Put Rising Gas Prices to Work for You!

As I look back on the first quarter of 2012, one of the most glaring events was the rise in gas prices here in the U.S. Wholesale gasoline began the year at $2.66/gallon on the NYMEX, and closed last Friday at $3.33, a gain of 67 cents … a jaw-dropping…

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3 Reasons Why This Earnings Season Will Be Different

Only four times a year do we get to take an in-depth, inside look at the health and well-being of major corporations. These four checkpoints can offer important signals on a stock’s journey to glory or oblivion. Ok, maybe that’s a little dramatic…or is it? Most of you already know…

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How to Use Them: The Top 40 Most Liquid ETFs for Successful Options Trades

Many options traders have requested that I publish my list of 40 ETFs that I follow on a daily basis for the Options Advantage portfolio. Well, per all of your requests I have decided to make my list available for weekly viewing in the Strike Price and daily viewing in…

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10 Reasons Why The Dollar’s Reign is Almost Over

The U.S. dollar has probably been the closest thing to a true global currency that the world has ever seen.  For decades, the use of the U.S. dollar has been absolutely dominant in international trade.  This has had tremendous benefits for the U.S. financial system and for U.S. consumers, and…

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This Week’s Market Movers

The market appeared to lose its momentum last week for the first time this year as global growth worries overtook optimism about the U.S. economic scene. Even so, the pullback is modest relative to the gains thus far this year, and could easily get reversed given this week’s potentially market-moving…

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Oil Heading for Sudden 8% Drop

By Christian DeHaemer (Wealth Daily | Original Link) There has been a lot of talk about the president and his desire to increase the price of oil and gasoline, and replace it with suddenly competitive energy sources like solar, wind, and twisted rubber bands. This week, Obama went to the…

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Saudi Arabia And China Team Up To Build A Gigantic New Oil Refinery

The largest oil exporter in the Middle East has teamed up with the second largest consumer of oil in the world (China) to build a gigantic new oil refinery and the mainstream media in the United States has barely even noticed it.  This mammoth new refinery is scheduled to be…

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Jobless Data Shows U.S. Decoupling

This morning’s economic data is giving investors the clearest possible evidence of divergence in global economic growth outlook, with the U.S. economy decoupling from Europe and China. We have another better-than-expected read on Initial Jobless Claims in the U.S., while readings of the manufacturing sector in China and Europe show…

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Options Call Play Of the Day: ALXN

Alexion Pharma – ALXN – close: 89.81 change: +0.80 Stop Loss: 87.75 Target(s): 98.00 Current Option Gain/Loss: Unopened Time Frame: 3 to 4 weeks New Positions: Yes, see below Company Description Why We Like It: Alexion Pharmaceuticals is a biopharma company. The stock has been stair-stepping higher for weeks. Shares just…

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The Crazy Things That One Whistleblower Says Are Happening At JP Morgan Will Blow Your Mind

Rampant silver manipulation?  Rampant gold manipulation?  Rampant LIBOR manipulation?  Hiding MF Global client assets?  These are all happening at JP Morgan according to an open letter reportedly written by an anonymous employee of the firm.  The whistleblower also warns of a “cascading credit event being triggered” by derivatives related to…

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How Is It that Rich Investors Never Miss Out?

The talking heads in the financial media aren’t very much concerned with your long term investing success. They only care about convincing you to stay in the market at all times and fixated to their analysis for the latest market movements. When you hear someone else getting excited about a…

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One of the Market’s Ultimate Income Streams Just Got Bigger

On March 1, you probably missed one of the most important pieces of investment news so far this year… This was just before the market began its three-day, 2.2% “hiccup.” And most traders were so worried about seeing their volatile, low-quality stocks sink in price, they didn’t even notice how…

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