Who Is Monitoring You on Facebook and Twitter?

Why is there such a sudden obsession with monitoring what average Americans are saying on Facebook and Twitter?  To be honest, the vast majority of what is being said on Facebook and Twitter is simply not worth reading even if you could understand it.  But for the FBI, the CIA,…

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10.7 Percent: Unemployment In Europe Is Worse Than It Was At The Peak Of The Last Recession

The unemployment rate in the eurozone is now 10.7 percent.  That is the highest the unemployment rate has been since the introduction of the euro.  The unemployment rate in the eurozone never got any higher than 10.2 percent during the last recession.  This is very troubling news.  It was just…

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How High Will the S&P 500 Go This Year?

All of the strategists at Zacks recently consulted the office crystal ball in order to give their predictions on how high the S&P 500 would trade during the year. Like the Magic 8 Ball, that sometimes tells you, “ask again later”, the crystal ball always doesn’t give you a straight…

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8 Reasons Why The Greek Debt Deal May Not Stop A Chaotic Greek Debt Default

The global financial system is not a game of checkers.  It is a game of chess.  All over the world today, news headlines are proclaiming that this new Greek debt deal has completely eliminated the possibility of a chaotic Greek debt default.  Unfortunately, that is simply not the case.  Rather,…

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Options Recap

Sentiment Trading was mixed and market averages have been range-bound on expiration Friday. Gains across Asian and European equity markets helped set the table for steady trading on Wall Street. The domestic economic news included the January Consumer Price Index, which was up .2% and .1% less than expected. A…

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The Price Of Gas Is Outrageous – And It Is Going To Go Even Higher

Does it cost you hundreds of dollars just to get to work each month?  If it does, you are certainly not alone.  There are millions of other Americans in the exact same boat.  In recent years, the price of gas in the United States has gotten so outrageous that it…

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Options Tip of the Week

Who is the better options trader? A. Two Nobel Prize winning economists who founded the very model that options pricing is based on. Or… B. A guy who thinks the market is like a giant poker game. Of course, A right? They are the geniuses. I mean they wrote the Black-Scholes options…

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10 Things That Every American Should Know About The Federal Reserve

What would happen if the Federal Reserve was shut down permanently?  That is a question that CNBC asked recently, but unfortunately most Americans don’t really think about the Fed much. Most Americans are content with believing that the Federal Reserve is just another stuffy government agency that sets our interest rates…

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Options Safari: AAPL

Host Dan Sheridan discusses Apple (AAPL) and his diagonal strategy.   — The Option Specialist

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It Is Halftime In America – Get Your Financial Priorities In Order

Did you see the Chrysler commercial featuring Clint Eastwood that aired during the Super Bowl the other night?  It was entitled “It’s Halftime In America”, and it was truly a great ad.  To me, it was the most memorable Super Bowl ad this year by far.  It conjured up images…

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It’s a Great Time to Buy This Commodity: It Could Rise 125% Over the Next 10 Months

You’ve probably never considered this precious metal before. But you should today… The last time a trade like this set up, investors walked away with a double in just 10 months. And every similar trade in the last seven years was a winner. Here’s the story… At DailyWealth, we love…

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Investment Alternatives in a No-Growth Market

02/02/12 Baltimore, Maryland – Baltimore…best bet for investors? We drove back into town on Sunday night. People moped around in front of bars. Groups walked uptown from the stadium, their shoulders down, the chins dragging. The city was dark…and unhappy. There was no joy in Baltimore on Sunday night. Baltimore…

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