 2012 – A Former Goldman Sachs Insider exposes the “Vulture Culture” at Goldman Sachs:  Goldman Sachs did everything they could to separate you from your money, according to a letter issued by a 12 year trading veteran of the firm.  … Continue reading

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Investment Returns for 2011 – Detailed Table.

January 2, 2011 – Investment Returns for 2011: Here is a detailed table of investment returns for 22 high volume commodities or stock indices. The 10 Year T-Note took the top spot away from gold, which finished second. Wheat was … Continue reading

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The $600 Trillion Dollar Elephant in the Room!

October 3, 2011 – The $600 Trillion Dollar Elephant in the Room: The combined futures market is over $600T! The entire Gross Domestic Product (GDP) for the U.S. is about $15T, for the entire year. That means the futures market … Continue reading

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January 1st to September 30th Price Changes for Stocks, Bonds, Metals, Food, Oil, Currencies and Interest Rates.

October 1, 2011 – January 1st to September 30th Price Changes for Stocks, Bonds, Metals, Food, Oil, Currencies and Interest Rates: The chart above and table below, tell the tale for the investment world for the first nine months of … Continue reading

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Gold Ta Da Moon!

Gold has gone up 127% since Jan. 3, 2011 (see chart, above, of weekly nearest futures contract prices). This compares well to other commodities shown below (2011 increase or decrease): 0 Crude Oil: -2% 0 S&P 500 E-Mini: +5% 0 … Continue reading

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Crude Oil and Wheat Drop off a Cliff

Crude Oil and Wheat prices are dropping off a cliff. In the last four days alone, wheat has dropped 8%. Crude oil remains just above $90 a barrel at $90.84. In early May, 2011; analysts were forecasting $200 crude oil. … Continue reading

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