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Our Big Announcement - Merging With The Oxford Club

Friday, January 3, 2014 | Chris Rowe

It was way back in 2004 when Dylan and I founded this firm and started publishing The Tycoon Report.  And althoug...
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Chris Rowe's Outlook For Q1, 2014

Thursday, January 2, 2014 | Chris Rowe

Dear Reader, On January 6, 2014, I’d like to send you something that I’ve never sent you before. This has ...
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Can Stocks Keep Rallying? 2 Things to Watch in Early 2014

Wednesday, January 1, 2014 | Costas Bocelli

Happy New Year! It’s indeed a new year, but the market landscape should remain the same... at least for a while l...
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Technical Tuesday: WARNING: Strong Market... But Watch for a TOP

Tuesday, December 31, 2013 | Chris Rowe

Happy New Year!  Please be sure to open tomorrow's Tycoon Report, where I will announce big changes and new fe...
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Buffett: Don't Bet Against America

Monday, December 30, 2013 | Chris Rowe

Hey Guys, Chris Rowe here. Today I want to tell you about a book that made me feel really good inside. The media has c...
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CORRECTION: How You Can Beat the S&P Every Quarter

Friday, December 27, 2013 | Chris Rowe

NOTE FROM CHRIS ROWE: My Apologies -- I made two small edits in today's article.  Although they were small, ...
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Enjoying Your Holiday Season Enough?

Wednesday, December 25, 2013 | Chris Rowe

The Tycoon/IFII family hopes that you have been enjoying this holiday season as much as we have!  If you haven't be...
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... And Now Comes the "Santa Claus" Rally

Thursday, December 19, 2013 | Costas Bocelli

Well, kudos to the Fed for finally ripping the Band-Aid off. In their final policy statement of the year, the FOMC anno...
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The Fed Decision: Trade the Reaction, Not the News

Wednesday, December 18, 2013 | Martin Tillier

Chances are, by the time you read this we will know the answer to the much debated question ”Will the Fed start ta...
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Here Comes the Taper!

Thursday, December 12, 2013 | Costas Bocelli

“I’ll gladly pay you Tuesday for a hamburger today.” Do you remember Wimpy from the old Popeye cartoo...
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On Diversifying Rather Than Reducing Risk

Wednesday, December 11, 2013 | Martin Tillier

In yesterday's article, Chris Rowe pointed out that adviser sentiment is so bullish that a correction in US stocks is lo...
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Technical Tuesday: WATCH OUT! It's Time to Sober Up

Tuesday, December 10, 2013 | Chris Rowe

Markets are up 27% this year -- gains that we haven't seen in a decade.  Statistically, it is close to a certainty ...
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December Taper? Tomorrow We May Know...

Thursday, December 5, 2013 | Costas Bocelli

The Thanksgiving Day holiday was an indulgent feast for the equity markets. The S&P 500 and the Dow Jones Industria...
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SLV Approaching Key Level, Sets Up a Buy...

Wednesday, December 4, 2013 | Martin Tillier

It may have escaped your attention, but silver, and the ETFs that track its price, are looking mighty interesting these ...
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Technical Tuesday: Tesla Steps on the... um, "Gas"?

Tuesday, December 3, 2013 | Chris Rowe

Tesla (TSLA) is up 13% today after a Morgan Stanley analyst, Adam Jonas, made positive comments about the stock.  ...
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Thanksgiving: A Look at 3 Turkeys...

Wednesday, November 27, 2013 | Martin Tillier

As regular readers will be aware, I’m not an American, but I live here now and when it comes to holidays I take ev...
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Technical Tuesday: The Most Potent Reversal Pattern - Ever

Tuesday, November 26, 2013 | Chris Rowe

You probably either already know, or have heard about, "the doji," which is the most-powerful reversal pattern...
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Is the Stock Market in a Bubble?

Thursday, November 21, 2013 | Costas Bocelli

The major averages just hit the trifecta earlier this week... The Dow traded to 16,000.  The S&P 500 hit 1,800...
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In Case You Missed It, There's Trouble in the Euro Zone

Wednesday, November 20, 2013 | Martin Tillier

Occasionally, I read a piece of news and think “Wow! This is big time...” and then am amazed that nobody els...
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Are Mom and Pop About to Wreck Your Portfolio?

Thursday, November 14, 2013 | Costas Bocelli

“Serenity Now!” That’s been a recurring text message I’ve been receiving from a few of my inves...
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Are U.S. Assets Overbought?

Wednesday, November 13, 2013 | Martin Tillier

Most people who trade or take an active role in their investments are aware of what an overbought or oversold state is i...
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Technical Tuesday: Market's Screaming "SELL PREMIUM!"

Tuesday, November 12, 2013 | Chris Rowe

There are two exceptionally reliable indicators that are telling you to expect a pullback soon.  But if not, expect...
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Another $1 Trillion in Stimulus May Be Coming Soon

Thursday, November 7, 2013 | Costas Bocelli

The S&P 500 is nearing all-time record highs, and across the pond, the European indices are responding favorably as ...
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One Chart Pattern You Should Be Aware Of

Wednesday, November 6, 2013 | Martin Tillier

Let’s face it, technical analysis can be hard and, for many people beginning to take an active role in managing th...
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Technical Tuesday: Advisors are Hardly Required to Understand Markets

Tuesday, November 5, 2013 | Chris Rowe

Want to see a pie that will make you sick? I have a pie chart that shows the breakdown of the Series 65 examination --...
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Wise Words From an Old Mentor...

Thursday, October 31, 2013 | Costas Bocelli

It looks like the Fed is doling out few tricks but plenty of treats during this year’s autumn holiday. In the Fed...
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Watch This "Safe Haven" for Signs of Trouble

Wednesday, October 30, 2013 | Martin Tillier

There was a time when sniffing out trepidation in the global financial community was relatively easy: When both the US T...
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Technical Tuesday: Profit If S&P is Within a 4.6% Range

Tuesday, October 29, 2013 | Chris Rowe

The intermediate-term trend shows demand in control, BUT the market is relatively overbought.  What should you do? ...
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Here's My Outlook for the Coming Weeks

Thursday, October 24, 2013 | Costas Bocelli

“Serenity Now!” If you’re familiar with the iconic 1990’s American TV sit-com Seinfeld, then yo...
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How to Insure Yourself Against the Unexpected

Wednesday, October 23, 2013 | Martin Tillier

Back in the 1980’s, when I was working in Tokyo, we were treated one day to a lecture given by a visitor. This m...
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Technical Tuesday: Here's Your Technical Analysis Starting Point

Tuesday, October 22, 2013 | Chris Rowe

For today's Tycoon Report article, I decided to literally take a page out of the book that comes with my technical-analy...
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My #1 Tool for Earnings Season

Thursday, October 17, 2013 | Costas Bocelli

Now that Washington finally came to terms to reopen the government and extend the debt ceiling, markets will quickly tur...
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Think the Dollar's in Trouble? Buy These 2 Currencies...

Wednesday, October 16, 2013 | Martin Tillier

Author's Note: After sending this piece into my editor for publishing, news broke of a bipartisan budget deal. I haven't...
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Technical Tuesday: How We Just Beat The Market By Over 100%

Tuesday, October 15, 2013 | Chris Rowe

Hopefully today's article will stay ingrained in your mind for the rest of your investing career.  Some of my art...
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The Advice I'm About to Give Isn't Fancy, But...

Thursday, October 10, 2013 | Costas Bocelli

With President Obama’s formal nomination of Janet Yellen to become the next Chairperson to lead the Federal Reserv...
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When Something Tells Us Nothing

Wednesday, October 9, 2013 | Martin Tillier

One of the things that come from a Forex market background is an understanding and appreciation of the interconnected na...
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Technical Tuesday: Crunch Time! Expect Sharp Price Movements

Tuesday, October 8, 2013 | Chris Rowe

To hear that the S&P 500 is down 11 out of the last 14 days, you would think there's lots of "blood on the stre...
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Don't Let the Government Shut YOU Down!

Thursday, October 3, 2013 | Costas Bocelli

It’s official.  We’re now in overtime. With Congress unable to reach an agreement on a new spending bi...
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The Government Shutdown: An FX Perspective

Wednesday, October 2, 2013 | Martin Tillier

If you haven’t been living under a rock for the past few days, I'm sure you are aware that the US Government is, a...
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Technical Tuesday: How to DOUBLE the S&P's Performance

Tuesday, October 1, 2013 | Chris Rowe

There's a little known way that you can profit like the most successful hedge funds do, without having to be "super...
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2 Ways to Hedge 11th Hour Volatility

Thursday, September 26, 2013 | Costas Bocelli

Here’s a pop quiz: Do you know what’s been the most fearful time for investors over the past year? It wasn...
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Euro Dollar: Things Have Changed

Wednesday, September 25, 2013 | Martin Tillier

Back in July, on these very pages, I wrote a somewhat lighthearted piece, with a more serious conclusion. I talked abo...
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Technical Tuesday: 0-Minute Abs

Monday, September 23, 2013 | Chris Rowe

The headline, alone, is intriguing.  "8-minute abs" was a very effective headline used to market an exe...
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Did the Fed Just Put Gold Back on Track?

Thursday, September 19, 2013 | Costas Bocelli

The market seldom gets caught off guard.   But yesterday sure felt like a surprise party on Wall Street, and the g...
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Technical Tuesday: Tale of 2 Coiled Springs

Tuesday, September 17, 2013 | Chris Rowe

The market is strong and the market is weak -- what the heck should you do? I'll tell you why I'm saying this, and expl...
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Is Gold Carving a Path to $1,500?

Thursday, September 12, 2013 | Costas Bocelli

It’s time to revisit the gold story, because the precious metal's price action continues to carve a compelling pat...
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Company Stuns Tech World with Plastic in Pastel Shades!

Wednesday, September 11, 2013 | Martin Tillier

My apologies to The Onion for the headline of this article. Yesterday, Apple (AAPL) gave a much awaited press conferen...
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Technical Tuesday: His Finger is On "The Button"! Be Careful Here!

Tuesday, September 10, 2013 | Chris Rowe

One single human being controls the fate of the global economy.  He controls your income.  He controls your ne...
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2 Things You Must Watch This Month

Thursday, September 5, 2013 | Costas Bocelli

August was a tough month for the bulls.  And even though the S&P 500 suffered its worst monthly loss since May ...
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September Will Be Volatile, BUT...

Wednesday, September 4, 2013 | Martin Tillier

September is generally a volatile month in the US stock market. This year is likely to be no exception. In fact, given...
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Technical Tuesday: Follow This One Rule and Profits Will Come

Tuesday, September 3, 2013 | Chris Rowe

Editor's Note:  Chris is working hard today to put the final touches on Thursday night's private Live Webinar for s...
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Don't Let the Dollar Index Fool You!

Thursday, August 29, 2013 | Costas Bocelli

Ever since the Fed alerted us to the fact that they want to begin the process of winding down their QE asset purchase pr...
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Forex May Be a Lot of Things... But It's Rarely Dull

Wednesday, August 28, 2013 | Martin Tillier

I must stress that the following, while it deals with market specifics, should not be taken as individual investment adv...
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Technical Tuesday: Why Fed Tapering Doesn't Matter

Tuesday, August 27, 2013 | Chris Rowe

If I have to see any more news about Fed tapering or Miley Cyrus I'm gonna... I'm gonna keep my cool and make money.&nb...
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Time to Buy the Pullback? 2 Things to Watch...

Thursday, August 22, 2013 | Costas Bocelli

Well here we are again! All year the major averages have been powering higher and setting multiple record highs along t...
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How Long Should I Run a Position?

Wednesday, August 21, 2013 | Martin Tillier

In social situations, when people find out that I make my living by trading and writing about markets, there is always a...
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Technical Tuesday: Free Preview of My New Mini-Course

Tuesday, August 20, 2013 | Chris Rowe

Sorry for publishing so late today!  Have been wrapping up all of the work on my new technical analysis "mini-...
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Will Gold Keep Riding the Wave?

Thursday, August 15, 2013 | Costas Bocelli

If you’ve been bullish on Gold over the past year, you certainly don’t need me to remind you how difficult i...
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Is There a U.S. Bond Bubble?

Wednesday, August 14, 2013 | Martin Tillier

When you work in financial markets, there are certain things that are embedded in your thought process over time. When y...
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Technical Tuesday: Gold!

Tuesday, August 13, 2013 | Chris Rowe

When Gold prices got slammed, did you get caught in the bloodbath or did you profit? Guess which sector is luring inves...
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Here's How I Navigate This Market...

Thursday, August 8, 2013 | Costas Bocelli

Navigation is the key to where you want to go, at least if you want to get there in a timely fashion.  Centuries ag...
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3 Ways to Play Continued Chinese Growth

Wednesday, August 7, 2013 | Martin Tillier

Editor's Note:  This week, Martin is taking a well deserved vacation.  Please enjoy the below article courtesy...
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Technical Tuesday: Watch Out For The Top

Tuesday, August 6, 2013 | Chris Rowe

With the market so overbought, I'm watching every little sign that the market is ready to crack.  The number one ...
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Will the Summer Rally Continue?

Thursday, August 1, 2013 | Costas Bocelli

What a month! After the June swoon, which resulted in the only negative month of the year, the stock market rebounded w...
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I Hate to Be the Bearer of Bad News, But...

Wednesday, July 31, 2013 | Martin Tillier

ERROR NOTE, From the Editor:  In yesterday's issue there was an error in an important part of the article, whe...
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Technical Tuesday: Profit Whichever Way The Market Goes

Tuesday, July 30, 2013 | Chris Rowe

Gosh, I LIVE for weeks like this one! The Fed meets today, GDP announcement is tomorrow morning with the FOMC meeting a...
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How to Get an Edge Trading Momentum Stocks

Thursday, July 25, 2013 | Costas Bocelli

Momentum stocks always seem to captivate investors. For some, the valuations and volatility are just way too extreme f...
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Time to Trade Gold Again

Wednesday, July 24, 2013 | Martin Tillier

Some of you may be wondering what the Forex guy is doing talking about gold, but to me, the yellow metal is just another...
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Technical Tuesday: This Reversal Pattern Can Reverse Your Net Worth

Tuesday, July 23, 2013 | Chris Rowe

You probably either already know, or have heard about, "the doji," which is the most-powerful reversal pattern...
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Here's My Take on the Latest Fed Statement

Thursday, July 18, 2013 | Costas Bocelli

Aside from many companies reporting quarterly earnings this week, the main attraction is the Fed Chairman’s two-da...
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Avoid This Sure Way to Turn a Small Trading Loss Into a Devastating One...

Wednesday, July 17, 2013 | Martin Tillier

Now that the Forex Insider course has been released, and our little community is taking shape, one of the most interesti...
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Technical Tuesday: 6 Keys to Beating the Market Averages

Tuesday, July 16, 2013 | Chris Rowe

As I’ve mentioned, I’m going to be launching a money management firm in Q1 2014.  Don’t worry --...
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These Two Stocks Should Lead the Market's Next Move

Thursday, July 11, 2013 | Costas Bocelli

Have the markets finally gone taper deaf? After nearly six weeks of nagging chatter on the prospect that the Federal R...
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When the ECB Says Jump... Sit Down.

Wednesday, July 10, 2013 | Martin Tillier

Contra-indicators are wonderful things. They are signals that the markets, or people in the market, give you, that shoul...
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Technical Tuesday: Pray Your Financial Pro Doesn't Do This

Tuesday, July 9, 2013 | Chris Rowe

I'll be launching a money management firm in approximately 6 months.  I'm actually hoping you'll help me decide on ...
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Technical Tuesday: These ETFs Will Lead the Next Rally

Tuesday, July 2, 2013 | Chris Rowe

Yesterday was the beginning of a new quarter.  So, some investors -- those who are able to avoid stress and still...
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Time to Buy U.S. Treasury Bonds?

Thursday, June 27, 2013 | Costas Bocelli

"Mission Accomplished!" That was the banner statement displayed on the aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln w...
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Same News, Very Different Results...

Wednesday, June 26, 2013 | Martin Tillier

When I agreed to start writing for The Tycoon Report, and to prepare, write and present a course on Foreign Exchange for...
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"Damn, I Missed The Top!" Or did you?

Tuesday, June 25, 2013 | Chris Rowe

"I buy stocks when they are down and sell them when they are up." That statement can mean more than one thi...
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Don't Fear the "Taper"

Thursday, June 20, 2013 | Costas Bocelli

How would you feel if the US economy were growing by three percent or more above the rate of inflation?  That&rsquo...
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How Could We NOT Talk About the Fed Today?

Wednesday, June 19, 2013 | Martin Tillier

I was going to write a piece today about Bernanke and the Fed, but I held off for two reasons. Firstly, in the short t...
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Technical Tuesday: The World Explodes Tomorrow!

Tuesday, June 18, 2013 | Chris Rowe

It appears the fix is in! The financial world eagerly awaits the big Fed announcement tomorrow.  Clearly it's an u...
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Here's Why We're Seeing Higher Volatility...

Thursday, June 13, 2013 | Costas Bocelli

What happens when you take away the drugs from an addict? You get withdrawal symptoms.  Agitation, anxiety, and a ...
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Sometimes, No Trade is the Best Trade

Wednesday, June 12, 2013 | Martin Tillier

A quick note before we dive in... I want to take a moment to thank all of you who've commented on my previous articles....
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Trading Profitably Means Trading Comfortably

Tuesday, June 11, 2013 | Chris Rowe

        I've been thinking for a few days about what I want to write about ...
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Is it Time to Buy the Pullback?

Thursday, June 6, 2013 | Costas Bocelli

Are you getting sick and tired of all the QE taper talk nonsense yet? Just about every day, there’s another Fed ...
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2 Crucial Lessons from a Professional Trader

Wednesday, June 5, 2013 | Martin Tillier

When I started in the FX market in London, I knew nothing. I had, at that point, never traded anything before. I didn&...
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Technical Tuesday: Global Markets Made Simple

Tuesday, June 4, 2013 | Chris Rowe

Are you flying blind? To understand the future of the asset class you're trading, you must at least have a general unde...
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Should Bulls Fear Rising Bond Yields?

Thursday, May 30, 2013 | Costas Bocelli

Since the November lows, this latest leg to the stock market rally has been quite remarkable.  In the past seven mo...
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One Trade, Three Important Lessons

Wednesday, May 29, 2013 | Martin Tillier

I am a realist. I would love to tell you that there is only one way to trade Foreign Exchange, and that only I know wha...
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Technical Tuesday: Sell These Stocks Now - Before They Tank

Tuesday, May 28, 2013 | Chris Rowe

On a day like today, when you see the large-cap S&P 500 up .95%, you have to look around at the stocks that aren't u...
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Here Comes the Next Market Dip

Thursday, May 23, 2013 | Costas Bocelli

Is there a doctor in the house? I think the bull market just caught a taperworm infection. What’s a taperworm, y...
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Is the Euro Still Overvalued?

Wednesday, May 22, 2013 | Martin Tillier

I have said in these pages before that Forex trading is primarily short term, and on a day-to-day basis that is definite...
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Technical Tuesday: Hedge Fund GURU up 50%, Year-1

Tuesday, May 21, 2013 | Chris Rowe

There's a little known way that you can profit like the most successful hedge funds do, without even having to pay them!...
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Is the Fed About to Kill the Rally?

Thursday, May 16, 2013 | Costas Bocelli

It was another clean sweep for the markets yesterday.  The Dow, S&P 500, small-caps, mid-caps, transports and y...
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3 Differences to Understand Before Trading Forex

Wednesday, May 15, 2013 | Martin Tillier

Most people who trade start with stock trading. Chances are they own stocks already, in an investment or retirement acco...
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Technical Tuesday: The Stock Market's LYING to You

Tuesday, May 14, 2013 | Chris Rowe

My friends, you're being fattened up for the kill! I'll explain... Major market tops take months to form.  You w...
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Will the Market Continue to Power Higher?

Thursday, May 9, 2013 | Costas Bocelli

Last week we tackled the question, Should You Sell in May and Go Away? And if you followed along, the main takeaway to ...
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The Importance of Round Numbers

Wednesday, May 8, 2013 | Martin Tillier

Somewhere deep in the human psyche we are programmed to seek order in chaos. We desperately want things to fit in a pa...
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Technical Tuesday: How to Trade the S&P's Channel

Tuesday, May 7, 2013 | Chris Rowe

The stock market has formed a nice channel that you can use to build profits and exit at the right times.  I'll sho...
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Should You Sell in May and Go Away?

Thursday, May 2, 2013 | Costas Bocelli

The stock market wasted little time in giving you a quick reminder that it’s time to hit the sell button. Yesterd...
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I Would Like to Trade Forex, But...

Wednesday, May 1, 2013 | Martin Tillier

“I would like to trade Forex, but...” is a phrase I often hear. It seems that everybody has their own pet ...
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Technical Tuesday: Sell Your Stocks Into This Strength

Tuesday, April 30, 2013 | Chris Rowe

Over the last 30 years the stock market (S&P 500) has had a Compounded Annual Growth Rate of 11.19% (including divid...
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Did Twitter Just Give You a Huge Market Tell?

Thursday, April 25, 2013 | Costas Bocelli

If there’s one solid clue as to what’s really powering this market higher, look no further than to what tran...
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Why You Should Trade Forex

Wednesday, April 24, 2013 | Martin Tillier

Publisher's Note:  For years, you've been asking us to add commentary and courses on the Forex market to our l...
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Technical Tuesday: Market is on a "Crash Course!"

Tuesday, April 23, 2013 | Chris Rowe

Before you "buy on the dip" you should understand why odds STRONGLY favor much more downside for the stock mar...
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Two Reasons Gold May Be Close to a Bottom

Thursday, April 18, 2013 | Costas Bocelli

Gold has absolutely gotten pummeled. Once it broke a key area of technical support, the trap door was sprung and Gold p...
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Technical Tuesday: Signs of Coming Crashes!!

Tuesday, April 16, 2013 | Chris Rowe

First and foremost, on behalf of the IFII family, our hearts, thoughts and prayers go out to the innocent victims of the...
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How to Hedge Your Stocks... And Get a Huge Discount!

Thursday, April 11, 2013 | Costas Bocelli

How much do you pay for your auto insurance policy? I know it’s not cheap... But how would you feel if you could...
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Technical Tuesday: How to Buy Apple Below the Bottom

Tuesday, April 9, 2013 | Chris Rowe

There are lots of people who don't know whether to be bullish, bearish or neutral in this market.  Heck, there are ...
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Is the Rally in Trouble?

Thursday, April 4, 2013 | Costas Bocelli

The bulls have had plenty to celebrate as they closed out a very memorable first quarter. The Dow Jones Industrial Aver...
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Technical Tuesday: How to Make 32% in a Flat Market

Tuesday, April 2, 2013 | Chris Rowe

Today I'll show you a strategy that returns 32% ... even if the stock stays within a 5% range.  How will I show t...
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Are You About to See What a Bank Run Looks Like?

Thursday, March 28, 2013 | Costas Bocelli

I'm on holiday this week, but things are getting interesting over in Europe, so I have a few quick thoughts... All the ...
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Technical Tuesday: More Upside For Stock Markets?

Tuesday, March 26, 2013 | Chris Rowe

A long time ago... In a galaxy far, far away... An announcement was made that caused a chain reaction to knock the S&a...
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Is the Rally at Risk? Here's What to Watch...

Thursday, March 21, 2013 | Costas Bocelli

Well it looks like Cyprus has become the latest scare du jour.  After this past weekend’s ill-conceived pla...
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Technical Tuesday: 4 Ways to Instant Options Profits

Tuesday, March 19, 2013 | Chris Rowe

Dear Any and All Green Traders Reading This Article, STOP LEAVING MONEY ON THE TABLE EVERY SINGLE MONTH! If you showed...
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Is It Time to Rethink the US Dollar?

Thursday, March 14, 2013 | Costas Bocelli

As the stock market rally continues its march to new highs, we’ve been talking a good bit lately about treasury yi...
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Technical Tuesday: One Stock to Hedge Immediately

Tuesday, March 12, 2013 | Chris Rowe

The stock you want to hedge is a little company whose services I use regularly, yet have no idea why.  It's a socia...
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Main Street Hits All-Time High! Now What?

Thursday, March 7, 2013 | Costas Bocelli

For many battered retail investors, it’s been a painful slog.  But on Tuesday, that long awaited moment of re...
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Technical Tuesday: Every Time This Happens - We Decline

Tuesday, March 5, 2013 | Chris Rowe

Here's what we've been doing in my hard core 6-month educational trade alert program, "Boot Camp Trader"... W...
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Get Ready for Higher Volatility

Thursday, February 28, 2013 | Costas Bocelli

It’s pretty easy to see what can happen when the market gets far too complacent. Any unexpected negative surprise...
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Technical Tuesday: This Bearish Pattern Can Crush Your Stocks

Tuesday, February 26, 2013 | Chris Rowe

Do you own anything (stocks, ETFs, currencies, commodities, bonds) that recently left very bearish footprints? You can...
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The Rally Faces its Toughest Test... Here Comes the Pullback?

Thursday, February 21, 2013 | Costas Bocelli

After seven weeks of smooth sailing, the rally has now vaulted the major indexes very close to their all-time highs achi...
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Technical Tuesday: Why the Bull Market is 16 Months Old

Tuesday, February 19, 2013 | Chris Rowe

It's time to stop saying we are in a bull market that started in March of 2009.  First of all, most stocks starte...
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Two Things You'll Want to Watch Right Now

Thursday, February 14, 2013 | Costas Bocelli

The pain trade continues for the under-invested... and for the speculative bears, too. With six-straight weeks of gains...
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Technical Tuesday: Apple. I Still Don't Like it. Here's Why.

Tuesday, February 12, 2013 | Chris Rowe

Sure, Apple Inc's stock is a lot more attractive to a long-term investor today than it was last year.  But the st...
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How to Play the Bull in the China Shop

Thursday, February 7, 2013 | Costas Bocelli

On Sunday, China will ring in the Lunar New Year.  It’s the country’s most important traditional holida...
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Technical Tuesday: How to Make 19.75% on THIS CORRECTION

Tuesday, February 5, 2013 | Chris Rowe

Just yesterday, the stock market just did something that has only happened 4 times in the last 3 years. After this sel...
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Here's a Bullish Strategy for a Market That Defies the Odds

Thursday, January 31, 2013 | Costas Bocelli

What!?!  The market was actually down yesterday? Yes, it’s true, and it's been a rare occurrence since the N...
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Technical Tuesday: Here's My 6-Month Trading Plan

Tuesday, January 29, 2013 | Chris Rowe

I hope you can join me on the live webinar that I'm holding for all Tycoon Report readers, this Thursday at 8:30pm easte...
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What Capitol Hill's Latest Twist Means for the Market

Thursday, January 24, 2013 | Costas Bocelli

Talk about reshuffling a political deck of cards. In an abrupt shift in strategy on the upcoming fiscal deficit debates...
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Technical Tuesday: 3 Sectors You'll Wanna Short

Tuesday, January 22, 2013 | Chris Rowe

There are currently 2 glaring signs of an overbought market.  Whenever I've seen these signs, the market has droppe...
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Two More Warning Signs Screaming Caution Right Now

Thursday, January 17, 2013 | Costas Bocelli

Are you a buyer of the market right here? In my Tycoon Report article last week -- Market Rally to Hit the Pause Button...
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Technical Tuesday: This Market is Just About To...

Tuesday, January 15, 2013 | Chris Rowe

HOLY cow, the flu downright sucks.  WOW.  My family got slammed with it, and I'm sure a large percentage of ...
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Market Rally to Hit the Pause Button?

Thursday, January 10, 2013 | Costas Bocelli

Did Washington freeze you out of the latest round of market gains?  The political impasse leading up to an eventu...
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Technical Tuesday: Is the Market Overbought or Underappreciated?

Tuesday, January 8, 2013 | Chris Rowe

First, a reminder: at 8:30pm eastern time tonight, I'll hold a live webinar, free, for Tycoon Report readers.  This...
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Invest Like a Crocodile...

Monday, January 7, 2013 | Dylan Jovine

WHERE SHOULD I PUT MY MONEY? Should I buy Gold? Silver? Stocks? Bonds? Interest rates are low, and the market is at a ...
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I Found Your Income!

Thursday, January 3, 2013 | Costas Bocelli

Last month’s live cyber event, “Charting the Year Ahead”, was so successful that we followed it up wit...
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Technical Tuesday: 2013, How The Richest Get Richer...

Tuesday, January 1, 2013 | Chris Rowe

How can we all work together to achieve these 2 goals: 1.  Make you MUCH wealthier 2.  Do our part to reduce ...
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3 Simple Keys to Confident Trading

Thursday, December 27, 2012 | Costas Bocelli

Editor's Note:  Costas is out for the Holiday week.  We hope you enjoy the below piece from our Tycoon&nb...
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Has China's Growth Cycle Finally Bottomed?

Thursday, December 20, 2012 | Costas Bocelli

Countering the damage from the great credit crisis of 2008, China unleashed a massive stimulus program to combat the glo...
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Technical Tuesday: New Stock Market Breakout on Record-Breaking Homebuilder Confidence?

Tuesday, December 18, 2012 | Chris Rowe

U.S. home builders' confidence has jumped to its highest level in more than 6 1/2 years!  Home builders reported th...
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The Fed Steps on the Gas -- Here Are 3 Big Takeaways

Thursday, December 13, 2012 | Costas Bocelli

I wonder what the Fed would have done yesterday if Mitt Romney were to have won last month’s presidential election...
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Technical Tuesday: Deflation or Inflation - Which Monster Eats the Other?

Tuesday, December 11, 2012 | Chris Rowe

Today I won't write much... I just want to remind you that there's a webinar tonight at 8:30 eastern.  I hope you'...
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Can the Market Sustain a Santa Claus Rally?

Thursday, December 6, 2012 | Costas Bocelli

Trimming a fresh cut Christmas tree, stringing twinkling lights around the house, and simply seeing the excitement grow ...
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Technical Tuesday: Short-Term Overbought

Tuesday, December 4, 2012 | Chris Rowe

Every Tuesday (the day I write for The Tycoon Report), before the article, I will list one or two "test your know...
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Here's Your Gift from the Cliff

Thursday, November 29, 2012 | Costas Bocelli

The Thanksgiving holiday has come and gone, along with the multiple rounds of turkey leftovers that came after.  Bu...
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Technical Tuesday: Aggressive Bearish Opportunity

Tuesday, November 27, 2012 | Chris Rowe

Every Tuesday (the day I write for The Tycoon Report), before the article, I will list one or two "test your know...
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Technical Tuesday: Sell Into Strength - 2

Tuesday, November 20, 2012 | Chris Rowe

Every Tuesday (the day I write for The Tycoon Report), before the article, I will list one or two "test your know...
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How to Remove the Risk of Your Stocks Falling Off the Cliff

Thursday, November 15, 2012 | Costas Bocelli

Everyone’s talking about the Fiscal Cliff.  It’s the lead story just about everywhere.  I even g...
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Technical Tuesday: Sell Into Strength

Tuesday, November 13, 2012 | Chris Rowe

Every Tuesday (the day I write for The Tycoon Report), before the article, I will list one or two "test your know...
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AAPL Just Puked! It's Time to Buy.

Thursday, November 8, 2012 | Costas Bocelli

Blahhh... That’s the sound of regurgitation -- and I think Apple Inc. (AAPL) has finally lost its cookies.  ...
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Technical Tuesday: Not a Political Article

Tuesday, November 6, 2012 | Chris Rowe

Every Tuesday (the day I write for The Tycoon Report), before the article, I will list one or two "test your know...
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One ETF You Never Want to Buy

Wednesday, October 31, 2012 | Costas Bocelli

Editor's Note:  Costas is cleaning up from this week's storm and was unable to submit a new article for today. &nbs...
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Technical Tuesday - Here's a GREAT Bullish Trade

Tuesday, October 30, 2012 | Chris Rowe

Most Tuesdays (the day I write for The Tycoon Report), before the article, I will list one or two "test your know...
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How to Take Advantage of the Drop in Gold

Thursday, October 25, 2012 | Costas Bocelli

What’s gotten into gold all of a sudden?  It’s dropped about $100 an ounce this month, and just made ...
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Technical Tuesday - Is The Market Crashing?

Tuesday, October 23, 2012 | Chris Rowe

The U.S. stock market is standing on the cliff -- again.  It's peeking down over the edge... But is it ready to j...
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Romney's First 100 Days

Thursday, October 18, 2012 | Costas Bocelli

The second presidential debate this past Tuesday was quite contentious and didn’t disappoint.  After Presiden...
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Technical Tuesday - Day Trading? STOP IT.

Tuesday, October 16, 2012 | Chris Rowe

On many Tuesdays (the day I write for The Tycoon Report), before the article, I will list one or two "test your k...
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Will Obama Win Re-Election?

Thursday, October 11, 2012 | Costas Bocelli

In the spirit of the upcoming Presidential election on November 6, which is now less than a month away, I thought today ...
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Technical Tuesday - Is the Market in Freefall?

Tuesday, October 9, 2012 | Chris Rowe

On many Tuesdays (the day I write for The Tycoon Report), before the article, I will list one or two "test your k...
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4 Secrets to Buying an IPO

Monday, October 8, 2012 | Louis Basenese

As “Public enemy” once said, “Don’t believe the hype.” That’s also the perfect mott...
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Will Dow Theory Kill the Rally?

Thursday, October 4, 2012 | Costas Bocelli

If these were conventional times, the third quarter should have been very tough on the bulls.  But we know that was...
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Obama signs "Romney Bill" into Law; so-called "Golden Key" for investors (and inventors)

Wednesday, October 3, 2012 | Dylan Jovine

Last year a New England farmer refused a million-dollar profit when approached to sell his shares of a small company he'...
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Technical Tuesday - Market Crash After Election?

Tuesday, October 2, 2012 | Chris Rowe

On many Tuesdays (the day I write for The Tycoon Report), before the article, I will list one or two "test your k...
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VIDEO: The "Life-Changer" Secret for Transforming Your Wealth

Monday, October 1, 2012 | Dylan Jovine

It takes a lot of experience to come up with not just stock winners but "Life Changers."   Medivation (MD...
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The End Game to a Powerful Strategy Revealed

Thursday, September 27, 2012 | Costas Bocelli

Today we’re going to forget about the riots in Spain.  There won’t be any mention of the massive genera...
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Technical Tuesday - Beware: Market is Near a TOP

Tuesday, September 25, 2012 | Chris Rowe

On many Tuesdays (the day I write for The Tycoon Report), before the article, I will list one or two "test your k...
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What Did the Fed Just Do?

Thursday, September 20, 2012 | Costas Bocelli

If you’re trying to figure out where the stock market is headed over the coming months, Federal Reserve Chairman B...
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What If QE3 Isn't Nearly Enough?

Wednesday, September 19, 2012 | IFII Staff

With Bernanke and Co. embarking upon yet another round of quantitative easing -- this time with no end-date and allowing...
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Technical Tuesday - 5 Stocks That Forecast Market Reversals

Tuesday, September 18, 2012 | Chris Rowe

On many Tuesdays (the day I write for The Tycoon Report), before the article, I will list one or two "test your k...
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In Defense of Small Caps

Friday, September 14, 2012 | Louis Basenese

A recent article in The Globe and Mail suggested that now would be an opportune time to take profits in small-cap stocks...
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Here are 2 Ways You Can Trade the US Dollar

Thursday, September 13, 2012 | Costas Bocelli

Earlier this week, Chris Rowe shared his excellent analysis on the recent stock market rally to multi-year highs -- in p...
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Technical Tuesday - Look Out... Above

Tuesday, September 11, 2012 | Chris Rowe

Technical Analysis Question of the Week: When you spot the pattern shown below in an uptrend, what is it called? ***...
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How Small Caps Can Make Your Portfolio "Barbell" Strong

Monday, September 10, 2012 | Louis Basenese

In the midst of all the financial noise -- bank bailouts, frozen credit markets and plummeting stocks -- a new idea in p...
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The Rebirth of Equities Starts With These Stocks

Friday, September 7, 2012 | Louis Basenese

Editor's Note:  For some time now, Tycoon Report readers have been asking for our input on investing in Small ...
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Breaking Down the Gold Break Out

Thursday, September 6, 2012 | Costas Bocelli

Well it didn’t take very long to get our answer.  And for my Profit Skimmer subscribers, it didn’t ta...
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Technical Tuesday - Short-Term Traders, Stay in Cash

Tuesday, September 4, 2012 | Chris Rowe

Yaaawn.  That's all.  Just yawn.  See ya next Tuesday...  Okay, I'll write it but I won't forc...
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Is the Market About to Make a Major Shift?

Thursday, August 30, 2012 | Costas Bocelli

The past four weeks have been an absolute snoozer for the stock market.  After the broad indices had finally retr...
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Is the Market "Out to Get You?"

Wednesday, August 29, 2012 | Dylan Jovine

When you trade, it's easy to get discouraged.  We've all been there. But one trait that all of the world's truly g...
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Technical Tuesday - How the Fed Will Affect Your Investments

Tuesday, August 28, 2012 | Chris Rowe

Both the stock market and the U.S. dollar are at very important technical levels.  Both should be watched very clos...
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The Single Biggest Trade of the Next 3 Months?

Friday, August 24, 2012 | Abe Cofnas

This morning I want to talk to you about why the US elections coming up could be a great time to use Binary Options.&nbs...
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It's Time to Pay Close Attention to This Index

Thursday, August 23, 2012 | Costas Bocelli

Broad markets finally did it.  On Tuesday, major US indices eclipsed the springtime highs and ventured into fresh m...
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Technical Wednesday - Bearish Reversal Time

Wednesday, August 22, 2012 | Chris Rowe

Blunt enough for you? Your bullish profits -- if you're a short-term trader -- are in jeopardy!  If you're a lon...
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How to Collect $350 in 'Overnight Income'

Tuesday, August 21, 2012 | Dylan Jovine

Editor's Note:  Chris is out today, but will be back tomorrow with "Technical Tuesday"... er, "Wedne...
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Three Simple Keys to Trading with Confidence

Monday, August 20, 2012 | Costas Bocelli

Editor's Note:  The following article from 2011 is being re-published as a critical reminder for seasoned Tycoons a...
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Trading the 2012 Election

Friday, August 17, 2012 | Abe Cofnas

The upcoming Presidential election offers great opportunities for traders, especially when it comes to those trading bin...
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Is Gold About to Break Out?

Thursday, August 16, 2012 | Costas Bocelli

The next four weeks of market action should prove very interesting.  I'm especially interested to see what happens ...
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How to Get Rich By 2020

Wednesday, August 15, 2012 | Dylan Jovine

Everyone who writes for The Tycoon Report is a professional investor.  And, sometimes, that's a problem. What...
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Technical Tuesday - WARNING: Short-Term Market Correction Coming!

Tuesday, August 14, 2012 | Chris Rowe

The U.S. stock market is pushing up to its April, 2012 high.  Are you going to sell because we are near resistance ...
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4 Questions to Ask Before Buying ANY Stock

Monday, August 13, 2012 | Dylan Jovine

Editor's Note:  The following article from 2007 is being re-published as a critical reminder for seasoned Tycoons a...
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Is the Market Setting up for a Big Collapse?

Friday, August 10, 2012 | Costas Bocelli

As the broad markets are slowly inching their way to the cyclical and multi-year highs made this spring, are you beginni...
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A Personal Letter to Our Customers

Thursday, August 9, 2012 | Dylan Jovine

To Our Customers, We've passed many milestones since we founded the Institute for Individual Investors (formerly Tycoon...
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An Investment Most People Have Never Heard Of

Wednesday, August 8, 2012 | Dylan Jovine

In 2008, a brand new kind of investment made its debut here in the U.S. ... When trading these new instruments, trades ...
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Technical Tuesday - Mess With The Bull, Get The Horns!

Tuesday, August 7, 2012 | Chris Rowe

Was the October, 2011 low the lowest level you'll see the stock market hit for many years to come? After a whopping 25%...
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Don't Fall For This Retirement Ripoff

Friday, August 3, 2012 | Ed Pawelec

Most people are aware of the usual retirement vehicles: The IRA, Roth IRA, and 401(k).  But what about annuities f...
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Does This Indicator Point to New Market Highs?

Thursday, August 2, 2012 | Costas Bocelli

Do you have a bearish outlook for stocks?  Are you pessimistic for the future prospects of the economy? If you ...
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Here's What the Next 10 Years Will Look Like

Wednesday, August 1, 2012 | Teeka Tiwari

Massive loss of wealth, loss of income, and loss of freedom.  That's the mantra of just about every newsletter head...
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Technical Tuesday - Beware of Today's Bearish Reversal Pattern!

Tuesday, July 31, 2012 | Chris Rowe

If you understand what a reversal day looks like, trading can be simple! Some people email me asking how I "k...
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Weekly Wrap-Up

Saturday, July 28, 2012 | IFII Staff

Weekly Wrap-Up Chris Rowe Nails It Again Chris Rowe's bullish article gets traders primed for the Bull mo...
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Can a Move to New Highs be Far Off?

Friday, July 27, 2012 | Ed Pawelec

“Who is more foolish: the fool, or the fools who follow him?” -Obi-Wan Kenobi, Star Wars IV: A New Hope Ea...
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Your Most Powerful Tool for Earnings Season

Thursday, July 26, 2012 | Costas Bocelli

If you’re looking for an edge to help you make better trading and investment decisions, then you’ve come to ...
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These Blue Chips Will Kill Your Wealth

Wednesday, July 25, 2012 | Teeka Tiwari

My article last week raised the ire of at least one of our subscribers.  He railed against my blue chip selection m...
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Technical Tuesday - Bearish Reversal or Bullish Godsend?

Tuesday, July 24, 2012 | Chris Rowe

An old Wall Street saying: "If you don't buy it when it looks like crap, you'll never buy a bargain." Prices...
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Weekly Wrap-Up

Saturday, July 21, 2012 | IFII Staff

Weekly Wrap-Up Mutual Funds Deceiving Fixed Income Investors? Ed Pawelec blows a dirty mutual fund scam w...
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Big Dividends or Big Fraud?

Friday, July 20, 2012 | Ed Pawelec

From retirees who are looking for income, to younger investors looking for a safe place to hide out as the market gyrate...
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Here's a Strong Play for a Weaker Euro

Thursday, July 19, 2012 | Costas Bocelli

The writing is on the wall... We’re well into the third year of the European sovereign debt crisis.  We've s...
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Wealth Withered? Here's The Surest Way to Restore it

Wednesday, July 18, 2012 | Teeka Tiwari

Americans have lost almost 30 years of wealth over the last 10 years.  They've seen a 40% drop in net worth just si...
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Technical Tuesday - Where the Smartest Traders Will Sell Stock

Tuesday, July 17, 2012 | Chris Rowe

If you focus on the key price levels that institutional traders focus on, you'll make profits the way institutional trad...
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Weekly Wrap-Up

Saturday, July 14, 2012 | IFII Staff

Weekly Wrap-Up Time to Buy Stocks Chris Rowe does it again with a spectacular market call, pounding the t...
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QE Started Last Week - Here's How To Profit

Friday, July 13, 2012 | Ed Pawelec

“It was an accident!”  If you have kids, you have heard this 1,000 times.  Who could have poss...
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3 Traps to Avoid During Earnings Season

Thursday, July 12, 2012 | Costas Bocelli

‘Tis the season -- earnings season that is... That quad-annual period is upon us once again, as companies begin t...
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Lessons From the Richest Man on Earth

Wednesday, July 11, 2012 | Teeka Tiwari

What happens when you do everything right... follow all the rules... and, through no apparent fault of your own, you sti...
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Technical Tuesday - Be Bullish Here. Period.

Tuesday, July 10, 2012 | Chris Rowe

Be bullish here.  Period.  If you buy the stock market (such as the SPY, which is an exchange traded fund t...
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Weekly Wrap-Up

Saturday, July 7, 2012 | IFII Staff

Weekly Wrap-Up Make More Money With Less Risk? Christy Heady, our newest contributor, blows a Texas siz...
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Alarm Bells Are Ringing On Global Growth

Friday, July 6, 2012 | Ed Pawelec

Chicken Little is famed for proclaiming, after being hit on the head with an acorn, that the sky was falling.  Her ...
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Did Commodities Just Bottom?

Thursday, July 5, 2012 | Costas Bocelli

As a group, commodities have been in a long downward slide for over a year since making their last cyclical peak in the ...
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Technical Tuesday - Healthcare Sector Breaks All Time Highs. To Buy or Not to Buy...

Tuesday, July 3, 2012 | Chris Rowe

Some have argued that the recent Obamacare Supreme Court ruling is a win for everyone, even conservatives, because they ...
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Weekly Wrap-Up

Saturday, June 30, 2012 | IFII Staff

Weekly Wrap-Up Is The Rally For Real? Ed Pawelec suggests that investors take a second look as he shares his top ...
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The Single Number to Watch This Earnings Season

Friday, June 29, 2012 | Ed Pawelec

I am not a big believer in crystal balls, tarot cards, or any other fortune telling methods.  That being said, I ...
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The Best Way to Play Gold Right Now

Thursday, June 28, 2012 | Costas Bocelli

Gold is having an identity crisis of late.  Some days it behaves like the safe haven asset and hedge against fiat...
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Old Study Shows Single Skill Separates Rich from Poor

Wednesday, June 27, 2012 | Teeka Tiwari

   Editor's Note:  Oops!  You may have noticed that the version of this article that you receiv...
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Technical Tuesday - How to Play a Fakeout

Tuesday, June 26, 2012 | Chris Rowe

After spending well over $2,000 on trading education instead of a vacation, a needed car part, or savings for her childr...
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Weekly Wrap-Up

Saturday, June 23, 2012 | IFII Staff

Weekly Wrap-Up Wall Street Getting Ready to Ambush American Investors Again Wall Street is at it aga...
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Fed Flashes Warning Signal

Friday, June 22, 2012 | Ed Pawelec

Famed LSD advocate and Harvard Professor Dr. Timothy Leary passed away on May 31, 1996, but the practitioners of his phi...
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Three Simple Keys to Confident Trading

Thursday, June 21, 2012 | Costas Bocelli

Since joining IFII as a financial educator and trading mentor, I get asked all sorts of questions.  From the newbi...
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Wall Street's Newest Scam Revealed

Wednesday, June 20, 2012 | Teeka Tiwari

The sawed off shotguns are cocked, the ski masks are on, and the get-away car engines are running.  They can feel t...
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Weekly Wrap-Up

Saturday, June 16, 2012 | IFII Staff

Weekly Wrap-Up Legally Trade on "Inside" Information Chris Rowe reveals how he uses this specia...
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Market Crash Coming on Monday?

Friday, June 15, 2012 | Ed Pawelec

It isn’t supposed to be a monthly event, but it wouldn’t surprise me if we were in the same situation in Jul...
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Is the Private Sector "Doing Fine"?

Thursday, June 14, 2012 | Costas Bocelli

Quick Note from Chris Rowe:  On Tuesday, I told you that I would let you know on the following day's (Wednesda...
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Secretive Swiss Manager Sounds Dire Warning

Wednesday, June 13, 2012 | Teeka Tiwari

"I expect the disintegration to begin in the second half of this year.  That should lead the world into financ...
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Excessive Bearishness - Here's How to Play It

Tuesday, June 12, 2012 | Chris Rowe

I took a poll in one of my recent webinars asking how many people use sentiment indicators, and more than half said they...
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Are Goldman Sachs and Facebook Poised for a Rebound?

Monday, June 11, 2012 | Marc Lichtenfeld

As you may have heard, golfer Tiger Woods recently won his second tournament in three months, after having not won an ev...
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Weekly Wrap-Up

Saturday, June 9, 2012 | IFII Staff

Weekly Wrap-Up Revenge is Sweet: Too-Big-To-Fail Banks About to Meet Their Arch Nemesis Ed Pawelec lets u...
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It's Payback Time!

Friday, June 8, 2012 | Ed Pawelec

One of my all-time favorite books is “The Count of Monte Cristo”.  Not only do I share a similar first ...
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Will This Correction Turn Into a Bear Market?

Thursday, June 7, 2012 | Costas Bocelli

After the broad markets topped out in early April and began to roll over, the pullback was initially perceived as a heal...
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A Once-in-a-60-Year Opportunity

Wednesday, June 6, 2012 | Teeka Tiwari

Are you worried about securing the income you'll need for retirement? If you are, I have an important message for you.&...
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Technical Tuesday - Here's Why I Love GLD Right Now

Tuesday, June 5, 2012 | Chris Rowe

Are you one of the Tycoon Report readers who enjoyed the 69% advance in GLD in 9 short months? If you didn't act on my ...
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Bears Make Headlines, Bulls Make Money

Monday, June 4, 2012 | Marc Lichtenfeld

My wife and I have very different opinions as to what makes a nice vacation.  Her ideal getaway is a hike through t...
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Weekly Wrap-Up

Saturday, June 2, 2012 | IFII Staff

Weekly Wrap-Up Think You Don't Make Enough to Get Rich?  Think Again. Big T breaks down how anyone c...
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Missed Your Chance on AAPL? Maybe Not...

Friday, June 1, 2012 | Ed Pawelec

I missed it.  I was watching it, I saw it happen, and I missed it anyway.  I try not to beat myself up over mi...
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How to Profit From the Worst IPO in History

Thursday, May 31, 2012 | Costas Bocelli

Have you been tempted to partake in all the action and frenzy trading shares of Facebook (ticker: FB)?  Or, have yo...
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3 Simple Steps to Lasting Wealth

Wednesday, May 30, 2012 | Teeka Tiwari

It’s Saturday night at midnight, winter of 1989. I've worked a 16-hour shift and I'm busily mopping a restaurant f...
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Technical Tuesday: New to Investing? Here's Your Biggest Advantage

Tuesday, May 29, 2012 | Chris Rowe

New to trading or investing? This article reveals a very powerful secret the financial professionals don't want you to ...
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Weekly Wrap-Up

Saturday, May 26, 2012 | IFII Staff

Weekly Wrap-Up The Greatest Threat Since Lehman Brothers Looms Over the Market Costas Bocelli lays out a ...
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Are You Prepared to Bail Out JP Morgan -- Again?

Friday, May 25, 2012 | Ed Pawelec

If you see a man running down the streets of New York City with his pants on fire, chances are that man is Jamie Dimon.&...
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The Greatest Threat to Markets Since Lehman Brothers

Thursday, May 24, 2012 | Costas Bocelli

When Japan suffered a devastating natural disaster in March of last year, it wasn’t the powerful 9.0 magnitude ear...
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Two Easy Steps to Worry Free Trading

Wednesday, May 23, 2012 | Teeka Tiwari

Have you ever had one of those "Dilbert" moments?  You know... when your boss or someone in a position of...
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Technical Tuesday - 100% Win Rate Indicator Says Market Bounces Big

Tuesday, May 22, 2012 | Chris Rowe

You want to look at lots of different technical indicators to be sure they all agree on the stock market's next directi...
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When to Avoid Risk, and When to Embrace It

Monday, May 21, 2012 | Marc Lichtenfeld

My ten year old has always wanted to make money.  Whether it’s a lemonade stand or the stock market, he is fo...
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Weekly Wrap Up

Saturday, May 19, 2012 | IFII Staff

Weekly Wrap-Up Chris Rowe Shares the One Secret That's Kept Him Profitable For Years Chris Rowe continues...
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Can the US Weather a European Recession?

Friday, May 18, 2012 | Ed Pawelec

I have to be honest, I have never liked Wheaties.  No matter how much sugar, fruit, or whatever you like to add to ...
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One Simple Secret for Turning Losers into Winners

Thursday, May 17, 2012 | Costas Bocelli

Last Thursday after the market closed, JPMorgan Chase (ticker: JPM) held an emergency conference call with its investors...
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QE3 Can't Save the Market

Wednesday, May 16, 2012 | Teeka Tiwari

I vividly remember a certain summer day in 1985. I was 14 years old and on my way home from school.  On the train...
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Technical Tuesday - Spotting the Bottom and Being a DumbDumb

Tuesday, May 15, 2012 | Chris Rowe

Today I'll reveal one secret that's kept me profitable for many years.  I'll also say something that people in my p...
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Trade like Spock

Monday, May 14, 2012 | Marc Lichtenfeld

I was never really a Trekkie.  Just because I had the Star Trek action figures, the Enterprise that went with the a...
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Weekly Wrap-Up

Saturday, May 12, 2012 | IFII Staff

Teeka Tiwari here, and welcome to the first ever weekend edition of The Tycoon report. In this weekly digest I'll be b...
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The Mandate that Killed Your Portfolio

Friday, May 11, 2012 | Ed Pawelec

I have always wanted a rich uncle, like Rich Uncle Pennybags.  One who would bail me out every time I maxed out my ...
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Here's a Savvy Way to Buy the Dip

Thursday, May 10, 2012 | Costas Bocelli

Have you missed out buying quality stocks during this year’s rally?  Well, you’re not alone.  I&rs...
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3 Rules for Bottom Fishing

Wednesday, May 9, 2012 | Teeka Tiwari

I want to take you back in time for a moment... The year is 1541.  The location is Quito, South America.  In...
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Technical Tuesday - More Downside? Why Tech Stocks Say Yes

Tuesday, May 8, 2012 | Chris Rowe

Beginning with an article 5 weeks ago (red arrow below), about why Apple Inc. (Symbol: AAPL) should decline another 100 ...
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2 High-Yield Dividend Stocks to Avoid

Monday, May 7, 2012 | Marc Lichtenfeld

Dividend investors are enamored with yield.  Obviously, they want to get paid as much as they can.  It’s...
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In 72 Hours The Whole Market Could Crash

Friday, May 4, 2012 | Ed Pawelec

SUNDAY! SUNDAY! SUNDAY!! You're probably going to think I am nuts, but I kind of like watching monster trucks on TV.&nb...
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Should You "Sell in May and Go Away"?

Thursday, May 3, 2012 | Costas Bocelli

Have you dumped all your stocks yet?  After all, ‘tis the season to be selling.  Right? If you happen t...
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Warren Buffett's Key to Wealth

Wednesday, May 2, 2012 | Teeka Tiwari

Warren Buffett is famous for saying that the secret to wealth is to be greedy when others are fearful. Two weeks ago, ...
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How I Predict Earnings Warnings

Monday, April 30, 2012 | Marc Lichtenfeld

Someone in my office recently called me a finance geek.  I was actually a little bit insulted.  But then, as I...
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Cliffhanger Facing US Markets

Friday, April 27, 2012 | Ed Pawelec

So it looks like growth is going to be held in check... and the markets are going to have a tough time advancing much fr...
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Fed Giving You the Green Light to Buy Stocks

Thursday, April 26, 2012 | Costas Bocelli

Whether you agree with the Fed’s ultra loose monetary policy or not, the reality is that it’s not going to b...
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Here's What Oil is Saying About the Economy

Wednesday, April 25, 2012 | Chris Rowe

Editor's Note:  Teeka is out today and will return next week.  In place of his article, please enjoy the follo...
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Technical Tuesday - It's Time to Turn Off the Financial News

Tuesday, April 24, 2012 | Chris Rowe

One very common misperception is thinking that markets are moving because of how individual investors are trading. It&r...
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3 Ways to Eliminate Trading Emotions

Monday, April 23, 2012 | Marc Lichtenfeld

Things were better when I was a kid.  I hate to be that guy who says those kinds of things, but it’s true.&nb...
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Is Spain Telling you to Buy American?

Friday, April 20, 2012 | Ed Pawelec

I don’t think I'll ever forget the first time I saw “The Wizard of Oz” as child.  The flying monk...
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Here's 1 Dirty Stock You Could Clean Up With

Thursday, April 19, 2012 | Costas Bocelli

It’s been the perfect storm for the coal industry and, as a result, the market has been punishing coal stocks with...
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Here's How to Work Less and Make More

Wednesday, April 18, 2012 | Teeka Tiwari

If a mouse in a maze stops reaching for a piece of electric shock-rigged cheese, should we call the mouse lazy? You se...
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Technical Tuesday - Is Apple Ripe for the Pickin'?

Tuesday, April 17, 2012 | Chris Rowe

I say no.  Is that blunt enough? Going out on a limb?  (I'll spare you the Apple tree pun.) Hardly.  ...
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How I Made 103% in 3 Weeks

Monday, April 16, 2012 | Marc Lichtenfeld

A few weeks ago, after a soccer game that didn’t work out the way we wanted, my seven year old daughter told me &l...
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My Top 2 Natural Gas Plays

Friday, April 13, 2012 | Ed Pawelec

Natural Gas dipped below $2.00 for the first time in 10 years this week.  The last time it traded this low, it didn...
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The Closest Thing to a Crystal Ball for Your Stocks

Thursday, April 12, 2012 | Costas Bocelli

If you can simply add two numbers together, then you have what it takes to learn one of the most powerful techniques use...
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Time to Buy the Pullback?

Wednesday, April 11, 2012 | Teeka Tiwari

Well I guess the pullback that everyone was looking for is finally here, but how many of us will actually profit from it...
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Technical Tuesday - Time to Buy Treasuries Again?

Tuesday, April 10, 2012 | Chris Rowe

It seems that Treasuries are back on the table again -- but with much less supply.  It's quite possible that it's t...
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Past Performance is No Guarantee, But...

Monday, April 9, 2012 | Marc Lichtenfeld

I’ve been writing a lot about systems and stock screens over the past few weeks.  Although I’m confid...
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The Secret Reason the S&P is Hitting New Highs

Friday, April 6, 2012 | Ed Pawelec

You didn’t misread that headline.  The S&P Total Return Index closed out the first quarter of 2012 at an ...
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Is the Mother of All Trend Lines About to be Broken?

Thursday, April 5, 2012 | Costas Bocelli

How much more gas is in the tank for the bulls?  Yes, the markets are overextended, causing many investors to ask...
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How to be Rich and Happy

Wednesday, April 4, 2012 | Teeka Tiwari

Real wealth eludes many people -- people who would ordinarily have every character trait necessary to get rich... except...
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Technical Tuesday - Can Apple Go To 1,000?

Tuesday, April 3, 2012 | Chris Rowe

Once again, Apple Inc. (Symbol: AAPL) is pushing higher, even though the stock market is down.  How could you ...
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My Favorite Trading Pattern Revealed

Monday, April 2, 2012 | Marc Lichtenfeld

My heart was pounding so hard, I was sure the other 10,000 people around me could hear it.  It was not an exaggerat...
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Sell Your Bond Funds NOW

Friday, March 30, 2012 | Ed Pawelec

Do you own the right bond fund? Because, if you don’t, you could be a step away from having 25% of your bond mon...
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One ETF You Never Want to Buy

Thursday, March 29, 2012 | Costas Bocelli

Recently we got an ugly glimpse of the destructive capabilities that one type of ETF can unleash upon its victims. ...
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Here's 3 Ways to Play a Collapse in China

Wednesday, March 28, 2012 | Teeka Tiwari

The investment world is shivering and shaking like a frightened lamb in the icy shadow of a potential economic slowdown ...
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Technical Tuesday - How To Buy Gas at Half Price

Tuesday, March 27, 2012 | Chris Rowe

How much do you spend on gas per month? It's probably a lot more than you think, and even higher prices are a virtual c...
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My Number One Shortcut for Finding Winners

Monday, March 26, 2012 | Marc Lichtenfeld

These days, my most precious commodity isn’t oil, gold or even money.  It’s time.  I just don&rsqu...
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Here's a New Stock Market Scam to Watch Out For

Thursday, March 22, 2012 | Ed Pawelec

Ah, the good old days of the late 1980s and early ‘90s, when unscrupulous pitchmen could ring you up and sell you ...
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Now More Than Ever, It's a Stock Picker's Market

Thursday, March 22, 2012 | Costas Bocelli

In my fourteen plus years actively trading the markets, the single most important lesson I've learned is that you must b...
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Why Millions of Investors are Fleeing Stocks Right Now

Wednesday, March 21, 2012 | Teeka Tiwari

Markets are running and gunning higher, but small investors are stampeding out of stock mutual funds.  According ...
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Technical Tuesday - Little Trouble in Big China?

Tuesday, March 20, 2012 | Chris Rowe

Dear Educated Investor, A master investor -- one of the greatest in the world (who started out selling sweaters in my n...
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Are These 5 Mistakes Killing Your Investment Returns?

Monday, March 19, 2012 | Marc Lichtenfeld

In my free time, I’ve been studying and playing poker.  I like reading the biographies and stories about the ...
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Dark Underbelly of Goldman Revealed

Friday, March 16, 2012 | Ed Pawelec

Former Goldman Sachs executive vice president Greg Smith surprised the world with his very public resignation from the f...
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Higher Volatility Coming Sooner Than You Think

Thursday, March 15, 2012 | Costas Bocelli

The stock market rally has been quite resilient... virtually a one-way, low volume ticket to higher prices.  Not ...
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The Last Undervalued Area of the Market

Wednesday, March 14, 2012 | Teeka Tiwari

There is an area of the market that is so cheap right now it is mind boggling. No, it’s not gold...  Nor ...
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Technical Tuesday - Your 5-Hour Workweek

Tuesday, March 13, 2012 | Chris Rowe

Today I'll let you in on a millionaire's secret -- and I'm 100% sure that most millionaires who read this will complete...
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Growth or Value? The Surprising Answer...

Monday, March 12, 2012 | Marc Lichtenfeld

Editor's Note:  Did you win $5,000?  The winner of the ETF Master Trader Sweepstakes has been reveal...
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Double Your Money Shorting Bonds

Friday, March 9, 2012 | Ed Pawelec

US treasuries have outperformed stocks for three decades, and investors are wondering if that run is over. Today I'm go...
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3 Reasons Oil Will Be 'The Next Greece'

Thursday, March 8, 2012 | Costas Bocelli

It may finally be time to slide back that jug of olive oil from the front burner. The financial markets have been held ...
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1 Quick Shortcut to Becoming A Braver Trader

Wednesday, March 7, 2012 | Teeka Tiwari

The hardest thing you may ever have to do as an investor is to teach yourself how to buy stocks when they are down. Ho...
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Technical Tuesday - How to Avoid a Falling Dagger

Tuesday, March 6, 2012 | Chris Rowe

When stocks and ETFs are gunning higher, we want to jump on the trend like flies on a melted chocolate bar! And of cou...
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One Stock to Put on Your Radar

Monday, March 5, 2012 | Marc Lichtenfeld

I've talked about cash flow quite a few times in this column.  I think it's the most important metric you can use t...
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Putting the Odds in Your Favor

Friday, March 2, 2012 | Ed Pawelec

As traders and investors, we are all looking for something that tilts the odds in our favor, something that gives us an ...
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Dow 13,000: Be Very Careful Here

Thursday, March 1, 2012 | Costas Bocelli

Pop the champagne corks! If you haven’t noticed, or you've been completely shuttered from the mainstream media ou...
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Can This Market Keep Going Higher?

Wednesday, February 29, 2012 | Teeka Tiwari

Everyone is looking for a pullback, which leads me to believe that we may have some more upside first before any real bi...
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Technical Tuesday - Follow One Rule and Profits Will Come

Tuesday, February 28, 2012 | Chris Rowe

Tuesdays are typically reserved for Technical Analysis.  But you can be the best technical analyst on earth and s...
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Burn Baby, Burn - Why Cash Flow is So Important...

Monday, February 27, 2012 | Marc Lichtenfeld

While you might love to sing along to "Disco Inferno" on the dance floor, investors in unprofitable companies ...
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Greek Bailout = Short Euro? Not So Fast...

Friday, February 24, 2012 | Ed Pawelec

The table seems set for Greece to receive its second and final bailout ... probably ... and for the moment, the markets ...
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Did AAPL Just Show You a Huge Tell?

Thursday, February 23, 2012 | Costas Bocelli

If you can spot this simple but powerful technical market indicator, it could give you a big edge and help you make bett...
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DOW 13,000: The Beginning or The End?

Wednesday, February 22, 2012 | Teeka Tiwari

The DOW just hit 13,000... the S&P 500 is up at 1,360... and it seems as if every stock is stuck at the top of its t...
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Technical Tuesday: Careful! - The Media Will Steer You to the Poor House

Tuesday, February 21, 2012 | Chris Rowe

Lately we've seen markets ignore what most people perceive to be negative market moving news.  We've also seen ma...
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3 Companies that Might Be Bought Soon...

Monday, February 20, 2012 | Marc Lichtenfeld

You don’t find too many wealthy do-it-yourselfers.  While some people of means still enjoy putting in the har...
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ECB Endorses Greek Default

Friday, February 17, 2012 | Ed Pawelec

The real headline here should be, "ECB endorses Greek default, giving the markets six more weeks of spring." ...
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3 Warning Signs That Should Curb Your Enthusiasm

Thursday, February 16, 2012 | Costas Bocelli

In my Tycoon Report article two weeks ago, Due for a Pull-Back? That’s an Understatement, we brought attention to ...
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The Government Wants to Steal Your 401k

Wednesday, February 15, 2012 | Teeka Tiwari

4.3 Trillion dollars sits in our nation's 401k Retirement Plans.  It’s too big a temptation for the Federal g...
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Technical Tuesday - The Sector to Be Bearish On

Tuesday, February 14, 2012 | Chris Rowe

You've heard lots of experts telling you that the market seems "overbought," and then they follow by telling y...
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Can Technical and Fundamental Analysis Coexist?

Monday, February 13, 2012 | Marc Lichtenfeld

It was silent as I was studying the action of the market on several monitors in front of me.  Suddenly, the room er...
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In Greece, Reality Rearing Its Ugly Head

Friday, February 10, 2012 | Ed Pawelec

The markets were under pressure this morning, and although recent lower openings have resulted in the markets rallying b...
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These Natural Resource Stocks Could be Ripe for the Picking

Thursday, February 9, 2012 | Costas Bocelli

It’s been less than a year since Glencore International (GLEN.L), the commodities trading behemoth, debuted with i...
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It Never Pays to Chase Stocks

Wednesday, February 8, 2012 | Teeka Tiwari

When you pull back the camera and take a bird's eye view, you can see that, so far, corporate earnings have been pretty ...
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Technical Tuesday - It's 2007 All Over Again

Tuesday, February 7, 2012 | Chris Rowe

In December of 2006, we explained the economic headwinds that would ultimately crash virtually the entire global financi...
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Now is the Time to Buy Healthcare Stocks

Monday, February 6, 2012 | Marc Lichtenfeld

I’ve been talking a lot lately about the $4 trillion that’s about to fall into the laps of businesses in the...
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The Final Nail in the Coffin for the Bears

Friday, February 3, 2012 | Ed Pawelec

Today’s employment report was dramatically better than expected.  While European headline risk has certainly ...
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Due for a Pull-Back? That's an Understatement...

Thursday, February 2, 2012 | Costas Bocelli

The year has certainly started off on the right foot for the bulls.  For the month of January, the S&P 500 tack...
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This Gold Stock Could Double Your Money This Year

Wednesday, February 1, 2012 | Teeka Tiwari

Back on December 14th 2011 I recommended buying physical gold in three blocks if we saw a pull back to $1550, $1,500 and...
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Technical Tuesday - 5 Reasons To Be Bullish This Year

Tuesday, January 31, 2012 | Chris Rowe

There are several signs pointing to new highs for the S&P 500, but it obviously makes sense to buy on the dips and n...
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How You Could Beat the S&P by 745% or More...

Monday, January 30, 2012 | Marc Lichtenfeld

My mother believes shopping is a sport.  If it were, there is no doubt she would be a world champion.  I&rsquo...
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Bernanke Throws Baby Boomers Under the Bus

Friday, January 27, 2012 | Ed Pawelec

Grandma got run over by Bernanke Walking home from our bank Wednesday eve You can say there’s no manipulation But ...
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Learn How to Hedge Your Stocks For Free!

Thursday, January 26, 2012 | Costas Bocelli

When was the last time you felt uneasy about some of the stocks that you own?  Perhaps it was during the wild and...
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Is The Dividend Play Over?

Wednesday, January 25, 2012 | Teeka Tiwari

After taking a whopping last week, bond prices look to be in rally mode again.  We saw yields on the 10 Year Note g...
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Technical Tuesday: On My Death Bed - What I Would Recommend

Tuesday, January 24, 2012 | Chris Rowe

It's important that you read this in its entirety! If I were on my death bed, and I had to tell you about ONE WAY to ge...
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Money Losing Companies that Beat the Market by 61%

Monday, January 23, 2012 | Marc Lichtenfeld

When I was young, stupid and chasing girls, good looks were the most important attribute a female could have as far as I...
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Hedge Yourself With This Simple Trade

Friday, January 20, 2012 | Ed Pawelec

Many know of the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) S&P 500’s Volatility Index or the VIX as the “fe...
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Will China Drag Us All Down?

Thursday, January 19, 2012 | Costas Bocelli

For China, 2012 will be the Year of the Dragon... But for the rest of us that have plenty of skin in the game, it will ...
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Bond Market Flashing Urgent Signal

Wednesday, January 18, 2012 | Teeka Tiwari

I want to extend my warmest thanks to those of you who joined me, Chris Rowe, Ed Pawelec and Costas Bocelli this past we...
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Technical Tuesday - Enjoying My Retirement

Tuesday, January 17, 2012 | Chris Rowe

First off, I'd like to thank everyone who joined us this past weekend at my Retirement Party and IFII seminar.  I...
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The Best Way to Measure Company Performance

Monday, January 16, 2012 | Marc Lichtenfeld

There's an adage on Wall Street that stock prices follow earnings. It means that if a company's earnings increase over ...
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Hedge Funds Looking to Profit at Your Expense -- Again!

Friday, January 13, 2012 | Ed Pawelec

During the financial crisis of 2007 and 2008, many hedge funds made fortunes as the mortgage markets imploded.  The...
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Has the Housing Market Finally Bottomed?

Thursday, January 12, 2012 | Costas Bocelli

Is the housing market FINALLY... at long last... close to a bottom? If you ask Jamie Dimon, CEO of JP Morgan Chase (Sym...
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3 Themes That Will Define 2012

Wednesday, January 11, 2012 | Teeka Tiwari

Editor's note: Our deepest apologies for not sending you a Tycoon Report yesterday. In case you were wondering &quo...
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The Best Way to Measure Company Performance

Monday, January 9, 2012 | Marc Lichtenfeld

Editor’s note: The below piece was written in October 2011, but the lessons are timeless. Marc Lichtenfeld is a se...
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Watching the Dollar For a Commodity Risk Drought

Monday, January 9, 2012 | Justice Litle

The year 2012 is kicking off with a snow drought. At this time last year, the Sierra Nevada snowpack was an incredible...
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2 Ways to Play Gold in 2012

Friday, January 6, 2012 | Ed Pawelec

Gold marked its eleventh consecutive year of gains as 2011 came to a close.  The yellow metal was up roughly 11% fo...
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Emerging Markets Offer Big Opportunity in 2012

Thursday, January 5, 2012 | Costas Bocelli

Last year was quite an interesting journey throughout the marketplace—catching many Wall Street analysts and inve...
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Strategies for a Headline Driven Market

Wednesday, January 4, 2012 | Teeka Tiwari

If you are looking for something different this year than last year, I would say prepare yourself for disappointment. Ov...
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Know Your Risk, or It Could Cost You BIG!

Friday, December 30, 2011 | Ed Pawelec

~~~ Editor's note: Rounding out our 'best of 2011' selections, Ed Pawelec shared a lesson critical to all traders: K...
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Did Warren Buffett Just Hand You a 20% Return?

Thursday, December 29, 2011 | Costas Bocelli

~~~ Editor’s Note: As we revisit the Tycoon Report ‘best of’ in 2011, one of the best examples of g...
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Your "Blueprint" for Retirement

Wednesday, December 28, 2011 | Teeka Tiwari

~~~ Editor’s note: In this final week of the year, we revisit the archives to bring you Teeka Tiwari’s &...
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Technical Tuesday - Institutional Distribution... to YOU!

Tuesday, December 27, 2011 | Chris Rowe

Google Put Update:  Chris is still bearish on Google. But a word of caution: The NYSE BPI has reversed up...
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Super-Computing Profits in a Digital Age

Monday, December 26, 2011 | Marc Lichtenfeld

~~~ Editor’s Note: Today I’d like to introduce to you one of the Oxford Club’s top minds, Marc Licht...
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Thanks and Best Wishes for a Wonderful Year

Saturday, December 24, 2011 | Wayne Mulligan

“The bad news is time flies. The good news is you’re the pilot.” --  Michael Altshuler ...
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The Secret Our Govt. Doesn’t Want You to Know (Part IV)

Friday, December 23, 2011 | Dylan Jovine

Note to readers:  This article is the final installment of a 4-Part Series. In last week’s article I asked ...
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Europe's Back Door Bailout is a Bullish Credit Event

Thursday, December 22, 2011 | Costas Bocelli

Ever since Mario Draghi took over as the new European Central Bank President, one thing has become clear: He is mor...
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The Key to Survival in Today's Market

Wednesday, December 21, 2011 | Teeka Tiwari

This will be the last tycoon report article I write this year. Given that, I thought it important that we touch upon som...
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Technical Tuesday - Don't Trust the Santa Claus Rally

Tuesday, December 20, 2011 | Chris Rowe

** Update on Google Put:  Still bearish.  It should be sold if Google hits $660.00. ********************* ***...
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Make 2012 Your Most Profitable Year Ever

Monday, December 19, 2011 | Justice Litle

As December draws to a close, most investors will be happy to put the year 2011 behind them. It was a gut-wrenching ye...
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The Secret Our Govt. Doesn't Want You to Know (Part III)

Friday, December 16, 2011 | Dylan Jovine

Note to readers:  This is Part III of a 4-Part Series. This was originally planned as a 3-part series. However, b...
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Middle East Tensions Mean Oil Sands Profit

Thursday, December 15, 2011 | Costas Bocelli

Iran has garnered a great deal of attention lately. Earlier this week, the Iranian military reportedly prepared practic...
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Europe's "Folly Policy" Creates a Huge Opportunity in Gold

Wednesday, December 14, 2011 | Teeka Tiwari

For those of you harboring hopes that the European mess will soon be resolved, this message is for you: Please adjust ...
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Technical Tuesday - How Relative Strength Gets You Profitable Trades

Tuesday, December 13, 2011 | Chris Rowe

Google Put Update:  I'm still bearish.  It should be sold if Google hits $660.00. ************** ************...
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Lessons From MF Global - Is Your Money at Risk?

Monday, December 12, 2011 | Ed Pawelec

For a man known for strong opinions and “leadership” skills, Jon Corzine fell miserably short on both counts...
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The Secret Our Govt. Doesn't Want You to Know (Part II)

Friday, December 9, 2011 | Dylan Jovine

Note to readers:  This is Part II of a 3-Part Series. “The aging of our population [has] changed the backd...
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The Next Three Days are "Do or Die" for Europe -- and Markets Too

Thursday, December 8, 2011 | Costas Bocelli

Where is the market heading as we close out the year? Will we see a continuation of the early Santa Claus rally? Or will...
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Why I'm Still Bearish (For Now)

Wednesday, December 7, 2011 | Teeka Tiwari

The five largest one day percentage up moves in the history of the Dow Jones Industrial average all occurred during a be...
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Technical Tuesday - QE3

Tuesday, December 6, 2011 | Chris Rowe

Google Put Option Update:  I'm still bearish on Google.  Great Risk:Reward Ratio! You can take a bearish pos...
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Bailout Cancer Continues to Metastasize

Monday, December 5, 2011 | Ed Pawelec

Last week the S&P 500 staged a stunning 7.4% rally, beginning on Monday, as investors cheered Black Friday sales num...
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The One Secret Our Government Doesn't Want You to Know

Friday, December 2, 2011 | Dylan Jovine

WARNING: To my knowledge, what you are about to learn has never before been discussed with the general public. Wide...
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Did This Week Just Spark a Santa Claus Rally?

Thursday, December 1, 2011 | Costas Bocelli

My, how things can change so fast. It’s now been exactly two weeks since I last wrote to you in The Tycoon Report...
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Will the Rally Last? Here's What to do if it Doesn't.

Wednesday, November 30, 2011 | Teeka Tiwari

I want you to be extremely cautious over the next few weeks. So far, this market looks like it is simply having an ove...
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Technical Tuesday - Today's Gift to Bearish Traders

Tuesday, November 29, 2011 | Chris Rowe

Google Put Update:  I am still bearish on Google! ****** Last week I was hopeful that we would get a short-t...
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Managing Our Big Euro Trade: What To Do Next...

Monday, November 28, 2011 | Ed Pawelec

Last Monday I talked about initiating a straddle position in the Euro trust ETF (FXE).  This type of trade allows o...
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THE BEAR TRAP RALLY

Friday, November 25, 2011 | PREETI (preeti271)

The stock markets are like the casino and if you have nothing to loose then start from scratch or penny. The debt proble...
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Imminent Market Crash: Germany to Blame

Wednesday, November 23, 2011 | Teeka Tiwari

I want to wish all of our Tycoon Report Readers a very Happy Thanksgiving.  I also want to extend special Happy Tha...
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Technical Tuesday - Look Out Below!!

Tuesday, November 22, 2011 | Chris Rowe

First an update on "The Google Trade".  I told you I would update you weekly.  Last week I didn't pu...
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Huge Euro Move Coming. How to Trade It...

Monday, November 21, 2011 | Ed Pawelec

The Euro set an all time high against the dollar in the spring and early summer of 2008.  That was around 1.60 vers...
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Chinese Gold Buying Moves Markets

Friday, November 18, 2011 | Addison Wiggin

Gold is knocking at the door of $1,800 for the first time in six weeks. Alas, thus far today, the solitary traveler has ...
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How a 71-Year-Old Law Could Hand You Huge Returns

Thursday, November 17, 2011 | Jim Nelson

Section 54 of the Investment Company Act of 1940 was written near the tail end of the Great Depression, just prior to U....
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Is The Market Headed for a "Super" Sell Off?

Thursday, November 17, 2011 | Costas Bocelli

Thanksgiving is only one week from today, and time is running out on the twelve turkeys holed up on Capitol Hill. More ...
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100% Chance of Crisis, Worse Than 2008

Wednesday, November 16, 2011 | Teeka Tiwari

According to the globally respected macro investor Jim Rogers, we are on the cusp of a breakdown worse than the 2008 fin...
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Penn State Pricks the Student Loan Bubble

Wednesday, November 16, 2011 | Byron W. King

A month ago, at an investment conference in Baltimore, my colleague Eric Fry asked if I think there’s another &ldq...
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Preview Stock Prices Using Futures

Tuesday, November 15, 2011 | Jonas Elmerraji

“Futures.”  The very word has been known to make stock investors shudder. That’s an understandab...
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Technical Tuesday - Gargantuous & Disasterous Position Unwinding

Tuesday, November 15, 2011 | Chris Rowe

This last huge rally, the one that last month recorded the biggest one month percentage gain on the S&P 500 since 19...
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Insider Trading on Capitol Hill -- Who's Surprised?

Monday, November 14, 2011 | Ed Pawelec

Talk of insider trading on Capitol Hill surfaced again over the past week, and blossomed over the weekend with a 60 Minu...
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Thailand: 7,500 Miles From Greece ... and Loving It!

Monday, November 14, 2011 | Chris Mayer

I almost cancelled my trip to Bangkok.  I’m glad I didn’t. As most folks are probably aware, Bangkok h...
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Mining for Gold on Wall Street

Friday, November 11, 2011 | Addison Wiggin

Many technical analysts are saying the gold and silver markets are “breaking down.”  I say the precious...
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URGENT: Sign the "Buffett Petition" to Cut the Deficit Now!

Friday, November 11, 2011 | Dylan Jovine

Today the country needs your help.  The folks on Capitol Hill need to hear your voice.  Loud and clear. Ther...
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Don't Be the Sucker at the Table...

Thursday, November 10, 2011 | Costas Bocelli

Editor's Note:  When Costas first joined The Tycoon Report, long-time readers will recall his 4-part "Rai...
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The Never-Ending Credit Crunch

Thursday, November 10, 2011 | Jim Nelson

Thousands of people across this country are in a fight as we write.  They are gathering in more than 100 cities, sl...
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Global Economy on Verge of Total Collapse

Wednesday, November 9, 2011 | Teeka Tiwari

Events in Europe are proceeding at a break neck pace... Berlusconi is out the door in Italy, while the Banks have oust...
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Market Wrap-Up: The Show Goes On

Wednesday, November 9, 2011 | Jonas Elmerraji

Europe’s still holding onto the leash for U.S. stocks, as news from across the pond has a massive impact on what h...
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Technical Tuesday - Here's a Bearish Trade on 1 Overbought Internet Stock

Tuesday, November 8, 2011 | Chris Rowe

Please excuse the brevity of this article, but I just crumpled up my last one and threw it in the trash.  I didn't ...
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Big Banks Get the Collective Finger

Monday, November 7, 2011 | Ed Pawelec

At least 650,000 Americans have flipped big banks the bird in the month since Bank of America (BAC) proposed a $5.00 deb...
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Winning Ideas in a Losing Market

Monday, November 7, 2011 | Chris Mayer

We both reached for the check.  “No, no, I invited you,” I said.  “I’ll pay.”&nb...
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Two Keys to Retirement Bliss

Friday, November 4, 2011 | Costas Bocelli

It's becoming more and more evident that your retirement income will ultimately become your sole responsibility to fund...
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7 Billion Reasons to Buy These 3 Stocks

Thursday, November 3, 2011 | Costas Bocelli

Congratulations are in order to my very good friends, Don and Betty Overwood of Pine Hill, N.J. USA, who welcomed the bi...
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Our Favorite 'Sinvestment'

Thursday, November 3, 2011 | Jim Nelson

You don’t have to be a genius to realize that people drink when times are tough.  And you don’t have to...
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You're About to Be Robbed ... Again

Wednesday, November 2, 2011 | Teeka Tiwari

Hold on to your wallets, because you are about to get hi-jacked one more time by the big banks.  And the sad thing ...
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3 Tricks to Stick to Your Stops

Tuesday, November 1, 2011 | Jonas Elmerraji

Being good at taking losses is the hallmark of a good trader. That may sound fishy, but bear with me ... You see, some...
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Technical Tuesday - Market Massacre Coming?

Tuesday, November 1, 2011 | Chris Rowe

With such a strong reversal lower, and especially after seeing such an unreasonable euphoric jolt higher first, you may ...
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Economic Data this Week: Ride the Bull or Get Gored?

Monday, October 31, 2011 | Ed Pawelec

Record returns for the month of October have moved the market from pricing in disaster to pricing in perfection.  ...
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The Booming Market for Mineral Sands

Monday, October 31, 2011 | Chris Mayer

I’m having one heck of a busy week.  I was at Grant’s conference in New York City on Wednesday.  M...
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There Goes the Government, Mucking Up Your Retirement...

Friday, October 28, 2011 | Addison Wiggin

We have a feeling the Occupy Wall Street movement just got some new wind in its sails, thanks once again to police overr...
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Redefining "Flight to Safety"

Thursday, October 27, 2011 | Jim Nelson

For a considerable amount of time now, the market has been grumbling.  It wants safety, no matter what the cost.&nb...
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What The Oil Market Is Telling You Right Now

Thursday, October 27, 2011 | Costas Bocelli

In my article last week -- Recession? These 2 Things Will Let You Know -- we focused on two key industrial commodities t...
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'Project X' and 3 Gold Stocks You Can Buy Right Now

Wednesday, October 26, 2011 | Wayne Mulligan

Some of you just heard about a secret project we’ve been working on, but for those of you who haven’t, read ...
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3 Gold Stocks You Can Buy Right Now

Wednesday, October 26, 2011 | Teeka Tiwari

One of the biggest conundrums over the last twelve months has been the massive disconnect between the price of physical ...
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Occupy Gold

Wednesday, October 26, 2011 | Byron W. King

Lately, commodities and natural resource stocks have been through a pretty rough patch.  But I’d be wary of N...
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Reduce Your Risk of Ruin

Tuesday, October 25, 2011 | Jonas Elmerraji

You’ve done the research.  The stock looks like a solid breakout trade -- it’s time to log onto your br...
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Technical Tuesday: Should I Trade This Short-Term Trend?

Tuesday, October 25, 2011 | Chris Rowe

Have a look at the charts below... We must consider the possibility of a market advance back up to the (black) down tr...
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False Prophets

Monday, October 24, 2011 | Chris Mayer

Every morning, I start my day by reading my newspapers over a mug of hot tea. (Yes, I still get my newspapers delivered!...
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This Scheme Would Make Bernie Madoff Blush...

Monday, October 24, 2011 | Ed Pawelec

“Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored.” -- Aldous Huxley The broad market, as measured by t...
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These Companies Rate Higher Than the U.S. Treasury

Friday, October 21, 2011 | Addison Wiggin

“Downgrading” is in a bull market.  As this bull market proceeds, investors will learn anew to apprecia...
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Recession? These 2 Things Will Let You Know...

Thursday, October 20, 2011 | Costas Bocelli

Are we headed for another recession?  For many families and households, it already feels like a downright depressio...
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Triple Yields in Markets Most Americans Overlook

Thursday, October 20, 2011 | Jim Nelson

“[Emerging markets’] profitable and relatively stable domestic anchors will enable them to capture global ma...
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Are You Making this Big Mistake in your Trading?

Wednesday, October 19, 2011 | Teeka Tiwari

How to manage stop losses is one of the most important -- yet least understood -- trading skills.  Many investors a...
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In a Trade War, Would You Rather Have Armies of Lawyers or Geologists?

Wednesday, October 19, 2011 | Byron W. King

There I was at the annual convention of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG), held in Long Beach, Cal...
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Get Tactical to Keep Your Profits in This Market

Tuesday, October 18, 2011 | Jonas Elmerraji

It’s time to forget being practical about your portfolio. Practical advice -- the tried and true suggestions like...
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Technical Tuesday - Special Edition

Tuesday, October 18, 2011 | Chris Rowe

This article is mostly educational, but it leads up to a point about what the CURRENT market is telling us it wants...
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Economists Say Expansion... Our Wallets Say Recession

Monday, October 17, 2011 | Ed Pawelec

For most of the last several months, the economic data has been mixed at best.  But no matter how much expansionary...
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The Great Crash and Beyond

Monday, October 17, 2011 | Chris Mayer

The worst quarter for stocks since the first quarter of 2009 sent me back to the dusty archives of finance.  Amid o...
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The March of (Trade) War?

Friday, October 14, 2011 | Addison Wiggin

“I want to go to war with China,” declared a presidential candidate earlier this week on national TV. Grant...
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10% Return -- Can You Hear Me Now?!

Thursday, October 13, 2011 | Costas Bocelli

In my Tycoon Report article from this past June 16th, Better Than 10% Yield… In This Environment?, I outlined a v...
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Building an Anti-Recession Income Stream in a Volatile Market

Thursday, October 13, 2011 | Jim Nelson

It is easy to fall into a funk in this market.  It’s easy to say stocks aren’t worth your time... or th...
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Silver's on Sale, Buy Some!

Wednesday, October 12, 2011 | Byron W. King

Have you ever spent time around any U.S. military bases?  I’m not asking if you ever wore a uniform or anythi...
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The 3 Secrets of Margin Trading You Need to Know Now

Wednesday, October 12, 2011 | Teeka Tiwari

A question I get asked often is, "should I use margin?" For those of you that are new investors, margin is a ...
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A Better Way to Gauge Market Volatility

Tuesday, October 11, 2011 | Jonas Elmerraji

I’ve said in the past that the market is out of synch with fundamentals -- and while it’s certainly still th...
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Technical Tuesday - Here's How I Became a Millionaire (and how you can too)

Tuesday, October 11, 2011 | Chris Rowe

You can't lose faith in a systematic approach to trading/investing just because it happened to go against you at some po...
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Occupy Wall Street: What It's Telling You Right Now

Monday, October 10, 2011 | Ed Pawelec

"We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator wi...
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Opportunity Now

Friday, October 7, 2011 | Chris Mayer

It’s hard to believe autumn’s days are here already.  As the poet Charles Bukowski wrote, “The da...
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The New Trade of the Decade

Friday, October 7, 2011 | Addison Wiggin

As the calendar flipped from 1999 to 2000, Agora Inc. founder Bill Bonner and I introduced what we modestly labeled the ...
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Now's the Time to Profit from the Slowdown

Thursday, October 6, 2011 | Costas Bocelli

Before we get to it, be sure to welcome Jim Nelson today. If you are at all interested in MPLs, ADRs, utilities, consum...
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Why the Fed's Latest "Twist" Isn't Going to Help

Thursday, October 6, 2011 | Jim Nelson

I'd like to take the chance to fill you in on my take, as an income seeker, on the Fed’s latest plan, Operation Tw...
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How We Made 26.5% by IGNORING the News

Wednesday, October 5, 2011 | Teeka Tiwari

Big T here, I'm sure you've seen a few new faces around here ... and today is no exception. I'm glad to announce that ...
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Stocks Go Boom! -- A Buying Opportunity

Wednesday, October 5, 2011 | Byron W. King

What a nasty stock market swoon!  It’s been painful to watch hard-won share price gains drift downward. It c...
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Technical Tuesday - Don't Buy The Reversal... Here's Why

Tuesday, October 4, 2011 | Chris Rowe

Before I get to it today ... In our continuing mission to bring you the best investing education, I'm glad to announce ...
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The Pattern That Made 20% in This Market

Tuesday, October 4, 2011 | Jonas Elmerraji

There’s no question that this is a tough market to trade. With the Fed’s “Operation Twist” leavi...
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3 Reasons to Stay Clear of Bank Stocks

Monday, October 3, 2011 | Ed Pawelec

Quick note before we begin ... As Wayne mentioned this past Friday, we're making The Tycoon Report even more valuable f...
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The Get Rich Club: How to Join An Exclusive Group of Proven Wealth Creators

Monday, October 3, 2011 | Chris Mayer

Shortly after the Second World War, a group of investors and traders in New York formed an unusual club. There were no b...
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Big Changes

Friday, September 30, 2011 | Wayne Mulligan

Two big changes today ... First, I'd like to introduce Addison Wiggin. He's always ahead of the market ... He predict...
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Gold: Still a Safeguard Against Problems in the Financial Markets

Friday, September 30, 2011 | Addison Wiggin

$1,800... $1,700... $1,600... We don’t mean to frighten you today, dear reader, but an influential gentleman whos...
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Did Warren Buffett Just Hand You a 20% Return?

Thursday, September 29, 2011 | Costas Bocelli

“Oracle of Omaha” Warren Buffett, known for his value investing philosophy and multi-billion dollar deals, r...
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The REAL Reason Gold & Silver Got Crushed -- How to Play It

Wednesday, September 28, 2011 | Teeka Tiwari

After running and gunning for the last 10 years, we witnessed a cataclysmic meltdown in both Gold and Silver prices. W...
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Technical Tuesday - Heed This BIG SELL Signal

Tuesday, September 27, 2011 | Chris Rowe

Every Tuesday (the day I write for The Tycoon Report), before the article, I will list one or two "test your know...
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Thanks to the Fed, Recession is on Its Way

Monday, September 26, 2011 | Ed Pawelec

“Unless the trend is reversed, at some point these deficits would cause the economy to stagnate or worse.” ...
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2 Major Commodity Stories You Should Be Aware Of

Friday, September 23, 2011 | Matt Badiali

Three months ago, I made an odd recommendation for a resource stock advisor... I told people not to buy oil stocks&hell...
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The Fed is Twisting Your Arm to Do These 2 Things

Thursday, September 22, 2011 | Costas Bocelli

In the Fed’s widely anticipated policy statement yesterday afternoon, the FOMC announced another round of monetary...
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Don't Miss This New Bear Market

Wednesday, September 21, 2011 | Teeka Tiwari

Having a fixed opinion -- and simply ignoring data that conflict with that opinion -- is probably one of the biggest mis...
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Gold Investois of the World Unite!

Wednesday, September 21, 2011 | Mark "El Dorado" Thomas (mistermarkt)

Gold Investors of the World Unite!At Highergoldprices.com we decided to outline in this essay what we think our common m...
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Technical Tuesday - Heed This BIG Buy Signal

Tuesday, September 20, 2011 | Chris Rowe

Why Bad News is Good News No matter how cool you are, with all the different indicators and bells and whistles you may ...
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2 Reasons the Dollar Rally Should Hold (and 1 Why It May Not)

Monday, September 19, 2011 | Ed Pawelec

The dollar has shown some strength against major currencies, and the odds seem stacked in favor of continued upside.&nbs...
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2 Buy Signals for North America's "Greatest Prize"

Friday, September 16, 2011 | Matt Badiali

You didn't hear about it in the mainstream press, but the Canadian oil sands received a big piece of bullish news last w...
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Volatility Should Remain High For Weeks. What to Do...

Thursday, September 15, 2011 | Costas Bocelli

It’s certainly been a wild six weeks -- so wild that it's surprising when the market doesn't move by 2 or 3% intra...
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If You Can Eat It or Wear It ... Invest in It

Wednesday, September 14, 2011 | Teeka Tiwari

Is a Greek default inevitable?  What does this mean to the stock market?  Where can we put our money?  Do...
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Technical Tuesday - Here's a Huge Buying Opportunity

Tuesday, September 13, 2011 | Chris Rowe

Every Tuesday (the day I write for The Tycoon Report), before the article, I will list one or two "test your know...
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One Day in September

Monday, September 12, 2011 | Ed Pawelec

One day in September, the world changed.  The sun rose at 6:20 AM that morning, bathing the eastern seaboard of t...
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Are Gold Prices Rising or is Confidence in Currencies Crashing?

Friday, September 9, 2011 | Mark "El Dorado" Thomas (mistermarkt)

At Higher Gold Prices we have a different view than the general consensus of why gold prices are rising. Is the recent d...
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Take the Money: Royalty Trust Yields Look Good Here

Friday, September 9, 2011 | Matt Badiali

Natural gas is on its way to becoming the cheapest energy source out there... again. This time, it's not because natura...
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3 Places to Park Your Cash Right Now

Thursday, September 8, 2011 | Costas Bocelli

The last six weeks have certainly taken their toll on the everyday Main Street investor.  It's been no ordinary s...
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Gold is the Last Currency Standing!

Wednesday, September 7, 2011 | Mark "El Dorado" Thomas (mistermarkt)

Our theory at Higher Gold Prices.com is that the rising price of gold is not an increase in the price of gold. It is in ...
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Is the Bull Market in Gold Over?

Wednesday, September 7, 2011 | Teeka Tiwari

In the space of just 36 hours, we have seen gold prices collapse from an all time high of $1,923.70 to $1793.80 (at the ...
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Technical Tuesday - Key Day Today! 18% Downside or 10% Gains Ahead.

Tuesday, September 6, 2011 | Chris Rowe

Every Tuesday (the day I write for The Tycoon Report), before the article, I will list one or two "test your know...
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The Big Commodity Trend Nobody's Talking About...

Friday, September 2, 2011 | Matt Badiali

Editor's Note:  Please use the comments section to help us welcome The Tycoon Report's newest Guest Contributor, Ma...
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We're Officially in a Recession...

Thursday, September 1, 2011 | Costas Bocelli

...In a recession of confidence, that is. And, as you’ll read below, major policy moves are needed ASAP to restor...
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New Bull Market, or Bear Market Trap?

Wednesday, August 31, 2011 | Teeka Tiwari

One of the biggest questions traders are wrestling with right now is whether this rally is a legitimate start to a new b...
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4 Ways to Earn Instant Options Profits

Tuesday, August 30, 2011 | Chris Rowe

Dear Any and All Green Traders Reading This Article, STOP LEAVING MONEY ON THE TABLE EVERY SINGLE MONTH! If you showed...
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Bernanke's Oscar Winning Performance: The Real Story

Monday, August 29, 2011 | Ed Pawelec

The expressionless, bearded, bald man who runs the Central Bank of the United States gave an exceptionally well received...
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Why We Love Steve Jobs

Friday, August 26, 2011 | Dylan Jovine

Steve Jobs is the personification of the American Dream. The dreamer. The fighter. The perfectionist. The success. The...
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Will Bernanke Shake the Market Tomorrow?

Thursday, August 25, 2011 | Costas Bocelli

Let’s face it: lately it’s been pretty hard trying to stay on firm footing.  In fact, my new favorite e...
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Michelle Bachmann's $2 a Gallon Delusion

Wednesday, August 24, 2011 | Teeka Tiwari

In what has to be the mother of all bold political statements, reminiscent in fact of George Bush Senior's promise of &q...
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Technical Tuesday - MEGA OVERSOLD MARKET!

Tuesday, August 23, 2011 | Chris Rowe

Now that's what I call "OVERSOLD"!!! Can this be a massive buying opportunity?  Not yet.  There...
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Soak the Rich? Warren Buffett May be Right!

Monday, August 22, 2011 | Ed Pawelec

“An imbalance between rich and poor is the oldest and most fatal ailment of all republics.” - Plutarch In a...
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The 'Lucky 10' Trading Rules

Friday, August 19, 2011 | Dylan Jovine

It’s the age-old question: Nature or nurture? That’s the question I asked “Mark R.” on a chilly...
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How to Turn Your Fear into Profit

Thursday, August 18, 2011 | Costas Bocelli

Did you miss out buying attractive stocks on your “shopping list” last week?  Are you wondering if toda...
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9 ETFs to Play a Big Move Lower

Wednesday, August 17, 2011 | Teeka Tiwari

Editor's Note:  Teeka is on vacation this week.  In light of the warning that Chris Rowe issued yesterday, bel...
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Technical Tuesday - Market Crash is Coming... Sleep Well

Tuesday, August 16, 2011 | Chris Rowe

Every Tuesday (the day I write for The Tycoon Report), before the article, I will list one or two "test your know...
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Protecting Your Portfolio in a Bipolar Market

Monday, August 15, 2011 | Ed Pawelec

August, 2011 may go down in history as one of the most volatile months ever.  Not since the fall of 2008 have the...
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An Open Letter to the President of the United States

Friday, August 12, 2011 | Dylan Jovine

Dear Mr. President, It may be said objectively that the events of the past week have humiliated our great nation. I c...
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4 Stocks Rated Higher Than the U.S. Government

Thursday, August 11, 2011 | Costas Bocelli

In an unprecedented and stunning move this past Friday, Standard & Poor’s Ratings Agency cut the U.S. AAA sove...
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Has the Fed Sold You Out to China?

Wednesday, August 10, 2011 | Teeka Tiwari

It's so funny how the market works.  Everyone expects one thing, and the market does the exact opposite. Case in ...
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Technical Tuesday: Oversold Doesn't Mean Over

Tuesday, August 9, 2011 | Chris Rowe

Good afternoon.  First, a shot of the view from where I sit and type this important article to you.  The pic...
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Will the Downgrade be the Final Call for QE3?

Monday, August 8, 2011 | Ed Pawelec

The markets have had an extremely difficult two weeks, with the S&P 500 falling 10.8% over that time prior to this m...
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Monday Market Crash? What to Do ASAP...

Sunday, August 7, 2011 | Chris Rowe

Dear Loyal Reader, It seems that I must do something, today, that I only do every 3 years or so: Begin an articl...
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The Next 5 Months Could Determine the Rest of Your Life

Friday, August 5, 2011 | Dylan Jovine

Now that the debate over the debt ceiling is finally over, it’s time to focus on the real battle.  And that b...
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The Socialization of the American Dream

Thursday, August 4, 2011 | Costas Bocelli

When your bank says no, the government says yes!  And as the housing and residential finance market languishes in t...
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15.6% in Dividends for the Taking

Wednesday, August 3, 2011 | Teeka Tiwari

Are you guilty of this trading mistake? Do you confuse taking any and all trading action with being a "decisive tr...
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Technical Tuesday: You Can Lose Your Life Savings!

Tuesday, August 2, 2011 | Chris Rowe

There's only ONE way for you to avoid losing your life savings, or any large sum of money that you come into in the futu...
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Debt Deal Should Get Done, But What About A Downgrade?

Monday, August 1, 2011 | Ed Pawelec

S&P and Moody’s have been threatening to downgrade U.S. debt from its vaunted AAA rating.  And despite th...
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URGENT: We Need YOUR Vote On the Debt Limit Today

Friday, July 29, 2011 | Dylan Jovine

(Today I was going to update you on the progress we’ve made this week on the creation of your retirement product.&...
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Two Keys to Retirement Bliss

Thursday, July 28, 2011 | Costas Bocelli

It's becoming more and more evident that your retirement income will ultimately become your sole responsibility to fund....
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Can You Sacrifice What You Want Now for What You'll Need Later?

Wednesday, July 27, 2011 | Teeka Tiwari

I grew up in the 1980's, a time when the world’s obsession with brand names had reached its zenith. The names of...
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Technical Tuesday - 2011 Market Breakout Coming? It's crunch time!

Tuesday, July 26, 2011 | Chris Rowe

Every Tuesday (the day I write for The Tycoon Report), before the article, I will list one or two "test your know...
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Playing Earnings with Options

Monday, July 25, 2011 | Ed Pawelec

When a company reports its earnings, the market can react wildly, and this earnings season has seen its share of volatil...
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When your "Golden Years" become your "Rust Years"

Friday, July 22, 2011 | Dylan Jovine

Last week I asked your opinion on whether we should publish a brand new service focused strictly on retirement. To des...
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A Golden Delicious Stock Replacement Play on AAPL

Thursday, July 21, 2011 | Costas Bocelli

Apple Inc. (Sym: AAPL) continues to knock the cover off the ball. For the fiscal 3rd quarter (2nd quarter calendar), AA...
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3 Ways to Trade This Rally

Wednesday, July 20, 2011 | Teeka Tiwari

After rallying then selling off hard last week, we are now seeing just about all of the major indexes attempting to turn...
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Technical Tuesday - This FRIDAY - New Debt Deadline! Here's how to play it...

Tuesday, July 19, 2011 | Chris Rowe

Every Tuesday (the day I write for The Tycoon Report), before the article, I will list one or two "test your know...
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Why Interest Rates Can Never Rise Again

Monday, July 18, 2011 | Ed Pawelec

Both the U.S. government and its citizenry have benefited from 30 years of declining interest rates.  Since the pri...
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Warning: Middle-Class 'Rich' Will Be Wiped Out With Debt Deal

Friday, July 15, 2011 | Dylan Jovine

On a beautiful fall evening five years ago, a retirement party was held in New York for two men after long and successfu...
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When to Short the Fed With Gold

Thursday, July 14, 2011 | Costas Bocelli

What do the United States, Eurozone, China, Japan, and the United Kingdom all have in common? Well for starters, they a...
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6 Ways to Play Gold Right Now

Wednesday, July 13, 2011 | Teeka Tiwari

Every now and again I say or do something that unwittingly raises the ire of some of our readers. Whether it's my stance...
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Technical Tuesday - WARNING: Major Market Top

Tuesday, July 12, 2011 | Chris Rowe

Every Tuesday (the day I write for The Tycoon Report), before the article, I will list one or two "test your know...
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10 Stocks to Watch This Week as Earnings Season Kicks Off

Monday, July 11, 2011 | Ed Pawelec

Earnings season will kick off after the close today with reports from Alcoa (AA) and Novellus (NVLS).  These are th...
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From Debt Crisis to National Security Crisis

Friday, July 8, 2011 | Dylan Jovine

Whether you agreed with President Obama or not, many believe he had to run deficits during his first two years in office...
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Market Predictions for 2011

Thursday, July 7, 2011 | Costas Bocelli

As we closed the books on the first half of 2011, boosted by a swift surge in its final week, the market was able to pos...
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Could This Disaster Happen Again?

Wednesday, July 6, 2011 | Teeka Tiwari

At 1:23am on April 26th, 1986, a series of human errors would result in arguably the greatest man-made disaster in human...
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Technical Tuesday - Play This High Profit:Risk Trade!

Tuesday, July 5, 2011 | Chris Rowe

Every Tuesday (the day I write for The Tycoon Report), before the article, I will list one or two "test your know...
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4 Little Charts Show the Coming Depression

Friday, July 1, 2011 | Dylan Jovine

You don’t have to be a conservative or a liberal, or anything at all, to understand that America is about to be fl...
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Fed's New Plan: Market Manipulation!

Thursday, June 30, 2011 | Costas Bocelli

Has QE3 commenced? In last week’s FOMC policy statement, the committee gave a grim update on its current economic...
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The 4 Trends About to Shred Your Portfolio

Wednesday, June 29, 2011 | Teeka Tiwari

This week I'd like to ask you a serious question that requires a little imagination.  It may well be the most imp...
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Technical Tuesdays - Big Reversal This Week!

Tuesday, June 28, 2011 | Chris Rowe

Every Tuesday (the day I write for The Tycoon Report), before the article, I will list one or two "test your know...
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Special Edition: TycoonU Announces New Name

Monday, June 27, 2011 | Dylan Jovine

An Open Letter to Customers About the Future of TycoonU I am thrilled to announce that beginning this Friday, July...
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How to Profit Better Than 85% of All Fund Managers

Friday, June 24, 2011 | Teeka Tiwari

Editor's Note:  Our Chairman, Dylan Jovine, is working on a very important Tycoon Report Special Edition for Monday...
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Raise Your Game: Are You a "Coin-Flip" Investor?

Thursday, June 23, 2011 | Costas Bocelli

Editor's Note:  When Costas first joined our team, he published a series of articles that examined similarities in ...
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Will America As We Know It Survive?

Wednesday, June 22, 2011 | Teeka Tiwari

101 years ago, under the cover of darkness, seven men, representing more than a quarter of the world’s wealth, gat...
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A Simple Secret to Saving/Making Millions Trading!

Tuesday, June 21, 2011 | Chris Rowe

Every Tuesday (the day I write for The Tycoon Report), before the article, I will list one or two "test your know...
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Chinese Reverse Mergers -- Short Sellers Beware

Monday, June 20, 2011 | Ed Pawelec

Shorting Chinese reverse merger stocks has become a popular pastime of late, and has provided numerous traders with some...
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Getting Rich From Fear

Friday, June 17, 2011 | Dylan Jovine

I REMEMBER THE DAY LIKE IT WAS YESTERDAY. It was late Fall, 1994.  Orange County had just defaulted on its bonds, ...
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Better Than 10% Yield ... In This Environment?

Thursday, June 16, 2011 | Costas Bocelli

The current financial headwinds abound: The stock market may be heading for a seventh consecutive week of losses ...&nb...
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Time to Buy the US Dollar?

Wednesday, June 15, 2011 | Teeka Tiwari

They are rioting in the Streets of Greece, and the country now has the lowest credit rating of any sovereign nation on ...
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Technical Tuesdays - Don't Fight the DOWN Trend!

Tuesday, June 14, 2011 | Chris Rowe

Every Tuesday (the day I write for The Tycoon Report), before the article, I will list one or two "test your know...
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Could this stock double in the next 12 months?

Monday, June 13, 2011 | Ed Pawelec

As most regular readers of The Tycoon Report know, I'm much more about options than stocks.  But I do trade eq...
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Civil War in China (Part III)

Friday, June 10, 2011 | Dylan Jovine

Adam Smith, the famous economist who wrote "The Wealth of Nations", wrote of a "system of natural liberty...
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Congress, It's Time to Bail Out the Fed

Thursday, June 9, 2011 | Costas Bocelli

QE2, the Federal Reserve's second round of monetary stimulus, is about to return to home port from its eight month, $600...
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Ben Bernanke: Evil Genius or Bumbling Buffoon?

Wednesday, June 8, 2011 | Teeka Tiwari

I know many of you think that I'm too hard on Ben Bernanke. But you've got to ask yourself: When someone continues to ...
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Technical Tuesdays - Market Selloff Over? Or Just Beginning!?

Tuesday, June 7, 2011 | Chris Rowe

Every Tuesday (the day I write for The Tycoon Report), before the article, I will list one or two "test your know...
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Tax Policies That Will Rip Your Eyes Out

Monday, June 6, 2011 | Ed Pawelec

I hope that headline got your attention, because that's what it's all about: no meat, just flash.  It's certainly n...
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Civil War in China (Part II)

Friday, June 3, 2011 | Dylan Jovine

Let me begin today by thanking every one of you who commented on last week's article on China.  Whether you agreed ...
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Will Solar Shine Now That Germany has Rained on Nuclear?

Thursday, June 2, 2011 | Ed Pawelec

German Chancellor Angela Merkel seems to have taken the world by surprise by announcing over the weekend that Germany wo...
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Invest in Yourself

Wednesday, June 1, 2011 | Teeka Tiwari

Indecision in any area of our lives can be frustrating. In the stock market, it can be deadly. One of the biggest ...
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Here are 3 Ways to Stay Profitable Forever

Tuesday, May 31, 2011 | Chris Rowe

Every Tuesday (the day I write for The Tycoon Report), before the article, I will list one or two "test your know...
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Civil War in China (Part I)

Friday, May 27, 2011 | Dylan Jovine

For the past decade, China has been the wonder of the world.  People have marveled at how a country with a closed...
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Remembering a Hero to the Individual Investor

Thursday, May 26, 2011 | Costas Bocelli

Yesterday morning, right around the opening bell, the news broke that Mark Haines, veteran journalist and iconic fixture...
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The 2 Simplest Rules for Investing Success

Wednesday, May 25, 2011 | Teeka Tiwari

After looking like it wanted to fall off a cliff, copper prices now look like they are trying to make a go at a rally.&n...
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Technical Tuesday - Short the Rallies! Here's Why

Tuesday, May 24, 2011 | Chris Rowe

Every Tuesday (the day I write for The Tycoon Report), before the article, I will list one or two "test your know...
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If China cracks, will the rest of the world follow?

Monday, May 23, 2011 | Ed Pawelec

When we think of ghost towns, images of abandoned towns in the Old West come to mind.  Towns that were built in res...
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4 Investing Rules You Can Use Right Now

Friday, May 20, 2011 | Dylan Jovine

"TO THINE OWN SELF BE TRUE" To know yourself is by far the single greatest lesson you can learn as an inves...
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How to 'Rent' Your Stocks for Extra Cash Each Month

Thursday, May 19, 2011 | Costas Bocelli

Editor's Note:  Costas is out today, and will be returning next week.  Please enjoy the below article, origina...
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Time to Buy Silver and Oil?

Wednesday, May 18, 2011 | Teeka Tiwari

It never ceases to amaze me how many people will only attempt to buy into an asset class after the asset class starts to...
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Technical Tuesday: Look Out Below!

Tuesday, May 17, 2011 | Chris Rowe

Every Tuesday (the day I write for The Tycoon Report), before the article, I will list one or two "test your know...
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Is the Dollar Rally for Real?

Sunday, May 15, 2011 | Ed Pawelec

A mere two weeks ago, the dollar was trading at a two-year low and was poised to test its all time low set in the spring...
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How to Swing at Stocks Only Within Your Strike Zone

Friday, May 13, 2011 | Dylan Jovine

Editor's Note:  The following article from 2006 is being re-published as a critical reminder for seasoned Tycoons...
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How to Lose 100% AND Sleep Well at Night

Thursday, May 12, 2011 | Costas Bocelli

Have you ever had a super high win rate for the year, only to finish the year with a net loss? After reading this articl...
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True Unemployment: The Shocking Truth!

Wednesday, May 11, 2011 | Teeka Tiwari

Amid all the fanfare of rising stock prices and improving economic news, it's easy to get lulled into a false sense of s...
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Technical Tuesday - End of the Mega Trend?

Tuesday, May 10, 2011 | Chris Rowe

Every Tuesday (the day I write for The Tycoon Report), before the article, I will list one or two "test your know...
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How Much Should I Risk On My Next Great Trade Idea?

Monday, May 9, 2011 | Ed Pawelec

Editor's Note:  Ed is out today, so please enjoy the below article, originally published in May, 2010.   In my...
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Visiting Pretoria, Watching World Cup finals & Thinking of trading Nifty

Saturday, May 7, 2011 | Kamal (s_kamalakannan)

It wasn’t news to me, that South Africans are as cricket crazy as us Indians are. I’ve noticed cricket being the sub...
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Plague of the Black Debt

Friday, May 6, 2011 | Publius

Unless we take action now, our nation will confront a situation worse than the Great Depression. Our economic growth h...
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Three Simple Keys to Trading with Confidence

Thursday, May 5, 2011 | Costas Bocelli

Since joining TycoonU as a financial educator and trading mentor, I get asked all sorts of questions.  From the new...
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The Osama Bin Laden Trade

Wednesday, May 4, 2011 | Teeka Tiwari

Was anybody else surprised by the fact that the US dollar couldn't hold a bid in the face of Bin Laden's death?  I ...
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Technical Tuesday - When to Buy Silver Again

Tuesday, May 3, 2011 | Chris Rowe

Last week we discussed the recent top in silver at about $50.00, and whether or not the silver bull is dead.  We co...
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What are the Commodities Markets Telling Us?

Monday, May 2, 2011 | Ed Pawelec

Commodities have probably been one of the hottest trades of 2011.  Silver has led the pack, rising an astonishing...
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Reflections of a Tycoon: 2008-2011

Friday, April 29, 2011 | Ethan Roberts

Several years ago, and quite by accident, I stumbled across a website called "The Tycoon Report".  It cau...
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Fed's First Press Conference was "Pure Gold"

Thursday, April 28, 2011 | Costas Bocelli

Following yesterday's FOMC policy statement, the real show started:  the highly anticipated and historic press conf...
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Are You About to Make The Biggest Trading Mistake of Your Life?

Wednesday, April 27, 2011 | Teeka Tiwari

Everyone is telling us to go short bonds, but does anybody else find it strange, in the face of the world's largest bond...
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Technical Tuesday - Silver Lining to Bernanke's Debt Cloud!

Tuesday, April 26, 2011 | Chris Rowe

Every Tuesday (the day I write for The Tycoon Report), before the article, I will list one or two "test your know...
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Exclusive, Free Gift for Tycoon Report Readers

Monday, April 25, 2011 | Wayne Mulligan

Special Announcement from the CEO As you know, TycoonU’s mission is to level the playing field for individual inv...
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What to Watch for This Week

Monday, April 25, 2011 | Ed Pawelec

In a stunning development last week, a Washington Post/ ABC News poll discovered that nearly 75% of Americans favor incr...
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Double Dip Housing Crisis: What Will Your Home Be Worth?

Friday, April 22, 2011 | Ethan Roberts

First, I want to wish the Tycoon readers either a Happy Easter or Happy Passover. The recent news about real estate sal...
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How to Short Stocks Like a Pro ...

Thursday, April 21, 2011 | Costas Bocelli

Editor's Note:  Costas is out today putting the finishing touches on his new Channel Trading System, coming Ma...
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Ben Bernanke: A Traitor to his Nation?

Wednesday, April 20, 2011 | Teeka Tiwari

We must ask ourselves if Ben Bernanke is really a foreign agent sent from another country to weaken our nation ahead of ...
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Technical Tuesday - Bull Top or Strong Shakeout?

Tuesday, April 19, 2011 | Chris Rowe

Every Tuesday (the day I write for The Tycoon Report), before the article, I will list one or two "test your know...
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Is Home Ownership Still a Good Investment?

Friday, April 15, 2011 | Ethan Roberts

Ready for a surprise? The Pew Research Center's Social and Demographic Trends recently conducted a study, in which they...
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Don't Overlook the Other "Black Gold"

Thursday, April 14, 2011 | Costas Bocelli

WHILE ALL THE ATTENTION IN THE COMMODITY SECTOR HAS BEEN ON THE WILD VOLATILITY IN CRUDE OIL PRICES, DON'T OVERLOOK THE ...
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Your "Blueprint" for Retirement

Wednesday, April 13, 2011 | Teeka Tiwari

At no other time since the 1970s has it been so in vogue to be frugal. An entire generation of Americans will leave thi...
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Technical Tuesday - Institutional Distribution... to YOU!

Tuesday, April 12, 2011 | Chris Rowe

Every Tuesday (the day I write for The Tycoon Report), before the article, I will list one or two "test your know...
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Top Picks from the Highest Paid Managers

Monday, April 11, 2011 | Ed Pawelec

AR Magazine recently published a list of the top 25 highest paid hedge fund managers.  The sums are staggering, but...
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Should Banks be Forced to Pay Down Your Mortgage?

Friday, April 8, 2011 | Ethan Roberts

Although it's not generating a lot of media buzz, there is a terrific battle going on right now behind the scenes that c...
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Learning an Important Lesson From a $300 Million Blunder

Thursday, April 7, 2011 | Costas Bocelli

I'm sure you're familiar with the old idiom, "To Err is Human, To Forgive Divine." But if you're an active tr...
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Market Flashes "Tech Wreck" Warning Signal!

Wednesday, April 6, 2011 | Teeka Tiwari

The bounce back in the US equity indexes since the Japanese disaster-induced lows has been nothing short of remarkable. ...
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Markets Won't Recover for Decades: Here's How to Profit

Tuesday, April 5, 2011 | Chris Rowe

Editor's Note:  The following article from last year is being re-published as a critical reminder for seasoned Tyco...
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USCI... a Unique ETF Commodity play

Monday, April 4, 2011 | Merlin Klotz (merlin)

First I must admit that I am a commodities bull. Although I’ve never owned a futures contract personally, I’ve been ...
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Why am I Getting Squeezed at the Pump?

Monday, April 4, 2011 | Ed Pawelec

That is usually the first question asked by consumers when they fill up their gas tanks.  Usually, there is an impl...
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Will a Double Dip in Home Prices Kill the Economy?

Friday, April 1, 2011 | Ethan Roberts

There was a lot of gloom and doom again this week about U.S. real estate prices. Case-Shiller reported that single fami...
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Here's What Can Be Bought for $600 Billion

Thursday, March 31, 2011 | Costas Bocelli

EVER SINCE THAT MEMORABLE SPEECH BEN BERNANKE GAVE IN JACKSON HOLE, WYOMING ON AUGUST 27, 2010 ... THE MARKET HAS BEEN O...
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Buffett Bullish on Japan

Wednesday, March 30, 2011 | Teeka Tiwari

In December of 1989, the Japanese market peaked at 38,957.  Since then, it has been as low as 6,994 (which it reach...
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U.S. Dollar Bear Crap or Trap? How it Affects Your Account

Tuesday, March 29, 2011 | Chris Rowe

Every Tuesday (the day I write for The Tycoon Report), before the article, I will list one or two "test your know...
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Who's Next in Wireless Tie-Ups?

Monday, March 28, 2011 | Ed Pawelec

Last weekend AT&T (T) announced an unprecedented deal to acquire T-Mobile US for $39 billion.  The deal will ...
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How You Could Lose Your Home to Incompetence!

Friday, March 25, 2011 | Ethan Roberts

"To err is human... to forgive divine." -- Alexander Pope, English Poet, (1688-1744) "An Essay on Critic...
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How to Tell if an Option is Expensive or Cheap

Thursday, March 24, 2011 | Costas Bocelli

Editor's Note:  Costas is out today, so we decided to re-publish an excellent article from 2010 for all of you opti...
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How to Save for Retirement in THIS Market

Wednesday, March 23, 2011 | Teeka Tiwari

It's a common misconception that you cannot make money in a secular bear market. This belief is especially prevalen...
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Greenback Breaks Key Support - Here's How To Play It.

Tuesday, March 22, 2011 | Chris Rowe

Every Tuesday (the day I write for The Tycoon Report), before the article, I will list one or two "test your know...
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Know Your Risk, or It Could Cost You BIG!

Monday, March 21, 2011 | Ed Pawelec

During the onset of the Russian Crisis of 1998, while a floor trader on the Philadelphia Stock Exchange, I had an experi...
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Public Employee Unions Plunder Maine

Monday, March 21, 2011 | Steve Merritt (s-merritt)

The State of Maine has a $4.3 billion pension shortfall. 70,000 retirees are counting on a promised pension. The workers...
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Is it Morally Right to Short the Nikkei?

Friday, March 18, 2011 | Ethan Roberts

As I begin writing this week's article, it is Tuesday morning.  I am sitting at my desk, watching CNBC, while simul...
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Opportunities in the Land of the Rising Sun

Thursday, March 17, 2011 | Costas Bocelli

The powerful 9.0 earthquake that sparked a devastating tsunami in Japan has sent the financial markets reeling, as volat...
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RedmanTrophyBigGameHunts

Thursday, March 17, 2011 | Daryl R (readmanranch)

Hi there readers, Just a little update for you on Readman Ranch If you go back to 2007 you will find an article I wro...
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My Top 3 Commodity Plays Are ...

Wednesday, March 16, 2011 | Teeka Tiwari

The events of the last few days have ripped through equity and commodity markets with equal disdain. The first questio...
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You already know this 'person'. He'll make you rich ...

Tuesday, March 15, 2011 | Chris Rowe

Some of you know him well already ... some not so well.  I assure you that everyone reading this has either met him...
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Stocks to Watch in the Wake of the Japanese Disaster

Monday, March 14, 2011 | Ed Pawelec

The destruction wrought in Japan by Friday's quake and the ensuing tsunami was truly striking.  From videos of shak...
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Does the 30-Year Mortgage Keep You Poor?

Friday, March 11, 2011 | Ethan Roberts

They say it took forever for characters in a Shakespeare play to die, and not before they'd spouted off a good soliloquy...
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How the S&P Responds to this Level Will Be a Huge "Tell"

Thursday, March 10, 2011 | Costas Bocelli

YESTERDAY MARKED THE TWO-YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF THE BULL MARKET. The current run has seen the market nearly double, in one...
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4 Reasons Why Investors Are Nervous Now

Wednesday, March 9, 2011 | Teeka Tiwari

Today marks the two-year anniversary of the current bull market, during which we've seen the S&P 500 and the DOW mov...
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OIL Manipulation - U.S. Economy Death Blow

Tuesday, March 8, 2011 | Chris Rowe

Every Tuesday (the day I write for The Tycoon Report), before the article, I will list one or two "test your know...
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Can $220 Oil Happen?

Monday, March 7, 2011 | Ed Pawelec

In a recent report, Michael Lo, a CFA at Nomura, cited the potential for $220 oil in the near future.  He based his...
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How to Profit by Standing Up to a Dictator!

Friday, March 4, 2011 | Ethan Roberts

When we are small children, we often daydream about being superheroes and preventing evil villains from conquering the p...
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Fear of "Catastrophic" Crash Rising Despite Bull Market

Thursday, March 3, 2011 | Costas Bocelli

Retail investors remain on heightened alert, in fear of a sharp market sell-off. Many investors are still healing from ...
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Robbing Taxpayers to Pay Unions?

Wednesday, March 2, 2011 | Teeka Tiwari

In today's article, I want to get your feedback about an important issue. Let me explain ... The impacts of State budg...
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You're About To Get Crushed Like the 1970s!

Tuesday, March 1, 2011 | Chris Rowe

Every Tuesday (the day I write for The Tycoon Report), before the article, I will list one or two "test your know...
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Why Aren't These Wall Street Crooks in Jail?

Sunday, February 27, 2011 | Ed Pawelec

Imagine if you will that you are walking down the street flush with pay day cash when a mugger steals your wallet. ...
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Beat the Banks and Government at Their Own Game!

Friday, February 25, 2011 | Ethan Roberts

There is a famous scene from the 1976 movie, "Network" in which an emotionally distraught newscaster (played b...
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Prediction / Future Shock: Return to McMansion

Friday, February 25, 2011 | JFL (jliparelli)

I just read, THE BIG SHORT by Michael Lewis. In it he uses an example of a liar loan. A Mexican strawberry picker making...
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Inflation Could Be a Lot Higher Than You Think

Thursday, February 24, 2011 | Costas Bocelli

IF YOU'VE BEEN LISTENING TO FED CHAIRMAN BEN BERNANKE, YOU WOULD THINK THAT PRICES HAVE ONLY BEEN RISING AT A ...
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Is the Bull Market in Trouble?

Wednesday, February 23, 2011 | Teeka Tiwari

I hate writing articles like these, because they put the author -- i.e., me -- in the position of being a sooth sayer. ...
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Oil Explodes as Libya Implodes! Here's how to play it...

Tuesday, February 22, 2011 | Chris Rowe

Every Tuesday (the day I write for The Tycoon Report), before the article, I will list one or two "test your know...
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Foreclosed Homes For Sale

Friday, February 18, 2011 | Foreclosed Homes For Sale (sjleads1)

Home buying is a big deal, but it does not have to be difficult. Folks buy homes for several different reasons. Most buy...
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New Government Proposals Kick Consumers in the Fannie!

Friday, February 18, 2011 | Ethan Roberts

In last week's article, I briefly mentioned that the Obama administration was getting ready to release a proposal on fut...
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Cotton Breaks 150-Year Highs. What To Do ...

Thursday, February 17, 2011 | Costas Bocelli

"WALKIN' IN HIGH COTTON" ... AN OLD SOUTHERN EXPRESSION THAT PROJECTS GREAT SUCCESS OR WEALTH. The adage date...
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The Next Global Banking Crisis

Wednesday, February 16, 2011 | Teeka Tiwari

Being able to tell the future may be somewhat of an overrated skill. Back in 2005, there were hundreds of hedge funds,...
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Here's Where Global Institutional Money Is Flowing Into

Tuesday, February 15, 2011 | Chris Rowe

Every Tuesday (the day I write for The Tycoon Report), before the article, I will list one or two "test your know...
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Who's Next in the Exchange Merger Mania?

Monday, February 14, 2011 | Ed Pawelec

On Wednesday of last week, the Deutsche Boerse announced that it was in advanced talks with NYSE Euronext (NYX) to combi...
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Plea to Uncle Sam: Please Don't "Help" Us Anymore!

Friday, February 11, 2011 | Ethan Roberts

You know, Tycoon Report readers are a pretty smart bunch! A couple of years ago, when the U.S. real estate market began...
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Is Gold Losing Its Luster?

Thursday, February 10, 2011 | Costas Bocelli

IF YOU'RE A GOLD INVESTOR, YOU'RE CERTAINLY ASKING THIS QUESTION LATELY. Seeing the price of gold -- which hit an all-t...
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Asset Allocation for the Active Trader

Wednesday, February 9, 2011 | Tom Putney

Prior to getting involved in the financial services industry as a broker, I spent 12 years in corporate America with one...
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Avoid the Perception Trap

Wednesday, February 9, 2011 | Teeka Tiwari

In the stock market, perception -- whether faulty or not -- is the only reality that matters. Sometimes those percepti...
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Bullish or Bearish? Don't Stick To Your Guns

Tuesday, February 8, 2011 | Chris Rowe

Every Tuesday (the day I write for The Tycoon Report), before the article, I will list one or two "test your know...
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Egyptian Turmoil and Your Portfolio: What's Next?

Monday, February 7, 2011 | Ed Pawelec

As news of protests in Egypt began to disseminate into the popular Western consciousness on Friday, January 28th, US sto...
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Who Killed The American Dream?

Friday, February 4, 2011 | Ethan Roberts

Who killed the American Dream, and when exactly did it happen? The Wall Street Journal ran an article back in August, 2...
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A Warning to New Currency Traders

Thursday, February 3, 2011 | Tom Putney

Even if you're not a football fan, you're probably aware that the Super Bowl will take place this Sunday.  In the s...
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Mideast Turmoil Setting Commodities on Fire

Thursday, February 3, 2011 | Costas Bocelli

THE POLITICAL TURMOIL CURRENTLY CENTERED IN EGYPT IS PUSHING RESOURCE COMMODITIES SHARPLY HIGHER. Crude Oil hit fresh 2...
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Great News for Corporate America, Bad News for You

Wednesday, February 2, 2011 | Teeka Tiwari

In all my years of being around, studying and analyzing the very rich, I have yet to meet even one self made wealthy per...
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Profit From the Trend

Tuesday, February 1, 2011 | Chris Rowe

Every Tuesday (the day I write for The Tycoon Report), before the article, I will list one or two "test your know...
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What Friday's 24% Spike in the VIX Means for Investors

Monday, January 31, 2011 | Ed Pawelec

On Friday, amid fears that Egypt's plunge into chaos would have negative implications for US equities, the VIX -- or, &q...
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Real Estate Fraud in Your Town? How to Protect Yourself

Friday, January 28, 2011 | Ethan Roberts

Could you become the next victim of a clever real estate Fraud? Over the last few years, there have been an incredible ...
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Riding the Currency Wave: The Nuts and Bolts of the Forex Market

Thursday, January 27, 2011 | Tom Putney

In today's article, I would like to share with you a way to take advantage of big moves in the currency market, as well ...
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The "Ag's" Are Hot. Here are 7 Ways to Profit ...

Thursday, January 27, 2011 | Costas Bocelli

Editor's Note:  Once again, please be sure to check out this week's contribution from Guest Contributor Tom Putney,...
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The Real Solution to Tax Reform

Wednesday, January 26, 2011 | Teeka Tiwari

Now that the President's National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform has submitted its report, we're going t...
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Are You "In The Closet"?

Tuesday, January 25, 2011 | Chris Rowe

Every Tuesday (the day I write for The Tycoon Report), before the article, I will list one or two "test your know...
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Is Volatility Really Cheap? Not So Fast ...

Monday, January 24, 2011 | Ed Pawelec

I've read numerous articles recently, discussing why volatility is so "cheap" right now, and suggesting that l...
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Will Your Home Gain or Lose Value in 2011?

Friday, January 21, 2011 | Ethan Roberts

One of the most difficult tasks in the financial world is trying to predict when a market will peak or hit bottom. ...
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"Hu's" Your Daddy Now?

Thursday, January 20, 2011 | Costas Bocelli

Editor's Note:  Currencies are one of the hottest asset classes around, and many of you have written in and asked u...
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Beware of Your "Inner Junkie" -- An Intro to Forex Trading

Thursday, January 20, 2011 | Tom Putney

First, I am excited to share some ideas with you today regarding a relatively new trading vehicle. I'm thrilled to have ...
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Muni Bond Market Collapsing? How to Profit!

Wednesday, January 19, 2011 | Teeka Tiwari

If you've been watching the Municipal Bond Market recently, then you know it's been in a free-fall. Last week, the int...
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"Newsletter Writers Never Admit Mistakes"

Tuesday, January 18, 2011 | Chris Rowe

Every Tuesday (the day I write for The Tycoon Report), before the article, I will list one or two "test your know...
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No Tax Savings for Americans

Monday, January 17, 2011 | Ed Pawelec

What Uncle Sam gave the public by extending Bush-era Tax cuts is likely to evaporate, as state and local governments scr...
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Do CEOs Earn Too Much... Or Too Little?

Friday, January 14, 2011 | Ethan Roberts

I was extremely appreciative of the huge response to my article last week on how bashing the rich will keep you poor. T...
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Has Natural Gas Finally Bottomed?

Thursday, January 13, 2011 | Costas Bocelli

THE COMMODITIES SECTOR WAS ONE OF THE TOP PERFORMING ASSET CLASSES IN 2010, WITH PRICES SOARING ACROSS THE BOARD. Preci...
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Should the US Declare a Trade War Against China?

Wednesday, January 12, 2011 | Teeka Tiwari

Every investor, big or small, has a moment like this ... A moment where they look back and can identify one exact perio...
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Top 2011 Stocks? SELL THEM NOW, Buy 'em Back Cheaper!

Tuesday, January 11, 2011 | Chris Rowe

Every Tuesday (the day I write for The Tycoon Report), before the article, I will list one or two "test your know...
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Facebook IPO: Fool's Gold or Value Play?

Monday, January 10, 2011 | Ed Pawelec

News of Goldman Sachs' investment in Facebook has been all over the place recently, so I thought I would play with the n...
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Warning: Bashing the Rich Will Only Keep You Poor!

Friday, January 7, 2011 | Ethan Roberts

First, I want to wish everyone a belated Happy New Year.  After a few weeks of vacation to reflect on things, it's ...
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Is Rare Earth Getting a Little "Well Done?"

Thursday, January 6, 2011 | Costas Bocelli

IT'S STARTING TO FEEL LIKE LATE 1999 ALL OVER AGAIN. Capitalism is all about the boom-bust cycles that have made many i...
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Should You Buy These "Dogs" of the Dow?

Wednesday, January 5, 2011 | Teeka Tiwari

From the Editor:  Due to a technical snafu, a small number of our readers may not have received yesterday's Tycoon ...
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2 Bullish, 2 Bearish Trades for 2011

Tuesday, January 4, 2011 | Chris Rowe

Every Tuesday (the day I write for The Tycoon Report) I will list one or two "test your knowledge" technical ...
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2 Resolutions to Trade By

Monday, January 3, 2011 | Ed Pawelec

The New Year's resolution is probably the least kept promise we make to ourselves. I will lose 20 pounds this year ......
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Happy New Year: Tycoon's Best Picks of 2010

Friday, December 31, 2010 | Tycoon Staff

Happy New Year Tycoon Report Readers! On the final day of 2010, we’re happy to share with you a selection of the ...
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TycoonU to Introduce New ETF in 2011

Thursday, December 30, 2010 | Costas Bocelli

AWAITING REGULATORY APPROVAL, WHICH IS EXPECTED IN THE FIRST QUARTER OF 2011, TYCOONU IS PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE THIS EXCITI...
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Stop Losses Made Simple

Wednesday, December 29, 2010 | Teeka Tiwari

I've been receiving a lot of e-mails lately from people who are interested in trading options, and the most frequently ...
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5 Profitable Trading Rules for 2011

Tuesday, December 28, 2010 | Chris Rowe

Every Tuesday (the day I write for The Tycoon Report) I will list one or two "test your knowledge" technical a...
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Timeless Options Strategies

Monday, December 27, 2010 | Ed Pawelec

One of the most amazing things about having options in your arsenal of investment tools is the flexibility they afford.&...
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How to Protect Your Profits ... And Still Stay Long

Thursday, December 23, 2010 | Costas Bocelli

2010 HAS INDEED BEEN AN INTERESTING YEAR IN THE MARKETS, WITH ALL THE MAJOR INDICES NOW ECLIPSING LEVELS NOT SEEN SINCE ...
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How to Get Rich by 2020

Wednesday, December 22, 2010 | Teeka Tiwari

The modern-day yardstick of wealth is an illusion perpetuated and encouraged by the marketing departments of the world...
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Dec 27 - Jan 4 "Santa Claus Rally" Is Yours to Lose

Tuesday, December 21, 2010 | Chris Rowe

Every Tuesday (the day I write for The Tycoon Report) I will list one or two "test your knowledge" technical a...
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January Effect or Defect?

Monday, December 20, 2010 | Ed Pawelec

As we head into the waning days of 2010, there is the usual chirping about the "January Effect" -- the phenom...
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2010: How We Lost Almost $2 Trillion and Created 2 Bull Markets!

Friday, December 17, 2010 | Ethan Roberts

Wow, what a $%#@^$! year it was for U.S. real estate values in 2010! CNNMoney.com reported this week that American home...
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Big Bank Sitting on Huge Stockpile of Copper

Thursday, December 16, 2010 | Costas Bocelli

IT'S BEEN CONFIRMED THAT J.P. MORGAN HAS RECENTLY AMASSED MORE THAN $1 BILLION  WORTH OF COPPER, ACCOUNTING FOR MOR...
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Revalue the Renminbi Now?

Wednesday, December 15, 2010 | Teeka Tiwari

The average politician would have us believe that, if only China would allow their currency to "float", then a...
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Bullish Risk at Record Highs!

Tuesday, December 14, 2010 | Chris Rowe

Going forward, every Tuesday (the day I write for The Tycoon Report) I will list one or two "test your knowledge&qu...
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3 More Weeks to Generate Year-End Cash

Monday, December 13, 2010 | Ed Pawelec

As 2010 winds to a close, many traders are stepping to the sidelines, locking in their gains for the year, and waiting...
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I fable of how the Stock Market behaves ... by Alex Berkowicz

Monday, December 13, 2010 | Alex Berkowicz (alexberkowicz)

First Week.The owner of a settlement in a jungle bids for $5 each monkey caught. 10 natives bring 10 monkeys each = 100 ...
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The Bad Boy Christmas List...for hypocrites,phonies and criminals

Monday, December 13, 2010 | JFL (jliparelli)

What does W.Buffet, Goldman Sachs and Republicans have in common?They all made my list under one category or more. The O...
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Investors: Beat the "Taxman" at His Own Game!

Friday, December 10, 2010 | Ethan Roberts

Dang, it's cold! December has arrived, and with it some record breaking cold temperatures (even here in sunny FL), the ...
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Wikileaks' Next Target: A Major US Bank?

Thursday, December 9, 2010 | Costas Bocelli

UNLESS YOU’VE BEEN LIVING UNDER A ROCK, OR PERHAPS DETAINED IN SOME REMOTE PRISON IN PAKISTAN, YOU KNOW ...
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3 Signs the Bull Market May Be in Danger

Wednesday, December 8, 2010 | Teeka Tiwari

After the Dow soared as much as 90 points higher on news that President Obama was backing a two year extension of the Bu...
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Is This A Breakout, or Price Exhaustion?

Tuesday, December 7, 2010 | Chris Rowe

Going forward, every Tuesday (the day I write for The Tycoon Report) I will list one or two "test your knowledge&qu...
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Uncle Sam's Gift to Us All: Another Asset Bubble

Monday, December 6, 2010 | Ed Pawelec

"All I Want for Christmas is Tax Relief and Unemployment Benefits ..." Indeed, many Americans have either a c...
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Realtors: "Let's Party Like It's 2006!"

Friday, December 3, 2010 | Ethan Roberts

Last week, with no article to write because of the Thanksgiving holiday, I had a chance to reflect upon the state of the...
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Oil Going to $100? How You Can Play It ...

Thursday, December 2, 2010 | Costas Bocelli

COMMODITIES HAVE A HABIT OF ATTRACTING FAST MONEY SPECULATORS. These guys "prey" on strong trending momentum...
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3 Emerging Market Opportunities

Wednesday, December 1, 2010 | Teeka Tiwari

For all of the noise and fury emanating from Pyongyang, the US market has remained relatively stoic. Indeed, right now...
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Ben Bernanke - "I've GOT This"

Tuesday, November 30, 2010 | Chris Rowe

Maybe the Fed actually knows what it's doing.  With all that we are seeing coming from Wikileaks, it's a stark re...
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Is Insider Trading Dead?

Monday, November 29, 2010 | Ed Pawelec

In the oft quoted urban legend, Willie Sutton responded to a question as to why he robbed banks with the statement, &ldq...
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Fed Must Abandon $600bn Stimulus

Wednesday, November 24, 2010 | Teeka Tiwari

Before kicking off this week's article, I want to wish all of our readers a very Happy Thanksgiving!  I was born a ...
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4 Ways to Generate Instant Options Profits

Tuesday, November 23, 2010 | Chris Rowe

Dear Any and All Green Traders Reading This Article, STOP LEAVING MONEY ON THE TABLE EVERY SINGLE MONTH! If you showed...
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Is Warren Buffett a Hypocrite?

Monday, November 22, 2010 | Ed Pawelec

Derivative losses, Mr. Buffett?  Really? Yes, really.  There has been much crowing about everyone’s fav...
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How to Profit from Banks' Misfortunes

Friday, November 19, 2010 | Ethan Roberts

Americans sure do love the idea of "Happily Ever After"! We see this in the movies all the time. One of the...
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The Federal Reserve is Raising Your Taxes

Thursday, November 18, 2010 | Costas Bocelli

THE OBAMA ADMINISTRATION IS ABOUT TO BEGIN NEGOTIATIONS WITH CONGRESSIONAL LEADERSHIP ON HOW TO ADDRESS THE EXPIRING BUS...
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3 Signs the Bond Bubble May be Popping

Wednesday, November 17, 2010 | Teeka Tiwari

At the beginning of 2010, everybody and their mother was absolutely convinced that bond yields could only go in one dire...
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Markets Won't Recover for Decades -- Here's How to Profit

Tuesday, November 16, 2010 | Chris Rowe

Do you want to ensure you'll be working and panicking through your retirement years?  Then keep investing. Today I...
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Big Takeover News Over the Weekend

Monday, November 15, 2010 | Ed Pawelec

The world’s largest miner was denied in its bid for Potash Corp (POT) by the Canadian government just over two wee...
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Foreigners Stealing U.S. Assets? How You Can Profit!

Friday, November 12, 2010 | Ethan Roberts

CNNMoney recently reported that a new wave of Australian investors are now grabbing up American investment properties in...
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How to Protect Your Stock Profits

Thursday, November 11, 2010 | Costas Bocelli

Editor’s Note:  Costas is out today, but returning next week as usual.  Please enjoy the below article, ...
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China Knocks Fed's Moves

Wednesday, November 10, 2010 | Teeka Tiwari

It appears that the the Chinese and Germans are somewhat miffed at us here in the good ole USA. Their primary object o...
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Here's How To Spot This Market's Top

Tuesday, November 9, 2010 | Chris Rowe

One thing that we watch out for here at TycoonU is whether or not our opinion seems to be exactly the same as everyone e...
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How to Profit from Insiders: Part II

Monday, November 8, 2010 | Ed Pawelec

I wanted to finish up the article I started two weeks ago, but last week’s “Up/Up Indicator” event was...
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If Warren Buffett Traded Options ...

Saturday, November 6, 2010 | Dylan Jovine

THE VERY FIRST TIME IT HAPPENED TO ME, I KNEW I WAS HOOKED. The year was 1994.  I was a young stockbroker.  F...
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Election Results: Death Knell or Savior for Housing?

Friday, November 5, 2010 | Ethan Roberts

This week we witnessed one of the most hotly contested mid term elections in American history.  It was an electio...
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3 Huge Takeaways from Yesterday's Fed Meeting

Thursday, November 4, 2010 | Costas Bocelli

THE HIGHLY ANTICIPATED LAUNCH OF THE NEWLY MINTED QE2 SET SAIL ON VERY CALM WATERS YESTERDAY ... BON VOYAGE! All eyes y...
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Life After the Mid Term Elections

Wednesday, November 3, 2010 | Teeka Tiwari

Last night we saw the GOP retake control of the House after being ousted in 2006.  Wall Street has greeted the GO...
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World War III Starts Tomorrow. Here's Why ...

Tuesday, November 2, 2010 | Chris Rowe

While everyone focuses on the Fed and the elections, and why it's all good for the market, four leading Central Banks ar...
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One Indicator, 400% Gains?

Monday, November 1, 2010 | Ed Pawelec

I've been "in the matrix" for the past couple of weeks, getting everything ready for the release of my new tra...
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5 Stocks to "Remodel" Your Portfolio

Friday, October 29, 2010 | Ethan Roberts

Does your portfolio need "remodeling"? I must confess it's a refreshing change to be able to write about posi...
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How Investors Can Participate in the Global Commodity Rally

Thursday, October 28, 2010 | Costas Bocelli

WHETHER YOU'RE AN ACTIVE TRADER OR A LONG TERM INVESTOR, COMMODITIES SHOULD BE FRONT AND CENTER ON YOUR RADAR. Active t...
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Beware of "Frankenstein" ETFs

Wednesday, October 27, 2010 | Teeka Tiwari

    Editor's Note:  The following article from Teeka is being re-published as a reminder for season...
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Warren Buffett: Forget Gold, Buy Stocks

Tuesday, October 26, 2010 | Chris Rowe

If you think the dollar will decline further, it makes sense to buy commodities.  But even if there is a global r...
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How to Profit from Insiders: Part I

Monday, October 25, 2010 | Ed Pawelec

Sometimes in life there is no other way to learn other than by making a mistake.  If you are paying attention, some...
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3 Ways to Profit Big From Apartments!

Friday, October 22, 2010 | Ethan Roberts

Pssst.  Hey, you wanna hear a great investing secret? I have one for you today, but not many people know about it,...
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3 Risky Stocks to Avoid Now

Thursday, October 21, 2010 | Costas Bocelli

In my article three weeks ago, Three Banks To Avoid Right Now, I outlined how the banking sector had been detracting fro...
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Market Timing Myths Exposed

Wednesday, October 20, 2010 | Teeka Tiwari

The retail Wall Street establishment has a huge vested interest in keeping you misinformed about your own money. Like ...
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80% Gains on this Bargain Play

Tuesday, October 19, 2010 | Ed Pawelec

A little over a week ago I wrote about the potential for some nice gains in stocks that were in play, using the August b...
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How to Swing at Stocks Only Within Your Strike Zone...

Monday, October 18, 2010 | Dylan Jovine

Editor's Note:  The following article from 2006 is being re-published as a critical reminder for seasoned Tycoons a...
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Don't Fall For This Retirement Ripoff!

Friday, October 15, 2010 | Ed Pawelec

Most people are aware of the usual retirement vehicles: The IRA, Roth IRA, and 401(k).  But what about annuities fo...
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Foreclosure Moratorium: Nightmare or Golden Opportunity?

Friday, October 15, 2010 | Ethan Roberts

In last week's Tycoon Report, I told you about the impending suspensions of foreclosures at several of the largest banks...
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Market May Have Peaked for Now: 3 Warning Signs

Thursday, October 14, 2010 | Costas Bocelli

IS THE RALLY CLOSE TO FIZZLING OUT?  No doubt: The past six weeks have been quite impressive.  This rally re...
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Investment Strategy for 'Weak Dollar': Gold, Copper, Treasuries and Corn

Tuesday, October 12, 2010 | Teeka Tiwari

After a brief rally that lasted from December, 2009 through June, 2010, we've seen the US Dollar Index fall from a readi...
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The FOMC 2:00 pm Minutes About to Move Markets?

Tuesday, October 12, 2010 | Chris Rowe

At 2:00 today, the FOMC minutes from a few weeks ago will be released, and investors will be focused intensely on langua...
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The Secret of Most Successful Traders (Hint: It May Surprise You)

Monday, October 11, 2010 | Teeka Tiwari

Editor's Note:  The following article from 2009 is being re-published as a reminder for seasoned Tycoons and as an ...
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The Anatomy of a Merger: How to Profit from Watching the Big Money Moves

Friday, October 8, 2010 | Ed Pawelec

Cash on the sidelines.  Ripe for M&A.  These are two phrases I hear nearly every day in the mainstream fin...
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Warning: Your Home May Not Belong to You!

Friday, October 8, 2010 | Ethan Roberts

Here's an ad coming soon to a television near you: "Were you illegally foreclosed upon?  Did the bank kick y...
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Here are Three Ways to Play Gold's Volatility

Thursday, October 7, 2010 | Costas Bocelli

AS CENTRAL BANKS CONTINUE TO FAN THIS GLOBAL EQUITY AND COMMODITY RALLY, IT’S SENDING GOLD TO ALL TIME HIGHS. The...
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Is the US the Next Japan?

Wednesday, October 6, 2010 | Teeka Tiwari

It's great to see the US Markets finally appearing as if they may be making some upside headway. But before we s...
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Month Ahead: Stocks Broke Out, but Can They Hold Gains?

Tuesday, October 5, 2010 | Chris Rowe

I can't tell you exactly what the future holds, but what I can tell you FOR SURE is there is a "SHOOT LOAD" of...
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Big Bet: The Bull Market is Back! (almost)

Monday, October 4, 2010 | Dylan Jovine

YOU WOULD NEVER KNOW OUR ECONOMY WAS STRUGGLING BY WALKING INTO AN APPLE STORE (SYM: AAPL). The place was an absolute m...
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Billions Scammed from IRS In Phony Home Buyer Claims

Friday, October 1, 2010 | Ethan Roberts

IRS TO FIRST TIME HOME BUYERS:   "GIVE US BACK THE $6 BILLION YOU SCAMMED FROM US!" There was a stunning...
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Three Banks To Avoid Right Now

Thursday, September 30, 2010 | Costas Bocelli

AS THE SEPTEMBER RALLY TRIES TO BREAK KEY RESISTANCE LEVELS AND TACK ON MORE TO THE IMPRESSIVE 9% GAIN THIS MONTH, IT'S ...
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China Threatens Economic War Against U.S.

Wednesday, September 29, 2010 | Teeka Tiwari

What do rare earth, chicken feet, and Treasuries all have in common? Believe it or not, they are China's weapons of th...
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Warning: 5 Tech Stocks Trading Like It's 1999

Tuesday, September 28, 2010 | Chris Rowe

Don't get caught with your pants down!  The third quarter is about to end (Thursday), and the favorite Wall Stree...
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A Bold Prediction on Where the Market is Headed Next (Part II)

Monday, September 27, 2010 | Dylan Jovine

WHERE IS THE STOCK MARKET HEADED FROM HERE? Judging by the tremendous response last week's article received, that's a q...
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Pension Warning: Are You Safe?

Friday, September 24, 2010 | Ed Pawelec

Are you safe from pension woes? Pension funding, whether in the public or private sector, can be a complex issue, but i...
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Political Stink at GMAC? Foreclosures Halted!

Friday, September 24, 2010 | Ethan Roberts

Drip, Drip, Drip. That's the sound of the agonizing, three year water torture for the real estate market, as it just co...
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Has the S&P Peaked?

Thursday, September 23, 2010 | Steve Merritt (s-merritt)

Ignoring the dismal economic environment as well as the fiscal endeavors of the Marxist leaning administration in Washin...
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To Inflate is Great: Fed Wants You to Pay More for Food, Etc

Thursday, September 23, 2010 | Costas Bocelli

ALL EYES WERE ON THE FOMC POLICY ANNOUNCEMENT MID AFTERNOON TUESDAY. PEOPLE WANTED TO SEE WHAT THE FED HAD UP THEIR SLEE...
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3 Sectors to Hold if the Market Crashes

Wednesday, September 22, 2010 | Teeka Tiwari

Since April of this year, the US Equity market has been mired in a protracted sideways trading range. It's been a real...
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10 S&P Stocks That Matter Most

Tuesday, September 21, 2010 | Chris Rowe

Do you want to make ridiculous money in the stock market?  Believe it or not, there are some stocks that have con...
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A Bold Prediction on Where the Market's Headed Next

Monday, September 20, 2010 | Dylan Jovine

Editor's Note: The "bad" news - Dylan is off today. The "good" news - I went deep into the Tycoon ...
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Real Estate Shocker: Obama Brings the 'Zero-Down' Mortgage Back

Friday, September 17, 2010 | Ethan Roberts

Zero.  Zip.  Zilch.  Nada.  The null set.  Goose eggs.  The big O. Whatever name you want...
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Today's Tax Debate and the Return of "Trickle Down" Economics

Friday, September 17, 2010 | Ed Pawelec

The debate on taxes has nothing to do with the economy or deficits.  Listening to the pols debate taxes in this e...
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Get Out of Gold and Stocks: Strategist

Thursday, September 16, 2010 | Costas Bocelli

“IT IS TIME TO TAKE SOME RISK OFF THE TABLE FOLLOWING A VERY STRONG START TO SEPTEMBER, ACCORDING TO ROBIN GRIFFIT...
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Outlook Gloomy at Secret Billionaire Meeting

Wednesday, September 15, 2010 | Teeka Tiwari

IT SEEMS THAT REGULAR FOLKS AREN'T THE ONLY ONES DOWN IN THE DUMPS OVER THE ECONOMY.  According to a recent repor...
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The Last 4 Times the VIX Did This the Market Tanked

Tuesday, September 14, 2010 | Chris Rowe

Today I'll show you a few ways to gauge whether the market is going to move higher, or is about to sell off again. ...
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America "Losing Ability to Chart Own Destiny"

Monday, September 13, 2010 | Dylan Jovine

IT'S LIKE WATCHING A SLOW MOTION CAR WRECK. But instead of watching it from a safe distance, we're all in the car toget...
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European PR Stunt Goes Awry

Friday, September 10, 2010 | Ed Pawelec

Thanks to some ground breaking journalism in The Wall Street Journal, the world is suddenly aware that the European &ldq...
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Time to Let Housing 'Crash' - Analysts

Friday, September 10, 2010 | Ethan Roberts

The New York Times published an interesting article this week, entitled, "Housing Woes Bring New Cry:  Let Mar...
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Former Fed Official: Fed Should 'Do More'

Thursday, September 9, 2010 | Costas Bocelli

THIS SUMMER’S HEAT WAVE APPEARS TO HAVE INFILTRATED THE FEDERAL RESERVE.  The FOMC (Federal Open Market Com...
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Crisis in Capitals: Financial Tidal Wave?

Wednesday, September 8, 2010 | Teeka Tiwari

I must say that I was pleasantly surprised when I read yesterday that our esteemed leader, President Barack Obama, annou...
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Credit Crisis Redux? Moody's Walks!

Tuesday, September 7, 2010 | Chris Rowe

GIVE MOODY'S THEIR JUST FINE! No No No NO S.E.C.! We didn’t say Moody’s is just FINE. ...
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Don't Get Mad...Just Make Money!

Friday, September 3, 2010 | Ethan Roberts

After last week's negative reports and subsequent media drubbing of the real estate market, this week there is speculati...
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The Smartest Folks Are Using this Secret to Make Money

Friday, September 3, 2010 | Ed Pawelec

Editor’s Note: On behalf of The Tycoon Report staff, we wish you and your family a safe and happy Labor Day Weeken...
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A Currency ETF You Can Trade Right Now

Thursday, September 2, 2010 | Costas Bocelli

IS THERE AN INTERVENTION COMING IN THE CURRENCY MARKETS?  That’s on the minds of investors who are position...
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6 'Deflation' Trades You Can Make Now

Wednesday, September 1, 2010 | Teeka Tiwari

At the beginning of the year, every trader and their mother was looking for inflation.  Fast forward eight months...
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How Raising Taxes Could Actually Help the Economy

Monday, August 30, 2010 | Dylan Jovine

GEORGE BUSH WAS 100% RIGHT TO LOWER TAXES BACK IN 2003. At the time, almost every economist around was predicting surpl...
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The Real Estate 'Deal of the Century'

Friday, August 27, 2010 | Ethan Roberts

THE REAL ESTATE MARKET DIED THIS WEEK.  SERVICES WILL BE HELD THIS FRIDAY.  REAL JOBS ARE BEING ACCEPTED IN LI...
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Credit Darwinism Fails to Leave Only the Fittest

Thursday, August 26, 2010 | Ed Pawelec

Headlines in the last few days have touted the improvement in the credit profile of the Great American Consumer.  ...
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Dollar Destroyed as World Currency?

Thursday, August 26, 2010 | Costas Bocelli

THE DEBATE RAGES ON: WILL GOLD CONTINUE TO MOVE IN ON THE DOLLAR AS AN ALTERNATIVE RESERVE CURRENCY IN THE WORLD? ...
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The Bullish Argument for Bonds

Wednesday, August 25, 2010 | Teeka Tiwari

It seems everywhere you look these days, we have people telling us that the bond market is experiencing a bubble. They...
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Will the Market Turn Bullish Today?

Tuesday, August 24, 2010 | Chris Rowe

The market is getting hammered, but is this a reversal day?  At the time of this writing (11:30am EST) it looks l...
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Warning: This Investment is Not As Safe As Advertised

Monday, August 23, 2010 | Dylan Jovine

IT'S OFFICIAL: SMALL INVESTORS ARE LEAVING THE PARTY. According to the mutual fund industry trade group Investment Com...
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Octogenarian Plunges into Tech

Friday, August 20, 2010 | Ed Pawelec

News hit the wires this week in the form of an update to Berkshire Hathaway’s holdings.  Reports have focused...
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What's Another $3 Billion When You're Talking Trillions!

Friday, August 20, 2010 | Ethan Roberts

When I was about six years old, my family would take me to visit my Uncle Leo in Far Rockaway, NY.  Yes, I had an ...
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3 Stocks that Could be Acquired Next

Thursday, August 19, 2010 | Costas Bocelli

ALL THE HYPE RECENTLY IS ON THE FIGHT TO CORNER THE MARKET ON THE ULTIMATE RESOURCE THAT SUSTAINS HUMAN LIFE (OTHER THAN...
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It's not just the rich who screwed up

Wednesday, August 18, 2010 | Jeff Hurst (jefflins)

A very large proportion of people in both the US and the UK have been living far, far beyond their means, aided by unscr...
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Let the Bush Tax Cuts Expire? Dumb Idea, Mr. President.

Wednesday, August 18, 2010 | Teeka Tiwari

Unless Congress intercedes, come January 1st, 2011, the so-called Bush Tax cuts will expire. This is going to hit ever...
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Your Starting Point for Profitable Trading

Tuesday, August 17, 2010 | Chris Rowe

Since the launch of Options GPS, I've received a lot of questions about BASIC technical analysis.  Right now, at ...
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4 Investing Rules You Can Use Right Now

Monday, August 16, 2010 | Dylan Jovine

"TO THINE OWN SELF BE TRUE" To know yourself is by far the single greatest lesson you can learn as an invest...
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Is a Bet on Freddie a Good Way to Lose Your Fannie?

Friday, August 13, 2010 | Ethan Roberts

FANNIE MAE AND FREDDIE MAC PICK OUR POCKETS AGAIN! Like two bratty, spoiled teenagers, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac conti...
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The Galactus of Silicon Valley Bites the Dust

Friday, August 13, 2010 | Ed Pawelec

For those of you who don’t know, Galactus was a Marvel Super Villain who was also known as the eater of planets.&n...
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Ben, What Happened to our Stimulus?

Thursday, August 12, 2010 | Costas Bocelli

BEN, WHAT HAPPENED TO OUR STIMULUS? A BREAKDOWN OF THE FOMC POLICY MEETING ... The Federal Reserve on Tuesday released ...
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Will Obama Kill the Oil Services Industry?

Wednesday, August 11, 2010 | Teeka Tiwari

Even the most ardent Barack Obama supporters I know have a hard time understanding why he felt it was necessary to impos...
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Are we ready to coin a new global reserve currency?

Tuesday, August 10, 2010 | Shaveta Bajaj (s_hwe_ta)

Once again, the investor confidence in global recovery has softened owing to the lowered forecasts on U.S. economic grow...
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CAREFUL: Today's FOMC Meeting Can Deflate Your Accounts!

Tuesday, August 10, 2010 | Chris Rowe

BE CAREFUL trading the market today, because at today's FOMC meeting, Ben Bernanke may make comments on a topic that mar...
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6 Timeless Trading Tips

Monday, August 9, 2010 | Chris Rowe

Editor's Note:  Due to the craziness surrounding today's Profit Skimmer launch, we're republishing this classic art...
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Jobs, The Government's Lies, and What You Should Do

Friday, August 6, 2010 | Ethan Roberts

HOW LONG ARE THEY GOING TO LIE TO US? This week, CNBC carried a story that the private sector created 42,000 jobs in Ju...
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How to Make Money from the 'World War III' Scenario

Thursday, August 5, 2010 | Ed Pawelec

I had not initially intended for this to be a two-part article, but since the response to what I wrote last week wa...
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How to Lose 100% AND Sleep Well at Night

Wednesday, August 4, 2010 | Costas Bocelli

Have you ever had a super high win rate for the year, only to finish the year with a net loss? After reading this articl...
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China's in a Jam -- Don't Buy their Poker Face

Tuesday, August 3, 2010 | Chris Rowe

For the time being, a glimpse of the "global Goldilocks" scenario is causing financial markets to rip higher.&...
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REBUTTAL TO: "I got mine Jack, don't blame me"

Tuesday, August 3, 2010 | Happy! (happygoluckytrader)

I didn't think Baumaul is to blame and I think he is being pretty fair when he attributes the crisis to both sides. I r...
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Lenders to Mothers: "DROP DEAD!"

Monday, August 2, 2010 | Ethan Roberts

ARE LENDERS DISCRIMINATING AGAINST PREGNANT WOMEN? An article in The New York Times, entitled "Need a Mortgage?&nb...
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The Trick to Winning in a Middling Market

Friday, July 30, 2010 | Costas Bocelli

YOU’D HAVE TO BE BLIND NOT TO NOTICE THAT THE MARKET HAS CHANGED DRAMATICALLY OVER THE LAST 10 YEARS. It sure se...
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World War III - Coming to a Planet Near You

Thursday, July 29, 2010 | Ed Pawelec

Editor's Note:  Costas is putting the finishing touches on his new Profit Skimmer service, and his article for this...
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How to Ride Volatility and Win

Wednesday, July 28, 2010 | Teeka Tiwari

Ever since the mid 1990's, the market action has gotten steadily and steadily more volatile.  Our very own Ed Pawel...
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4 Places Record Profits are Being Made Right Now

Tuesday, July 27, 2010 | Chris Rowe

Dear Costas, Thanks for stepping up to the plate and tackling the 4 hottest markets in the world for us:  Options,...
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I got mine, Jack. Don't blame me, blame politicians.

Monday, July 26, 2010 | -Roger Andrews- (tfsbj7)

Robert Baumohl wrote a pleasant "not my fault" missive which you elected to publish. While he made sufficient money man...
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Life annuities are what you need

Monday, July 26, 2010 | Life Annuities are for life (info)

When it comes to " annuities " Americans have been mislead,I feel.They have not been informed what the word means or at...
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Whatever happened to "too big to fail"?

Monday, July 26, 2010 | Robert Baumohl (bob.baumohl)

{Note: For the second week in a row, I feel compelled to share a letter submitted to me by one of our readers. This pers...
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A Special Message from Teeka Tiwari ...

Friday, July 23, 2010 | Dylan Jovine

Teeka called me up this week and asked for a favor. He wanted me to take the opportunity today to share his excitement ...
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The Smart Money Buys Dirt Cheap!

Friday, July 23, 2010 | Tycoon Crossfire - Ethan Roberts vs. Ed Pawelec

Editor's Note: This week on "Tycoon Crossfire" Ethan takes on Ed as they debate the recent news that home buil...
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The Secret to Making Money in this Volatile Market

Thursday, July 22, 2010 | Costas Bocelli

EVER SINCE MY DAYS AS A FLOOR TRADER ON THE PHILADELPHIA STOCK EXCHANGE, FAMILY MEMBERS, FRIENDS, AND ANYONE ELSE WHO DI...
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China agency 'downgrades' U.S. debt

Wednesday, July 21, 2010 | Teeka Tiwari

IN A SHOCKING DEVELOPMENT, THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA WAS STRIPPED OF ITS AAA CREDIT RATING LAST WEEK BY ... Dagong G...
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Profit Skimming on My Mind

Tuesday, July 20, 2010 | Chris Rowe

What’s REALLY On My Mind? Exchange Traded Funds (ETF's). But not just regular ETF's -- commodity & currency ...
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Tycoon downgrades Moody's to 'joke' status

Tuesday, July 20, 2010 | Chris Rowe

In 48 hours, Moody's has downgraded Portugal, Ireland and Greece.  They threatened to cut Spain's rating by two not...
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A First: Working Seniors Outnumber Teens in Labor Force

Monday, July 19, 2010 | Livia D. (liviad55)

{Note: Below is a letter to the editor submitted by a 55 year old woman who co-founded and manages one of the largest pr...
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Has Uncle Sam Finally Grown a Spine?

Friday, July 16, 2010 | Ethan Roberts

Editor's Note: This week Ethan and Costas debate one of the most important issues today: whether it's OK to walk away fr...
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Who's Gonna Give YOU a Bailout?

Friday, July 16, 2010 | Costas Bocelli

THE LAST THING ON YOUR MIND WHEN YOU ARE SITTING AT THE CLOSING TABLE ABOUT TO BE A PROUD NEW OWNER OF A PIECE OF THE AM...
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Warning to U.S. Investors: Bank Stress Tests in Europe Can Have 'Ripple Effects'

Thursday, July 15, 2010 | Ed Pawelec

Dylan's Note:  Fellow Tycoons, You can catch Teeka on CNBC today at 11:40 a.m. EST discussing the article he wrote ...
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Betrayed on Bank 'Reform': 3 Ways Our Leaders Sold Us Out

Wednesday, July 14, 2010 | Teeka Tiwari

OUR CONGRESSIONAL LEADERS WERE GIVEN A MISSION. They were given a chance to cut through the partisan nonsense and rally...
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Alan Greenspan Sounds the Alarm: 'Dire Consequences' to U.S. Debt

Tuesday, July 13, 2010 | Chris Rowe

A massage without a happy ending?  Hmm.  That doesn't seem to sit well with most people in the United States. ...
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Shiny Happy (Fat, Homeless) People

Monday, July 12, 2010 | Dylan Jovine

I’LL NEVER FORGET WHERE I WAS THE FIRST TIME I SPOTTED THIS PREVIOUSLY BELIEVED TO BE RARE SPECIES OF HOMO ERECTUS...
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Move Fast to Unlock this Cash (STILL) Inside Your Home

Friday, July 9, 2010 | Ethan Roberts

A few weeks ago in The Tycoon Report, I commented on how the real estate market received a double black eye from lower t...
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Tesla Electric Cars: The Investment Opportunity of a Lifetime?

Thursday, July 8, 2010 | Ed Pawelec

Tesla Motors and the Race to Green Tesla Motors (Symbol: TSLA), as many of you know, takes its name from inventor Niko...
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Billionaire's Bold Bet: U.S. to "Fall Like Rome"

Wednesday, July 7, 2010 | Teeka Tiwari

Empires rarely end in a bang -- being much more likely to suffer from a long, drawn out, painful death.  Bit by bit...
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Should Investors "Make it a Blockbuster Night"?

Wednesday, July 7, 2010 | Dylan Jovine

{Editors Note: This article, warning investors to stay away from shares of Blockbuster after its much anticipated spin-o...
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How I Lost Everything with One Trade (And The 3 Key Lessons I Learned)

Tuesday, July 6, 2010 | Dylan Jovine

{Dylan’s Note: Teeka’s back tomorrow with a special article analyzing recent comments made by billionaire in...
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How I Lost Everything With One Trade (Part 2)

Friday, July 2, 2010 | Dylan Jovine

{Dylan’s Note: On behalf of The Tycoon Report staff we wish America a Happy Birthday and we wish you and your fami...
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How I Lost Everything With One Trade

Thursday, July 1, 2010 | Dylan Jovine

Dylan’s Note: Ed, like the rest of our staff, is off for the week. In today’s article I share events that ac...
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Profit From the Upcoming Crash: A Trader's Blueprint

Wednesday, June 30, 2010 | Teeka Tiwari

Dylan’s Note: This article, originally published on June 29th 2007, predicted the huge crash we experienced in sub...
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Behind the Scenes, Is NASDAQ Deteriorating?

Tuesday, June 29, 2010 | Chris Rowe

     Editors Note: This article was originally published on June 28th 2007, three years ago this wee...
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How to Rob an Individual Investor

Monday, June 28, 2010 | Dylan Jovine

THE RICH HAVE BEEN DOING IT TO THE POOR SINCE THE BEGINNING OF TIME. Fortunately for us, it’s a heck of a lot mor...
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How to Profit from this Week's Bad Sales Numbers!

Friday, June 25, 2010 | Ethan Roberts

Wow, what a tough week! Wall Street was looking for improving results from the housing market numbers on Tuesday and We...
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An Easy Strategy to Protect Your Portfolio

Thursday, June 24, 2010 | Ed Pawelec

Sometimes simplest is best.  It doesn’t take a genius to know that driving without insurance never leads to...
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How to Accelerate Your Retirement with ETFs

Wednesday, June 23, 2010 | Teeka Tiwari

It's a common misconception that you cannot make money in a secular bear market (such as we are in right now).  Thi...
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A Great Short-Term Options Trade?

Tuesday, June 22, 2010 | Chris Rowe

I'm writing you today to give you a little trick to making yourself money in the market -- STARTING NOW!  A little ...
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Use This Strategy to Generate Extra Income Each Month

Monday, June 21, 2010 | Costas Bocelli

Is the market back into bullish mode?  Did the recent lows of 1040-1050 on the S&P 500 that were tested in May ...
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It's Baaaack! The Return of the Low Down Payment

Friday, June 18, 2010 | Ethan Roberts

Along with recent questions about property management, which I wrote about last week, a number of readers have asked me ...
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The Story of "New Normal" and the Fat Tail

Thursday, June 17, 2010 | Ed Pawelec

Prior to 2007, few people had heard of Nassim Taleb and his Black Swan.  A black swan is a rare event that is both ...
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You Are Not Paranoid, Wall Street Really is Out to Get You!

Wednesday, June 16, 2010 | Teeka Tiwari

I want to talk to you today about developing mental flexibility. Part of what I teach my students in my ETF Master Trad...
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CRITICAL! Today's Playbook From Chris Rowe

Tuesday, June 15, 2010 | Chris Rowe

What the heck happened yesterday? It looked like everything was rosy (for bulls).  If you look at where I highligh...
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A Slick Look at BP's Dividend

Monday, June 14, 2010 | Costas Bocelli

As I continue to watch the video footage of the oil spewing from the broken riser pipe, dumping thousands of gallons of ...
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How to Profit Through Good Property Management

Friday, June 11, 2010 | Ethan Roberts

In recent weeks, I have had several Tycoon reader comments, as well as questions from Master Real Estate Investor studen...
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In The Money or Out of The Money?

Thursday, June 10, 2010 | Ed Pawelec

In the money or out of the money, that is the question ... Or said another way, which option is right for me? To giv...
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The End of Cheap Chinese Labor?

Wednesday, June 9, 2010 | Teeka Tiwari

I've been asking myself two questions lately. 1. Will the end of cheap Chinese labor spark global inflation?   2....
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Paralyzed With Fear? Here Are Several Bullish Markets

Tuesday, June 8, 2010 | Chris Rowe

Pessimism has been at a multi-year high. You can see from the recent spike in the VIX and the ETN I recommended several ...
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Here's a Great Way to Hedge Stocks in High Volatility Markets

Monday, June 7, 2010 | Costas Bocelli

Ever since the “flash” crash on May 6, the market’s long bull run has lost its footing.  That day...
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Will China's Housing Market Crash? How to Profit!

Friday, June 4, 2010 | Ethan Roberts

Here we go again! If you thought the U.S. housing market bubble and subsequent crash was bad, wait until you hear what ...
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A Historical Perspective on Volatility Spikes

Thursday, June 3, 2010 | Ed Pawelec

This past month has produced a rare event: a spike in the VIX of more than 40%.  While I was aware that this was ...
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Your Blueprint for Retirement

Wednesday, June 2, 2010 | Teeka Tiwari

At no other time since the 1970s has it been so in vogue to be frugal.  An entire generation of Americans will lea...
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Here Are the Pockets of Bull Strength

Tuesday, June 1, 2010 | Chris Rowe

I'm going to show you exactly which sectors to have your bullish money in, if you must be bullish.  But first let...
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How to Tell if an Option is Cheap or Expensive

Monday, May 31, 2010 | Costas Bocelli

Option prices are set by the natural pressure of supply and demand.  When deciding to take a position in an option,...
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Tough Times Call for Selective Bullishness

Friday, May 28, 2010 | Ethan Roberts

While doing some Internet research this week, I came across an extremely "interesting" (i.e. laughable) web ar...
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Catching a Falling Knife Requires Conviction

Thursday, May 27, 2010 | Ed Pawelec

“Blood in the street, the town of Chicago. Blood on the rise, it's following me.” – The Doors One mon...
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Can The Consumer Save Us?

Wednesday, May 26, 2010 | Teeka Tiwari

Like a mythic beast from a childhood tale that magically comes to life, investors are suddenly faced with the very real ...
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These Are the New Key Market Levels to Focus on

Tuesday, May 25, 2010 | Chris Rowe

First a quick review, and then we'll talk about what's likely to happen next. Two weeks ago in my article "...Shor...
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Are You a Buyer of AAPL at 180?

Monday, May 24, 2010 | Costas Bocelli

As the European sovereign debt crisis begins to intensify, financial markets and most asset classes are being negatively...
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How Old Fashioned Principles Can Still Make you Rich!

Friday, May 21, 2010 | Ethan Roberts

Have you had enough? Let's face it, the last three years in America have been an incredibly difficult time period. ...
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Swinging for the Fences One Leg at a Time

Thursday, May 20, 2010 | Ed Pawelec

Last week we talked about the vertical spread, and I pointed out that one of the great advantages of the strategy is the...
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How to Get Rich in 10-15 Years

Wednesday, May 19, 2010 | Teeka Tiwari

The modern-day yardstick of wealth is an illusion perpetuated and encouraged by the marketing departments of the world's...
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How to Get Rich in 10-15 Years

Wednesday, May 19, 2010 | Teeka Tiwari

The modern-day yardstick of wealth is an illusion perpetuated and encouraged by the marketing departments of the world'...
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Here's Another Reversal Pattern That'll Make You Big Profits

Tuesday, May 18, 2010 | Chris Rowe

4-weeks ago, in my article titled "Here's 3 Ways to Stay Profitable Forever", I gave you three bad trading/inv...
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How Far Can Gold Run and What to Do About It

Monday, May 17, 2010 | Costas Bocelli

Economics, when stripped down to its purest form, is simply the attempt to satisfy unlimited wants with limited resource...
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Thank Ploutus! Real Estate "Lands" an Oasis of Good News !

Friday, May 14, 2010 | Ethan Roberts

I'm going to do something today that I really haven't been able to do much in recent years.  I'm going to bring you...
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How to Squeeze a Little More from Spreads

Thursday, May 13, 2010 | Ed Pawelec

A few weeks ago I wrote articles about “Understanding the Risks of Covered Calls” (Part 1 and Part 2) which ...
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Can Europe Be Saved?

Wednesday, May 12, 2010 | Teeka Tiwari

The EU dropped a bomb on global speculators when they unveiled their nearly $1 trillion aid package. I’m sure So...
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More Greek Bull? Believe it and Get Hammered! Short the Squeeze!

Tuesday, May 11, 2010 | Chris Rowe

Don't let the European governments play you.  Nothing great has actually happened over there in the last 48 hours...
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What's Likely Coming, and How to Play It

Monday, May 10, 2010 | Costas Bocelli

The great bull market rally is in serious jeopardy.  From the March, 2009 lows in the wake of the credit crisis, ...
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How Smart Timing Now Can Avoid a "Flood" of Problems Later!

Friday, May 7, 2010 | Ethan Roberts

"Observe due measure, for right timing is in all things the most important factor" -- Hesiod, 600 b.c. A long...
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How Much Should I Risk On My Next Great Trade Idea?

Thursday, May 6, 2010 | Ed Pawelec

In my mind there are two types of traders: The short term trader, including those looking for profits in a few minutes, ...
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The Chaos is Just Beginning

Wednesday, May 5, 2010 | Teeka Tiwari

There is a four letter word to describe yesterday's action: U-G-L-Y! All of a sudden the world is waking up to the ide...
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The cruelty of balance sheets and the end game

Wednesday, May 5, 2010 | kleber s. (klebersernik)

One thing about balance sheets is that at the last line on the bottom they must balance, and so the sum of assets and li...
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Here's How To Profit When The Market Tanks

Tuesday, May 4, 2010 | Chris Rowe

Do you believe that, at some point in the next few years, investors in the U.S will be more fearful than they are today?...
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How to Short Stocks Like a Pro ...

Monday, May 3, 2010 | Costas Bocelli

The biggest difference between a great golfer and an average golfer is the degree of control one has over the golf ball....
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A Farewell to The First Time Homebuyer Tax Credit

Friday, April 30, 2010 | Ethan Roberts

Tick, tick, tick, tick... Tycoon readers, as you are reading these words, the hours are ticking away until Midnight ton...
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Understanding Risks of the Covered Call - Part 2

Thursday, April 29, 2010 | Ed Pawelec

In the last article (Part 1) we talked about how the covered call position and a short put position have identical payof...
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Greece TimeLine

Wednesday, April 28, 2010 | Jonathan H. (myendgoal)

http://www.reuters.com/article/idUSLDE6351JU20100428 Jan. 2010 - Greece unveils a stability programme on Jan. 14 saying...
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Is Greece The Next Lehman?

Wednesday, April 28, 2010 | Teeka Tiwari

I've been a broken record for the last week on my morning GPS reports when it comes to the European markets. Every mor...
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Disasters Approaching! Here's How to Profit from It ...

Tuesday, April 27, 2010 | Chris Rowe

~This will be tied for first place as the most important email I’ll ever write to you.  We have some very s...
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How to Protect Your Stock Profits

Monday, April 26, 2010 | Costas Bocelli

The biggest fear investors have when initiating a position is the fear of losing their principal.  The "paraly...
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Dear Landlord: How to Protect Yourself from Bad Tenants

Friday, April 23, 2010 | Ethan Roberts

"Dear Landlord, Please don't put a price on my soul My burden is heavy; My dreams are beyond control" --Bob ...
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Understanding Risks of the Covered Call - Part 1

Thursday, April 22, 2010 | (Edmund Pawalec)

One of the most commonly employed strategies by both institutional and retail investors alike is the Buy-Write or Covere...
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The Secret to Managing Risk

Wednesday, April 21, 2010 | Teeka Tiwari

Editor’s Note:  Teeka is in New York for a television appearance, so we’re re-publishing the below arti...
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Here's 3 Ways to Stay Profitable Forever

Tuesday, April 20, 2010 | Chris Rowe

~ This exercise is pretty much guaranteed to make you a much more profitable trader or investor over time. I know some ...
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How to 'Rent' Your Stocks for Extra Cash Each Month

Monday, April 19, 2010 | Costas Bocelli

If you were a real estate investor who owned an apartment building, you would never try to leave your apartments vacant....
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Are Contrarian Winds Gusting for Real Estate?

Friday, April 16, 2010 | Ethan Roberts

I have often read that the way to know if a bear market in stocks is coming to an end is by checking the headlines of ma...
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Trade of the Day: The over/under on GOOG is ...

Friday, April 16, 2010 | Costas Bocelli

Earnings season kicked into high gear this week.  It’s like the football playoffs to options traders, and th...
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3 Investing Lessons for the Generations ...

Thursday, April 15, 2010 | Dylan Jovine

AS A NEW FATHER, I'VE FOUND MYSELF WONDERING WHAT INVESTING LESSONS I'D LIKE TO PASS DOWN TO MY DAUGHTER. After giving ...
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Trade of the Day: Waking Up from a Coma

Thursday, April 15, 2010 | Costas Bocelli

Ambac Financial Corp. (Sym: ABK) is the embattled bond insurer that was devastated in the wake of the housing financial ...
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Is Oil Due For a Tumble?

Wednesday, April 14, 2010 | Teeka Tiwari

Over the last few months oil prices have been rising in the face of generally plentiful supplies and a rising US Dollar....
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Trade of the Day: Percolating China

Wednesday, April 14, 2010 | Costas Bocelli

Starbucks Corp. (Sym: SBUX) is a Seattle based coffee vendor that produces those high octane, uniquely identifiable stro...
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Here's Why We're Bullish...

Tuesday, April 13, 2010 | Chris Rowe

Many people have a hard time identifying whether they are in a market that's overextended, and they sell too early. ...
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Trade of the Day: Is a Correction 'REIT' Around the Corner?

Tuesday, April 13, 2010 | Costas Bocelli

The residential real estate market has begun to stabilize, but is still in a vulnerable state.  Mortgage financin...
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Raise Your Game Part 3: The Free Roll

Monday, April 12, 2010 | Costas Bocelli

Every now and then opportunities arise where you can lock in your profits from a successful position without exposing yo...
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The 15 Year Mortgage Makes a Comeback!

Friday, April 9, 2010 | Ethan Roberts

Tycoon readers, Interest rates have been in the news quite a bit recently, so today I would like to discuss where mortg...
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Trade of the Day: Following the Yellow Brick Road

Friday, April 9, 2010 | Costas Bocelli

The price of Gold has made a very impressive move to the upside, much like many other commodities of late such as Crude ...
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Predictive VIX

Thursday, April 8, 2010 | (Edmund Pawelec)

I have been active in the options markets for more than 15 years, beginning my career on the PHLX in 1993 as an equity a...
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Trade of the Day: Banking on Volatility

Thursday, April 8, 2010 | Costas Bocelli

Earnings season is about to move into full gear, with a slew of financial companies due to report.  The market has ...
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Beware of "Frankenstein" ETFs

Wednesday, April 7, 2010 | Teeka Tiwari

A recent article in The Wall Street Journal sang the praises of "managed" Exchange-Traded Funds (ETFs). Don...
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Trade of the Day: Blindsided by Disaster

Wednesday, April 7, 2010 | Costas Bocelli

After the close Monday, a tragic explosion struck a West Virginia mine, killing at least 25 coal workers and halting pro...
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Can This Market Hit 2007 Highs?

Tuesday, April 6, 2010 | Chris Rowe

Is it possible that we make it up to the 2007 highs?  Well that's an easy one: Anything is possible.  That's...
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Trade of the Day: Stepping On the Gas

Tuesday, April 6, 2010 | Costas Bocelli

It definitely appears oil wants to go higher with the breakout confirmation we are seeing with Monday’s action in ...
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Raise Your Game Part 2: What's Your Style?

Monday, April 5, 2010 | Costas Bocelli

Humans are the most advanced animals on the planet, as we dominate and control life on earth.  Our biology’s...
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Are you Ready for "Cash for Drowners"?

Friday, April 2, 2010 | Ethan Roberts

This past week, the Obama administration announced the latest in a long series of measures designed to stabilize the rea...
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Trade of the Day: Create Your Own Dividend

Friday, April 2, 2010 | Costas Bocelli

Do you have any long term stock positions in your portfolio that do not distribute quarterly dividends to shareholders?...
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Fixing housing mess!

Thursday, April 1, 2010 | John (duces222s)

This is a follow up to Ethan Roberts story (4 proposals to fix housing mess). I actually sent this idea to a few congres...
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Trade of the Day: "RIMM Around the Collar"

Thursday, April 1, 2010 | Costas Bocelli

At the time of this writing, Wednesday’s trading session (March 31) is still in session and I am eagerly waiting f...
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Who's America's New Daddy?

Thursday, April 1, 2010 | Dylan Jovine

PAUL VOLCKER SOUNDED VERY UPSET. Apparently, a group of economists, using the same techniques as those used on the set ...
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Leveraged ETFs, Margin and You

Wednesday, March 31, 2010 | Teeka Tiwari

While using Exchange-Traded Funds (ETFs) can be a very lucrative way to make plays on sectors, countries and indices, a ...
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Trade of the Day: A Bullish Play on Citigroup

Wednesday, March 31, 2010 | Costas Bocelli

Have you been contemplating taking a shot on Citigroup (Sym: C)?  Are you waiting for a pullback below $4.00 to ge...
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Greece "Rescue" Smoke & Mirrors? "Mission Accomplished"?

Tuesday, March 30, 2010 | Chris Rowe

Hooray!  Just last week the sky was apparently falling in the eurozone, but this week everything is okay! Does any...
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Trade of the Day: Is it Time to Buy Insurance?

Tuesday, March 30, 2010 | Costas Bocelli

Note:  "Trade of the Day" will appear Tuesday through Friday, and will touch on recent actions in the mar...
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Raise Your Game Part 1: Don't Go Broke!

Monday, March 29, 2010 | Costas Bocelli

A Note from Chris Rowe: Please join me today in welcoming the newest Tycoon Report expert, Costas Bocelli. Having been...
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Climbing the "Property Ladder"? Learn the Right Steps to Take!

Friday, March 26, 2010 | Ethan Roberts

There is a television show that airs on The Learning Channel (TLC) all throughout the week, with the very clever, double...
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How Taxes Kill Your Investment Returns

Thursday, March 25, 2010 | Dylan Jovine

Editor's Note:  It's that time of year again, and we've all got taxes on our minds.  While you might not be ab...
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ObamaCare Has Little To Do with Health Care

Wednesday, March 24, 2010 | Steve Merritt (s-merritt)

Mr. and Mrs. Hopendope;Have kids? They will live in smaller homes, will pay higher taxes and will have their healthcare ...
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Why it's Possible to Increase Reward and Reduce Risk at the Same Time!

Tuesday, March 23, 2010 | Chris Rowe

Editor's Note:  Just a quick heads up to watch for our own Teeka Tiwari this evening on Fox Business Network's &quo...
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"Saint or sinner" Martin Weiss, YOU decide!

Monday, March 22, 2010 | chris (cbkitchens)

Money and Markets by Martin Weiss have conned me($350,000) and thousands of other people from their money by their expen...
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Don't Believe Everything You Hear on CNBC

Monday, March 22, 2010 | Ron Ianieri

In the markets, information is critical. As individual investors, we must not only realize the importance and relevanc...
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Is Real Estate at the Watershed?

Friday, March 19, 2010 | Ethan Roberts

A Quick Note Before I Get Started:  As most of you know by now, I'll be sending out all the details on my Master Re...
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What Julius Caesar Can Teach Us About Buying Real Estate

Thursday, March 18, 2010 | Dylan Jovine

IT IS SAID THAT ONE TIME HE LOOKED UPON A STATUE OF ALEXANDER THE GREAT AND BURST INTO TEARS. His friends were surprise...
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Will China's Currency Overtake the Dollar?

Wednesday, March 17, 2010 | Teeka Tiwari

China's been in the news a lot this week as it tries to beat back calls from our country to let their currency "flo...
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Rely on ONE Indicator and You'll Lose BIG TIME!

Tuesday, March 16, 2010 | Chris Rowe

The most successful investors are the ones who can completely eliminate emotion from their actions.  They never lo...
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Next Wave of Foreclosures Gives Investors High Yield Options

Monday, March 15, 2010 | Ethan Roberts

Tycoon readers, I'm writing a special Monday issue this week for two reasons. First, because of the recent media focus...
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About housing, cash flow, taxes, and insurance: The goose is dead!

Saturday, March 13, 2010 | John Benson Edwards (spaceconsulting)

Housing is the lifeblood of the economy. It creates jobs, it creates sales in all kinds of goods from dishwashers to fl...
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Warren Buffett Wants YOU to Buy Real Estate!

Friday, March 12, 2010 | Ethan Roberts

It's an unusually chilly morning in Delray Beach, and the wind is sweeping in off the blue-green Atlantic waters with wi...
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4 Questions to Ask Before Buying ANY Stock

Thursday, March 11, 2010 | Dylan Jovine

Editor's Note:  The following article from 2007 is being re-published as a critical reminder for seasoned Tycoons a...
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Don't Cry for Greece

Wednesday, March 10, 2010 | Teeka Tiwari

Are credit default swaps the Devil -- as Greece’s prime minister Papandreou would have the world believe -- or are...
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The S&P 500 Confirming its Up Trend Line

Tuesday, March 9, 2010 | Chris Rowe

She keeps making one advance after another, and she's got legs that are sexy.  She's the S&P 500! When I say &...
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Don't Believe Everything Your Uncle Sam Tells You

Monday, March 8, 2010 | Ron Ianieri

Two weeks ago, I started to discuss where investors got their information from. The reason I started this series of ar...
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Shadow Inventory: Myth or Monster?

Friday, March 5, 2010 | Ethan Roberts

Before jumping into today's article, I just want to send a big "Thank You" out to everyone who's been sending ...
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What Your Broker Doesn't Want You to Know About Options

Thursday, March 4, 2010 | Chris Rowe

Right off the bat, I want to say this isn't about "that dirty rotten stinkin' bad old broker." If you are a b...
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Financial Reform: Can it Save Us?

Wednesday, March 3, 2010 | Teeka Tiwari

Chris Dodd (D–Conn.) and company are busy laboring away, attempting to come up with a financial-reform act. As I...
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5 Reasons Gold Explodes - 4 Ways to Profit From It

Tuesday, March 2, 2010 | Chris Rowe

My mom and my old English teachers are going to kill me for this next sentence, but ... If all else fails ... if there ...
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Insider Buys and Sells: Weekly Wrap-up

Monday, March 1, 2010 | Tycoon Staff

There is no better judge of a company's health and future prospects than the actions of owners and executives of publicl...
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Your Profits May Be in Jeopardy ... Here's How to Save Them

Monday, March 1, 2010 | Ron Ianieri

How many times have you looked at your investing or trading account and seen some pretty respectable gains?   And ...
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4 Proposals to Fix This Housing Mess!

Friday, February 26, 2010 | Ethan Roberts

Tycoon readers, Join me in a cooperative venture today.  I am going to propose four solutions, any and all of wh...
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A 5-Step Foreclosure Solution

Friday, February 26, 2010 | Larry Smith (caml1958)

I proposed a similar solution to state congressmen several weeks ago. I totally agree that HARP and "pushing"...
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Give Incentives for running multi-room houses like apts

Friday, February 26, 2010 | Tim Trevathan (timtrevathansjsumlos)

Take 3 & 4 bedroom houses, allow the person who manages them to live there for free and rent the rooms for $300-$400 a m...
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Homeowner held responsible when broker defrauded bank

Friday, February 26, 2010 | Norman (njohanson)

Mortgage broker sold home mortgage to bank without knowledge of homeowner. Homeowner sent all monthly payments to the b...
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How to "FIX" the Housing AND Unemployment MESS!

Friday, February 26, 2010 | Gerald in Ga. (geralds268)

Simple [in concept] Difficult to Impossible , because of [my opinion] gutless Politicians--who Obviously do NOT really c...
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idea to turn around real estate situation

Friday, February 26, 2010 | steve (sbahering)

  I am a private citizen who has taught various college and graduate level real estate courses over my years as a p...
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idea to turn around real estate situation

Friday, February 26, 2010 | steve (sbahering)

I am a private citizen who has taught various college and graduate level real estate courses over my years as a professo...
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On the street action of a nickel/dimer real estate investor in small town America

Friday, February 26, 2010 | tom252526 (tackett-t)

I am a small town real estate investor with an interesting story. I attend mainly sheriff sales in Indiana and after yea...
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Profit recovery.

Friday, February 26, 2010 | joe berger (jtberger)

As we all know the housing bubble was caused by falsification of mortgage applications. (no income-no job)I was personal...
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U.S.A. The Global Energy Leader Booming 21st Century U.S. Economy

Friday, February 26, 2010 | Art Burtis (art)

Dear Ethan Roberts, Congratulations on initiating this public brainstorm endeavor. Each of your four proposals holds me...
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How to Get Paid Even When Stocks Blow Up

Thursday, February 25, 2010 | Steve McDonald

Earnings misfires. Modern-day Greek tragedies. Tightened rules on short-selling. Stocks sinking around health care talks...
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Is the U.S. Economy Doomed?

Wednesday, February 24, 2010 | Teeka Tiwari

After squandering most of his political capital on a ramrodded, pork-laden, backroom-negotiated health care plan, the Ob...
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Get Paid to Buy Today's Hottest Stocks at a Price You Want!

Tuesday, February 23, 2010 | Chris Rowe

The U.S. equities markets have already recovered 50% of the value lost in the recent correction, and there are seve...
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Insider Buys and Sells: Weekly Wrap-up

Monday, February 22, 2010 | Tycoon Staff

There is no better judge of a company's health and future prospects than the actions of owners and executives of publicl...
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Why You Should Never Trust Wall Street Again

Monday, February 22, 2010 | Ron Ianieri

Many of us are now managing our own money in the stock market.  So, we are looking for signals from multiple source...
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How to Profit from a Real Estate Treasure Hunt!

Friday, February 19, 2010 | Ethan Roberts

Tycoon readers, Today I thought I would give you my monthly report of the national real estate market in a somewhat-dif...
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How OUR Debt Crisis Will Impact YOUR Wallet

Thursday, February 18, 2010 | Dylan Jovine

IT HAS BEEN SAID THAT NO DEMOCRACY CAN SUCCEED OVER THE LONG TERM. Why? Because people have the power to vote themselv...
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How to Make the Biggest Profits on Breakouts, Pullbacks

Wednesday, February 17, 2010 | Teeka Tiwari

Yesterday, my colleague Chris Rowe provided you with an excellent look at a powerful reversal pattern called the "d...
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Here's a Reversal Pattern That Can Make You Big Profits

Tuesday, February 16, 2010 | Chris Rowe

Editor's Note: One hour ago, my grandmother Susie Mann passed away. I had just finished writing this article when I ...
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How to Profit from China's Next Move

Monday, February 15, 2010 | Ron Ianieri

During the span of this last rally in the market, both economic news and fundamental news on the state of the economy ha...
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Insider Buys and Sells: Weekly Wrap-up

Monday, February 15, 2010 | Tycoon Staff

There is no better judge of a company's health and future prospects than the actions of owners and executives of publicl...
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Buying a Foreclosure? How to Separate Fact from Fiction

Friday, February 12, 2010 | Ethan Roberts

Tycoon readers, Today is the Friday before Valentine's Day, so of course love is in the air!  And because I hav...
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Snapshot of a Winning Bond Trade

Thursday, February 11, 2010 | Steve McDonald

Investing does not have to be as crazy as the stock market. If you're looking for a security that's been around for a ...
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Black Clouds Gather Over Europe

Wednesday, February 10, 2010 | Teeka Tiwari

While the bulls may be breathing a sigh of relief after Friday's stunning end-of-day reversal, they might not be quite o...
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How Uncle Sam Will Keep Crushing Real Estate

Tuesday, February 9, 2010 | Chris Rowe

The more I hear about Freddie Mac (Symbol: FRE) and Fannie Mae (Symbol: FNM), the more I start to feel li...
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Everything You Wanted to Know About ETFs, but were afraid to ask!

Monday, February 8, 2010 | Bob De Dea

  1. What types of ETFs are there? Commodities, currencies, stocks, indices, countries, etc. Whole world of op...
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How to Bank Even Bigger Profits on a Winning Position

Monday, February 8, 2010 | Ron Ianieri

February might be the shortest month of the year, but for options traders, it's a long month ... this year, anyway. As ...
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Insider Buys and Sells: Weekly Wrap-up

Monday, February 8, 2010 | Tycoon Staff

There is no better judge of a company's health and future prospects than the actions of owners and executives of publicl...
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Volcker, 40 years behind the times

Sunday, February 7, 2010 | jmillny (jmillny)

When asked, Volcker confirmed the debacle wasn't caused by propriety trading and I defy an example of such. This sets th...
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12 Ways to Avoid Real Estate Lawsuits!

Friday, February 5, 2010 | Ethan Roberts

In my article last week, you learned about the process that I used to make a successful bid on a HUD home. Now this we...
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Stockpickers

Friday, February 5, 2010 | CHARLIE (SCOTLEND)

FEB.5/10 WINNIPEG-MANITOBA-CANADA     DEAR FRIEND'S;   I'M A NOVICE TO ALL THIS -BUT WOULD LIKE...
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4 Easy Steps (and 3 Stocks) to Protect Your Portfolio Now

Thursday, February 4, 2010 | Dylan Jovine

I DON'T KNOW ABOUT YOU, BUT I'VE BEEN FEELIN' KINDA "OUT OF TOUCH" THESE DAYS. Uncool. Not hip. Square. Crust...
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Cashing in on Chemicals

Thursday, February 4, 2010 | Bob De Dea

Last week we saw how to prepare for shorting a sector. This week we're going to look at an actionable trade that Sector ...
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Paul Volcker Makes a Comeback

Wednesday, February 3, 2010 | Teeka Tiwari

Wall Street is in full fight mode because of the proposed so-called "Volcker Rule," which aims to bring increa...
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'A Time to Buy' ~ By Chris Rowe

Tuesday, February 2, 2010 | Chris Rowe

A picture is worth 1,000 words, so let's start with a picture.  Below is a chart of the Dow Jones Industrial Aver...
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Discover How January's Action Will Position You for Future Profits...

Monday, February 1, 2010 | Ron Ianieri

The market had a pretty bad week last week, as a major support level on the Dow Jones Industrial Average was broken and ...
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Insider Buys and Sells: Weekly Wrap-up

Monday, February 1, 2010 | Tycoon Staff

There is no better judge of a company's health and future prospects than the actions of owners and executives of publicl...
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Diary of a Mad Real Estate Investor

Friday, January 29, 2010 | Ethan Roberts

Tycoon readers, You know the thing that scares me the most about the government wanting to run our healthcare system?&...
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Who Else Wants Better Returns, for Less Money?

Thursday, January 28, 2010 | Bob De Dea

Investing in sectors (i.e., specific industries) can be a very lucrative way to build up your portfolio. There are nea...
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5 Questions to Ask Yourself Before You Buy Another Stock

Wednesday, January 27, 2010 | Teeka Tiwari

After looking like they wanted to move higher (early last week), the markets broke sharply at the end of the week on new...
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Big Correction Coming - How to Predict and Profit From It

Tuesday, January 26, 2010 | Chris Rowe

There are many ways to analyze the stock market, and as Ron Ianieri reminded you yesterday, you have to use both technic...
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Can Bank Regulations Boost Your Investing Returns?

Sunday, January 24, 2010 | Ron Ianieri

Until last week at this time, the market was cruising -- seemingly ready to soar to some new recent highs. Then came l...
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Insider Buys and Sells: Weekly Wrap-up

Sunday, January 24, 2010 | Tycoon Staff

There is no better judge of a company's health and future prospects than the actions of owners and executives of publicl...
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Home Flippers are 'Flipping' Over New FHA Rules

Friday, January 22, 2010 | Ethan Roberts

Attention short-term real estate investors: I have great news for you today!!! They say that time heals all wounds.&nb...
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Investing on a Budget? Make Bigger Profits, Cheaper

Thursday, January 21, 2010 | Bob De Dea

A.I., a'ight? I was browsing the "World Wide Internet" the other day and came across this juicy tidbit: A ph...
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The 'Other Bonds'

Thursday, January 21, 2010 | Steve McDonald

A Special Note from The Tycoon Report: As a free investor-education newsletter, we continually look for opportuniti...
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2 Investing Trends You Can't Afford to Ignore

Wednesday, January 20, 2010 | Teeka Tiwari

One thing we can be sure of is that 2010 will not look like 2009, the way 2009 looked nothing like 2008. Each year bri...
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Homeowners Have The Fist to Change The Whole Market

Monday, January 18, 2010 | Grandma with A Condo (c1brooks)

Homes are for sale as gifts to buyers. Banks are holding on to mortgages like an epoxy for steel and concrete. Cosiderin...
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Ignore This Week's Bank Earnings at Your Own Peril

Monday, January 18, 2010 | Chris Rowe

We've got a great big earnings week ahead of us, and investors finished up last week in a nervous mood. This may be a go...
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Insider Buys and Sells: Weekly Wrap-up

Monday, January 18, 2010 | Tycoon Staff

There is no better judge of a company's health and future prospects than the actions of owners and executives of publicl...
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This Could Crush Your Portfolio if You're Not Prepared

Monday, January 18, 2010 | Ron Ianieri

We're just a few weeks away from the big day when Punxsutawney Phil makes his annual appearance to predict whether or no...
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What if Everyone Stops Paying Their Mortgage?

Friday, January 15, 2010 | Ethan Roberts

Tycoon readers, Due to some days off around the holidays, it's been a while since I gave you my last update on the nati...
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The Premium You Probably Don't Know You're Paying

Thursday, January 14, 2010 | Bob De Dea

That's What Friends Are For Tax-exempt entities are authorized under the tax code Section 501(c)(3), which has been in ...
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The Ventilator Economy

Thursday, January 14, 2010 | Steve McDonald

A Special Note from The Tycoon Report: As a free investor-education newsletter, we continually look for opportuniti...
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How to Strike Portfolio Gold With a Declining Dollar

Wednesday, January 13, 2010 | Teeka Tiwari

The prognostication game is not an easy one. Sometimes you can be dead-wrong for all the right reasons, and sometimes yo...
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Here's Why the Odds Favor a Continued Bull Rally ... For Now

Tuesday, January 12, 2010 | Chris Rowe

The market is going higher.  Odds are, this will continue for a while, or at least through January.  When ...
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At War with Wall Street: Is an Investor Uprising in Store?

Monday, January 11, 2010 | Ron Ianieri

My last few articles have fallen under the broader heading of taking charge of your portfolio and managing your own mone...
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Insider Buys and Sells: Weekly Wrap-up

Monday, January 11, 2010 | Tycoon Staff

There is no better judge of a company's health and future prospects than the actions of owners and executives of publicl...
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The (Property) Price is Right ... Come on Down!

Friday, January 8, 2010 | Ethan Roberts

It's a cloudy, cool morning, and I'm sitting at my computer, scrolling through the new listings and price changes on the...
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10 Market Mistakes to Leave Behind in '09

Thursday, January 7, 2010 | Bob De Dea

This week, as I contemplate the new year and think of new beginnings, both financially and personally, I thought I&rsquo...
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Beating Stocks Consistently, and Still the Odd Man Out

Thursday, January 7, 2010 | Steve McDonald

A Special Note from The Tycoon Report: As a free investor-education newsletter, we continually look for opportuniti...
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How to Profit Better Than 85% of All Fund Managers

Wednesday, January 6, 2010 | Teeka Tiwari

In this ever-changing market, sticking with a long-term investment philosophy is one of those things that's easy to say ...
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Bank of America- Bogus savings or stealing?

Tuesday, January 5, 2010 | Blue collar (apdurney)

This is not so much an article but a question? Regarding Bank of America they have been promoting a "keep the change" wh...
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This Huge Seller Can Crash the Market

Tuesday, January 5, 2010 | Chris Rowe

Happy New Decade, Tycoons! Although the opposite is true for me, typically fewer people read financial articles during ...
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3 Steps to Getting a High-Performing Portfolio in 2010

Monday, January 4, 2010 | Ron Ianieri

Now that all of the New Year’s festivities are over, it is time to get back to work. Many people look at a New Y...
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Insider Buys and Sells: Weekly Wrap-up

Monday, January 4, 2010 | Tycoon Staff

There is no better judge of a company's health and future prospects than the actions of owners and executives of publicl...
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Guaranteed Retirement Income

Friday, January 1, 2010 | Doug West (Doug)

After the melt down in the stock market, many of the millions of baby boomers who are now retiring (or close to it) are ...
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Social Security: Can You Live Long ... and Still Prosper?

Thursday, December 31, 2009 | Bob De Dea

Editor's Note: The Tycoon Report will not be published tomorrow, Friday, Jan. 1; regular publication will resume Mo...
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Your Blueprint For Retirement

Wednesday, December 30, 2009 | Teeka Tiwari

At no other time since the 1970s has it been so in vogue to be frugal. An entire generation of Americans will leave this...
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How the Government is Hiding Massive Losses!

Tuesday, December 29, 2009 | Chris Rowe

Happy Tuesday, Tycoons! The stock market has been pretty quiet lately, with little news to keep this small rally down -...
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2010: Clean Slate, or Continued Clean-up of Wall Street's Messes?

Monday, December 28, 2009 | Ron Ianieri

With just a few days left in the year, it's understandable to focus on the clean slate that 2010 currently represents. ...
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Insider Buys and Sells: Weekly Wrap-up

Monday, December 28, 2009 | Tycoon Staff

There is no better judge of a company's health and future prospects than the actions of owners and executives of publicl...
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The Best Personal Finance Tip I Ever Got

Thursday, December 24, 2009 | LM (qkjones)

The best personal finance tip I ever got was responsible for creating a big part of my wealth. This tip should be part o...
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The 7 Days Wall Street Anticipates All Year Long

Tuesday, December 22, 2009 | Chris Rowe

First, a book recommendation from Chris: I hardly ever make book recommendations here.  But one book that Ty...
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Insider Buys and Sells: Weekly Wrap-up

Monday, December 21, 2009 | Tycoon Staff

There is no better judge of a company's health and future prospects than the actions of owners and executives of publicl...
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Will BAC Give Bonuses? Find Out How, and at What Cost

Monday, December 21, 2009 | Ron Ianieri

'Twas the week before Christmas, and all through the house, not a creature was stirring ... except Ron Ianieri, who was ...
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Is There a Modification for the Loan-Modification Program?

Friday, December 18, 2009 | Ethan Roberts

Tycoon readers, Today's article will be my last of 2009, because the next two Fridays are Christmas and New Year's Day ...
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True inherent problems with inheritance

Friday, December 18, 2009 | John L (jlillitos)

Dear readers,I am sure the inflammatory article written by Bob De Dea, 'Inherent problems with inheritance tax', will ha...
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Inherent Problems with Inheritance

Thursday, December 17, 2009 | Bob De Dea

"The rise of marketing posing as policy is one of the great and subtle advances in the never-ending effort to manip...
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New Rules Hike Margins on Leveraged ETFs: What it Means for You

Wednesday, December 16, 2009 | Teeka Tiwari

While using Exchange-Traded Funds (ETFs) can be a very lucrative way to make plays on sectors, countries and indices, a ...
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The Single-Most-Powerful Investing Tip You'll Ever Get

Tuesday, December 15, 2009 | Chris Rowe

"The bull market." (Ironic that that's what we call it, isn't it?) Will the bull market continue through 2010...
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Insider Buys and Sells: Weekly Wrap-up

Monday, December 14, 2009 | Tycoon Staff

There is no better judge of a company's health and future prospects than the actions of owners and executives of publicl...
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What's the Key to Making Consistent Returns? The Answer is Right Here...

Monday, December 14, 2009 | Ron Ianieri

The last couple of months of this rally have really made people nervous. At this point in time, a rather strong case c...
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Tis the season for surviving a collision

Sunday, December 13, 2009 | Bob (datalink1995)

Some time in our lives we will all have a traffic “accident” where the vehicle is still drivable. I say “accident...
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Here's a 2010 Prediction You Can Count On!

Friday, December 11, 2009 | Ethan Roberts

CNBC.com has just released its "Predictions '10" report -- a set of predictions for 2010 by 10 different write...
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What Every Shareholder Should Know

Thursday, December 10, 2009 | Bob De Dea

"Too often, executive compensation in the U.S. is ridiculously out of line with performance. That won’t chang...
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The Secret of Most Successful Traders (Hint: It May Surprise You)

Wednesday, December 9, 2009 | Teeka Tiwari

In the stock market, perception -- whether faulty or not -- is the only reality that matters. Sometimes those percepti...
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How to Not 'Jump the Gun' on a Trade

Tuesday, December 8, 2009 | Chris Rowe

Not only have I made millions of dollars for individuals and institutions whose money I managed directly, but I have als...
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How to Make Money When Stocks Stop Moving

Monday, December 7, 2009 | Ron Ianieri

We know that the market is in the midst of a huge rally. We also know that the market just prior had a massive sell-of...
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Insider Buys and Sells: Weekly Wrap-up

Monday, December 7, 2009 | Tycoon Staff

There is no better judge of a company's health and future prospects than the actions of owners and executives of publicl...
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The Green horse

Monday, December 7, 2009 | stan daty (kday777)

In the book of revelations, the pale horse, the 4th horse, in the greek the word used actuly means green or greenish, th...
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Black Friday Month Begins for Real Estate!

Friday, December 4, 2009 | Ethan Roberts

Tycoon readers,  I didn't care how many HDTVs, laptop computers, cell phones, cameras or coffee machines retailers...
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fair taxes

Thursday, December 3, 2009 | Paul Eckersoon (peckerson)

We need a flat rate tax for everyone. To keep some degree of progressive tax, set the basic deduction at the poverty...
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Revealed: How the System Favors the Wealthy

Thursday, December 3, 2009 | Bob De Dea

"The U.S. tax code is the most political law in the world." -- Jonathan Blattmacher, tax lawyer to the super-...
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It's Time to Reclaim Your Financial Future. Here's How...

Wednesday, December 2, 2009 | Teeka Tiwari

As America gazes out upon the smoking ruins of their respective portfolios, it's all too easy to fall into despair. To...
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How to trade in a market that zigs and zags.

Tuesday, December 1, 2009 | Irene Francisco (meandmy2cats)

Chris Rowe has hit the nail on the head. What if we have years and years of deadly whip saws? Where neither the bulls ...
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Markets Will Trade Flat For Decades -- Here's How to Profit From It

Tuesday, December 1, 2009 | Chris Rowe

By the year 2019, your retirement will be worth exactly the same amount as it's worth today -- at best... Nearly 73 mil...
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1 Powerful Strategy: 2 Ways to Profit

Monday, November 30, 2009 | Ron Ianieri

Over the last several weeks, my articles have tried to zero in on one particular theme: being prepared for the downside....
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Insider Buys and Sells: Weekly Wrap-up

Monday, November 30, 2009 | Tycoon Staff

There is no better judge of a company's health and future prospects than the actions of owners and executives of publicl...
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Time to Sell Oil?

Wednesday, November 25, 2009 | Teeka Tiwari

Editor's Note: The Tycoon Report will not be published Thursday, Nov. 26 and Friday, Nov. 27 so that our staff may enjoy...
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5 Trading Rules to Make You Millions

Tuesday, November 24, 2009 | Chris Rowe

As the calendar year starts to draw to a close, a lot of portfolio managers are starting their annual tradition of "...
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Insider Buys and Sells: Weekly Update

Monday, November 23, 2009 | Tycoon Staff

There is no better judge of a company's health and future prospects than the actions of owners and executives of publicl...
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A Short-Seller's Survival Guide

Wednesday, November 18, 2009 | Teeka Tiwari

The breakout of the S&P 500 to close above 1,100 cannot be ignored.  Whether it's market manipulation, irrati...
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Another Market Head-Fake?

Tuesday, November 17, 2009 | Chris Rowe

If you're like me and just about every trader/investor I know in the market right now, you've been looking at one "...
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Insider Buys and Sells: Weekly Wrap-up

Monday, November 16, 2009 | Tycoon Staff

For all the analysts and pundits in the financial media, there is still no better judge of a company's health and future...
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The Real Truth Behind Wall Street's Economy

Monday, November 16, 2009 | Ron Ianieri

With a little more than six weeks left before 2009 draws to a close, I want to give you my take on how I think this year...
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It's Not Too Late to Adopt a Millionaire's Mindset

Friday, November 13, 2009 | Ethan Roberts

I was traveling last week, near an area where an old friend of mine lives.  So I called him to see if there was a c...
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Bollinger Bands - A Long Overdue Second Date!

Thursday, November 12, 2009 | Mark Deaton (mark)

90% of all traders using Bollinger band never go beyond the first date to discover the true power and predictability tha...
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2008- 09 Taxes question

Wednesday, November 11, 2009 | mike (djms)

I am very interested in knowing about my 2009 income tax return.This is a Canadian tax question. I don,t know if this ta...
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Could the U.S. Dollar be Headed for a Collapse?

Wednesday, November 11, 2009 | Teeka Tiwari

Mixed messages can be baffling in personal relationships, but they can be paralyzing in financial markets. Case in poi...
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Bearish Stance Reversing? Here's What to Do Now...

Tuesday, November 10, 2009 | Chris Rowe

Flip a coin 10 times, and see if it lands on tails 10 times in a row.  Can it happen?  Of course.  Anyth...
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Insider Buys and Sells: Weekly Wrap-up

Monday, November 9, 2009 | Tycoon Staff

For all the analysts and pundits in the financial media, there is still no better judge of a company's health and future...
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Turn a Losing Trade into a Winner in One Easy Step

Monday, November 9, 2009 | Ron Ianieri

When we left off last week, we had been talking about the addition of the rolling technique to the stock-replacement str...
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Beware These 5 Caveats When Buying a Foreclosure

Friday, November 6, 2009 | Ethan Roberts

Thanks to the tax credit for first-time homebuyers along with low interest rates, home sales have been creeping up durin...
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The Secret to Making Market-Beating Returns

Wednesday, November 4, 2009 | Teeka Tiwari

As a trader or investor, you know that keeping a cool head whether the markets are on fire or flaming out is key to your...
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Institutions Dumping Stock! Markets Are Declining!

Tuesday, November 3, 2009 | Chris Rowe

Hi folks, happy Tuesday!  Been feeling a little under the weather lately, but I'm back in the saddle and it's GRE...
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Here's a Technique to Help You Profit Like the Pros

Monday, November 2, 2009 | Ron Ianieri

When we left off last Monday, we were discussing a concern I had about the banks. I had recommended late the prior wee...
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Insider Buys and Sells: Weekly Wrap-up

Monday, November 2, 2009 | Tycoon Staff

For all the analysts and pundits in the financial media, there is still no better judge of a company's health and future...
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How the Tortoise Prevented a Housing Market Collapse

Friday, October 30, 2009 | Ethan Roberts

Tycoon readers, Today I want to tell you about some cities in America that are bucking the overall national real estat...
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Stop Losing Money in the Markets. Here's How

Thursday, October 29, 2009 | Bob De Dea

Novice skydivers who don't jump solo have an instructor with whom they dive, strapped to their backs.  That...
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3 Ways to Play the Dollar's Next Move

Wednesday, October 28, 2009 | Teeka Tiwari

As you learn about tapping into the wealthy world of currencies (see Part 1 and Part 2 of our ongoing series on profitin...
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Technicals vs. Fundamentals: What's the Winning Formula?

Tuesday, October 27, 2009 | Chris Rowe

Happy Tuesday Tycoon Readers, Before we debate the merits of technical analysis vs. fundamental analysis, I just want t...
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Black Candlesticks in the Euro and Pound say the Dollar is Alive and Well

Monday, October 26, 2009 | William Kurtz (wkurtz1)

Don’t believe the predictions about the “Death of the Dollar.” It is doing just fine against the Canadian Dollar ...
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Find Portfolio Success in Banks Going Bust

Monday, October 26, 2009 | Ron Ianieri

Recently, I have become a little alarmed about the health of the banking sector. There are several reasons for this. F...
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Insider Buys and Sells: Weekly Wrap-up

Monday, October 26, 2009 | Tycoon Staff

For all the analysts and pundits in the financial media, there is still no better judge of a company's health and future...
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How to Earn a 98.8% Return in One Year

Friday, October 23, 2009 | Ethan Roberts

Editor's note:  Thanks to everyone who participated in Ethan Roberts' survey about real estate investing -- you've ...
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Warning: You Have Too Many Stocks in Your Portfolio

Thursday, October 22, 2009 | Bob De Dea

According to a study done in the 1990s by a couple of British anthropologists, the size of the human brain is correlated...
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Are You Ready to Make Money With Currencies?

Wednesday, October 21, 2009 | Teeka Tiwari

We got some great comments back from last week's article on trading currencies. It appears that many of you are already ...
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How to Know What the Market Will Do Next

Tuesday, October 20, 2009 | Chris Rowe

After the recent launch of Options GPS, I've received a lot of questions about BASIC technical analysis.  Right n...
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Insider Buys and Sells: Weekly Wrap-up

Monday, October 19, 2009 | Tycoon Staff

For all the analysts and pundits in the financial media, there is still no better judge of a company's health and future...
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The Way to Save Your Portfolio from a Sell-off

Monday, October 19, 2009 | Ron Ianieri

Last week, we spoke about what we would do to protect ourselves in this market environment from a potential sell-off. ...
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Why Congress Must Extend the Home Buyer's Tax Credit!

Friday, October 16, 2009 | Ethan Roberts

Editor's note:  In an effort to give our real estate Tycoons the best information possible, we invite you to take a...
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Measuring Wealth in More Than Dollars

Thursday, October 15, 2009 | Bob De Dea

As an investor or a trader, your quest is simple: to keep your money, and make even more. Our investing goals, however,...
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Currencies: How to Tap Into This World of Wealth

Wednesday, October 14, 2009 | Teeka Tiwari

These days it seems that, wherever you turn, you're hit in the face with another currencies commercial, promising quick ...
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It's Time to Put Your Profit System Into Place

Tuesday, October 13, 2009 | Chris Rowe

No matter what your comfort level is, what your investing time horizon is, or whether you are a momentum trader or value...
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How to Play the Market's Next Move

Monday, October 12, 2009 | Ron Ianieri

Editor's Note: TycoonU has recently appointed Ron Ianieri, a former floor trader and specialist on the Philadelphia Stoc...
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Insider Buys and Sells: Weekly Wrap-up

Monday, October 12, 2009 | Tycoon Staff

For all the analysts and pundits in the financial media, there is still no better judge of a company's health and future...
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Understanding Volume - the Key to Unlocking Profits - Part 3

Friday, October 9, 2009 | Nigel Hawkes ( Hawkeye Traders) (harry)

In our previous articles, we have discussed normal volume, abnormal volume and volume spikes. This week we are going to...
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Why 'Nice Guy' Landlords Finish Last

Friday, October 9, 2009 | Ethan Roberts

The late Leo Durocher (1905-'91), a Hall of Fame baseball player and manager, was often credited with a famous remark th...
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Why You Should Tread Carefully This Earnings Season

Thursday, October 8, 2009 | Bob De Dea

Last night, Dow Industrials component Alcoa (Symbol: AA) upheld the tradition of kicking off earnings season with t...
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Sector ETFs: Still the Most-Profitable Way to Invest

Wednesday, October 7, 2009 | Teeka Tiwari

A recent article in The Wall Street Journal sang the praises of "managed" Exchange-Traded Funds (ETFs). Don'...
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How to Bet on 2 Sectors' Strength

Tuesday, October 6, 2009 | Chris Rowe

Yesterday was a huge day, technically.  Why? Thursday's and Friday's action brought the market back down to its ...
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Insider Buys and Sells: Weekly Wrap-up

Monday, October 5, 2009 | Tycoon Staff

For all the analysts and pundits in the financial media, there is still no better judge of a company's health and future...
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There's Still Time to Change Your Financial Fate

Monday, October 5, 2009 | Ron Ianieri

They say history repeats itself. Maybe so ... but not this time in the stock market! Today’s stock market is at ...
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Have a Healthy Retirement Without Social (In)Security!

Friday, October 2, 2009 | Ethan Roberts

The Associated Press carried a story last week that the Social Security system is now being heavily strained by Baby Boo...
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'Keeping Your Money' in Options

Thursday, October 1, 2009 | Ron Ianieri

"Why didn't my option make me money when the stock did exactly what I thought it would?" If I had a dollar ...
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Beware of These Trader's Mind Traps

Thursday, October 1, 2009 | Bob De Dea

"There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so." -- Hamlet "It is difficult to get a ma...
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Profiting from Options

Thursday, October 1, 2009 | UNCOMMON COMMON SENSE (aubiebat)

In your lead article of 10/01/09 You give an excellent desertation of what In The Money, At the Money and Out of the mon...
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Time to Cash Out?

Wednesday, September 30, 2009 | Teeka Tiwari

The last few months have been spectacular for global equities. Many investors, large and small alike, are sitting on eno...
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The Final Breaths of the Dying Stock Market Rally

Tuesday, September 29, 2009 | William Kurtz (wkurtz1)

The stock market High of 2000 was a repeat of the stock market high of 1929, except that in the scale of things it was o...
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The Secret of Successful Stock-Picking

Tuesday, September 29, 2009 | Chris Rowe

Happy Tuesday, Tycoons! First, I want to congratulate everyone who made it into Options GPS school. I look forward...
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Earnings plays can be like "Falling on a Hand Grende

Monday, September 28, 2009 | Casey Platt (kse0824)

The fast money allure of high volatility one day an impending volatility collapse the next has drawn allot of traders i...
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Earnings plays can be like "Falling on a Hand Grende

Monday, September 28, 2009 | Casey Platt (kse0824)

The fast money allure of high volatility one day an impending volatility collapse the next has drawn allot of traders i...
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Insider Buys and Sells: Weekly Wrap-up

Monday, September 28, 2009 | Tycoon Staff

For all the analysts and pundits in the financial media, there is still no better judge of a company's health and future...
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Rent to Own ? Use an Option

Monday, September 28, 2009 | Casey Platt (kse0824)

Ever had a feeling about the direction of a stock or the market and been looking for the most effective way to play. If ...
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What Everyone Ought to Know About Options

Monday, September 28, 2009 | Chris Rowe

Options are the greatest way possible to invest in the stock market. There are a number of reasons why. My favorite ha...
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5 Rules to Sell Your Home in a 'Fugetaboutit' Real Estate Market

Friday, September 25, 2009 | Ethan Roberts

Tycoon readers, A few weeks ago, I wrote about how to buy a home at the best price.  Today I'm going to turn that ...
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Attention Stock Investors Looking to Make the Leap to Options

Thursday, September 24, 2009 | Ron Ianieri

Yesterday, Teeka Tiwari talked with you about being patient and waiting get into potential options positions at a great ...
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Understanding Volume behaviors

Thursday, September 24, 2009 | Nigel Hawkes ( Hawkeye Traders) (harry)

In our last volume article, Understanding Volume - we discussed Normal Volume versus Abnormal Volume behavior s. This w...
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How to Make a Killing During Options 'Hunting Season'

Wednesday, September 23, 2009 | Teeka Tiwari

He steadies his sights, feeling the beads of perspiration slowly trickling down his spine. His breath quickens and he ...
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10 Winners Ready To Jump!

Tuesday, September 22, 2009 | Chris Rowe

Editor's Note: Today I'd like to let you into my life for a moment, with a story I believe can relate to your finan...
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How to Get the Kind of Lifestyle You Deserve

Monday, September 21, 2009 | Dylan Jovine

CAN SUCCESS BE PURCHASED? The answer is yes. And the cost is only a few minutes each day. Why? Because success can be ...
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Insider Buys and Sells: Weekly Wrap-up

Monday, September 21, 2009 | Tycoon Staff

For all the analysts and pundits in the financial media, there is still no better judge of a company's health and future...
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A Stunning New Prediction: Get Ready to Be Upside-Down on your Mortgage!

Friday, September 18, 2009 | Ethan Roberts

Tycoon readers, As promised last month, I will be updating you on the national real estate market on each third Friday ...
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How to be 'Street' Smart About Expiring Positions

Thursday, September 17, 2009 | Ron Ianieri

Happy expiration week, Tycoons! As you may know, the third Friday of every month is known as "expiration Friday.&q...
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The Unseen Danger of Too Many Options

Thursday, September 17, 2009 | Bob De Dea

This isn't an article about holding too many options contracts in your account, though that can be a real concern, and t...
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How to Turn a Smaller Portfolio into a Bigger Performer

Wednesday, September 16, 2009 | Teeka Tiwari

This week I want to share another trading strategy with you that involves stop-losses. This strategy will show you how y...
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What to Do if the Crash Smashed Your Account

Tuesday, September 15, 2009 | Chris Rowe

Editor's Note: Before I start, I want to say congratulations to Kelly P. out in Ohio!  She was last week's win...
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Insider Buys and Sells: Weekly Wrap-up

Monday, September 14, 2009 | Tycoon Staff

For all the analysts and pundits in the financial media, there is still no better judge of a company's health and future...
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Once Again, We Bid A Not-So-Fond Farewell

Monday, September 14, 2009 | Barbara Cohen

Once again, we bid farewell to another Federal Deposit Insurance Corp.-insured bank ... this time, it's Corus Bank. ...
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A Realtor Reveals: How to Buy a Home at the Best Price

Friday, September 11, 2009 | Ethan Roberts

Editor's note: Today marks the 8th anniversary of the 9/11 tragedy that killed over 3,000 individuals.  Please take...
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Changing the Way We Think

Thursday, September 10, 2009 | Bob De Dea

Editor's Note: This is the third in a series of articles starting with "Everything's Relative: How Not to Get Sucke...
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Impact of '08 Impairments on Year End '09 Perceived Value of Oil and Gas Producer Stock Prices

Thursday, September 10, 2009 | Merlin Klotz (merlin)

I nearly swallowed my dumb-dumb today when my favorite stock guru indicated that he was bearish on oil stocks. While I a...
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The Options Markets Want YOU!

Thursday, September 10, 2009 | Ron Ianieri

With the Labor Day holiday behind us, traders and investors have wrapped up their summer vacations and returned to their...
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How to Find the Best Place to Set Your Sell Stops

Wednesday, September 9, 2009 | Teeka Tiwari

I've been receiving a lot of e-mails lately from people who are interested in trading options, and the most frequently a...
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As Promised: A Free, Life-Changing Gift For You

Tuesday, September 8, 2009 | Chris Rowe

It's finally ready for you! Thanks for your patience.  I know it took a while, but I wanted to be sure we got it r...
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Another Major Scandal

Monday, September 7, 2009 | (amf97)

Much of the financial turmoil could have been avoided or at least minimized if the major CPA firms who audit all the lar...
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Insider Buys and Sells: Weekly Wrap-up

Monday, September 7, 2009 | Tycoon Staff

For all the analysts and pundits in the financial media, there is still no better judge of a company's health and future...
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The Market's Labor Day Sale May Be Over

Monday, September 7, 2009 | Barbara Cohen

For the past two weeks, those of us trading futures, and those trading stocks and Exchange-Traded Funds (ETFs), have ex...
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Announcing 'Cash for Congress Clunkers'!

Friday, September 4, 2009 | Ethan Roberts

Last week, the controversial "Cash for Clunkers" automobile sales program came to an end.  Clearly, des...
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Everything You Think You Know is Wrong

Thursday, September 3, 2009 | Bob De Dea

"Only free men can negotiate. Prisoners cannot enter into contracts." -- Nelson Mandela "The free man is...
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Own Stocks for 70% Off ... and Create Your Own Dividend!

Thursday, September 3, 2009 | Ron Ianieri

Special Note from Chris Rowe: I am pleased to introduce one of the best options educators in the business to The Tycoon ...
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The Breakdown on How to Play Breakouts, Pullbacks

Wednesday, September 2, 2009 | Teeka Tiwari

During the last few weeks (albeit with a few editorial detours on the way), I've been sharing an investor education seri...
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The Most Important Article I'll Ever Send You, Right Here

Tuesday, September 1, 2009 | Chris Rowe

Dear Tycoons, This really is what I believe to be the most important article I'll ever send you.  Today, is a ve...
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Another Better Way To Buy Stocks!

Monday, August 31, 2009 | (jseyler53)

You’ve read in these pages about the advantages of using options as an alternative to buying stocks outright, and with...
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Hail Bernanke: Those in Foreclosure Salute You!

Monday, August 31, 2009 | Barbara Cohen

This week, we saw Ben Bernanke "re-anointed" for another four years.  President Barack "Change&quo...
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Insider Buys and Sells: Weekly Wrap-up

Monday, August 31, 2009 | Tycoon Staff

For all the analysts and pundits in the financial media, there is still no better judge of a company's health and future...
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How I Learned to Profit from Options the Hard Way!

Friday, August 28, 2009 | Ethan Roberts

Tycoon readers, When my editor told me that this week we were going to have a special "Options Week" theme, ...
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The Party is Over and Candlestick Reversal Patterns Are On The Charts

Friday, August 28, 2009 | William Kurtz (wkurtz1)

It has been quite a party since March 10. Since then, the Dow Industrials Average has risen 2702 points (39%) to what m...
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How I Elevated My Options Trading Game

Thursday, August 27, 2009 | Bob De Dea

When you're long a stock (i.e., holding the shares in your account), having it go up is the only way you'll make a gain....
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2 Powerful Ways to Profit With Options

Wednesday, August 26, 2009 | Teeka Tiwari

Over the last few weeks, I've been sharing an investor education series with you. Given that it's "Options Week&quo...
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Art of Taking Profits

Tuesday, August 25, 2009 | Nigel Hawkes ( Hawkeye Traders) (harry)

Most traders have experienced the anguish of being in a profitable trade, only to allow the trade to go against them. T...
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Options: What Your Broker Doesn't Want You to Know

Tuesday, August 25, 2009 | Chris Rowe

Right off the bat, I want to say this isn't about "that dirty rotten stinkin' bad old broker."  Brokers a...
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Don't Get Caught Trading Options Naked

Monday, August 24, 2009 | Barbara Cohen

Editor's Note: It's "Options Week" here at The Tycoon Report. For the next five days, we've asked our columnis...
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Insider Buys and Sells: Weekly Wrap-up

Monday, August 24, 2009 | Tycoon Staff

For all the analysts and pundits in the financial media, there is still no better judge of a company's health and future...
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Is the Real Estate Market Turning the Corner?

Friday, August 21, 2009 | Ethan Roberts

Tycoon readers, It's been a while since I've updated you on the conditions in the national real estate market, so I th...
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The Joy of Looking: Unearthing New Japanese Candlestick Reversal Patterns

Friday, August 21, 2009 | William Kurtz (wkurtz1)

Everybody’s different, but everybody enjoys the satisfaction of finding something of perceived value while on a treasu...
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Everything's Relative: How Not to Get Suckered Into Anything

Thursday, August 20, 2009 | Bob De Dea

"Tom had discovered a great law of human action; namely that, in order to make a man covet a thing, it is only nec...
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Have a Portfolio You Can Be Proud Of

Wednesday, August 19, 2009 | Teeka Tiwari

There are times in life when you do everything you’re supposed to do, but things still don’t work out. Becau...
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Read This, and Never Trade Stocks/ETFs Again! (Delta, Part 5)

Tuesday, August 18, 2009 | Chris Rowe

Remember this e-mail? Dear Mr. Rowe, "Just like your other reader, you saved my financial life -- free of charge...
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Insider Buys and Sells: Weekly Wrap-up

Monday, August 17, 2009 | Tycoon Staff

For all the analysts and pundits in the financial media, there is still no better judge of a company's health and future...
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The Market 'Everyone' Wants to Trade: What's Stopping You?

Monday, August 17, 2009 | Barbara Cohen

This past Thursday, I held a webinar, "Futures Trading: An Insider's Guide to E-Minis,"  for several...
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Rearranging the Deck Chairs on the Titanic?

Saturday, August 15, 2009 | William Kurtz (wkurtz1)

The Candlestick price bar in the NASDAQ Composite on Thursday was double-barreled bearish, in that it was a combination...
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A Wall Street Saga: A 'Goldman' Opportunity (Part 2)

Thursday, August 13, 2009 | Bob De Dea

  "With the right hand out begging for bailout money, the left is hiding it offshore." -- Rep. Lloyd Dogg...
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The Financial Sector Surges ... What's Next?

Thursday, August 13, 2009 | Price Headley

The financial sector continues to rally strongly, just after the Fed announced on Wednesday afternoon that it would not ...
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The World's General Store Doesn't Sell Candlesticks Like This One

Thursday, August 13, 2009 | William Kurtz (wkurtz1)

Today was a crazy day at the races for Wal-Mart shares. They gapped up $1.35 or on opening, promptly descended almost b...
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How to Rehab Your Way Into Big Profits!

Wednesday, August 12, 2009 | Ethan Roberts

Tycoon readers, I always enjoy the comments that I get each week after I write my articles.  Sometimes a few may ...
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True Equity vs. Market Equity

Wednesday, August 12, 2009 | Teeka Tiwari

Everybody has a different level of expectations and commitment when it comes to managing their own money. If you are a r...
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How to Profit from this Explosive Chart Formation

Tuesday, August 11, 2009 | Chris Rowe

I have been writing a series on "Delta" (not the airlines, but the "Greek" variable relating to opti...
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Momentum—Advantage of utilizing the right way in your trading

Tuesday, August 11, 2009 | Nigel Hawkes ( Hawkeye Traders) (harry)

Momentum -- what is it and how is it used for trading? Most traders hear about momentum in their studies of the markets,...
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The timely stock with the greatest potential I've ever seen and low risk.

Tuesday, August 11, 2009 | gerald Johnson (bradley_bradd)

I'm not an analyst....just a personal investor with a knack and some knowledge of what to look for in a great investment...
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How to Be a 12-Minute Trader ... Details Revealed

Monday, August 10, 2009 | Barbara Cohen

         Editor's Note: Attention 'future' futures traders: Barbara Co...
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Insider Buys and Sells: Weekly Wrap-up

Monday, August 10, 2009 | Tycoon Staff

For all the analysts and pundits in the financial media, there is still no better judge of a company's health and future...
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These Renters Have Gone to the Dogs!

Friday, August 7, 2009 | Ethan Roberts

I recently returned from a seven-day trip to the Gulf Coast of Florida, where I own two rental properties.  The ten...
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A Wall Street Saga: A 'Goldman' Opportunity (Part 1)

Thursday, August 6, 2009 | Bob De Dea

"If there must be madness, something may be said for having it on a heroic scale." -- John Kenneth Galbraith,...
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How to Sharpen Your ETF Options Trading Edge

Thursday, August 6, 2009 | Price Headley

Exchange-Traded Fund (ETF) options traders have always been faced with the additional work of not only correctly predict...
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Newly Discovered Candlestick Reversal Pattern Pops Up Again

Thursday, August 6, 2009 | William Kurtz (wkurtz1)

I believe that it was early in January 2009 when we first took notice of a Candlestick pattern at the top of an uptrend ...
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Bearish Engulfing Outside-Down Day Candlestick Pattern May Signal End of the Rally

Wednesday, August 5, 2009 | William Kurtz (wkurtz1)

The eminent Philosopher-General of the Baseball Diamond, Yogi Berra, has been quoted often as saying that “It ain’t ...
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The Difference Between Winning and Losing Traders

Wednesday, August 5, 2009 | Teeka Tiwari

No doubt you know the difference between winning and losing trades -- we've all experienced both and know the pain of th...
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What is Delta? This Answer Changed My Trading Life Forever (Part 4)

Tuesday, August 4, 2009 | Chris Rowe

Here's some advice that I have given that has made hundreds of people millions of dollars:  You probably shouldn'...
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Forex ... Hasta La Vista Baby

Monday, August 3, 2009 | Barbara Cohen

If you're like me and spend any time watching financial news networks, you have been subjected to thousands of forex (FX...
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Insider Buys and Sells: Weekly Wrap-up

Monday, August 3, 2009 | Tycoon Staff

For all the analysts and pundits in the financial media, there is still no better judge of a company's health and future...
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Understanding Volume - the Key to Unlocking Profits

Monday, August 3, 2009 | Nigel Hawkes ( Hawkeye Traders) (harry)

Volume in the market is as important as fuel to your car. Prices do not move without buyers and/or sellers. This serie...
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How to 'Land' the Best Deal on Real Estate

Friday, July 31, 2009 | Ethan Roberts

Tycoon readers, ever wonder where writers get their article ideas from?  Sometimes they come in unexpected ways! I...
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Target: Net Fuel Cost of Zero

Thursday, July 30, 2009 | William Kurtz (wkurtz1)

This little treatise was prompted, in the beginning, by recurrent published stories having to do with the airlines’ di...
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The Way to Kickstart Your Economic Recovery

Thursday, July 30, 2009 | Price Headley

The recent market volatility has been nice to see happening on the upside for a change. However, don't get lulled to sle...
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Start Cutting Risk RIGHT NOW!

Wednesday, July 29, 2009 | Teeka Tiwari

During the last several weeks, I’ve been tackling various investor-education subjects as part of a multi-part seri...
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What is Delta? This Answer Changed My Trading Life Forever (Part 3)

Tuesday, July 28, 2009 | Chris Rowe

For those of you who don’t know (shame on you), for the last two weeks (Tuesdays) we have been talking about unde...
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Here's One for the Little Guy

Monday, July 27, 2009 | Barbara Cohen

Ever wonder how so many Collateralized Debt Obligations (CDO) were able to get their footing? Of course, the banks are...
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Insider Buys and Sells: Weekly Wrap-up

Monday, July 27, 2009 | Tycoon Staff

For all the analysts and pundits in the financial media, there is still no better judge of a company's health and future...
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How to Buy an Investment Property in Just 5 Minutes

Friday, July 24, 2009 | Ethan Roberts

This week, I realized just how many bad ideas are being offered in the online media (outside of The Tycoon Report, where...
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Read This Before You Trade Your Next ETF...

Thursday, July 23, 2009 | Price Headley

Whether it's soaring or slumping -- and it often does both during the course of a week -- the financial sector never fal...
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How Much Money Should You Risk? (Part 2)

Wednesday, July 22, 2009 | Teeka Tiwari

We're in the midst of an ongoing series on ways to boost your profits, and in last week's Tycoon Report, I explained exa...
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What is Delta? This Answer Changed My Trading Life Forever (Part 2)

Tuesday, July 21, 2009 | Chris Rowe

Hello, Tycoons! Before getting into Part 2 of the three-part series I started last Tuesday, first I want to tell ...
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Insider Buys and Sells: Weekly Wrap-up

Monday, July 20, 2009 | Tycoon Staff

For all the analysts and pundits in the financial media, there is still no better judge of a company's health and future...
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Who Really Owns Your Stocks? Hint: It's Not You

Monday, July 20, 2009 | Barbara Cohen

So, do you think you own the stocks you've bought? Think again.  For those of you who have not heard of the Dep...
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Another Well-Intentioned Program? No Thanks!

Friday, July 17, 2009 | Ethan Roberts

There is an old saying that goes back hundreds of years, that "the road to hell is paved with good intentions."...
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A Solar-Powered Look at Big ETF Movers

Thursday, July 16, 2009 | Price Headley

The broader market made an impressive showing Wednesday, but that's yesterday's news, literally. To find out where we ...
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Candle Charts Confirm Discovery of Powerful New Candlestick Reversal Pattern

Thursday, July 16, 2009 | William Kurtz (wkurtz1)

One of the outstanding attributes of Candlestick analysis is its utilization of candle charts in order to ferret out re...
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INDEPENDENCE DAY: CELEBRATION OR WAKE?

Thursday, July 16, 2009 | UNCOMMON COMMON SENSE (aubiebat)

HAPPY 4th of JULYUNCOMMON COMMON SENSEFor People Who ThinkINDEPENDENCE DAY: CELEBRATION OR WAKE?The central theme behin...
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INDEPENDENCE DAY: CELEBRATION OR WAKE?

Thursday, July 16, 2009 | UNCOMMON COMMON SENSE (aubiebat)

HAPPY 4th of JULYUNCOMMON COMMON SENSEFor People Who ThinkINDEPENDENCE DAY: CELEBRATION OR WAKE?The central theme behin...
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Timing the Opportunity that Most Will Miss

Thursday, July 16, 2009 | Bob De Dea

Happy Thursday to you all. Just to let you know, next Thursday I’ll be taking my first week off since I started wr...
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How Much Money Should You Risk?

Wednesday, July 15, 2009 | Teeka Tiwari

During the next several weeks, be sure to tune into this space every Wednesday to learn eight tips aimed at making you a...
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A New Candlestick Pattern Just Rode Into Town

Tuesday, July 14, 2009 | William Kurtz (wkurtz1)

Everyone who is familiar with Japanese Candlesticks knows about the “Morning Star,” because it is one of the most fa...
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What is Delta? This Answer Changed My Trading Life Forever (Part 1)

Tuesday, July 14, 2009 | Chris Rowe

Happy Tuesday, Tycoons! Given the current market environment, where an overbought market has begun to sell off and peop...
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A New Definition of Slippage?

Monday, July 13, 2009 | Barbara Cohen

Last week, we witnessed the creation of an entirely new definition for the concept of "slippage." If we look ...
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Would You Rent to This Tenant?

Friday, July 10, 2009 | Ethan Roberts

There's an old relationship adage of "I'd rather be alone than wish I were." When you own rental properties, t...
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Building Your ETF Portfolio, BRIC by BRIC

Thursday, July 9, 2009 | Price Headley

By now, in the search for portfolio opportunities globally, you've likely heard the term "BRIC" used to d...
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Write Your Own Investment Success Story

Thursday, July 9, 2009 | Bob De Dea

It's earnings season (again), as Alcoa (AA) got the party started last night by issuing the inaugural report of the...
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8 Easy Ways to Boost Your Profits, Part 1

Wednesday, July 8, 2009 | Teeka Tiwari

During the next several weeks, be sure to tune into this space every Wednesday to learn eight tips aimed at making you a...
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Gasoline Price Outlook Has Sent You a Candlestick "You Will Feel Better Soon" Card

Tuesday, July 7, 2009 | William Kurtz (wkurtz1)

Low gasoline prices were a nice Christmas present seven months ago, but – like some Christmas presents – they didn...
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How to Sell at the Right Time

Tuesday, July 7, 2009 | Chris Rowe

When you're entering a stock or option position, not only is it a challenge to find the right one to trade, but also the...
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How to Trade for the Rest of the Year

Monday, July 6, 2009 | Barbara Cohen

Half the trading year is over, so it's a great time to stop and do a reality check on what's working (and what isn't) in...
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Insider Buys and Sells: Weekly Wrap-up

Monday, July 6, 2009 | Tycoon Staff

For all the analysts and pundits in the financial media, there is still no better judge of a company's health and future...
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This Black Candlestick Has Evil Intent

Saturday, July 4, 2009 | William Kurtz (wkurtz1)

The Dow Jones Industrials Index fell out of bed on July 2 on the basis of a terrible unemployment report. In so doing, ...
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What Will Your Home Be Worth in 2017?

Friday, July 3, 2009 | Ethan Roberts

In the real estate news this week, the pace of the monthly price decline in homes "moderated," according to th...
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HEALTH CARE REFORM

Thursday, July 2, 2009 | UNCOMMON COMMON SENSE (aubiebat)

UNCOMMON COMMON SENSEFor People Who ThinkHEALTH CARE REFORMFor the next few weeks the topic de jour will be Health Care ...
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One Patriotic Way to Profit in the Next 3 Months

Thursday, July 2, 2009 | Price Headley

As we head into the long July 4th holiday weekend (remember, the markets are closed on Friday), I'm reminded of what it ...
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Taming the Emotional Tiger in Your Trading

Thursday, July 2, 2009 | Bob De Dea

"In free markets, sentiment refers to the feelings and emotions of market participants.... Every change in price re...
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How to Trade Today's Top ETFs

Wednesday, July 1, 2009 | Teeka Tiwari

With the first half of the year behind us, the Dow Industrials (INDU) are down almost 4% since January, even though...
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The Forgotten "Fundamental"

Wednesday, July 1, 2009 | William Kurtz (wkurtz1)

Here we go again.Economists and other observers of many persuasions are dead-on certain that the price of Gold is headed...
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Everybody Knows The Dice Are Loaded

Tuesday, June 30, 2009 | UNCOMMON COMMON SENSE (aubiebat)

UNCOMMON COMMON SENSEFor People Who Think“EVERYBODY KNOWS THE DICE ARE LOADED” “The Poor Stay Poor ...
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It's the Strongest Market in a Global Meltdown: Hedging China, Selling the Rest. Here's Why...

Tuesday, June 30, 2009 | Chris Rowe

First, things first.  Rest in peace to all four megastars who passed away in the last week: 1. Michael Jackson (I ...
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How I Make My Mortgage Money in 30 Seconds

Monday, June 29, 2009 | Barbara Cohen

One of the benefits of daytrading futures is that we have the fun of pre-market trading (before 9:30 a.m.).  It's m...
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Insider Buys and Sells: Weekly Wrap-up

Monday, June 29, 2009 | Tycoon Staff

For all the analysts and pundits in the financial media, there is still no better judge of a company's health and future...
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Buying the Older Dream Home: Blessing or Just a Money Pit?

Friday, June 26, 2009 | Ethan Roberts

This past week, I had the interesting experience of showing a young couple some very old homes in an area of town that h...
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5 Reasons ETFs are Superior to Mutual Funds

Thursday, June 25, 2009 | Price Headley

I remember when I first started actively investing back in 1990, particularly how frustrated I used to get that mut...
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Where to Invest Your Money Right Now

Thursday, June 25, 2009 | Bob De Dea

"Shares Slip and Bonds Fall After Fed Statement" "Russia Facing Long Recession, World Bank Says" &qu...
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9 Ways to Play the Next Move Lower

Wednesday, June 24, 2009 | Teeka Tiwari

A couple of weeks ago, I wrote an article titled "When Trouble Spells Opportunity -- The Next 3 Sectors to Short,&q...
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This Candlestick "Evening Star" Pattern is a Bearer of Bad Tidings

Tuesday, June 23, 2009 | William Kurtz (wkurtz1)

It was surely negative news on June 15, 2009 when the Dow Industrials price bar made an “outside-down” day and, in s...
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WARNING: Now the Market Will Drop Fast! Here's Why...

Tuesday, June 23, 2009 | Chris Rowe

Last month (May 26), I wrote a Tycoon Report article titled "BEWARE: June Stock Market CRASH! Here's Why..." ...
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How to Trade in This Flat Market

Monday, June 22, 2009 | Barbara Cohen

Are you thinking that the market is going up?  Hmmm ... think again. Even though the market isn't going anywhere, ...
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Insider Buys and Sells: Weekly Wrap-up

Monday, June 22, 2009 | Tycoon Staff

For all the analysts and pundits in the financial media, there is still no better judge of a company's health and future...
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WAKE UP AND SMELL THE COFFEE

Monday, June 22, 2009 | UNCOMMON COMMON SENSE (aubiebat)

UNCOMMON COMMON SENSEFor People Who ThinkWAKE UP AND SMELL THE COFFEEThe excitement in the stock market these days is no...
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Last Christmastime was Pivotal for Treasury Bonds in Candlestick Terms

Friday, June 19, 2009 | William Kurtz (wkurtz1)

The weekly charts of U.S. Treasury Bond prices told quite a story in Candlestick language. Specifically, the weeks of D...
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Uncle Sam Wants You to Buy a Home!

Friday, June 19, 2009 | Ethan Roberts

In the news this week is a piece of legislation that could have a major and positive impact upon the real estate market ...
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Should You Be Buying Banks Right Now?

Thursday, June 18, 2009 | Bob De Dea

Progress in the Financial Services Industry Item 1: On June 10, the Treasury Department announced that 10 large banks c...
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Snapshot of a Winning ETF Options Trade

Thursday, June 18, 2009 | Price Headley

It%u2019s no secret that I believe inflationary trends are mounting despite the tepid numbers released this week on...
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3 Ways to Profit from Inflation

Wednesday, June 17, 2009 | Teeka Tiwari

It’s hard to talk about inflation with a straight face during the midst of one of the worst recessions since the 1...
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How to Profit Like a Hedge Fund

Tuesday, June 16, 2009 | Chris Rowe

Editor's Note:  Chris Rowe is in his final week of filming for his new options education course, Options GPS. ...
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If You're Quick, You Can Still Get Into This Super Hot Market

Monday, June 15, 2009 | Barbara Cohen

A few weeks ago, I wrote an article for you, showing how we are all directly affected by Crude Futures prices. ...
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How To Buy Properties With Limited Cash

Friday, June 12, 2009 | Ethan Roberts

For many years, one of the questions that I have been asked most frequently about real estate is, "How can I buy a ...
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One Global ETF Option To Buy Now

Thursday, June 11, 2009 | Price Headley

The signs of global recovery are out there, whether you look at crude oil prices rising over 50% in 2009 ... or if you s...
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Special Market Commentary

Thursday, June 11, 2009 | Chris Rowe

Teeka Tiwari here, from Sector Hunter. Chris reached out to me this week and asked if I would put a special report tog...
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Why We Often Act Against Our Own Best Interests

Thursday, June 11, 2009 | Bob De Dea

In 2006, there was not a single trading day when the Dow Jones industrial average rose or fell by 2 percent or more. I...
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Bungee Jumping with the Candlestick Doji: the Crash of 1987 and Today

Wednesday, June 10, 2009 | William Kurtz (wkurtz1)

Something very unusual just popped up on the charts, and I need to share it with you.In Candlestick-speak, a “Doji” ...
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Wake Up and Smell The Coffee

Wednesday, June 10, 2009 | UNCOMMON COMMON SENSE (aubiebat)

UNCOMMON COMMON SENSEFor People Who ThinkWAKE UP AND SMELL THE COFFEEThe excitement in the stock market these days is no...
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When Trouble Spells Opportunity - The Next 3 Sectors to Short

Wednesday, June 10, 2009 | Teeka Tiwari

Every fund manager in the world right now is clamoring to get into the stock market for fear that the indexes will conti...
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5 Ways to Capitalize on Options

Tuesday, June 9, 2009 | Chris Rowe

Editor's Note:  Chris Rowe is in studio today filming for his new options education course, Options GPS.  In g...
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Top 3 Rules to Trading Futures

Monday, June 8, 2009 | Barbara Cohen

This week's article examines 3 key rules you need to consider when trading the Futures Market.  Remember, your fi...
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Why Just US, not enter gobal citizen?

Sunday, June 7, 2009 | Zhi Win (poonting888)

Christ I may sound silly to write to you about this idea but I think why not? I have been unemployed for over one year ...
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Watch Those NASDAQs!

Saturday, June 6, 2009 | William Kurtz (wkurtz1)

There is a natural tendency to look to the Dow Jones Industrials Index and to the S&P 500 and 100 as bellwethers of the ...
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A Road map for Making $1,000,000 in Real Estate!

Friday, June 5, 2009 | Ethan Roberts

Tycoon readers, when my editor asked me to write something this week about how to make a million dollars in real estate,...
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A Master's ETF Recommendations

Thursday, June 4, 2009 | Bob De Dea

I just finished reading (take a big breath, it's a long title) Beat the Market - Win with Proven Stock Selection and Mar...
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Avoid These 5 Major Mistakes with ETF Options

Thursday, June 4, 2009 | Price Headley

ETF options give you so many ways to profit from the significant movements in the major sectors, and yet the levera...
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Leveraging capital and increasing ROI by combining industries in a multi-phased investment

Thursday, June 4, 2009 | kckclass (kckclass)

Leveraging capital and increasing ROI by combining industries in a multi-phased investmentIn the mid-1990's I wrote an a...
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Sell Those GM Shares: It's the Right and Proper Thing To Do

Thursday, June 4, 2009 | William Kurtz (wkurtz1)

When the Owner of the Business Also Makes the Regulations Under Which the Business is Compelled to OperateThis has no pr...
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A Sneak Peek at a Winning Portfolio

Wednesday, June 3, 2009 | Teeka Tiwari

Sector (sek-ter), noun:  a distinct part of society or of a nation's economy: the housing sector; the educational s...
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Anticipating Post Earnings Price Moves

Wednesday, June 3, 2009 | John Scherr (john)

There are numerous factors that affect post earnings price movement. Some are quantitative, some qualitative, some tangi...
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Why Options Are the Fastest Route to Huge Profits

Tuesday, June 2, 2009 | Chris Rowe

I get questions all the time from people who want to understand options better. Some of the questions are complex ... ...
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Banks Over-'Compensating' on Your Dime

Monday, June 1, 2009 | Barbara Cohen

Some things just never change -- especially in the banking industry, where there's a whole lot of the "same old, sa...
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Insider Buys and Sells: Weekly Wrap-up

Monday, June 1, 2009 | Tycoon Staff

For all the analysts and pundits in the financial media, there is still no better judge of a company's health and future...
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Case-Shiller Makes a Strong Case for the Housing Bears

Friday, May 29, 2009 | Ethan Roberts

This past Tuesday, the latest Case-Shiller index was reported before the stock market opened.  Once again, it was n...
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Ride the Inflation Wave with Gold

Friday, May 29, 2009 | Price Headley

Editor's Note: While you may long for the days when buy-and-hold investing practically guaranteed a timely and comfortab...
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A Simple solution to stop the real estate meltdown

Thursday, May 28, 2009 | real solution (rein1)

I believe that until you fix the real estate meltdown in America it is a waste of time and money to worry about the car ...
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WAKE UP AND SMELL THE COFFEE

Wednesday, May 27, 2009 | UNCOMMON COMMON SENSE (aubiebat)

UNCOMMON COMMON SENSEFor People Who ThinkWAKE UP AND SMELL THE COFFEEThe excitement in the stock market these days is no...
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BEWARE: June Stock Market CRASH! Here's Why ...

Tuesday, May 26, 2009 | Chris Rowe

The easiest profits of your LIFE! That's what this market is about to offer you. Don't even blink when I give you the ...
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How to Triple Your Returns on Rising Interest Rates

Tuesday, May 26, 2009 | Teeka Tiwari

Many of you will be tempted to buy on this pullback, but don’t do it -- at least, not yet. If you buy on this we...
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How This Crude, Crude World Impacts Your Pocketbook

Monday, May 25, 2009 | Barbara Cohen

Last week, the feds released the Treasury International Capital (TIC) System report that covers U.S. and foreign securit...
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Insider Buys and Sells: Weekly Wrap-up

Monday, May 25, 2009 | Tycoon Staff

Aaron's Inc. (AAN) President and CEO Robert C. Loudermilk Jr. SOLD $2.2 million in shares. View details here. Cha...
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Don't Fall for a Pretty Face on This Ugly Market

Friday, May 22, 2009 | Ethan Roberts

With the long holiday weekend coming up, you may be looking forward to taking your mind off the markets for a few days. ...
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Green Backs and Bond Shoots

Friday, May 22, 2009 | Tim McLeer (mcleerv)

The dollar broke 80 today. Bonds are saying dive dive dive. Just look at the tlt (Lehman 20 year). I expect it to break ...
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How Not to Lose Money in the Markets

Thursday, May 21, 2009 | Bob De Dea

When I was a new investor, I made some stupid mistakes and, as a result, lost bunches of bananas and crates of coconuts....
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VIX Says ... Buyers Beware

Thursday, May 21, 2009 | Price Headley

Editor's Note: We are pleased to welcome BigTrends.com founder Price Headley to the The Tycoon Report's expert lineup. L...
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Which Way Now?

Wednesday, May 20, 2009 | Teeka Tiwari

At the very minimum, the market appears to be taking a breather here. It’s always difficult to gauge how far trade...
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Keep Profits 'On The Move' With Moving Averages

Tuesday, May 19, 2009 | Chris Rowe

Last week, we discussed the importance of understanding the market’s trend, because the concept of trading with th...
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Concessions, or a Concession-stand Conspiracy?

Monday, May 18, 2009 | Barbara Cohen

On Friday, May 8,  we all found out about the results of the banks' "stress tests."  We learned that...
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Insider Buys and Sells: Weekly Wrap-up

Monday, May 18, 2009 | Tycoon Staff

For all the analysts and pundits in the financial media, there is still no better judge of a company's health and future...
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Sucker Bait

Sunday, May 17, 2009 | William Kurtz (wkurtz1)

“S U C K E R B A I T”“They’ll Do It Every Time” “There They Go Again”,.,,.,.,.,.,.,,.,.,.,.,.,.,.,,.,....
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Watching The Stock Trend For Support or Resistance

Sunday, May 17, 2009 | Eagle (northern.eagle)

I totally agree about the value of watching the three different trends. The resistance or support of a stock can be very...
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Find Your Niche and Strike it Rich!

Friday, May 15, 2009 | Ethan Roberts

A few weeks ago, I had lunch with a friend at a small Peruvian restaurant here in my area of Northeast Florida.  Th...
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'Steel' Yourself Against Becoming Bear Food

Thursday, May 14, 2009 | Bob De Dea

Are You an Iron Man or a Woman of Steel? What a difference a couple of weeks makes, huh? When last we visited our sect...
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The Recovery is in Need of Rescue

Wednesday, May 13, 2009 | Teeka Tiwari

The market certainly "feels" like it wants to catch its breath here. What’s particularly worrying, thoug...
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One Easy Way to Amplify Your Investing Returns

Tuesday, May 12, 2009 | Chris Rowe

I'm so blown away by the fact that most people don't have a true understanding of the stock market's trend or condition....
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SUN TZU AND THE ART OF STOCK TRADING PATIENCE

Tuesday, May 12, 2009 | David Blair (david)

"THERE ARE ROADS WHICH MUST NOT BE FOLLOWED, ARMIES WHICH MUST NOT BE ATTACKED, TOWNS WHICH MUST NOT BE BESIEGED, POSITI...
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The Yellow Caution Light is On

Tuesday, May 12, 2009 | William Kurtz (wkurtz1)

The Major Indexes fell off hard today soon after opening, and proceeded downhill until about 1 o’clock when prices tur...
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Insider Buys and Sells: Weekly Wrap-up

Monday, May 11, 2009 | Tycoon Staff

For all the analysts and pundits in the financial media, there is still no better judge of a company's health and future...
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Here's a Futures Contract Especially for Contrarians

Sunday, May 10, 2009 | Barbara Cohen

Ever met someone who was a complete "Contrarian"?   Wikipedia defines a contrarian as "one who ...
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America: ‘Sold Out’ for $5.2 Billion!

Friday, May 8, 2009 | Lorimer Wilson (lorimer.wilson)

For those interested in making the most of these difficult times visit www.preciousmetalswarrants.com for the most compr...
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Will New Appraisal Standards Wreak Havoc on Your Home Value?

Friday, May 8, 2009 | Ethan Roberts

On Monday morning, stocks rose strongly on word that pending home sales were up 3.2% in March.  On CNBC.com, they e...
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A Quintuple Outside-Down Day by Two Measurements: A Rare Bird

Thursday, May 7, 2009 | William Kurtz (wkurtz1)

Evening of May 7, 2009There was a proliferation of bearish signals throughout the major Indexes today, in both the Daily...
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SNIPER TRAINING: THE CURE FOR OVER TRADING

Thursday, May 7, 2009 | David Blair (david)

One of the trader’s biggest psychological barriers to overcome is over trading. Of course, over trading is relative d...
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Swine Flu Stocks and the Economic Crisis

Thursday, May 7, 2009 | Bob De Dea

With as many people searching the Internet for "swine flu stocks" as there are financial gurus trying to ident...
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The Secret to 'Picture'-Perfect Profits

Wednesday, May 6, 2009 | Teeka Tiwari

Yee-haw! Giddyap, cowboy -- we are runnin' and gunnin'! The bulls are going wild -- it’s like 1999 all over agai...
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4 Ways to Generate Instant Options Profits

Tuesday, May 5, 2009 | Chris Rowe

There are two fundamental reasons why we trade options: leverage and protection. We want the big gains that options trad...
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Insider Buys and Sells: Weekly Wrap-Up

Monday, May 4, 2009 | Tycoon Staff

For all the analysts and pundits in the financial media, there is still no better judge of a company's health and future...
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Be Careful What You Bid/Ask For

Sunday, May 3, 2009 | Barbara Cohen

Attention daytraders: Whether you are trading stocks, options, Exchange-Traded Funds or futures, be very careful where y...
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GE's Candlestick Fingerprint Foretold the Rally First

Saturday, May 2, 2009 | William Kurtz (wkurtz1)

On Friday, March 6, 2009, the Dow Industrials Index left in its wake a “High-Wave Spinning Top” Candlestick bar afte...
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When No Trade is the Best Trade of All

Friday, May 1, 2009 | Ethan Roberts

There is an old saying in baseball, that sometimes the best trades are the ones that aren't made.  Teams love to sp...
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2 Sectors Poised to Provide Serious Trading Profits

Thursday, April 30, 2009 | Bob De Dea

Two sectors that I've been tracking for a couple of months are the restaurant and steel/iron sectors. Why? They've b...
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Candlesticks Are Raining On The Roof

Wednesday, April 29, 2009 | William Kurtz (wkurtz1)

I wrote earlier about the Candlestick “Hanging Man” pattern in the Weekly charts of the Dow Industrials, the S&P 500...
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Profitably 'Buck' the Broader Market Trend

Wednesday, April 29, 2009 | Teeka Tiwari

We are still seeing a lot of strength in the overall marketplace. Bullish sentiment is riding high, and it seems that ba...
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Start 'Charting' Your Path to Profits

Tuesday, April 28, 2009 | Chris Rowe

Since early March, demand has been in control of the stock market, and this trend is set to continue for the intermediat...
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Conquer the 'P-C Condition' in Your Trading

Monday, April 27, 2009 | Barbara Cohen

After trading for years, teaching others to trade, answering questions in my chat room, and reading hundreds of comments...
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Candlestick Early Warning II: The Spectacle of a Public Hanging

Sunday, April 26, 2009 | William Kurtz (wkurtz1)

The Candlestick price patterns across several major Indexes on March 6, 2009 were “early warnings” of a possible cha...
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Candlestick Early Warning: Just Get Me To The Train On Time

Friday, April 24, 2009 | William Kurtz (wkurtz1)

On March 6, 2009, the Daily price bar of the Dow Industrials Index was a “High-Wave Spinning Top” in Candlestick ter...
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Looking for a Home? Check the Jobs Numbers First!

Friday, April 24, 2009 | Ethan Roberts

Many people don't realize it, but the rate (or lack thereof) of real estate appreciation over time in any particular are...
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Make Profits 'Emerge' With Global ETFs

Thursday, April 23, 2009 | Bob De Dea

Global investing is not just international; focusing on just a few countries outside of the United States does not a glo...
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8 Sectors to Consider Shorting

Wednesday, April 22, 2009 | Teeka Tiwari

The funny thing about strong upward moves in the market is that people become more bullish, the higher something spikes....
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Capital Flight?

Wednesday, April 22, 2009 | Deepak Sahay (deepaksahay)

Why, I ask myself, am I sitting here in India, in the heat of mid April, reading TG89, the US Department of the Treasury...
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Lift That Bale? The Game May Have Shifted This Morning Before Our Very Eyes

Wednesday, April 22, 2009 | William Kurtz (wkurtz1)

The price of July Cotton has enjoyed a remarkable run, from a low of 42.22 cents per pound on March 9, 2009 until the hi...
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Warrants: The Devil is in the Details

Wednesday, April 22, 2009 | Lorimer Wilson (lorimer.wilson)

I was about to sing the praises of a new warrant that has just been issued by a Canadian gold mining company with produc...
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America’s Financial Oligarchy Remains Unchallenged

Tuesday, April 21, 2009 | Lorimer Wilson (lorimer.wilson)

“The crash has laid bare many unpleasant truths about the United States. One of the most alarming is that the finance ...
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America’s Financial Oligarchy Remains Unchallenged

Tuesday, April 21, 2009 | Lorimer Wilson (lorimer.wilson)

“The crash has laid bare many unpleasant truths about the United States. One of the most alarming is that the finance ...
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How terrorist attack brought turmoil in the wall street in September 2001

Tuesday, April 21, 2009 | TABI JOHN BISONG (tabijb)

Ossama Bin Laden announced in a video taped sometime late in 2001 that the September 11 attack"Struck deep at the heart ...
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The "Osaka Clipper" Candlestick Pattern Comes Calling

Tuesday, April 21, 2009 | William Kurtz (wkurtz1)

On February 5, 6, 9, and 10, 2009 there appeared in the Dow Industrials a four-bar variation of the bearish “Evening S...
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The Media is Selling Anxiety, But We're Not Buying

Tuesday, April 21, 2009 | Chris Rowe

I was riding in my car with my partner Dylan Jovine late on Friday night. (I guess we must have been coming home from ch...
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Who is the ‘Greater Fool’ Now?

Tuesday, April 21, 2009 | Lorimer Wilson (lorimer.wilson)

Many Americans, and indeed many people the world over, have lived in a Ponzi bubble economy for more than a decade. They...
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Are We Exiting the Recession?

Monday, April 20, 2009 | Steve Merritt (s-merritt)

Is the bear market coming to an end? Is the economy ready to launch a recovery? As a technical trader, an examination of...
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Is the Market Run-up Real, a Covering or a Cover-up?

Monday, April 20, 2009 | Barbara Cohen

Economists tell us that the stock market is a leading indicator to the economic market. That is, the stock market will r...
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Life Insurance Companies and Bankrupt Shopping Center Developers: Chapter 2 Begins

Friday, April 17, 2009 | William Kurtz (wkurtz1)

I’ve written several times in the recent past about the involvement of life insurance companies in shopping center fin...
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Will You Recognize Hyperinflation?

Friday, April 17, 2009 | John Dalt (jvjayhawk)

Hyperinflation, it just kind of rolls off your tongue. The doom and gloomers make it sound like the world is going to e...
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The Skinny on Trading Global Indices

Thursday, April 16, 2009 | Bob De Dea

Today we're not going to talk about the stains that tobacco spit leaves in baseball dugouts. (Great image, huh?) Nor are...
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Betting on the Farm

Wednesday, April 15, 2009 | Deepak Sahay (deepaksahay)

There are two reports out over the past week that place many decades of 'clean and green' work in jeopardy. The first is...
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The Candlesticks and Wave Analysis as Part of Your Personal Financial GPS

Wednesday, April 15, 2009 | William Kurtz (wkurtz1)

How’s your financial GPS these days? Do you feel as though you’re swimming in a pool which has no edges, and the sk...
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Wall Street is Trying to Steal Your Money ... Again

Wednesday, April 15, 2009 | Teeka Tiwari

All hail the collective trading genius of the brilliant money-men and -women at Goldman Sachs. Goldman’s almost-$2...
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Recapture Lost Profits With This Easy Options Strategy

Tuesday, April 14, 2009 | Chris Rowe

You can't be afraid of what you don't know, if you ever want to change your current situation.  And most people's s...
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Beware This Candlestick "Hanging Man" in Wells Fargo Shares

Monday, April 13, 2009 | William Kurtz (wkurtz1)

Wells Fargo shares sailed up 31.7% last Friday on the strength of unexpectedly good profit numbers, which were ascribed ...
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Why Was the Market Up the Last 5 Weeks?

Monday, April 13, 2009 | Barbara Cohen

Have you wondered why the market has been up during the last five weeks?  Did the economic data improve so dramatic...
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Germ of an Idea: Private Capital Builds Modern-Day "Roman" Aqueduct in Florida

Saturday, April 11, 2009 | William Kurtz (wkurtz1)

The west coast of Florida remains trapped in an ongoing drought. In Pinellas and Hillsborough Counties (Tampa and St. P...
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Are Home Prices Falling, or Being Pushed Down?

Friday, April 10, 2009 | Ethan Roberts

One of the most frequent questions that I am asked these days is, "Are we close to a bottom in the housing market y...
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"What a Revoltin' Development This Is!" - Jimmy Durante

Thursday, April 9, 2009 | William Kurtz (wkurtz1)

That was a favorite quote of Jimmy’s, from his early days in television. Later on, there was the “Jimmy Durante and...
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There Is No Investing God

Thursday, April 9, 2009 | Bob De Dea

"Think wrongly, if you please, but in all cases think for yourself." -- Doris Lessing Myths die ha...
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Have We Hit the Bottom?

Wednesday, April 8, 2009 | Teeka Tiwari

What a difference a few weeks make. The first two trading days of this week aside, the world’s equity markets ha...
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Candlesticks Trounce North Korea's Rocket Science

Tuesday, April 7, 2009 | William Kurtz (wkurtz1)

The Dingdong 2 rocket (a/k/a The Fizzler) is said in some quarters to have placed a satellite in orbit, and that it is b...
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Government Motors a.k.a. GM

Tuesday, April 7, 2009 | Steve Merritt (s-merritt)

The President of the USA, last week, mandated the firing of the CEO of General Motors. In America, a public company’s ...
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Here's What The Market Will Do Next

Tuesday, April 7, 2009 | Chris Rowe

Two weeks ago, I wrote an article title "The New Market, New Support Levels, New Resistance Levels", and in th...
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Dark Chocolate: Too Hot Not To Cool Down

Monday, April 6, 2009 | William Kurtz (wkurtz1)

It’s fun, working with Retracements of in-trend price moves. Sometimes they peter out in a hurry; sometimes they go o...
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The Key to Daytrading Futures

Monday, April 6, 2009 | Barbara Cohen

First, I want to thank all of you for warmly welcoming me to The Tycoon Report.  I was amazed by your comments...
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Twenty, not Two !

Monday, April 6, 2009 | Deepak Sahay (deepaksahay)

President Obama and the first lady really turned on the charm in London last week at the meeting of the G20 heads of sta...
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Is This The Return of the $1 Hot Dog?!

Friday, April 3, 2009 | Ethan Roberts

Tycoon readers, a friend recently e-mailed me a joke that I want to pass on to you.  Aside from being funny, it's s...
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Public-Private Ponzi Scheme

Friday, April 3, 2009 | John Dalt (jvjayhawk)

The profits the banks bragged about on January and February may not have been as virgin as we were led to believe. I re...
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The Best Internal Market Indicator EVER!

Thursday, April 2, 2009 | Bob De Dea

If you’ve frequented The Tycoon Report for any length of time, you’ve heard tell of a market ind...
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Socialism to the Rescue?

Wednesday, April 1, 2009 | Teeka Tiwari

I’ve got a question for you ... How come Rick Wagoner (the former CEO of GM) gets fired for asking for a lousy $...
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The Nose Knows

Wednesday, April 1, 2009 | William Kurtz (wkurtz1)

Over a period of centuries as the English monarchy became less and less absolute, the English system of jurisprudence de...
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Read This Before Selling Your Stocks

Tuesday, March 31, 2009 | Chris Rowe

Holy cow!  Did you see the market's huge sell-off yesterday?! And it was on shocking news too!  It was on thi...
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Insider Buys and Sells: Weekly Wrap-Up

Monday, March 30, 2009 | Tycoon Staff

For all the analysts and pundits in the financial media, there is still no better judge of a company's health and future...
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Should You Be Trading Futures?

Monday, March 30, 2009 | Barbara Cohen

Editor’s Note:  Since our first issue, we’ve cautioned you against putting your faith in the financial ...
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Mr. Roach, is an ‘Economic Armageddon’ still on the Horizon?

Sunday, March 29, 2009 | Lorimer Wilson (lorimer.wilson)

Is what we are experiencing with the economy the beginning of the ‘Economic Armageddon’ that Stephen Roach forecast ...
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Stocking Gold

Sunday, March 29, 2009 | Deepak Sahay (deepaksahay)

Sophisticated investor newsletters often speak of gold as a safe haven, meaning a product superior to stocks,bonds and c...
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The Wrong Choice for a Mandated Firing

Sunday, March 29, 2009 | William Kurtz (wkurtz1)

The President has just made a very bad mistake in demanding the resignation of Rick Wagoner as Chairman and CEO of Gener...
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Of Dead Gaps, Divergences, and Candlesticks

Friday, March 27, 2009 | William Kurtz (wkurtz1)

Of Dead Gaps, Divergences, and CandlesticksThe February 17 price gap in the S&P 500 was filled by the spike on March 25 ...
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Would you Rent Your Own Home from Uncle Sam?

Friday, March 27, 2009 | Ethan Roberts

Last week, Freddie Mac (under the control of the U.S. government since last September), launched a new program called th...
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Point and Figure Primer Part 2

Thursday, March 26, 2009 | Bob De Dea

Last week we looked at P&F charts and went over the basics -- how they work and how to read them. Today we're...
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Is Geithner About to Go Gangster on the Banks?

Wednesday, March 25, 2009 | Teeka Tiwari

Was Monday's meteoric move higher a bullish orgy of renewed confidence, or simply a short-term bear capitulation top? ...
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After 800, The Next Resistance Level Was (and Is) 818.61

Tuesday, March 24, 2009 | William Kurtz (wkurtz1)

818.61, to the second decimal.More precisely, every number from 818.61 to 825.21 is included within the next resistance ...
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The First Step Toward Socialism?

Tuesday, March 24, 2009 | Teeka Tiwari

Its debatable as to how much social good will come from the Dem's landmark socialized medicine plan. What is not debat...
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The New Market, New Support Levels, New Resistance Levels

Tuesday, March 24, 2009 | Chris Rowe

Today I'm going to bless you with analysis I save for members of my options trading service, "The Trend Rider"...
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Dangling by the Candlesticks on the Fib 61.8% Retracement

Monday, March 23, 2009 | William Kurtz (wkurtz1)

Dangling by the Candlesticks on the Fib 61.8% RetracementI go to the movies almost every day. Oh, not the kind of movie...
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Insider Buys and Sells: Weekly Wrap-Up

Monday, March 23, 2009 | Tycoon Staff

For all the analysts and pundits in the financial media, there is still no better judge of a company's health and future...
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Gambling on the Present is a Gamble on the Future

Friday, March 20, 2009 | Ethan Roberts

Over the weekend I saw an article about a Colorado woman, Cathy Ortiz, who lost her job as a truck driver last fall.&nbs...
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A Primer on Point and Figure Charting

Thursday, March 19, 2009 | Bob De Dea

George writes, "These articles use P&F charts on occasion, and I have no idea how they are generated, what they...
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Steaks and Stocks

Thursday, March 19, 2009 | William Kurtz (wkurtz1)

Steaks and StocksHuman nature requires that we try to reduce everything to conform to the rules of the physical world in...
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Are Commodities a Buy Again?

Wednesday, March 18, 2009 | Teeka Tiwari

It’s laughably predictable how the media starts calling the bottom at the first sign of a rally.  I guess i...
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Dent, Prechter and Others Warn that the Worst is Yet to Engulf Us

Wednesday, March 18, 2009 | Lorimer Wilson (lorimer.wilson)

By Lorimer WilsonMost investors don’t take seriously warnings about the future of the economy and the financial market...
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Dent, Prechter and Others Warn that the Worst is Yet to Engulf Us

Wednesday, March 18, 2009 | Lorimer Wilson (lorimer.wilson)

By Lorimer WilsonMost investors don’t take seriously warnings about the future of the economy and the financial market...
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A Non-Comedian Calling the Market's Next Move

Tuesday, March 17, 2009 | Chris Rowe

You're about to hear lots of rhetoric from "Bulls vs. Bears" and it's going to confuse the hell out of you if ...
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Which Way the Market Now?

Tuesday, March 17, 2009 | William Kurtz (wkurtz1)

Which Way the Market Now? (“Now” being 8 AM on March 17, 2009)How long and strong is this limb, anyway? We’re goi...
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Insider Buys and Sells: Weekly Wrap-Up

Monday, March 16, 2009 | Tycoon Staff

For all the analysts and pundits in the financial media, there is still no better judge of a company's health and future...
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Still More on Unorthodox Japanese Candlestick Trend Reversal Patterns

Monday, March 16, 2009 | William Kurtz (wkurtz1)

Still More on Unorthodox Japanese Candlestick Trend Reversal PatternsThe evidence continues to grow that Unorthodox Can...
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The Head and Shoulders Top Formation in Mini-Gold

Monday, March 16, 2009 | William Kurtz (wkurtz1)

It is generally understood that a Head and Shoulders Top Formation is often an accurate predictor of future prices. Its...
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today's laugh line

Monday, March 16, 2009 | Ace Conway (conway)

The other day I went downtown to run a few errands. I went into the local coffee shop for a snack. I was only there for...
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Bear Hugging the Bear: 3 Profitable Strategies Until the Bull Returns

Friday, March 13, 2009 | Ethan Roberts

I had a dream the other night.  Rick Santelli, of CNBC, and I were throwing Collateralized Debt Obligation (CDO) pa...
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Trading for Toddlers

Thursday, March 12, 2009 | Bob De Dea

No, this isn't a column about illicit infant trafficking. Nor does it announce a competition (as in "Dialing for Do...
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Lessons from Japan

Wednesday, March 11, 2009 | Teeka Tiwari

What a difference a day makes. All of a sudden, stocks are a buy again.  This is the nature of bear markets: Pr...
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Unorthodox Japanese Reversal Patterns Deserve Recognition in Their Own Right As Powerful Predictors of Trend Change

Wednesday, March 11, 2009 | William Kurtz (wkurtz1)

More on Unorthodox Candlestick Reversal PatternsOn Friday, March 6, 2009, after a very long and disheartening downtrend,...
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The Best Investing Bet to Make Right Now

Tuesday, March 10, 2009 | Chris Rowe

My last weekly contribution to The Tycoon Report was an article titled "How to Profit From the Decline Using These ...
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Insider Buys and Sells: Weekly Wrap-Up

Monday, March 9, 2009 | Tycoon Staff

For all the analysts and pundits in the financial media, there is still no better judge of a company's health and future...
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Has an All-Out Attack on Home Owners Just Begun?

Friday, March 6, 2009 | Ethan Roberts

Will somebody please take this falling knife out of my back? Just when we begin to see a little bit of light... Just w...
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Common Sense and the Economic Crisis

Thursday, March 5, 2009 | Ed Galla (spigallaed)

We are in the worst economic situation in the history of the world. How you invest your money today has never been more...
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Gold and Silver, my Precioussss!

Thursday, March 5, 2009 | Bob De Dea

Today I'm going to do something I normally reserve for readers of my blog, current members of the ETF Master T...
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3 Questions to Ask Yourself if You're Sick of Losing Money

Wednesday, March 4, 2009 | Teeka Tiwari

I'm drawing today from an article that I originally published last year in advance of our ETF Master Trader launch. Tod...
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How to Profit From the Decline Using These ETFs!

Tuesday, March 3, 2009 | Chris Rowe

Don't be afraid to take bearish positions here.  The market probably goes at least 15 - 20% lower, and that might h...
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Income Strategies: Married Naked Put and Covered Call

Tuesday, March 3, 2009 | Richard W. Miller (rwmill)

My investment goal is two pronged: first, I want to protect my downside, and second, I want to get at least a 15% retur...
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Insider Buys and Sells: Weekly Wrap-Up

Monday, March 2, 2009 | Tycoon Staff

For all the analysts and pundits in the financial media, there is still no better judge of a company's health and future...
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Airplanes do not like to fly; so when fuel runs out and engines stop, gravity takes over and brings the airplane back to earth.

Friday, February 27, 2009 | William Kurtz (wkurtz1)

Airplanes Are Reluctant FlyersThere is this to be understood about airplanes: they don’t like to fly. They are designe...
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The Trickle-Down Cost of Government Meddling

Friday, February 27, 2009 | Ethan Roberts

Last week, I read a rather disturbing story about a 13 year old British boy who has just fathered a child!  Alfie P...
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Ultimate Trading Strategy

Friday, February 27, 2009 | delbertino (kwlawson48)

Gann gets the prize for the all-Time best advice: "Time is more important then price". Every other day some piece of the...
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When the CEO Sells Should You

Friday, February 27, 2009 | Morris Amsel (betshem)

When CEOs sell many people see it as an indicator that the stock is going down and they start dumping their holdings. In...
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Candlesticks plus Indicators foretold the downturn in Gold prices.

Thursday, February 26, 2009 | William Kurtz (wkurtz1)

Japanese Candlestick Patterns and Indicator Patterns Correctly Predicted the Downturn in GoldStock prices and Commoditie...
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We Are Busted, But We Are Not Broken

Wednesday, February 25, 2009 | Teeka Tiwari

Bank nationalization ... wow!  I mean, just ... wow.  It’s a sobering moment for all involved.  I...
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Slicing Through 13-Year Lows! Here's What to Do ...

Tuesday, February 24, 2009 | Chris Rowe

Head for the hills! ... because we're coming down hard on all you bulls! I hope at the very least you've been hedging...
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Avoid this Sector at All Costs

Monday, February 23, 2009 | Teeka Tiwari

The daily devastation in the market can quickly rob even the most stalwart believers among us of their faith in the futu...
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Insider Buys and Sells: Weekly Wrap-Up

Monday, February 23, 2009 | Tycoon Staff

For all the analysts and pundits in the financial media, there is still no better judge of a company's health and future...
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The Obama Housing Plan: Vital Salvation or Just Lipstick on a Pig?

Friday, February 20, 2009 | Ethan Roberts

I was going to write on another topic today, but the Obama Housing Plan, aka "The Homeowner Affordability and Stabi...
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A Market That Will Make Traders of Us All

Wednesday, February 18, 2009 | Teeka Tiwari

Denial is not just a river in Egypt; it’s the number one enemy of all stock market investors.  As Americans...
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Why Dow 3,931 is "Fair Value" Based on GAAP Earnings

Tuesday, February 17, 2009 | Chris Rowe

Two weeks ago I wrote an article "Why Dow 6,586 is "Fair Value" (or very overvalued!)"  Bu...
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Help each other benefit from the bailout. Seriously.

Monday, February 16, 2009 | Dan (daniel.r.brown)

I hate to admit it, but I've been having the same day-dream lately as Dylan. See his 16-Feb article for reference. So, ...
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Insider Buys and Sells: Weekly Wrap-Up

Monday, February 16, 2009 | Tycoon Staff

For all the analysts and pundits in the financial media, there is still no better judge of a company's health and future...
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Who's Gonna Bail YOU Out?

Monday, February 16, 2009 | Dylan Jovine

I'VE BEEN HAVING THIS RECURRING NIGHTMARE LATELY. I'm channel surfing late at night, and the next thing I know I'm watc...
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Can The News Help ?

Friday, February 13, 2009 | Dennis Gliebe Jr. (drgliebejr)

Fellow tycoons, I have recently ran across a newsletter artical that I found interesting and helpful. This article was ...
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Would you Buy a Home if you had Paraskavedekatriaphobia?

Friday, February 13, 2009 | Ethan Roberts

Tycoon readers, as you probably realize, today is Friday the 13th.  If you are afraid of this date, Wikipedia says ...
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Further Confessions of a Sector Hunter

Thursday, February 12, 2009 | Bob De Dea

I just got off the phone with Ben Schott, The Tycoon Report's esteemed editor, and I was asking about the new Sector Hun...
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My ETF portfolio is up 3.5% while my other portfolio is down 3.03%

Thursday, February 12, 2009 | (tkeithley)

First, let me explain my trading experience. For over 20 years I have been a mutual fund investor and have suffered thr...
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The Cure for Your Financial Pain

Wednesday, February 11, 2009 | Teeka Tiwari

I’ve been called many things, but never before has anyone accused me of being a pessimist. Maybe it’s becau...
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Emotions and how not to trade

Tuesday, February 10, 2009 | (ltx_testguy)

Reading Chris’ article today concerning emotions and trading in the market I would like to relate my own experience. ...
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Gold Is Entering An Accelerated Trend Channel

Tuesday, February 10, 2009 | Olivier Tischendorf (o.tis)

http://www.gold-eagle.com/editorials_08/tischendorf020709.htmlGold has history on its side. It is a proven way to preser...
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Oh No! Did You Hear What the Economists are Saying?

Tuesday, February 10, 2009 | Chris Rowe

Okay, okay, just calm down.  Take a deep breath.  This is a quick intervention for those addicted to the emoti...
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Income Strategies: An Update on My In-the-Money Naked Put Portfolio

Monday, February 9, 2009 | Richard W. Miller (rwmill)

Last month, I wrote that an In-the-Money Naked Put strategy was a good one for generating income and sometimes for buyin...
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What a Life: Bill Gates Sells $160 Million in Stock

Monday, February 9, 2009 | Tycoon Staff

For all the analysts and pundits in the financial media, there is still no better judge of a company's health and future...
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The Hidden Arctic Secret

Saturday, February 7, 2009 | Hugo Ramambason (hr.crocodilecurrency)

Fifty-five million years ago, the Arctic was riotous with life. With average temperatures in the mid-70s, it had palm tr...
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Is This the Best You Got?

Friday, February 6, 2009 | Ethan Roberts

You may recall an article that I wrote last September in which I mentioned a little league pitcher who was so good, they...
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Killing three birds with one stone - how to work on recapitalizing banks

Friday, February 6, 2009 | Robert F. Wellman (wellmanrf)

The government should grant a one-year reduction in gift tax rates - say down to 20% as long as the gifts dispensed at ...
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Can the Government Save Us?

Wednesday, February 4, 2009 | Teeka Tiwari

Editor's Note: Our weekly telephone call to answer your questions has been posted. Listen now to hear Teeka answer more ...
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One Idea to Implement Part of the Stimulus Package to Benefit Main Street

Wednesday, February 4, 2009 | (joelwhurd)

Listening to the many ideas, on how the President and a host of other backseat driver financial experts propose to imple...
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Why Dow 6,586 is "Fair Value" (or very overvalued!)

Tuesday, February 3, 2009 | Chris Rowe

The market will most likely break new lows and scare the daylights out of most of us once again.  Today I'll give y...
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Insiders Selling Apollo Group, IBM

Monday, February 2, 2009 | Tycoon Staff

For all the analysts and pundits in the financial media, there is still no better judge of a company's health and future...
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Savings and the New World Order

Friday, January 30, 2009 | Ethan Roberts

I just had to laugh! I read an article the other day about  how 2009 will be a year in which the American consumer...
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Relationship between Gold and Oil

Thursday, January 29, 2009 | John Dalt (jvjayhawk)

Jan. 29, 2009We have been following the price of oil and gold for a few weeks. Trading both GLD and USO for quick profi...
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The Only Thing We Have To Fear

Thursday, January 29, 2009 | Bob De Dea

Fear of missing the next winner is a killer. The quote above is from a recent article by one of my all-time favorite fi...
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Is Gold Ready for a Comeback?

Wednesday, January 28, 2009 | Teeka Tiwari

Editor's Note: Our weekly telephone call to answer your questions has been posted. Listen now to hear Teeka answer more ...
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How a Pro Avoids Crushing Losses

Tuesday, January 27, 2009 | Chris Rowe

I just hung up the phone with Teeka Tiwari (I'm writing this Monday night at 8:45pm), because I wanted to ask his permis...
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Jamie Dimon's $11 Million Bet on JP Morgan

Monday, January 26, 2009 | Tycoon Staff

For all the analysts and pundits in the financial media, there is still no better judge of a company's health and future...
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How to Profit from Rampant Incompetence

Friday, January 23, 2009 | Ethan Roberts

Last week a participant on Tickerhound.com made an extremely astute observation.  Basically he said that when you h...
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Corporate Heroes

Thursday, January 22, 2009 | Bob De Dea

"It is said that power corrupts, but actually it's more true that power attracts the corruptible." -- Dav...
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Where's the Bottom?

Wednesday, January 21, 2009 | Teeka Tiwari

   Editor's Note: Our weekly telephone call to answer your questions has been posted. Listen now to hear Teeka...
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Inauguration Marks Doomsday for the Stock Market

Tuesday, January 20, 2009 | Chris Rowe

Happy inauguration day! Don't worry, this article is about how to make big profits in the stock market and avoid any fu...
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Insider Buys and Sells: Weekly Wrap-Up

Monday, January 19, 2009 | Tycoon Staff

For all the analysts and pundits in the financial media, there is still no better judge of a company's health and future...
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Coulda, woulda, shoulda

Sunday, January 18, 2009 | Robert J. Bannon (bannon.bob)

The answer was in the sealed envelope. The return address in the upper left corner revealed the name of the brokerage h...
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Flipping Out: Has "Flip That Home" Returned?

Friday, January 16, 2009 | Ethan Roberts

Despite the American Government's best attempts to stick its nose where it doesn't belong, the entrepreneurial spirit is...
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Creating a Watch List Part 2: Choosing an ETF

Thursday, January 15, 2009 | Bob De Dea

In my example from last week we did a relative strength analysis and chose a sector to invest in, The Consumer Staples s...
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The Alchemy of Deceit

Wednesday, January 14, 2009 | Teeka Tiwari

Editor's Note: Our weekly telephone call to answer your questions has been posted. Listen now to hear Teeka answer more ...
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Baby Boomer Economy after retirement...

Tuesday, January 13, 2009 | brian (caboose27)

I have recently retired early with a modest but decent pension from a reliable company. My wife is also collecting...
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Gone with the wind

Tuesday, January 13, 2009 | kppatel (kppatel004)

Hurrican is over.Alert--" wind is still 150 mph.hanging overDo not waste time to find the reasons for this usa financial...
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How to Lock In Today's Low Gas Prices

Tuesday, January 13, 2009 | Chris Rowe

Happy Tuesday! As I see the price of crude oil dropping again, I'm also watching the prices as I pass every gas station...
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Longer Term Retirees

Tuesday, January 13, 2009 | DLG (di4bt)

We are in our upper 70's, and require withdrawals from our IRA's to supplement Social Security in order to live a modest...
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A Strategy That Produces Greater Returns: Writing Naked Puts

Monday, January 12, 2009 | Richard W. Miller (rwmill)

In today’s economic times, six-month CDs return 2.9%, six-month treasuries 0.3%, ten-year treasuries 2.5% and triple ...
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Effect on My Retirement and Life Planning of the Financial Crisis

Monday, January 12, 2009 | Bernard (c303137p)

For 25 years I have run a succesful media company in the UK. I have always been prudent focusing on profitabilty and cas...
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Financial Crisis and its affects on me!

Monday, January 12, 2009 | Jim (jbandinelli)

First, a little background, I'm 47 with a wife and four children, age 20, 19, 17 and 14. There is probably no need to go...
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How Has the Financial Crisis Affected YOU?

Monday, January 12, 2009 | Ben Schott

As investors, we pay attention to numbers like unemployment, housing starts, retail sales and consumer confidence. But ...
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Insider Sales Far Outweigh Buys on the Week

Monday, January 12, 2009 | Tycoon Staff

For all the analysts and pundits in the financial media, there is still no better judge of a company's health and future...
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Retirement Struggle

Monday, January 12, 2009 | Big Rusty (funcouple1)

As a fully retired senior citizen. I live off of a small pension from Verizon, Social Security, and my IRA account. As o...
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Taking good advice pays off!

Monday, January 12, 2009 | Susan Cacho (src56)

Well I took your advice. I bought double inverse ETFs and that was a good move. My portfolio is in better condition ...
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The death of capitalism

Monday, January 12, 2009 | UNCOMMON COMMON SENSE (aubiebat)

January 1, 2009UNCOMMON COMMON SENSEFor People who thinkTHE DEATH OF CAPITALISM"If you don't use your eyes for seeing, l...
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The Knock at the Door!

Monday, January 12, 2009 | Tina (chrisgis)

How could have this happened to me? I worked hard but worked on a commission basis. Then the real estate market crashed ...
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What Your Financial Adviser Has Probably Not Told You

Monday, January 12, 2009 | Conservative advisor (info)

Most of you have had different versions of this conversation with your financial advisor.You say " Well,as the market do...
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Globalisation Boom to follow Bust

Friday, January 9, 2009 | Tony (cibuk.oft)

There is no doubt that the world economy has been dealt a severe blow by the banking crisis which fuelled the property c...
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Treasuries, Inflation, Gold

Friday, January 9, 2009 | John Dalt (jvjayhawk)

Last Week I opened a swing trade against the 20-year treasuries (TBT). I had been watching it since Dec 18 when I first...
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Why is Investing so Confusing?

Friday, January 9, 2009 | Ethan Roberts

Every morning one of the first things that I do, of course, is to read The Tycoon Report.  But after that I read va...
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Creating a Watch List Part 1: Choosing a Sector

Thursday, January 8, 2009 | Bob De Dea

So you’ve been receiving The Tycoon Report in your inbox for a while now and you’ve been hearing Chris, Teek...
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America: The End of an Era?

Wednesday, January 7, 2009 | Teeka Tiwari

Editor's Note: Our weekly telephone call to answer your questions has been posted. Listen now to hear Teeka answer more ...
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WARNING: Sober Up in '09 - Be Prepared For Decline!

Tuesday, January 6, 2009 | Chris Rowe

This article might make you filthy rich, or depress you.  But you have GOT TO think about this like the s...
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Farming, Ranching in great crisis.

Monday, January 5, 2009 | Chuck Lyman (chucklyman)

Where is the bail out money, banks who force farmers to sell there wheat at 4.00 dollars now don't want to talk to them....
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Merrill Lynch Sells Blackrock Stock

Monday, January 5, 2009 | Tycoon Staff

For all the analysts and pundits in the financial media, there is still no better judge of a company's health and future...
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Special Note on Chris' Videos

Monday, January 5, 2009 | Chris Rowe

 Dear Tycoon, In March 2008, after the collapse of Bear Sterns, I realized that although the market had declined 1...
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4 Great Real Estate Recipes for 2009!

Friday, January 2, 2009 | Ethan Roberts

"Hey Ethan, what's the outlook for Real Estate in 2009?" After a couple of dismal years, many people have rec...
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Peak Oil Discussion

Wednesday, December 31, 2008 | John Dalt (jvjayhawk)

I have used the term ‘Peak Oil’ a few times, sometimes incorrectly. Today let us discuss this term and what it mean...
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Editor's Picks: Tycoon's Best of '08

Tuesday, December 30, 2008 | Marie Albin

It’s the last day of 2008, and I’m sure the investing community is only too happy to close the door on this ...
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Survive 2009: Bypass the B.S.

Tuesday, December 30, 2008 | Chris Rowe

Today I'm going to hypnotize you so that, after a few months of exercise, you will have a gift.  However, the gift,...
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Director Dumps $25M in Auto Parts Stock Copart

Monday, December 29, 2008 | Tycoon Staff

For all the analysts and pundits in the financial media, there is still no better judge of a company's health and fut...
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2008: A Year for Patience and Thanks

Friday, December 26, 2008 | Ethan Roberts

The week between Christmas and New Year's is always a time for reflecting back on the year as a whole.  When I thin...
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Why You Must Start Trading Options Now

Tuesday, December 23, 2008 | Chris Rowe

Options are the greatest way possible to invest in the stock market. There are a number of reasons why. (My favorite hap...
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Sears Insider Dumps $67 Million in Shares

Monday, December 22, 2008 | Tycoon Staff

For all the analysts and pundits in the financial media, there is still no better judge of a company's health and future...
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Tired of Doom and Gloom?

Friday, December 19, 2008 | Ethan Roberts

About a week ago, a buddy of mine sent me an article from another financial website, called "8 Really Scary Predict...
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Scrooge's Penny-Pinching Tips

Thursday, December 18, 2008 | Bob De Dea

In this season of gift-giving and pausing to reflect on the year past, I’m going to take a little break from writi...
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How Democrats Accidently invented Supbrime Mortgages

Wednesday, December 17, 2008 | Hugo Ramambason (hugoramambason)

In 1977 Congress passed a bill entitled the "Community Reinvestment Act". This bill put pressure on banks and other fina...
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In defence of Bankers

Wednesday, December 17, 2008 | Hugo Ramambason (hugoramambason)

When Lehman brothers went bankrupt in September the media began to vilify any banker they thought was responsible for th...
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Your Future Has Been Looted

Wednesday, December 17, 2008 | Teeka Tiwari

Editor's Note: Our weekly telephone call to answer your questions has been posted. Listen now to hear Teeka answer more ...
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Why Cash is a Trade Too

Tuesday, December 16, 2008 | Chris Rowe

The most successful investors in the stock market aren’t always invested in stock. They’re only invested whe...
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Analog stocks will lead semi recovery

Monday, December 15, 2008 | semiguy (Tony)

Given all the gadgets(cell phones,ipods etc.)and the younger generations need for them.They are not going away and even ...
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Blue Christmas? Ralph Lauren Sells Polo Stock

Monday, December 15, 2008 | Tycoon Staff

For all the analysts and pundits in the financial media, there is still no better judge of a company's health and future...
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Market Wrap Up December 15, 2008

Monday, December 15, 2008 | Chris Rowe

Did you see Chris Rowe's most recent market wrap up? Every Monday afternoon at 6:30pm EST. he's posting a SUPER FAST ma...
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Bailout or Bankruptcy

Friday, December 12, 2008 | Kent (nsurnc1)

The auto manufacturers are wanting a bailout by the government of $15M or they may go bankrupt. Some congressmen are wa...
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Did Congress Sell Out the U.S. Economy?

Friday, December 12, 2008 | Ethan Roberts

Tycoon readers, there is a stink in the air, and it's coming from Washington!         Not...
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Sector Timing: When to Pull the Trigger

Thursday, December 11, 2008 | Bob De Dea

Note: This is the final installment in a three-part series introducing you to sector investing. In case you missed the o...
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U.S. Dollar Bubble Inflating?

Wednesday, December 10, 2008 | Teeka Tiwari

Editor's Note: Our weekly telephone call to answer your questions has been posted. Listen now to hear Teeka answer more ...
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Bear Rally: Is it for Real?

Tuesday, December 9, 2008 | Chris Rowe

For the last six weeks I've been showing you how to make incredible profits in China. But I think it's time to bring it ...
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Hedge Fund Fortress Liquidates BKD Stake

Monday, December 8, 2008 | Tycoon Staff

For all the analysts and pundits in the financial media, there is still no better judge of a company's health and fut...
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Market Wrap Up December 8, 2008

Monday, December 8, 2008 | Chris Rowe

There will not be a Market Wrap-Up today as I am deep in market research for tomorrow's Tycoon Report article. Be sure t...
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Is Greed Still Going to Save the USA?

Friday, December 5, 2008 | Ethan Roberts

Several years ago, I awoke about 5 AM on the Friday after Thanksgiving, and coffee in hand, drove over to my local Wal-M...
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Mastering Sector Rotation

Wednesday, December 3, 2008 | Bob De Dea

Last article I introduced you to sectors and how to begin to choose a sector to invest in. Today we will take a more in-...
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Worst Recession Since The Great Depression?

Wednesday, December 3, 2008 | Teeka Tiwari

According to the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), we have been in a recession since December 2007. Normally ...
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1000% Profits with Two Asia ETFs

Tuesday, December 2, 2008 | Chris Rowe

Yesterday, the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) said its Business Cycle Dating Committee determined that the ...
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Icahn, Gates, Slim Make Major Moves

Monday, December 1, 2008 | Marie Albin

Carl Icahn, Bill Gates, and Carlos Slim Helu have made significant purchases this week, according to filings with the Se...
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Insider Buys and Sells: Weekly Wrap-Up

Monday, December 1, 2008 | Tycoon Staff

For all the analysts and pundits in the financial media, there is still no better judge of a company's health and future...
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Market Wrap Up December 1, 2008

Monday, December 1, 2008 | Chris Rowe

Did you see Chris Rowe's most recent market wrap up? Every Monday afternoon at 6:30pm EST, he's posting a SUPER FAST ma...
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Fed's Latest $800B Plan: Will it Work?

Wednesday, November 26, 2008 | Teeka Tiwari

[Editor's Note: All of us in the Tycoon family are taking some time off for the Thanksgiving holiday. We'll be back on M...
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Two Chinese Stocks Set to Multiply 20 Times Over

Tuesday, November 25, 2008 | Chris Rowe

Today I'll be brief and to the point, and I'll give you two Chinese stocks that can make you rich over the long-term. P...
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Buffett Sold Bank of America Prior to Crash

Monday, November 24, 2008 | Marie Albin

Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway sold nearly half of its Bank of America (BAC) holdings prior to the market&rsq...
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Insider Buys and Sells: Weekly Wrap-Up

Monday, November 24, 2008 | Tycoon Staff

For all the analysts and pundits in the financial media, there is still no better judge of a company's health and fut...
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Market Wrap Up November 24, 2008

Monday, November 24, 2008 | Chris Rowe

Did you see Chris Rowe's most recent market wrap up? Every Monday afternoon at 6:30pm EST. he's posting a SUPER FAST ma...
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Trickle-down Theory- Why it will no longer Work

Saturday, November 22, 2008 | (goodricb)

I am an investor of over 30 years, and my passion during these years has been to deal with a lot of numbers, watch chang...
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Bailouts and Short Sales: Where Will it End?

Friday, November 21, 2008 | Ethan Roberts

A very strange thing happened this past week. I received a call from a former customer asking for a consultation on sett...
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Confessions of a Wild Sector Hunter

Thursday, November 20, 2008 | Bob De Dea

[Editor’s Note: Congratulations to Bob De Dea, who has just been officially certified by Teeka Tiwari on the ETF M...
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The Greatest Opportunity Since the Great Depression (III)

Thursday, November 20, 2008 | Dylan Jovine

HOW MANY PEOPLE READING TODAY'S TYCOON REPORT OWN THEIR OWN BUSINESS? I ask that question because I, as a fellow busine...
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Retail Sector Death Spiral: How to Profit

Wednesday, November 19, 2008 | Teeka Tiwari

Editor's Note: Our weekly telephone call to answer your questions has been posted. Listen now to hear Teeka answer more ...
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More Sleeping Giants: 2 Chinese Stocks to Buy

Tuesday, November 18, 2008 | Chris Rowe

People have been counting China out lately in this economic slowdown (world-wide recession in the making). But China has...
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Citigroup Insiders Vote of Confidence: $17 Million in Buys

Monday, November 17, 2008 | Marie Albin

Citigroup Inc. (C) insiders are scrambling to assure investors and employees that the bank is A-OK amid reports that its...
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Insider Buys and Sells: Weekly Wrap-Up

Monday, November 17, 2008 | Tycoon Staff

For all the analysts and pundits in the financial media, there is still no better judge of a company's health and fut...
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Market Wrap Up November 17, 2008

Monday, November 17, 2008 | Chris Rowe

Since I'm having computer issues right now, I will give you a quick market wrap up in text and pictures instead of the u...
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This Week's Most Popular Investing Questions

Friday, November 14, 2008 | Wayne Mulligan

This Week's Most Popular Investing Questions 1.   Goldman looks like it's going lower - when would you be a b...
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Will the Obama Policies Help or Hurt the Real Estate Market?

Friday, November 14, 2008 | Ethan Roberts

Now that a new President has been elected, the question becomes what kind of changes are we likely to see and how will t...
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What This Year's Holiday Party Can Teach You About Market Bubbles

Thursday, November 13, 2008 | Dylan Jovine

GOSH, I LOVE A GOOD PARTY. In my 20s I used to live for them. Every Thursday, Friday and Saturday night my friends and...
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5 Bank Panic Mega-Trends

Wednesday, November 12, 2008 | Teeka Tiwari

[Editor's Note: Teeka is appearing on Fox Business News today, but will return to his regular schedule next week. This ...
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Sleeping Giants Cont.: How to Get Rich in China

Tuesday, November 11, 2008 | Chris Rowe

Two weeks ago I wrote an article titled, "Sleeping Giants: Three Chinese Stocks to Buy," and I said I would be...
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Bill Gates Dumps $183.5 Million in Microsoft Stock

Monday, November 10, 2008 | Marie Albin

For all the analysts and pundits in the financial media, there is still no better judge of a company's health and fut...
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Market Wrap Up November 10, 2008

Monday, November 10, 2008 | Chris Rowe

Chris is feeling rather under the weather today, so there will be no Market Wrap Up.  Be sure to check back this ti...
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How To Buy a Home for a Third of the Original Price!

Friday, November 7, 2008 | Ethan Roberts

About four months ago, I wrote an article for The Tycoon Report called, Would you journey 300 miles to buy an investment...
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This Week's Most Popular Investing Questions

Friday, November 7, 2008 | Wayne Mulligan

This Week's Most Popular Finance & Investing Questions: 1.  What are your post-election thoughts on energy? 2...
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What a Democrat in the White House Means to Your Wallet

Thursday, November 6, 2008 | Marie Albin

Okay, so your preferred presidential candidate may or may not have won the election on Tuesday, but you have to admit th...
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This Is The Kind of Market Buffett Got Rich In

Wednesday, November 5, 2008 | Teeka Tiwari

I get the honor of publishing my article today without knowing who won the election. I’ve written at length as to...
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Know What You're Really Voting For

Tuesday, November 4, 2008 | Chris Rowe

[Editor's Note: Thanks to your feedback, we've added some new features to The Tycoon Report. In the right-hand column, y...
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Buffett Rides the Rails

Monday, November 3, 2008 | Tycoon Staff

For all the analysts and pundits in the financial media, there is still no better judge of a company's health and fut...
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No Video Today

Monday, November 3, 2008 | Chris Rowe

Here's why - I'm in the middle of writing a whopper of a Tycoon Report for tomorrow's publishing.  You MUST read it...
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This Week's Most Popular Investing Questions

Friday, October 31, 2008 | Wayne Mulligan

This Week's Most Popular Investing Questions 1.  Is Apple a safe bet? 2.  Why didn't the OPEC cuts shore up ...
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Trick or REITs: Is it Time to Buy?

Friday, October 31, 2008 | Ethan Roberts

Since today is Halloween and since the ghosts of 1929 have been haunting the stock market for the last few weeks, I thou...
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The Hardest Mile

Thursday, October 30, 2008 | Dylan Jovine

Ugly market, no doubt. We had a nice rally this week, but the odds are good it will get uglier in the short-term. When g...
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Investing Playbook: How to Play Today's Market

Wednesday, October 29, 2008 | Teeka Tiwari

Editor's Note: Our weekly telephone call to answer your questions has been posted. Listen now to hear Teeka answer more ...
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Sleeping Giants: 3 Chinese Stocks to Buy

Tuesday, October 28, 2008 | Chris Rowe

The S&P 500 is about 44% off its October 2007 high. The Dow is about 40% off its October 2007 high. The NASDAQ Com...
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Lampert Gets in the Zone

Monday, October 27, 2008 | Marie Albin

Is it time to buy? Warren Buffett says yes. Two weeks ago, Buffett told The New York Times that he is buying U.S. stocks...
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Market Wrap Up October 27, 2008

Monday, October 27, 2008 | Chris Rowe

Did you see Chris Rowe's most recent market wrap up? Every Monday afternoon at 6:30pm EST, he's posting a SUPER FAST ma...
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Weekly Wrap-Up: Insider Buys and Sells

Monday, October 27, 2008 | Tycoon Staff

BUYS Gehl Co. (GEHL) Gehl Co. Director Marcel Braud and 10% Owner Manitou BF S.A. have BOUGHT $549.5 million in GEHL sto...
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How to Earn a 98.8% Return in One Year

Friday, October 24, 2008 | Ethan Roberts

The coffee stained, lightly creased listing sheet read: For Sale: 3/1, 1121 square feet, Asking $4,999.  I did a ...
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This Week's Most Popular Investing Questions

Friday, October 24, 2008 | Wayne Mulligan

Check out this week's Most Popular Finance & Investing Questions: 1.  What industries (if any) have benefited ...
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Precious Metals Future Explained

Thursday, October 23, 2008 | Warren Bevan (warrenbevan)

With all that is bad in the world today the goal of any investor should be; 1. To preserve existing wealth2. To grow and...
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The Most Undervalued Asset in Corporate America

Thursday, October 23, 2008 | Dylan Jovine

MAKING MONEY IN MARKETS LIKE THESE HAS ABSOLUTELY NOTHING TO DO WITH BRAVERY. History is littered with investors who lo...
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Watch That Triangle!

Thursday, October 23, 2008 | William Kurtz (wkurtz1)

A triangle appears to be forming in the S&P 500, and also in the Dow Industrials. We always sit up and take notice ...
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DAX and Gold - Did an Ongoing Correlation Begin in 2003 - a Correlation Which Persists To This Day?

Wednesday, October 22, 2008 | William Kurtz (wkurtz1)

From 1991 through the first quarter of 1996, the price of Gold ranged between $579 and $659. From mid-1996 to early 200...
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Dr. Porsche's 1,001 Horsepower

Wednesday, October 22, 2008 | William Kurtz (wkurtz1)

In the early days of the automobile, Ferdinand Porsche, himself an Austrian, served as a designer at the Daimler motorca...
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Get Back What You Lost!

Wednesday, October 22, 2008 | Teeka Tiwari

Over the last few days I have received many questions about the current state of the market, specifically about oil, gol...
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The Euro Collapses, Just As The Candlesticks Said It Would

Wednesday, October 22, 2008 | William Kurtz (wkurtz1)

It was written in the Bars, and we know the culprits: Double Tops and Candlesticks. Over the past 14 weeks, the Euro ha...
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Who's Beating Buffett?

Tuesday, October 21, 2008 | Chris Rowe

[Editor's Note: Reminder: Teeka Tiwari's free webinar is TODAY at Noon Eastern. He has been reading your questions ...
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Market Wrap up for October 20, 2008

Monday, October 20, 2008 | Chris Rowe

I'm not going to be doing a market wrap up tonight because I have an important issue to write for tomorrows Tycoon ...
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Media Mogul Redstone: From Billionaire to Bankruptcy?

Monday, October 20, 2008 | Marie Albin

Media mogul Sumner Redstone is embroiled in his own credit crisis brought on by the market’s savage sell-off. Re...
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Weekly Wrap-Up: Insider Buys and Sells

Monday, October 20, 2008 | Tycoon Staff

For all the analysts and pundits in the financial media, there is still no better judge of a company's health and fut...
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Why You're 'Broker' Than Your Broker!

Friday, October 17, 2008 | Ethan Roberts

After reading the great articles in Tycoon this week about stockbrokers, I wanted to relate my personal experiences as w...
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The Most Dangerous Place to Get Investing Advice Today

Thursday, October 16, 2008 | Dylan Jovine

[Editor's Note: Got questions? The market is up, down, and just plain crazy. Teeka Tiwari, hedge fund manager and F...
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The Secret to Success in this Market

Wednesday, October 15, 2008 | Teeka Tiwari

Editor's Note: Our weekly telephone call to answer your questions has been posted. Listen now to hear Teeka answer more...
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Why This Market Can Easily CRUSH You

Tuesday, October 14, 2008 | Chris Rowe

[Editor's Note: Teeka Tiwari will answer Tycoon Report readers questions about the current market environment in a ...
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How I Cashed In While Everyone Else Cries

Monday, October 13, 2008 | John M (jmicheline)

How I have cashed in while everyone else cries. It’s funny to hear my uncle, who is intelligent, successful, and...
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Market Wrap Up October 13, 2008

Monday, October 13, 2008 | Chris Rowe

Did you see Chris Rowe's most recent market wrap up? Every Monday afternoon at 6:30pm EST. he's posting a SUPER FAST ma...
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Warren Buffett's Favorite Options Strategy

Monday, October 13, 2008 | Marie Albin

Warren Buffett isn’t known for his risky investments. Berkshire Hathaway’s portfolio is filled with blue-chi...
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Weekly Wrap-up: Insider Buys and Sells

Monday, October 13, 2008 | Tycoon Staff

For all the analysts and pundits in the financial media, there is still no better judge of a company's health and futu...
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Dow Sinks Past 8,600: How to Cope

Friday, October 10, 2008 | Dylan Jovine

"IT WOULD BE SO MUCH MORE INTERESTING IF IT WASN'T HAPPENING TO ME." That's what someone said to me yesterd...
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This Week's Most Popular Investing Questions

Friday, October 10, 2008 | Wayne Mulligan

This Week's Most Popular Investing Questions 1.  If you were a House of Representatives member, would you vote for...
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How YOU Can Turn a $4 Trillion Dollar Loss into Huge Profits...

Thursday, October 9, 2008 | Dylan Jovine

I DON'T TRY TO TIME ASSETS, I TRY TO PRICE THEM. That's why I'm the wrong guy to ask if you want to know which directio...
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Who's really to blame for this financial crisis?

Thursday, October 9, 2008 | jb (jbweb1)

Seems like everyone is pointing the finger at everyone else. The most common and most convenient to blame is the fat cat...
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5 Bank Panic Mega-Trends

Wednesday, October 8, 2008 | Teeka Tiwari

It’s currently Monday night and I am in Las Vegas after attending a speaking engagement this weekend. Normally I w...
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The effect of war on the crude and finaly the wealth of the world

Wednesday, October 8, 2008 | Jinesh Shah (jineshganpat)

First of all we should understand the actual value of the crude and paper money which is too much higher than that of ou...
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Is this another Black October?

Tuesday, October 7, 2008 | Chris Rowe

We just experienced the third worst performing September since 1950 with the S&P 500 losing 8.6%. If that makes you ...
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The Fed acting as intermediary should work

Tuesday, October 7, 2008 | Helmut (engcomp)

Banks are wary of lending in the inter-bank market because the risk of a black hole is considerable. The current lack of...
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Buffett Buys GE, Goldman. Should You?

Monday, October 6, 2008 | Marie Albin

While I was sitting at my desk on Wednesday, I heard Chris Rowe marvel, “Warren Buffett is such a stud.” Now...
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Market Wrap Up October 6, 2008

Monday, October 6, 2008 | Chris Rowe

Did you see Chris Rowe's most recent market wrap up? Every Monday afternoon at 6:30pm EST. he's posting a SUPER FAST ma...
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Insider Buys and Sells: Weekly Wrap-up

Sunday, October 5, 2008 | Tycoon Staff

For all the analysts and pundits in the financial media, there is still no better judge of a company's health and fut...
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The so called bail out / theift ; help me I screwed up ......

Saturday, October 4, 2008 | Chris Erickson (flatrater)

I have sent this out to numurous people & congress men/women & nobody seems toget it If congress really wanted to hel...
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Historic Times

Friday, October 3, 2008 | John Dalt (jvjayhawk)

The MSNBC talking head told us to remember this day to tell our kids. This would be a day studied in the future as “t...
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Is the Next Great Bull Market For Rent?

Friday, October 3, 2008 | Ethan Roberts

The great thing about investing is that if you do your homework, you can always find a way to profit in any market. Even...
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Most Popular Investing Questions

Friday, October 3, 2008 | Wayne Mulligan

This Week's Most Popular Finance & Investing Questions 1.  Now that the government has stepped in, is now...
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Rescue the economy through the solvent small banks

Friday, October 3, 2008 | Helmut (engcomp)

The stated objective of the $700B rescue plan is to provide liquidity to the market and keeping industry and the economy...
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How to Solve this Crisis

Thursday, October 2, 2008 | Marie Albin

Boy, I thought the upcoming election would be the polarizing event of the year. But the McCain/Obama showdown looks like...
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Does the Government Owe JP Morgan?

Wednesday, October 1, 2008 | Teeka Tiwari

Editor's Note: Our weekly telephone call to answer your questions has been posted. Listen now to hear Teeka answer more...
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Profit from the Bailout Bloodbath!

Tuesday, September 30, 2008 | Chris Rowe

AH! Thank goodness I get to write on TUESDAYS for Tycoon. I get to share my analysis of the 6.5% - 10.5% massacre in th...
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Hank Greenberg Jockeys for Control of AIG

Monday, September 29, 2008 | Tycoon Staff

Maurice "Hank" Greenberg, the former head of American International Group (AIG) who had been battling to regai...
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Market Wrap Up September 29, 2008

Monday, September 29, 2008 | Chris Rowe

Did you see Chris Rowe's most recent market wrap up? Every Monday afternoon at 6:30pm EST. he's posting a SUPER FAST ma...
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Written in 1719, this could have been written today

Saturday, September 27, 2008 | Helmut (engcomp)

Every now and then the world is visited by one of these delusive seasons, when the credit system .... expands to full lu...
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Can AmeriDream Save the American Dream?

Friday, September 26, 2008 | Ethan Roberts

Tycoon readers, after an unsettling week in which we saw the United States government go to unparalleled lengths to try ...
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Is this a draft of Henry M. Paulson's proposal?

Friday, September 26, 2008 | Helmut (engcomp)

LEGISLATIVE PROPOSAL FOR TREASURY AUTHORITYTO PURCHASE MORTGAGE-RELATED ASSETSSection 1. Short Title.This Act may be cit...
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Most Popular Investing Questions

Friday, September 26, 2008 | Wayne Mulligan

Given all the insanity surrounding our financial system lately, it's no surprise as to which types of questions would be...
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The Secret Villain Behind Our Economic Collapse

Thursday, September 25, 2008 | Dylan Jovine

"EMBARRASSING" That's the word our Treasury Secretary used to describe how he felt begging Congress for money...
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6 Gold & Oil Stocks to Profit from Inflation

Wednesday, September 24, 2008 | Teeka Tiwari

Editor's Note: Our weekly telephone call to answer your questions has been posted. Listen now to hear Teeka more reader...
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A couple of ideas to help, not completely resolve, this financial mess.

Wednesday, September 24, 2008 | (rj-driver)

Teeka, You are almost 100% correct in your assessment that the credit issue at hand is due in large part of irresposib...
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Lehman CEO Fuld Cashes Out 2.87 Million Shares

Monday, September 22, 2008 | Tycoon Staff

... For $639,082. Dick Fuld, CEO and Chairman of the Board of the now-defunct Lehman Brothers (LEH), cashed out most o...
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Market Wrap Up September 22, 2008

Monday, September 22, 2008 | Chris Rowe

Did you see Chris Rowe's most recent market wrap up? Every Monday afternoon at 6:30pm EST. he's posting a SUPER FAST ma...
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Putting the Economy into Perspective

Monday, September 22, 2008 | John M (jmicheline)

I know a lot of you are nervous, scared, or one of many negative emotions. Some of you believe the economy is in real t...
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Buy Gold, Silver, and Commodities, Stop Naked Shorts!

Sunday, September 21, 2008 | John Dalt (jvjayhawk)

So you thought you lived in a Capitalist, Free market country. A trillion here, a trillion there, petty soon your talki...
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I have a secret to share with you ...

Friday, September 19, 2008 | Ethan Roberts

Good morning Tycoon Readers, I originally had another article prepared for this week.  You know, my usual sardonic...
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This Week's Most Popular Investing Questions

Friday, September 19, 2008 | Wayne Mulligan

If all the banks fail, will we use sea-shells instead of money? Do you think Oil will go below $60 after the presidenti...
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Credit Crisis Brings 'Once in a Century' Opportunities

Thursday, September 18, 2008 | Marie Albin

And the hits just keep on coming. With the Fed now turning its attention to finding a suitor for beleaguered bank Washin...
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Should AIG be Saved?

Wednesday, September 17, 2008 | Teeka Tiwari

[Editor's Note: Our weekly telephone call to answer your questions has been posted. Listen now to hear Teeka answer more...
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An Important Message from Chris

Tuesday, September 16, 2008 | Chris Rowe

There will be no wrap up video today because of the intense research that Chris is doing for members of The Trend Rider....
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Profit from Today's Fed Decision and Stock Market Meltdown

Tuesday, September 16, 2008 | Chris Rowe

By now you've heard all about the sky falling, so I won't get too deep into the reasoning behind the collapse of Lehman,...
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Bill Gates Buys $32 Million Worth of Garbage

Monday, September 15, 2008 | Tycoon Staff

This week's most notable insider-buying move was Cascade Investment LLC's purchase of $32 million worth of shares in was...
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Special Report: Can Dow Hold 11,000?

Monday, September 15, 2008 | Marie Albin

The financial markets are in turmoil. Lehman Brothers (LEH), the nation’s fourth largest investment bank, filed ...
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Are We Trading In Our Future for Quick Cash Today?

Friday, September 12, 2008 | Ethan Roberts

A friend emailed me this past week, and relayed an interesting story about his granddaughter's upcoming first birthday p...
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Buffett's $16 Billion Bet on Financials

Thursday, September 11, 2008 | Marie Albin

Following the government’s bailout of Fannie Mae (FNM) and Freddie Mac (FRE), investing titans Warren Buffett and ...
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5 Stocks to Buy if Obama Wins

Wednesday, September 10, 2008 | Teeka Tiwari

Editor's Note: Our weekly telephone call to answer your questions has been posted.  Listen now to hear Teeka answer...
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Most Popular Investing Questions

Wednesday, September 10, 2008 | Wayne Mulligan

This Week's Most Popular Investing Questions 1.  Apple has scheduled an event for Sept. 9th - should we go long ah...
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USA. Broke

Wednesday, September 10, 2008 | ggirl56 (sdavis00001)

We can no longer rely on ourselves any more. Everything we have comes from someone else(cars, clothing, food, toys) Funn...
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U.S. Taxpayers Taking in the Fannie (and Freddie)

Tuesday, September 9, 2008 | Chris Rowe

Yeah, I said it. Somebody has to say it! Congratulations! You (if you are a U.S. taxpayer) are now the proud owner of a...
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A Stimulative Federal Spending Cut

Monday, September 8, 2008 | N/A (dixon757)

The number one problem with our republic is that it has become a democratic tyranny which contravenes much of the Consti...
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IBM Insider Dumps $31 Million Shares

Monday, September 8, 2008 | Tycoon Staff

For all the analysts and pundits in the financial media, there is still no better judge of a company's health and future...
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Market Wrap Up September 8, 2008

Monday, September 8, 2008 | Chris Rowe

Did you see Chris Rowe's most recent market wrap up? Every Monday afternoon at 6:30pm EST. he's posting a SUPER FAST ma...
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Banks will lead rally when bull market returns!

Sunday, September 7, 2008 | cpr48 (cpr48)

Most people seem to think that the stock market has hit bottom or is close to bottom. Who will lead the bull market ret...
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Invest at home first ! Shouldn't we pay ourselves first??

Sunday, September 7, 2008 | Dave A (david814)

Greetings,I think we need to stop sending money to countries each time they're hit with problems(Georgia = 1 Billion). ...
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Does it still pay to excel in America?

Friday, September 5, 2008 | Ethan Roberts

Boy oh boy, I am really ripping mad today. I couldn't wait to write this article. You may have heard a story recently a...
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Universal Health Care

Friday, September 5, 2008 | (teisho)

Dylan, I'm a Canadian, but I'm something of a political junkie and I follow US politics very closely. There is now, and...
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A Real President

Thursday, September 4, 2008 | Kurt (keosburn)

We spend nearly 10% of our federal budget in interest. We are not even paying principal. Because we as a country are c...
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Leaving a healthier country to our children

Thursday, September 4, 2008 | George Taylor (geo_taylor)

Mr. Jovine:Everyone talks about what their particular "entitlement" means to the inhabitants of our nation as a whole. H...
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Low Hanging Fruit and Congressional Pay in Only Balanced Budget Years.

Thursday, September 4, 2008 | Chris Casperson (chrisdcasperson)

The Federal and State governments should use a cost benefit analysis on every proposed expenditure and program. Th...
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Most Popular Investing Questions

Thursday, September 4, 2008 | Wayne Mulligan

I hope everybody had a fantastic Labor Day weekend! I wish I could say that I did something fun or relaxing, but to be ...
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Non-sacred cow American government deficit reduction

Thursday, September 4, 2008 | Concerned (skcur)

Or we could just get a Constitutional money system to profit the Americans in the US instead of the one that in the 1970...
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Part II: Why Picking the President Is A Lot Like Picking a Stock...

Thursday, September 4, 2008 | Dylan Jovine

Correction: The link to Teeka's weekly phone call in yesterday's Tycoon Report was incorrect. We apologize for the incon...
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priorities

Thursday, September 4, 2008 | heather (rock.gardener)

Our first priority should be decent free education to young people who want to learn and are capable to do so. Vocationa...
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Tighten your belts, save and give education a chance.

Thursday, September 4, 2008 | Wally (claycox3)

After world war II we had a tremendous debt and taxes were high. The GI Bill was a great idea and gave all of the retur...
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Was July the Bottom for Auto Sales?

Thursday, September 4, 2008 | Wall Street Strategies (laurac)

July was a horrible month for the automakers, but many believe it was the trough and that the situation will not get any...
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8 Stocks to Buy if McCain Wins

Wednesday, September 3, 2008 | Teeka Tiwari

Editor's Note: Our weekly telephone call to answer your questions has been posted.  Listen now to hear Teeka answer...
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Currencies Crashing at Record Rates! Disaster or Opportunity?

Tuesday, September 2, 2008 | Chris Rowe

Happy Belated Labor Day! We enter September beginning a new chapter for the U.S. dollar. The U.S. dollar just recorded ...
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Insider Buys and Sells: Weekly Wrap-Up

Monday, September 1, 2008 | Tycoon Staff

For all the analysts and pundits in the financial media, there is still no better judge of a company's health and future...
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Got Condo Fever? Beware!

Friday, August 29, 2008 | Ethan Roberts

This past week, as I was sweeping the raging flood waters of Tropical Storm Fay off my screened porch for about the 14th...
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Why Picking the President Is A Lot Like Picking a Stock...

Thursday, August 28, 2008 | Dylan Jovine

CHOOSING A PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE IS A LOT LIKE BUYING A STOCK. Some candidates, like some stocks, have sexy stories bu...
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Most Popular Finance and Investing Questions

Wednesday, August 27, 2008 | Wayne Mulligan

We're back again with another TickerHound Weekly Stock Challenge. Once again, we want to hear your Top Trade of th...
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The Silent Boom in Building Stocks

Wednesday, August 27, 2008 | Teeka Tiwari

Editor's Note: Our weekly telephone call to answer your questions has been posted.  Listen now to hear Teeka answe...
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Step-By-Step: Sector Rotation & Relative Strength

Tuesday, August 26, 2008 | John M (jmicheline)

Putting together a sound plan of attack using sector rotation and relative strength in order to pick stocks is confusing...
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Insider Buys and Sells: Weekly Wrap-Up

Monday, August 25, 2008 | Tycoon Staff

For all the analysts and pundits in the financial media, there is still no better judge of a company's health and future...
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Market Wrap Up August 25, 2008

Monday, August 25, 2008 | Chris Rowe

Did you see Chris Rowe's most recent market wrap up? Every Monday afternoon at 6:30pm EST. he's posting a SUPER FAST ma...
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Real Estate Bargain Hunting? Beware These Realtor Tricks

Friday, August 22, 2008 | Ethan Roberts

Have you ever wondered what happens when a professional seeks help from another professional within the same field? ...
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Oil Service Sector: A Short Play ... For Now!

Thursday, August 21, 2008 | John M (jmicheline)

Last week a reader asked what I thought of the Oil Service sector in response to my article “OIL: The Beginning of...
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How to Buy the Right ETF

Wednesday, August 20, 2008 | Teeka Tiwari

Editor's Note: Due to power outages from Tropical Storm Fay, we were unable to record our regular weekly phone call w...
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This Week's Most Popular Investing Questions

Wednesday, August 20, 2008 | Wayne Mulligan

Important Announcement Before we get into the good stuff, I have an important announcement: If you own a financial web...
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'Wall of Worry' Opens Door to Profits

Tuesday, August 19, 2008 | Chris Rowe

Ever hear the trader's expression: "The market is climbing a wall of worry?" What does it mean? Investopedia...
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Insider Buys and Sells: Weekly Wrap-Up

Monday, August 18, 2008 | Tycoon Staff

For all the analysts and pundits in the financial media, there is still no better judge of a company's health and future...
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Market Wrap Up August 18th, 2008

Monday, August 18, 2008 | Chris Rowe

Hey guys, Chris Rowe here.  I'm feeling a bit under the weather and have a sore throat, so there will be no Market ...
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Are You The King Of The Jungle On Wall Street?

Friday, August 15, 2008 | Ethan Roberts

Have you ever noticed that Wall Street is sometimes like a wild and dangerous jungle, with treacherous bull or bear trap...
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Time to get on the Gold train and ride the Dollar

Thursday, August 14, 2008 | John M (jmicheline)

Last Friday, I initiated a position in gold by shorting the Power Shares DB Gold Fund (SYM: DGL). As I will display, gol...
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Auction Rate Securities, Organized Crime and YOU

Wednesday, August 13, 2008 | Teeka Tiwari

   Editor's Note:  Our weekly telephone call to answer your questions has been posted.  Listen now t...
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This Week's Most Popular Investing Questions

Wednesday, August 13, 2008 | Wayne Mulligan

Before I get to this week's Top Investing Questions, I wanted to let you know that we have a brand new TickerHound Chall...
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Why Rising Education Cost May NOT be The Future

Tuesday, August 12, 2008 | Chris Rowe

I just came back from lunch.  I met with a family of 6 from Chile that have been members of The Trend Rider, Point ...
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Chris Rowe's Market Wrap Up August 11, 2008

Monday, August 11, 2008 | Chris Rowe

Did you see Chris Rowe's most recent market wrap up? Every Monday afternoon at 6:30pm EST. he's posting a SUPER FAST ma...
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Insider Buys and Sells: Weekly Wrap-Up

Monday, August 11, 2008 | Tycoon Staff

For all the analysts and pundits in the financial media, there is still no better judge of a company's health and future...
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Has Uncle Sam Put Closure To The Foreclosure?

Friday, August 8, 2008 | Ethan Roberts

Alan Greenspan gave an interview on CNBC last week, in which he said the housing market is "nowhere near the bottom...
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Oil, Oligopoly and Inflating Your Tires

Thursday, August 7, 2008 | Merlin Klotz (merlin)

Editor's Note: In today's issue, we're featuring an article written by Tycoon Report reader "Merlin."  I...
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Finding the New Hot Sectors

Wednesday, August 6, 2008 | Wall Street Strategies (laurac)

In my lifetime there has been a few famous lines exalting maximum effort. I found myself muttering one of them as the ma...
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Game Over for Whole Foods?

Wednesday, August 6, 2008 | Teeka Tiwari

Editor's Note:  Our weekly telephone call to answer your questions has been posted.  Listen now to hear Teeka ...
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This Week's Most Popular Investing Questions

Wednesday, August 6, 2008 | Wayne Mulligan

It's been a crazy couple of weeks in the market and we've been seeing a slew of new activity on TickerHound.  Inves...
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How To FULLY Insure Your Deposits When Your Bank Closes

Tuesday, August 5, 2008 | Chris Rowe

Last week I promised you a special article on how to get the FDIC to insure your bank deposits for more than the $100,00...
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Insider Buys and Sells: Weekly Wrap-Up

Monday, August 4, 2008 | Tycoon Staff

For all the analysts and pundits in the financial media, there is still no better judge of a company's health and future...
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Can You Profit From The Shoe Business?

Friday, August 1, 2008 | Ethan Roberts

Tycoon readers, with sincere apologies to the late, great singer and actress, Ethel Merman, let me just say, "There...
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Oil: The Beginning of a Long Term Downtrend?

Friday, August 1, 2008 | John M (jmicheline)

We are continuously faced with expectations of $200 a barrel oil and gas prices hitting 6, 7, even 8 dollars a gallon by...
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A little known Covered Call Strategy

Thursday, July 31, 2008 | Alexander Hahn (Alexander.Hahn)

I love options. To me, they are one of the greatest investment and trading tools out there.   However, when most fo...
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Los Angeles Declares War on Colonel Sanders (and your portfolio)

Thursday, July 31, 2008 | Dylan Jovine

LOS ANGELES CITY-COUNCIL MEMBER JAN PERRY THINKS YOU ARE STUPID. Dense. Dumb. Obtuse. Dim-witted. She also thinks I'm...
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This Week's Most Popular Investing Questions

Thursday, July 31, 2008 | Wayne Mulligan

If you recall, for the last 2 weeks we’ve been asking you and other TickerHound members to submit their top invest...
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Breaking Down the Case-Shiller Index

Wednesday, July 30, 2008 | Wall Street Strategies (laurac)

"Home prices down a staggering 16%!" and "Property values plummet!" are what the headlines read after the Case Shiller r...
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How to Make Money Going "Naked"

Wednesday, July 30, 2008 | Teeka Tiwari

Editor's Note:  Our weekly telephone call to answer your questions has been posted.  Listen now to hear Teeka ...
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The Market Has Actually Reversed Higher Right Under Your Nose!

Tuesday, July 29, 2008 | Chris Rowe

Before I start, I just want to let you know I plan on writing a special article next Tuesday to show Tycoon readers a fe...
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Chris Rowe's Market Wrap Up July 28, 2008

Monday, July 28, 2008 | Chris Rowe

Did you see Chris Rowe's most recent market wrap up? Every Monday afternoon at 6:30pm EST. he's posting a SUPER FAST ma...
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Insider Buys and Sells: Weekly Wrap-Up

Monday, July 28, 2008 | Tycoon Staff

For all the analysts and pundits in the financial media, there is still no better judge of a company's health and future...
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Can You Make Money From Bad Customer Service?

Friday, July 25, 2008 | Ethan Roberts

I promised my wonderful editor, Ben, two things about this week's article.  I would try to keep it shorter than som...
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When grandparents attack! The true story behind the Wachovia/Golden West merger...

Thursday, July 24, 2008 | Dylan Jovine

OPEN: NOVEMBER 2006: An elderly married couple who could pass for caring grandparents are sitting inside a luxurious con...
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Is This Rally for Real?

Wednesday, July 23, 2008 | Teeka Tiwari

Editor's Note:  Our weekly telephone call to answer your questions has been posted.  Listen now to hear Teeka ...
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The Most Important Event of 2008

Wednesday, July 23, 2008 | Robert (rrmour)

This week has investors talking of a market bottom. I don’t believe we have seen a bottom at all. Fannie Mae and Fredd...
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This Week's Most Popular Investing Questions

Wednesday, July 23, 2008 | Wayne Mulligan

We're back at it again with this week's most asked and answered finance and investing questions! But before we get into...
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Time to invest in Jeans?

Tuesday, July 22, 2008 | cpr48 (cpr48)

The American economy seems to be going through a rough patch. However, it seems people can't live without their jeans. ...
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Chris Rowe's Market Wrap Up July 21, 2008

Monday, July 21, 2008 | Chris Rowe

Did you see Chris Rowe's most recent market wrap up? Every Monday afternoon at 6:30pm EST. he's posting a SUPER FAST ma...
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Insider Buys and Sells: Weekly Wrap-Up

Monday, July 21, 2008 | Tycoon Staff

For all the analysts and pundits in the financial media, there is still no better judge of a company's health and future...
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Are Short Sales Shorting The Real Estate Market?

Friday, July 18, 2008 | Ethan Roberts

A few weeks ago, I wrote an article about my 300 mile trip to buy an investment property because I felt that, in the par...
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Top 10 Ways to Spot a Run on YOUR Bank

Thursday, July 17, 2008 | Dylan Jovine

A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE BANK YESTERDAY. It started when I headed out of my office to complete my month...
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Profit from the Crash: A Trader's Blueprint

Wednesday, July 16, 2008 | Teeka Tiwari

Editor's Note:  Our weekly telephone call to answer your questions has been posted.  (Our apologies, but we ex...
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This Week's Most Popular Investing Questions

Wednesday, July 16, 2008 | Wayne Mulligan

Before we get into this week's most popular finance and investing questions, I wanted to give you a shot at claiming the...
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Breaking News! Tycoon Slays a Bear For You!

Tuesday, July 15, 2008 | Chris Rowe

Good day folks, Chris Rowe here.  Today you want to forget ALL PAST MISTAKES you've made playing this stock marke...
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Game on for Activision Blizzard

Tuesday, July 15, 2008 | Wall Street Strategies (laurac)

We get the sense that the bullish toned financial pre-announcement issued by Activision Blizzard Inc. (ticker: ATVID) is...
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Chris Rowe's Market Wrap Up July 14, 2008

Monday, July 14, 2008 | Chris Rowe

Did you see Chris Rowe's most recent market wrap up? Every Monday afternoon at 6:30pm EST. he's posting a SUPER FAST ma...
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Insider Buys and Sells: Weekly Wrap-Up

Monday, July 14, 2008 | Tycoon Staff

For all the analysts and pundits in the financial media, there is still no better judge of a company's health and future...
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Take A Load Off Fannie

Monday, July 14, 2008 | Wall Street Strategies (laurac)

"And put the load right on me," sings Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson, Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke, and the rest of the b...
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Can You Make Money Being A Contrarian?

Friday, July 11, 2008 | Ethan Roberts

Tycoon readers, you might be surprised to know that in my younger days, I was a bit of a rebel.  Like many teens an...
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How to Rob an Individual Investor

Thursday, July 10, 2008 | Dylan Jovine

Editor's Note: Dylan is taking a much deserved vacation. Please enjoy this article, which was originally published almos...
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Most Popular Investing Questions

Thursday, July 10, 2008 | Wayne Mulligan

Before we dive into this week's Most Popular Investing Questions, I wanted to make an announcement: The Weekly TickerHo...
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Retailers Dodge a Bullet in June

Thursday, July 10, 2008 | Wall Street Strategies (laurac)

We are still actively dissecting the June same-store sales data out this morning, but on balance, it appears as if the ...
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Today's Bear Market and How To Get Out

Thursday, July 10, 2008 | Wall Street Strategies (laurac)

Everyday there is some new projection about how high oil prices are going to go or how the U.S. economy is slipping deep...
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What is a "bucket shop"? Do they still exist today?

Thursday, July 10, 2008 | Neal R. Bruckman (FINTEK)

The term "bucket shop" is often confused with "boiler room" by the financially uneducated. Actually, the two concepts h...
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Bears Gone Wild!

Wednesday, July 9, 2008 | Teeka Tiwari

Editor's Note:  Our weekly telephone call to answer your questions has been posted.  Listen now to hear Teeka ...
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Ethan Allen Retains Leadership Position

Wednesday, July 9, 2008 | Wall Street Strategies (laurac)

Today, I had the pleasure of attending the Ethan Allen Interiors Inc. (ETH) analyst/investor conference held at its new ...
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Value Plays Falling Prices and Rising Profits

Wednesday, July 9, 2008 | Wall Street Strategies (laurac)

It is no secret that the American consumer is pinched for cash in light of inflationary pressures, leaving them frustrat...
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Fishing Among The Meek

Tuesday, July 8, 2008 | Wall Street Strategies (laurac)

As a contrarian indicator the gigantic short position in this market hasn't worked just yet, but at some point it will. ...
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InBev Goes Another Round With BUD

Tuesday, July 8, 2008 | Wall Street Strategies (laurac)

Down goes Stokes, down goes Stokes... It doesn't have quite the same ring to it that Howard Cosell's "Down goes Frazier"...
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Office Depot Gives One Dour Performance

Tuesday, July 8, 2008 | Wall Street Strategies (laurac)

We all know the story by now; consumers are strapped for cash, businesses are counting paper clips, and gasoline station...
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Rely on ONE Indicator and You'll Lose BIG TIME!

Tuesday, July 8, 2008 | Chris Rowe

Did you check out my market wrap up video yesterday afternoon?  Every Monday evening at 6:30pm est. I give you a qu...
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Chris Rowe's Market Wrap Up July 7, 2008

Monday, July 7, 2008 | Chris Rowe

Did you see Chris Rowe's most recent market wrap up? Every Monday afternoon at 6:30pm EST. he's posting a SUPER FAST ma...
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Insider Buys and Sells: Weekly Wrap-Up

Monday, July 7, 2008 | Tycoon Staff

For all the analysts and pundits in the financial media, there is still no better judge of a company's health and future...
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How to Make 300% to 600% in the Stock Market!

Thursday, July 3, 2008 | Ethan Roberts

Tycoon readers, tomorrow is Independence Day. And with that theme in mind, today I would like to help you to declare you...
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Most Popular Investing Questions

Thursday, July 3, 2008 | Wayne Mulligan

Before you dive into this week's most popular finance and investing questions, I ask that you take a minute to check out...
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Of Swans and Shorts

Thursday, July 3, 2008 | Wall Street Strategies (laurac)

The outlook for equities in the U.S. continues to be somewhat bearish at least for the near term. There is always a poss...
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Retailers: Be Ahead of the Curve

Thursday, July 3, 2008 | Wall Street Strategies (laurac)

June sales tallies from retailers are set to be released on July 10, and in our view there will be a two part story. Ri...
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Time, Effort, and the inteligent use of Leverage

Thursday, July 3, 2008 | KLong (kenlong33)

Time, Effort, and the inteligent use of LeverageIs a good investment composed of value, or is composed of profit? They a...
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It's Your Ship, But Who's the Captain of Your Money?

Wednesday, July 2, 2008 | Teeka Tiwari

Editor's Note:  Our weekly telephone call to answer your questions has been posted.  Listen now to hear Teeka ...
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How To Pick the Next Bottom in this Bloody Market

Tuesday, July 1, 2008 | Chris Rowe

First I want to thank you again for the nice e-mails.  I have to quickly answer one common question and then I'll g...
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China Plays With Growth Potential

Monday, June 30, 2008 | Wall Street Strategies (laurac)

Over the weekend the big news was that a Chinese investment manager won the bidding to have lunch with Warren Buffet. C...
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Chris Rowe's Market Wrap Up June 30, 2008

Monday, June 30, 2008 | Chris Rowe

Did you see Chris Rowe's most recent market wrap up? Every Monday afternoon at 6:30pm EST. he's posting a SUPER FAST ma...
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Insider Buys and Sells: Weekly Wrap-Up

Monday, June 30, 2008 | Tycoon Staff

For all the analysts and pundits in the financial media, there is still no better judge of a company's health and future...
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Would You Journey 300 Miles To Buy Investment Real Estate?

Friday, June 27, 2008 | Ethan Roberts

Prologue: Today I'm going to share with you the story of a six day journey I have just finished.  It was a journey...
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3 investing lessons you "must" pass to your children

Thursday, June 26, 2008 | Dylan Jovine

MY WIFE IS PREGNANT WITH OUR VERY FIRST CHILD... And for the first time in my life I've found myself wondering what inv...
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Anheuser Tells In Bev “This Bud’s Not For You”

Thursday, June 26, 2008 | David Silver (David.silver)

Ding Ding Ding… The two heavyweights are in their respective corners. First, we have the champion from St. Louis, wit...
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Anheuser Tells InBev "This Bud's Not For You"

Thursday, June 26, 2008 | Wall Street Strategies (laurac)

Ding Ding Ding... The two heavyweights are in their respective corners. First, we have the champion from St. Louis, wit...
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Heavyweight Earnings Greeted With Hostility

Thursday, June 26, 2008 | Wall Street Strategies (laurac)

Some real heavyweights reported earnings after the bell yesterday and all were battered in the aftermarket. I must say t...
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How You Can Profit from Chinese Real Estate

Thursday, June 26, 2008 | Wayne Mulligan

Wow, what a week this has been! I landed in China about 7 days ago and have been completely amazed by how much it&rsquo...
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We're Not In Kansas Anymore, Automakers Try To Cope With A Changing Industry

Wednesday, June 25, 2008 | David Silver (David.silver)

Follow the yellow brick roadFollow the yellow brick roadWe’re off to see the wizardThe wonderful Wizard of OzWhen Doro...
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Where Do I Put My Money?

Wednesday, June 25, 2008 | Teeka Tiwari

Editor's Note:  Our weekly telephone call to answer your questions has been posted.  Listen now to hear Teeka ...
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Another Profitable Idea!

Tuesday, June 24, 2008 | Chris Rowe

In this day and age, if you want to profit from the stock market you have to completely forget about the idea of just bu...
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Inversely Proportional

Tuesday, June 24, 2008 | Stevie88 (mxvigil)

It is of grand interest to me, given all of the "experts" in the world, given all the "consultants" in the world extant,...
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Is There Any Hope for Retailers?

Tuesday, June 24, 2008 | Wall Street Strategies (laurac)

The state of the consumer is the hot button issue these days on the presidential campaign trail as the so called "oil cr...
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Chris Rowe's Market Wrap Up June 23, 2008

Monday, June 23, 2008 | Chris Rowe

Did you see Chris Rowe's most recent market wrap up? Every Monday afternoon at 6:30pm EST. he's posting a SUPER FAST ma...
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Insider Buys and Sells: Weekly Wrap-Up

Monday, June 23, 2008 | Tycoon Staff

For all the analysts and pundits in the financial media, there is still no better judge of a company's health and future...
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How To Profit From What Is Right In Front Of Your Nose!

Friday, June 20, 2008 | Ethan Roberts

Have you ever seen the movie, "The Treasure Of Sierra Madre"?  There is a classic scene from that film in...
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5 Ways to Check Your Portfolio For Financial "Cancer"

Thursday, June 19, 2008 | Dylan Jovine

WARREN BUFFETT WAS RIGHT WHEN HE SAID THAT INFLATION WAS LIKE CANCER -- IT MAY GO INTO REMISSION SOMETIMES, BUT IT NEVER...
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A Plea For Help

Wednesday, June 18, 2008 | Warren Bevan (warrenbevan)

There has been much said recently about what follows on the www.financialsense.com radio program. The series is calle...
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An Ultra Simple Way to Improve Your Trading Results

Wednesday, June 18, 2008 | Teeka Tiwari

Editor's Note:  Our weekly telephone call to answer your questions has been posted.  Listen now to hear Teeka ...
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Most Popular Investing Questions

Wednesday, June 18, 2008 | Wayne Mulligan

Here we go again, a list of the latest, the greatest and the most popular investing questions on the web! I'm really exc...
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Chris Rowe's Market Wrap Up June 17, 2008

Tuesday, June 17, 2008 | Chris Rowe

I am not able to do the video today due to a software issue but here's the gist of what's going on in the market in text...
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This Falling Dagger Can Bleed Your Portfolio

Tuesday, June 17, 2008 | Chris Rowe

The problem with individual investors' outlook on the market is that they TYPICALLY (not all of them) want instant grati...
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Insider Buys and Sells: Weekly Wrap-Up

Monday, June 16, 2008 | Tycoon Staff

For all the analysts and pundits in the financial media, there is still no better judge of a company's health and future...
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A Dollar Argument

Friday, June 13, 2008 | Jihong Wei (mr.jihongwei)

An artificially instituted strong dollar is going to kill the current weak U.S. economy by making our businesses less co...
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Father's Day Tribute: 4 Ways to Teach Your Kids to Build Wealth

Friday, June 13, 2008 | Ethan Roberts

I'm sure by now you have heard and perhaps joked a little about today being Friday the 13th.  Historically this day...
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Reminder: Chris Rowe's Market Wrap Ups Now Mondays Only

Friday, June 13, 2008 | Chris Rowe

Hi Video Fans - Just in case you missed Monday's Wrap Up, and you're here for the usual Thursday videos, I've decided to...
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How a "Windfall Tax" On Big Oil Can Hurt You

Thursday, June 12, 2008 | Dylan Jovine

LET ME START OFF BY SAYING THAT IT FEELS GREAT TO BE BACK. Although it's only been a month since I last wrote an articl...
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Most Popular Investing Questions

Wednesday, June 11, 2008 | Wayne Mulligan

Here we are again - a new week and a new set of the Hottest investing questions on the web! I hope you enjoy these and ...
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What is Going on with This Market?

Wednesday, June 11, 2008 | Teeka Tiwari

Editor's Note:  Our weekly telephone call to answer your questions has been posted.  Listen now to hear Teeka ...
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Chris Rowe's Market Wrap Up June 9, 2008

Tuesday, June 10, 2008 | Chris Rowe

Did you see Chris Rowe's most recent market wrap up? Every Monday and Thursday afternoon at 6:30pm EST. he's posting a ...
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Profit Like a Hedge Fund From This Article

Tuesday, June 10, 2008 | Chris Rowe

Today I'll show you how to make money, whether the market trades up or down, using a simple yet effective strategy that ...
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From the Editor: Politics and Your Money

Monday, June 9, 2008 | Ben Schott

A quick note today before we get into the Insider Trades wrap-up and this week’s calendar of economic announcement...
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Insider Buys and Sells: Weekly Wrap-Up

Monday, June 9, 2008 | Tycoon Staff

For all the analysts and pundits in the financial media, there is still no better judge of a company's health and future...
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Chris Rowe's Market Wrap Up June 5, 2008

Friday, June 6, 2008 | Chris Rowe

Did you see Chris Rowe's most recent market wrap up? Every Monday and Thursday afternoon at 6:30pm EST. he's posting a ...
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Lies, Cries, and the Real Estate Guise

Friday, June 6, 2008 | Ethan Roberts

Tycoon readers, today I have my time machine all revved up with $4.00 a gallon gasoline, and it's ready for blast off.&n...
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Capitalism, Obama, and Options...

Thursday, June 5, 2008 | Jason Jovine

Another low point for Capitalism… My great uncle William S. Paley, who was the founder and chairman of CBS, woul...
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10,000% In Three Years? It’s Possible

Wednesday, June 4, 2008 | Warren Bevan (warrenbevan)

Note: This article was run in the Penny Sleuth yesterday and is up 27% today...so far! Sorry the chart isn't there. To...
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How Do You Make Money in the Market?

Wednesday, June 4, 2008 | Teeka Tiwari

Editor's Note:  Our weekly telephone call to answer your questions has been posted.  Listen now to hear Teeka ...
read more »

Most Popular Investing Questions

Wednesday, June 4, 2008 | Wayne Mulligan

I hope everybody is having an amazing week.  We're doing great here at TickerHound Headquarters in New York. We've...
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5 Reasons to Master ETF Trading

Tuesday, June 3, 2008 | Chris Rowe

Next Thursday, we're going to open the gates to the BIGGEST thing we've ever done for the readers of The Tycoon Report.&...
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Chris Rowe's Market Wrap Up June 2, 2008

Tuesday, June 3, 2008 | Chris Rowe

Did you see Chris Rowe's most recent market wrap up? Every Monday and Thursday afternoon at 6:30pm EST. he's posting a ...
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How I wish....

Monday, June 2, 2008 | Armin dastur (AMUSERV)

Here I am at my computer daily, trying to soak in the myriad of stories, articles, every news release - from earnings to...
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Insider Buys and Sells: Weekly Wrap-Up

Monday, June 2, 2008 | Tycoon Staff

For all the analysts and pundits in the financial media, there is still no better judge of a company's health and future...
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It's Going To Be Hard To Make Lemonade Out Of These Lemons

Monday, June 2, 2008 | William Kurtz (info)

The Dow Industrials made a Double Top in May: 13,132 on May 2 and 13,136 on May 19. (The S&P 100 made a similar Double ...
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Chris Rowe's Market Wrap Up May 29, 2008

Friday, May 30, 2008 | Chris Rowe

Did you see Chris Rowe's most recent market wrap up? Every Monday and Thursday afternoon at 6:30pm EST. he's posting a ...
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How to Get Paid for Waiting

Friday, May 30, 2008 | Ethan Roberts

Today I want to focus on one of the most profitable aspects of trading, investing, and money management.  The simpl...
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Banging the Cash Drum

Thursday, May 29, 2008 | Jason Jovine

1.  Which types of investments are the best ones for you? 2.  Which style of investing/trading should you fol...
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The Most Popular Investing Questions

Thursday, May 29, 2008 | Wayne Mulligan

Welcome back, I hope you had a great Memorial Day weekend! We had a great time over here -- instead of working (or even...
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Answer These 3 Questions and You Will Become Rich

Wednesday, May 28, 2008 | Teeka Tiwari

Editor's Note:  Our weekly telephone call to answer your questions has been posted.  Listen now to hear Teeka ...
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Insider Buys and Sells: Weekly Wrap-Up

Tuesday, May 27, 2008 | Tycoon Staff

For all the analysts and pundits in the financial media, there is still no better judge of a company's health and future...
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Precious Metal Stock Review

Tuesday, May 27, 2008 | Warren Bevan (warrenbevan)

Welcome to this week’s Newsletter. As usual there is a tonne of information to get through so let’s get right to i...
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Why This Week Could Pulverize Your Portfolio!

Tuesday, May 27, 2008 | Chris Rowe

First I would like to take this opportunity, in light of our U.S. holiday, Memorial Day, to give ENORMOUS respect to our...
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Chris Rowe's Market Wrap Up Thursday May 22, 2008

Friday, May 23, 2008 | Chris Rowe

Did you see Chris Rowe's most recent market wrap up? Every Monday and Thursday afternoon at 6:30pm EST. he's posting a ...
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Main Street Gets It, But What About Wall Street?

Friday, May 23, 2008 | Ethan Roberts

A few weeks ago, I wrote about the government tax rebate checks, and asked Tycoon readers what they planned to do with t...
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continue prosperity for all w/ Conservatives

Thursday, May 22, 2008 | patriot (classicspecialty)

Historically, candidates rally the feelings of winning in us all. And also historically the spend & run people only decr...
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Capitalism Rethought?

Thursday, May 22, 2008 | Jason Jovine

Some of you have read my articles and by now must know where I stand on capitalism.  I told you then and I will tel...
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$7.50 a Gallon Gas Here We Come?

Wednesday, May 21, 2008 | Teeka Tiwari

Editor's Note:  Our weekly telephone call to answer your questions has been posted.  Listen now to hear Teeka ...
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Barrick’s Hedges; WTF-S!

Wednesday, May 21, 2008 | Warren Bevan (warrenbevan)

I apologize for the formatting and missing links in advance, Enjoy! For those taking offense to the title it refers to a...
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Blackberry vs. the iPhone

Wednesday, May 21, 2008 | Wayne Mulligan

Boy oh boy, do I know how to ruffle some feathers! So I wrote this article a few days ago and posted it to SeekingAlpha....
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A Simple Secret to Saving/Making Millions Trading!

Tuesday, May 20, 2008 | Chris Rowe

Not only have I made millions of dollars for individuals and institutions whose money I managed directly, but I have als...
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Market Wrap Up May 19, 2008

Tuesday, May 20, 2008 | Chris Rowe

Today, unfortunately, I won't be doing my video wrap up because I have to do a lot of special work for members of The Tr...
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Wall Street's Greed hurts eighty-five percent of america

Tuesday, May 20, 2008 | fredrick (thehootch)

If wall street would wash it's greedy little hands and stop minipulating oil, in it's future and options trading, percen...
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wall street's greed, enough is enough! american's are suffering

Tuesday, May 20, 2008 | fredrick (thehootch)

when is wall street going to give back to america? the speculation in oil stocks, future and option trading, is putting ...
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Insider Buys and Sells: Weekly Wrap-Up

Monday, May 19, 2008 | Tycoon Staff

For all the analysts and pundits in the financial media, there is still no better judge of a company's health and future...
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How To Make Money From Bad News!

Friday, May 16, 2008 | Ethan Roberts

I was in a parking lot the other day, when I saw an attractive bumper sticker on the car in front of me.  It said: ...
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Market Wrap Up May 15, 2008

Friday, May 16, 2008 | Chris Rowe

Did you see Chris Rowe's most recent market wrap up? Every Monday and Thursday afternoon at 6:30pm EST. he's posting a ...
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A Stockbroker Autopsy

Thursday, May 15, 2008 | Jason Jovine

Editor's Note:  Jason is in bed with the flu, so I had the pleasure of reading through more than a year of his arti...
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The Tycoon Report misses some good ideas from its readers

Thursday, May 15, 2008 | Bob Askey (bobaskey)

The Tycoon Report has no "contact us" place on its web page. It misses many good ideas (and a few bad ones, too) from in...
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The Tycoon Report misses some good ideas from its readers

Thursday, May 15, 2008 | Bob Askey (bobaskey)

The Tycoon Report has no "contact us" place on its web page. It misses many good ideas (and a few bad ones, too) from in...
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The Tycoon Report misses some good ideas from its readers

Thursday, May 15, 2008 | Bob Askey (bobaskey)

The Tycoon Report has no "contact us" place on its web page. It misses many good ideas (and a few bad ones, too) from in...
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The Tycoon Report misses some good ideas from its readers

Thursday, May 15, 2008 | Bob Askey (bobaskey)

The Tycoon Report has no "contact us" place on its web page. It misses many good ideas (and a few bad ones, too) from in...
read more »

HP & EDS: A marriage made in Heaven?

Wednesday, May 14, 2008 | Teeka Tiwari

Editor's Note:  Our weekly telephone call to answer your questions has been posted.  Listen now to hear ... ...
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Most Popular Investing Questions

Wednesday, May 14, 2008 | Wayne Mulligan

We'll keep today's TickerHound column short and sweet -- We'll be back with our regular market commentary next week. Fo...
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Market Wrap Up May 12, 2008

Tuesday, May 13, 2008 | Chris Rowe

Did you see Chris Rowe's most recent market wrap up? Every Monday and Thursday afternoon at 6:30pm EST. he's posting a ...
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Why You Must Reduce Commodity Exposure This Week

Tuesday, May 13, 2008 | Chris Rowe

Did you check out yesterday's "twice-a-week market summary"?  Click here to check it out. This is an art...
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Insider Buys and Sells: Weekly Wrap-Up

Monday, May 12, 2008 | Tycoon Staff

For all the analysts and pundits in the financial media, there is still no better judge of a company's health and future...
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May 11 Precious Meal Stock Review

Monday, May 12, 2008 | Warren Bevan (warrenbevan)

Please sign up at my site to view the charts and link inlcuded in this article.Enjoy,Best Regards,Warren Bevanwww.precio...
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Would You Walk Away from $2.5 Million?

Friday, May 9, 2008 | Ethan Roberts

Depends on whether you owe it or someone owed it to you! Jose Canseco, former baseball star, and author of the controve...
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Capitalism gone wild...

Thursday, May 8, 2008 | Jason Jovine

I decided that I had to write this article because capitalism in the U.S. has become so annoying that I need to vent abo...
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Market Wrap Up May 8, 2008

Thursday, May 8, 2008 | Chris Rowe

Did you see Chris Rowe's most recent market wrap up? Every Monday and Thursday afternoon at 5:30pm EST. he's posting a ...
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Is Microsoft REALLY Through with Yahoo!?

Wednesday, May 7, 2008 | Wayne Mulligan

So by now it’s old news that Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) has completely called off its bid for Yahoo! (Nasdaq: YHOO)....
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Reconciling the Macro Investor with the Systematic Trader

Wednesday, May 7, 2008 | Teeka Tiwari

Editor’s Note:  Our weekly telephone call to answer your questions has been posted.  Listen now to hear ...
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Are You Headed for Stock Options Disaster?

Tuesday, May 6, 2008 | Chris Rowe

I love options! Have you ever loved something or someone who really hurt you, maybe nearly killed you in the past? ...
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Market Wrap Up May 5, 2008

Tuesday, May 6, 2008 | Chris Rowe

Did you see Chris Rowe's most recent market wrap up? Every Monday and Thursday afternoon at 5:30pm EST. he's posting a ...
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Insider Buys and Sells: Weekly Wrap-Up

Monday, May 5, 2008 | Tycoon Staff

For all the analysts and pundits in the financial media, there is still no better judge of a company's health and future...
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May 4 2008 Precious Metal Stock Review

Sunday, May 4, 2008 | Warren Bevan (warrenbevan)

I must appologize for the missing charts and links. This is my weekly newsletter so to recieve links and charts please s...
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Credit Crisis Not Stopping N. Texas Development

Friday, May 2, 2008 | M.V. Liggett (mvliggett)

Greetings all,We have all been barraged by the national press telling us that recession is upon us and the end is near b...
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Market Wrap Up May 1, 2008

Friday, May 2, 2008 | Chris Rowe

Did you see Chris Rowe's most recent market wrap up? Every Monday and Thursday afternoon at 5:30pm EST. he's posting a ...
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Tax Rebates For Taxing Times

Friday, May 2, 2008 | Ethan Roberts

There is an old joke that goes something like this: How I made one million dollars in less than a week! The first day,...
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Economic Emergency?

Thursday, May 1, 2008 | Jason Jovine

No, I am not going to talk about Rev. Wright or Thomas Friedman getting pies thrown at his face (How funny was that?). I...
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An "Alternative" Way to Profit

Wednesday, April 30, 2008 | Wayne Mulligan

As I was taking my daily “stroll” through TickerHound.com, I came across a question on a topic that I’...
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Sub Prime Revisited

Wednesday, April 30, 2008 | Teeka Tiwari

Editor's Note: Teeka is in sunny South Florida preparing for his first Live Seminar that takes place this weekend. I fou...
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Where will the real estate bubble end?

Wednesday, April 30, 2008 | Sloopster (tschaft)

The pundits say that this market is cyclical. Each bubble has a wave to come in behind it, and at some point float it a...
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Commodity Massacre Starting Tomorrow?

Tuesday, April 29, 2008 | Chris Rowe

I hope some of you have made use of my FREE "Twice-a-Week Market Wrap-Ups".  Remember, every Monday and T...
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Insider Buys and Sells: Weekly Wrap-Up

Monday, April 28, 2008 | Tycoon Staff

For all the analysts and pundits in the financial media, there is still no better judge of a company's health and future...
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Market Wrap Up April 28, 2008

Monday, April 28, 2008 | Chris Rowe

Did you see Chris Rowe's most recent market wrap up? Every Monday and Thursday afternoon at 5:30pm EST. he's posting a ...
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My trip down the "Going Broke Expressway"

Monday, April 28, 2008 | Dylan Jovine

I DON'T KNOW ABOUT YOU, BUT THE "GOING BROKE EXPRESSWAY" IS THE WORST ROAD I'VE EVER BEEN ON. Each and every ...
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April 26, 2008 Precious Metal Stock Review

Saturday, April 26, 2008 | Warren Bevan (warrenbevan)

I must appologize for the missing charts and links. This is my weekly newsletter so to recieve linka nd charts please s...
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Going Green: And Starving The World While Where At It!

Saturday, April 26, 2008 | John M (jmicheline)

We should be really proud of our selves. We have created a global movement against global warming and we are saving the ...
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Wrestling With The Bear: New Strategies For An Old Dilemma

Friday, April 25, 2008 | Ethan Roberts

I am frequently amazed at how the mood of stock market investors can vacillate from overwhelming despair to total euphor...
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Jaesop's money lesson...

Thursday, April 24, 2008 | Jason Jovine

I was always taught to never discuss politics or religion with people because it was just too sensitive a topic. For exa...
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Market Wrap Up April 24, 2008

Thursday, April 24, 2008 | Chris Rowe

Did you see Chris Rowe's most recent market wrap up? Every Monday and Thursday afternoon at 5:30pm EST. he's posting a ...
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Monster! Beware...

Wednesday, April 23, 2008 | Wayne Mulligan

Could There be a "Monster" Lurking in Your Portfolio? The other day, on TickerHound.com, a member asked: &q...
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Precious Metal Stock Review

Wednesday, April 23, 2008 | Warren Bevan (warrenbevan)

Precious Metal Stock Review Gold had a nice week until Friday when the trend line broke down early morning at the usu...
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Trade on Inside Information, LEGALLY!

Wednesday, April 23, 2008 | Teeka Tiwari

    Editor's Note:  This week's conversation with Teeka is complete and ready for download.  Li...
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How to Profit From This Explosive Chart Formation

Tuesday, April 22, 2008 | Chris Rowe

Today (this was written Monday April 21), I recommended a trade to members of The Trend Rider that jumped almost 8% high...
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Mortgage Monopoly Under Way?

Tuesday, April 22, 2008 | Jacque Georgia (jgeorgia)

The definition of a monopoly: to have exclusive control by one group of the means of producing or selling a commodity or...
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Market Wrap Up April 21, 2008

Monday, April 21, 2008 | Chris Rowe

Did you see Chris Rowe's most recent market wrap up? Every Monday and Thursday afternoon at 5:30pm EST. he's posting a ...
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Tycoon Report: Latest Insider Buys and Sells

Monday, April 21, 2008 | Dylan Jovine

There probably isn't a day that goes by without us asking ourselves what we can do to improve the Tycoon Report experien...
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Market Wrap Up April 17, 2008

Friday, April 18, 2008 | Chris Rowe

Did you see Chris Rowe's most recent market wrap up? Every Monday and Thursday afternoon at 5:30pm EST. he's posting a ...
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The Mortgage Industry Is Killing The Real Estate Market!

Friday, April 18, 2008 | Ethan Roberts

In last week's Tycoon Report, I wrote about how the politicians continue to spit out one proposal after another, ostensi...
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Inflation Nation...

Thursday, April 17, 2008 | Jason Jovine

I stopped the other day to fill up my gas tank and Regular Unleaded (87) was $3.46 per gallon!!! Boy, have gas prices go...
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How to Profit From Inflation

Wednesday, April 16, 2008 | Teeka Tiwari

Editor's Note:  This week's conversation with Teeka is complete and ready for download.  Listen now to hear .....
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Why Microsoft Should be Shaking in its Boots

Wednesday, April 16, 2008 | Wayne Mulligan

A TickerHound member asked: "What do you make of Google's latest announcement? Is "App Engine" a new bus...
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CRAZY (maybe bloody) Earnings Week - JP Morgan, Citigroup & Merrill!

Tuesday, April 15, 2008 | Chris Rowe

HAPPY TAX DAY! By show of hands, how many people have been watching my "twice-a-week" market wrap up?  I...
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Market Wrap Up April 14, 2008

Tuesday, April 15, 2008 | Chris Rowe

Have you been watching Chris Rowe's market wrap ups? Every Monday and Thursday afternoon at 5:30pm EST. he's posting a...
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Should You Brew a Fresh Cup of Starbucks Stock?

Monday, April 14, 2008 | Dylan Jovine

IT HAS HAPPENED TO EVERY SUCCESSFUL COMPANY IN THE HISTORY OF CAPITALISM. Sony. Apple. AOL. Coca-Cola. General Electric...
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100 Monkeys

Friday, April 11, 2008 | (dlsmithmd57)

What neither 100 Senators, 435 Reps, nor Aldous Huxley counted on.Zookeepers decided to test Huxley's suggestion that "o...
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Can 100 Monkeys Pass a Decent Housing Bill?

Friday, April 11, 2008 | Ethan Roberts

There is an old quote, attributed to Thomas Henry Huxley (1825-1895), a proponent of Darwinian thought, that if you leav...
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Market Wrap Up for April 10, 2008

Friday, April 11, 2008 | Chris Rowe

Did you check out Chris Rowe's market wrap up yesterday evening?  Every Monday and Thursday afternoon at 5:30pm E...
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5 Rules to Become a "Trading Monk"

Thursday, April 10, 2008 | Jason Jovine

Tell me if this is you: 1.    You work very hard at your “day job”. 2.    Yo...
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The Market Doesn't Care if We are in a Recession. Should You?

Wednesday, April 9, 2008 | Teeka Tiwari

Editor's Note:  The third weekly conversation with Teeka is complete and ready for download.  Listen now to he...
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Will Google Buy Expedia?

Wednesday, April 9, 2008 | Wayne Mulligan

I saw this question come up on TickerHound the other day and just had to write a post on it. A member asked, "Expe...
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Market Wrap Up for April 7, 2008

Tuesday, April 8, 2008 | Chris Rowe

Did you check out Chris Rowe's market wrap up yesterday evening?  Every Monday and Thursday afternoon at 5:30pm E...
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Why This is An Intermediate Advance in a Long-Term Down Trend

Tuesday, April 8, 2008 | Chris Rowe

Want an incredibly simple way to know when it's time to be a long-term bull or a long-term bear? This ex-Wall Street mo...
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Big Profits in Big Oil Still?

Monday, April 7, 2008 | Dylan Jovine

HAVE YOU SEEN THE LATEST POLITICAL AD ATTACKING BIG OIL? This one was made by the Obama campaign, and has been playing ...
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How to Teach Your Children To Be Financially Independent

Friday, April 4, 2008 | Ethan Roberts

In my pile of must read craziness this week, an AP article called "Parents Offer Refuge to Older Adults" was a...
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Market Wrap Up for April 3, 2008

Friday, April 4, 2008 | Chris Rowe

As Promised! Chris Rowe has delivered the first of many “Twice-a-week Market Wrap Up”. In about 5 minutes,...
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Perfect Copper Leading Indicator

Friday, April 4, 2008 | Warren Bevan (warrenbevan)

As the charts in this article are imperative to the article please visit my website at www.preciousmetalstockreview.com ...
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5 Rules to Profit from a Bull and Bear Market Cycle

Thursday, April 3, 2008 | Jason Jovine

The big push this week is coming from the U.S. Treasury Secretary, Henry (“Hank”) Paulson. He is looking to ...
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John McCain: The 44th President!

Thursday, April 3, 2008 | John M (jmicheline)

Editor's Note:  It's Thursday, and as promised, we've chosen one reader article for publication dealing with the up...
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Time to go Long on the Dollar, Oil or Gold?

Wednesday, April 2, 2008 | Teeka Tiwari

Editor's Note:  Thanks to all of you who provided your feedback after last week's telephone conversation with Teeka...
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XM & Sirius Have Bigger Problems than the FCC

Wednesday, April 2, 2008 | Wayne Mulligan

Market Commentary - XM & Sirius There was a pretty interesting Q&A exchange that appeared on TickerHound this w...
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How to make sure YOU don't own the next Bear Stearns

Tuesday, April 1, 2008 | Chris Rowe

My hedge-fund buddies are making ridiculous money shorting the brokerage stocks.  After making a 2,200% gain for in...
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How to Make Money in Wall Street

Monday, March 31, 2008 | Dylan Jovine

TODAY, I'D LIKE TO CELEBRATE THE 100 YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF THE ORIGINAL PUBLISHING OF THE BOOK "FIFTY YEARS IN WALL S...
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Is history being repeated?

Saturday, March 29, 2008 | Hausmann (harrisb6969)

“Election 2008: History Being Repeated” Is history being repeated? To be exact are the years of 1996 and 1976 being...
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2008 Election - Temporary Whoopee

Friday, March 28, 2008 | gatman (gat1951)

How a new administration impaacts the economy should be consiidered both short and long term. It also has to be seperat...
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8 Rules to Trade this Market to Perfection

Friday, March 28, 2008 | Ethan Roberts

People often ask me questions about short term trading.  They want to know all about day trading, and they are also...
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Election 2008: McCain - Best of a Bad Lot

Friday, March 28, 2008 | dave (browndav)

In predicting the effects of any of these three candidates as President on investments I assume investments will correla...
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Election 2008: The Unseen Hand

Friday, March 28, 2008 | John Mahler (thorsonodinson)

The Unseen Hand promotes candidate Obama as a struggling Negro overcoming racism, the stigma of his racist pastor, and t...
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Winning is'nt everything.

Friday, March 28, 2008 | Vince Bogdan (virgo1929)

Like mosquito's in a nudist camp---American taxpaying voters are confused, big time this election year, because of the l...
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Beware of Mutual Funds Dressed as ETFs

Thursday, March 27, 2008 | Jason Jovine

There is $11.7 trillion currently invested in traditional mutual funds today.  Although the number is staggering, i...
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Light at the End of the Tunnel

Wednesday, March 26, 2008 | Teeka Tiwari

Editor's Note:  In addition to the below article, Teeka has prepared a brief audio recording to answer a few of the...
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Most Popular Investing Questions

Wednesday, March 26, 2008 | Wayne Mulligan

Before I go into some of the more popular Q&A's for the week, I wanted to say 2 things: 1.    THANK ...
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There's Always a Bull Market Somewhere

Tuesday, March 25, 2008 | Chris Rowe

Pessimism has been at a multi-year high. That typically means we are at or near a bottom (at least in the short-term). ...
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The Gold Rush of 2008!

Monday, March 24, 2008 | Ethan Roberts (fuss1)

An article with a catchy title caught my attention the other day.  “Cashing In On $1000 Gold” declared...
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Solving Debt Problems using more Debt

Saturday, March 22, 2008 | jester112358 (112358)

For those of you fools including myself,(and I use the term "fools" in a pejorative sense, not in the joking way we use ...
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Are Gold and Silver done?

Thursday, March 20, 2008 | Warren Bevan (warrenbevan)

I love weeks like these. Gold plunged almost $130 and Silver fell $4. In the past year Gold is still up 40% and Silver...
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Should You Buy Shares of Visa?

Thursday, March 20, 2008 | Jason Jovine

I've recently been asked by friends what I think about buying shares in Visa (SYM: V). The credit card processor went pu...
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Why Buffett Would Never Buy Google

Thursday, March 20, 2008 | Wayne Mulligan

Yesterday on TickerHound.com, a member asked, “Would Buffett really buy Google?” (click here to read the que...
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Stock market turnaround

Wednesday, March 19, 2008 | (ingo.muller)

My guess is October.Right now, we still have to deal with the credit shakeout. Chances are, other sectors like Alt-A, pe...
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Here's How to Predict the Market's Next Move

Tuesday, March 18, 2008 | Chris Rowe

My Tycoon Report article last Tuesday was titled "Bear Market Here We Come? Don't Fight the Tape". The funny p...
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Lender of last resort

Tuesday, March 18, 2008 | Helmut (engcomp)

The history of Manias, Panics and Crashes shows that the presence of a lender of last resort has significantly lessened ...
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Market Turn Around

Tuesday, March 18, 2008 | Marukusan (makusan2)

Every thing being equal and a continuation in the Real Estate market of ever increasing housing stock and irrational bid...
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Profit From Panic

Tuesday, March 18, 2008 | Teeka Tiwari

That loud popping noise you hear is Wall Street's collective brain stem snapping. WOW! We are seeing some true madness d...
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Real men wear tool belts

Tuesday, March 18, 2008 | ccrane50 (charlie)

I was lucky enough to be hired at Oracle (Symbol: ORCL) just a few months after they went public in 1986. The few stock ...
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It's going to be a long windy road back.

Monday, March 17, 2008 | (mcolynuck)

The US is a behemoth in respect to the markets of the world and its influence is felt far and wide, for good as much as ...
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Lemmings Finally Grow Tired of Running over the Cliff

Monday, March 17, 2008 | L (tegelerl)

August - September we will see the beginning of sanity returning to the investment community. I feel that the lemmings ...
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May Day May Day

Monday, March 17, 2008 | gatman (gat1951)

Just my reading of the market but I think we will see a turnaround in May. To be more specific the beginning of May. I...
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Mr L.J. Kolfschoten, The Netherlands

Monday, March 17, 2008 | L.J. (lkolfschoten)

A strong turnaround in the stockmarket will taken place during the first half of April 2008.Be aware nothing is wrong wi...
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Predicting a turnaround in the stock market

Monday, March 17, 2008 | (nariefa)

I would estimate the month of May 2008 as the turnaround period in the stock market. At the present time there is widesp...
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Recovery in July 08

Monday, March 17, 2008 | kevin (prcain6969)

The cumulative effect of the federal reserves bail-out efforts act in combination with the massive devaluation of the do...
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Stock Market Turnaround

Monday, March 17, 2008 | (catkapp)

What is your definition of Turnaround? BPNYSE crossing above 30%? BPNASD crossing above 30%, or both? Internals showing ...
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The Tycoon Report: Fear & Loathing in the Stock Market

Monday, March 17, 2008 | Editor in Chief

IT'S STARTING TO FEEL LIKE THAT MOVIE "FEAR AND LOATHING IN LAS VEGAS". You know the one I'm talking about: H...
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Today is the turnaround for the stock Market

Monday, March 17, 2008 | Lloyd Shaw (lloydshaw)

I firmly think today March 17th is the day the stock market turned.Especially after Bernake's speech at the White House ...
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When do I see a turnaround in the stock market?

Monday, March 17, 2008 | (e_arnow)

Chalmers Johnson, who was a consultant to the CIA and State Department for many years, has written a series of books. A ...
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3 Key Steps to Building Your Wealth...

Friday, March 14, 2008 | Editor in Chief

"LET THEM EAT Pi!" That's the thought that ran through my head when our brilliant tech guru Richard Interlan...
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Don't Trade Options on Vacation!

Friday, March 14, 2008 | Patti (pattipainter)

I'm betting my loss may be on the smaller side, but all the same, it was just plain outright dumb. I started a few years...
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3 Key Steps to Building Your Wealth...

Thursday, March 13, 2008 | Ethan Roberts (fuss1)

Many people don’t realize it, but perpetually living with rampant debt is a sure fire way to prevent yourself from...
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How to get rich in a bear market

Thursday, March 13, 2008 | Jason Jovine

I know that  both the stock market and real estate market have looked very ugly lately, and you may have lost money...
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Helicopter Ben to the Rescue!

Wednesday, March 12, 2008 | Teeka Tiwari

In what some will call a final act of desperation, Helicopter Ben has released the hounds and flooded the world with che...
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The Next Google(s)

Wednesday, March 12, 2008 | Wayne Mulligan

I was inspired to write today's article based on a question I saw come up on TickerHound a couple of weeks ago: chidog4...
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Bear Market Here We Come? Don't fight the tape!

Tuesday, March 11, 2008 | Chris Rowe

The only way to trade successfully is to have the ability to evolve with the market.  The fact is, most individuals...
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Suicide by Zipper

Tuesday, March 11, 2008 | William Kurtz (wkurtz1)

Suicide by Zipper“He smiteth me sorely, for the wrath of righteousness was within him; but the Lord knoweth all and d...
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Averaging down on Citigroup on Jason Jovine's advice

Monday, March 10, 2008 | Frank (jones4077-mail)

My Worse Trade in Recent Memory - - Unfortunately, I followed Jason Jovine's advice and bought Citigroup at $28 per shar...
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Infomercials-Millionaire or Bust?

Monday, March 10, 2008 | M.R.Betts (mbetts)

This is my story and I was the requestor.I was approached by a 1-800 marketing company about a product that I was curren...
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The 10 Largest Trading Losses In History

Monday, March 10, 2008 | Dylan Jovine

P.T. BARNUM WASN'T LYING WHEN HE SAID THERE WAS ONE BORN EVERY MINUTE. But here at the Tycoon Report, we don't call the...
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A Ricochet Dance in the NASDAQ, then Breakout Downhill

Sunday, March 9, 2008 | William Kurtz (wkurtz1)

The NASDAQ Combined Composite Index topped at 2861.51 on October 31, 2007. The Weekly chart (which included October 31)...
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Avoiding the largest threat to your stocks

Friday, March 7, 2008 | Neill W. (eagle8)

Remember what happened to the economy on 9/11? It was not good. Why should we be concerned now? Because such a economi...
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Uranium: It only makes good common sense.

Friday, March 7, 2008 | Robert (miraclemarch)

The world is now up to unprecedented levels of human beings, and growing. The world is being drained by these humans ...
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Why You Should NOT Sell Your Home

Friday, March 7, 2008 | Dylan Jovine

GOOD MORNING FELLOW TYCOONS. How are the world's greatest readers doing this Friday morning? I hope you're doing GREAT...
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Don't Sell Your Home!

Thursday, March 6, 2008 | Ethan Roberts (fuss1)

Unless you’ve been in a coma or off on a desert island, you probably have a pretty good idea of what has been goin...
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To Buy or Not to Buy?

Thursday, March 6, 2008 | Jason Jovine

When people want to buy a car, a new article of clothing, or some other good or service, they usually wait for a sale to...
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Google Ads - The Real Story

Wednesday, March 5, 2008 | Wayne Mulligan

So the talk of the tape last week was obviously Google (Nasdaq: GOOG). The Mountain View search giant has been on a down...
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Look at This Explosive Action

Wednesday, March 5, 2008 | Warren Bevan (warrenbevan)

What in the name is going on in the gold market? Yesterday saw a near gap down $30. It happened so fast I missed half...
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Should we Fear China?

Wednesday, March 5, 2008 | Teeka Tiwari

Originally published Tuesday, April 11, 2006 Last week's article on the US/Chinese trade deficit sparked a number of ...
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High-Probability Stock Market Winners - Found Here

Tuesday, March 4, 2008 | Chris Rowe

I have received many requests from readers begging for some guidance in this "confusing market". That's what I...
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Sometimes it is best to Not Look Too Close when considering an investment

Friday, February 29, 2008 | Bill Joyce (wrj_keystone)

Sometimes it is best to Not Look too Close when considering an Investment . Any of us who have had the pleasure (an...
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4 Questions to Ask Before You Buy a Private Company

Friday, February 29, 2008 | Dylan Jovine

I HAVE TO ADMIT - YOU ALL REALLY IMPRESSED THE HECK OUT OF ME THIS WEEK. In last week’s Tycoon Report article, I ...
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1st Three Questions to Ask When Investing in a Private Company

Thursday, February 28, 2008 | North Dakota Mama (walens5)

1. Who are the primaries of the company and what is their background?2. Fully explain all market research.3. What is the...
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How inflation affects your portfolio...

Thursday, February 28, 2008 | Jason Jovine

This is an important week on the economic front. The Federal Reserve is in a pickle. Its goal is to grow the economy and...
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Is Hershey the Value Play of the Year?

Thursday, February 28, 2008 | Wayne Mulligan

A great question appeared on TickerHound the other day that really caught my eye. One of our members asked: “Is H...
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question not an article

Thursday, February 28, 2008 | Gregory Gaucher (ggaucher)

We have had numerous discussions recently as to whether we are headed into a recession or "are we there yet", as my kids...
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How to STILL Make Money trading Oil

Wednesday, February 27, 2008 | Teeka Tiwari

Happy days are here again, or so it feels. After a bitter market winter, stocks are looking like they are finally findin...
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3 Questions to Ask Before Investing in a Private Company...

Tuesday, February 26, 2008 | PACKER (VDLCapital)

1.) I would like the owner to explain what the "thesis" is of the business. In other words, what is the product or serv...
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Plenty of Meat on this market's bone to profit big

Tuesday, February 26, 2008 | Chris Rowe

WOW!  Is it February 25th already?  If you read my February 5th article titled "Why this is an HISTORIC B...
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Why "In-The-Money" Puts Are Not as Risky as Shorting Stock

Tuesday, February 26, 2008 | Chris Rowe

Ed. Note: This article was originally published December 6, 2007.  The put option contract gives you the right to...
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3 questions to ask

Monday, February 25, 2008 | Brad Brown (mebis1)

I would definitely like to hear someone else's opinion on it. But I would think the questions an prospective investor mi...
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Three important questions before investing

Monday, February 25, 2008 | F.M. Saziya (fmsaziya)

Before investing in a greenfield business the first question I would ask is whether or nor a carefully considered and th...
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3 Questions to ask before investing in a private business

Sunday, February 24, 2008 | Peter Ling (pwl120)

Question #1. Has the management team "done it before". More specifically, has the management team been most recently b...
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My Thoughts on What are the first 3 questions you should ask before investing in a private company

Sunday, February 24, 2008 | Catherine L. (cath2rinelee)

My first question would be what is the uniqueness of the product or service that the company is offering. There's always...
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THREE QUESTIONS TO ASK BEFORE INVESTING IN A PRIVATE COMPANY

Sunday, February 24, 2008 | danica521 (danicaradovanov)

The three questions I would ask before I invested in a private company are:1)How are you going to make money? What's th...
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1st Three Questions To Ask

Saturday, February 23, 2008 | Creole747 (dda74)

(1) Who is the management and what is their acutal hands-on business experience particularly past failures and how they ...
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3 Basic Questions to ask when investing in a Private Company

Saturday, February 23, 2008 | cafe_addict283 (hazelnut283)

In response to the question "What are the first three questions you should ask before investing in a private company?", ...
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Going Public without an IPO

Saturday, February 23, 2008 | Francofile35 (agfranco)

Over the past two decades, most instances of private compaqnies merging into public shells were unattractive vehicles fo...
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Is this all you've got ?? I need more info.....

Saturday, February 23, 2008 | madman (ahunterxx1)

In any private venture I look for research on the project first to see if the venture has any creditability,then how...
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My requirements for investing in a private company.

Saturday, February 23, 2008 | whawk (whawkins)

If after reading the business plan and these items were not included in the plan the following would be my first require...
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Questions to ask when consideringinvestment in a private business

Saturday, February 23, 2008 | Usually Conservative (rdksafety)

1. Who are the principals and what is their knowledge and level of experience in the business?2. How long has the compan...
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The personal approach

Saturday, February 23, 2008 | Donna-Lee Woods (createdlw)

3 questions to ask:How has this person handled failure in the past, how many times has he changed his focus and why, how...
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What are the first 3 questions to ask when investing in a private company.

Saturday, February 23, 2008 | Morris (mleibov595)

The first thing I want to kno is their commitment. I want to know how much time and money they have invested and will i...
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What are the first 3 questions you should ask before investing into a private company?

Saturday, February 23, 2008 | Chuck (charles.fournier)

While there are so many questions to ask, these are three I ask myself before I even look at the business plan. My thoug...
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what to ask

Saturday, February 23, 2008 | joshperi (joshperi)

I would be interested to know what to ask about when being asked to invest in a private company. I have no idea what the...
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should we invest more money?

Friday, February 22, 2008 | johnny j (lljohnny)

our daughter, age 55(and happily married-kids out of the nest)is a juniorofficer in a( half million dollar sales)beauty,...
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3 questions

Friday, February 22, 2008 | (david.kulakofsky)

How much is it going to cost totalHow much compittion is out thereHow difficult will it be for others to catch up?not re...
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3 Questions I ask.

Friday, February 22, 2008 | Dean L. York (deanyork)

1. what makes you so special? How does your head work? Do you know your stuff?2. Do you have any money?3. Show me the pl...
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3 questions to ask before investing in a private company

Friday, February 22, 2008 | Dan (danbrewer1)

I don't have any experience in this particular area, so this is a new concept for me.I think I would want to know -How m...
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3 Questions To Ask Before Investing In A Private Company

Friday, February 22, 2008 | (amt_c1)

For me, the first thing I look for is, how knowledgeable about the business is the entrepreneur. If someone wants to op...
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3 Questions to ask before investing in a private company

Friday, February 22, 2008 | (Eagle10001)

1. What is your product/service and define the extent and depth of the competition?2. What type of management experien...
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3 Questions to ask before investing in a private company

Friday, February 22, 2008 | (etjcdm)

1.)The frst question hits me right between the eyes and its "How much money could I loose?". Warren reminds me every day...
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3 Questions to ASk Before Investing in a Private Company

Friday, February 22, 2008 | DanK (dk)

The 3 key questions that I would ask before investing in a private company are as follows.Who are the key management tea...
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3 questions to ask before investing in a private company?

Friday, February 22, 2008 | jim evans (cherrytreethree)

Who is the market for your product?What distribution channels are in place to sell your product?How much experience in w...
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3 Questions To Ask When Looking To Invest Privately

Friday, February 22, 2008 | Alex Mitchell (kojak7)

Initially, here are the first 3 questions that I would ask any that approached me to invest in their new idea.1. How muc...
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3 QuestionsBefore Investing In A Private Company

Friday, February 22, 2008 | (richard)

Since many private ventures start out without any kind of business plan, the first question should be can I read your bu...
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3 things to look for before investing

Friday, February 22, 2008 | Patti (pattipainter)

First, I would find out what the business plan is,and course of action is to accomplish those goals.Second, check into t...
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4 Questions Before Taking the Investor Plunge....

Friday, February 22, 2008 | mcaudit (mcaudit)

Q1. Is this product or service new/unique/exciting enough to make me buy it and if so, would I buy it or use it again a...
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A gambling website where users can place wagers on people's marriages!

Friday, February 22, 2008 | Ryan B. (rbemiller)

That's right, I was approached to invest my time and money in a website concept. It was to be a gambling site that allow...
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Answer these three compelling questions before considering an investment in a private company. By Richard S. Grome

Friday, February 22, 2008 | Expert analysis on investing in a private company. (rsgrome)

It is all about risk and reward. Understand the amount of risk you are taking relative to the reward that you might r...
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Answer to "The First 3 Questions?"

Friday, February 22, 2008 | Bob M (bmanougian)

1.) Why are you passionate about this business opportunity?2.) How do you know the dogs will like the dog food? (realist...
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Answer to "The First 3 Questions?"

Friday, February 22, 2008 | Bob M (bmanougian)

1.) Why are you passionate about this business opportunity?2.) How do you know the dogs will like the dog food? (realist...
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Any payments (salaries etc.) to the owner(s) of the company have to be at significantl (at least 50%) below market.

Friday, February 22, 2008 | S. (peconel)

As the business becomes profitable it would spend part of its profits on payouts to investors and the present owners. An...
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Bad advice?

Friday, February 22, 2008 | John (kernkampj)

The link to "What are the first 3 questions you should ask before investing into a private company?" brings one to this ...
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First 3 questions to ask before investing in a private company.

Friday, February 22, 2008 | Dekay III (kornfed)

The first 3 inquiries I would ask if approached to invest in a private enterprise would be the following: A. Define yo...
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First 3 questions to ask if invesing in a private business

Friday, February 22, 2008 | Russ (rnaples19)

First 3 questions to ask if investing in a private business.1. Who is the mgmt,their background and the end goal?(You ar...
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First Three Questions...

Friday, February 22, 2008 | Robin C. Johnston (robincjohnston)

What are the first 3 questions you should ask before investing into a private company? 1. To yourself: "Is this money th...
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How to Not use options

Friday, February 22, 2008 | sportsaim (caime)

Many years ago when just starting out in the business, a co-worker came to me with a great stock tip his uncle had heard...
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Investing in a construction business with a relative

Friday, February 22, 2008 | (b.dellner)

My wife's nephew wants to start a construction business. He built a new $700k house and is looking for a buyer. He is ...
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Investing in a remodel of a home in a foreign country

Friday, February 22, 2008 | LJQ (LQsub)

I was asked by a relative to invest in a remodel of a home in a foreign country. The idea was that the home could be con...
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Is the Idea Useful

Friday, February 22, 2008 | Jimmy James (slotsky)

When thinking about investing time and money in a new business, product, or idea, the first and foremost question I have...
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Key questions to ask before investing in a privatge company

Friday, February 22, 2008 | juz (junderwoodz)

I am a retired engineer and have walked away from many 'opportunities' that didn't pass one of my 'sanity' checks. Firs...
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My first three question to ask before investing in a company

Friday, February 22, 2008 | Patrick Haggard (pjh52)

First I would like to thank Dylan for this thought provoking and informative format! I am relatively new to the Reports ...
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My three reasons for investing in a private company.

Friday, February 22, 2008 | Larry (larryajr)

1. How long has this company been in existance, and what is its track record (PE,volume traded, expenses, etc). This sh...
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People, ideas, and money

Friday, February 22, 2008 | Red (evansvilleeye)

When evaluating a prospective investment in a new business, the first question I would ask is who will be in charge. Doe...
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Private Company Investing - 3 questions I always aslk

Friday, February 22, 2008 | Leslie (leslie)

When I look at a private company to invest in or I am being solicited to invest in one I generally will ask at least the...
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Renting out a time share is NOT an investment!

Friday, February 22, 2008 | Jeremy T. (jetabor)

A friend of mine dragged me along to a time share presentation. Before I even left the house I already knew I wasn't goi...
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Restaurant business of my friend

Friday, February 22, 2008 | Sanjay damodaran (satconnecting)

My friend bought a food catering franchised business and was falling short of $75,000 which I did the needful.The busine...
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The Big Waitusi Drop-Can you hear the Credit Clang

Friday, February 22, 2008 | GKProfit (gkprofit)

It is interesting times like this when we continue to run with the five year bull market training, and display a change ...
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The first 3 questions to ask before investing in a private company.

Friday, February 22, 2008 | Lester (lsiegfried)

1. How much money and what % of your assets are you investing?2. How much are family and friends investing?3. How much d...
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The first 3 questions to ask when investing in a private company

Friday, February 22, 2008 | Dylan Jovine

THE BUSINESS PLAN HAS BEEN SITTING ON YOUR DESK FOR ALMOST TWO WEEKS NOW. The entrepreneur who sent it to you has alrea...
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The first three questions I ask before I invest in a private company

Friday, February 22, 2008 | Helmut (engcomp)

1. Do I trust the promoter, why or why not?Without trust, there can be no deal with me. No amount of legal mumbo-jumbo c...
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The First Three Questions to Ask before Investing in a Private Company

Friday, February 22, 2008 | (markscheel)

There are many considerations to be taken into account when dealing with private placements such as is the offering actu...
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The Holy Grail of Private Investing.

Friday, February 22, 2008 | Brief and Straight (peterjmoran7)

The Holy Grail of all investing is much like the opportunity to speak in front of a group of people. What you say greatl...
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Three Questions

Friday, February 22, 2008 | John Mahler (thorsonodinson)

My compensation from participation in this business must come into my receivables account on a regular basis in the full...
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Three questions to ask a new private company

Friday, February 22, 2008 | Trapper (res0s2zw)

1. Have you completed a market analysis to gain sufficient knowledge that your product or service will have sufficient d...
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Three questions to ask before investing

Friday, February 22, 2008 | (harveym003)

1. How is your product or service so different or better than your competitors that customers will come to you instead ...
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Three Questions to ask before investing in a new business.

Friday, February 22, 2008 | John Dalt (jvjayhawk)

1. Will the business work with out the principal? --what will happen with out him if he gets sick or gets a divorce?...
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Three Questions to ask Before Investing in a Private Company

Friday, February 22, 2008 | Brad in Mission Viejo, California (Nvstor43)

1. Am I the first to invest in your start-up company, how many others have come in already? I don't think it's wise to ...
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Three Questions to Ask Before Investing in a Private Company

Friday, February 22, 2008 | (DCSurvey)

Test of management potential: What successful entrepreneurial businesses has the current management previously led? If...
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Three Questions to ask when deciding to invest in a private company

Friday, February 22, 2008 | Gary (GVG50)

The first 3 questions I ask when deciding to invest in a private company are:1. What is the exit strategy and is the ti...
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Waht are the first three questions you should ask before investing in a private company?

Friday, February 22, 2008 | Investor (jimsobieski)

1) What is the background of the key people in this business and what have they each accomplished in this type of busine...
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What are the first 3 questions you should ask before investing into a private company?

Friday, February 22, 2008 | (sihowe)

Well I am no private investor myself, but I have met with a couple of VCs and entrepreneurs. So here goes...1) How much ...
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What are the first 3 questions you should ask before investing into a private company?

Friday, February 22, 2008 | Todd (todds201)

I am not sure actually. When I saw the title of the article it was very intriguing. I have thought of investing in priva...
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What, Why, When and How?

Friday, February 22, 2008 | Harry Nagel (nagelh)

What is my expectation for this company ?Why would I choose this Company ?When can I expect a return on my investment ?H...
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Why Me?

Friday, February 22, 2008 | B. Grant Woods (beresfordg)

OK, so you want to start a company and you need to raise some capital. You may have come to the right person, but I'm g...
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Worst Business Idea Ever

Friday, February 22, 2008 | Lawyer (bbollinger)

I am a lawyer. About a decade ago, I had a client who was a home builder. I was always having to help him either get p...
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Another Nail in the Real Estate Coffin!

Thursday, February 21, 2008 | Ethan Roberts (fuss1)

My friend, a mortgage company owner, called me yesterday to lament about the latest trouble in his industry. "We're...
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Is the stock of this popular company a buy?

Thursday, February 21, 2008 | Jason Jovine

GOOD MORNING EVERYBODY!!! I hope that you are all doing well. Before I go any further, I want you all to know that I tak...
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A System for Shorting Stocks

Wednesday, February 20, 2008 | Wayne Mulligan

The article you see below was not written by me or anybody else at TickerHound. In fact, while you would never know it f...
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Let The Game Come to You

Wednesday, February 20, 2008 | Teeka Tiwari

He steadies his sights, feeling the beads of perspiration slowly trickle down his spine. His breath quickens and he can ...
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Undervalued Doesn’t Begin to Describe This Stock

Tuesday, February 19, 2008 | Warren Bevan (warrenbevan)

This sunny winter morning has my spirits high as I peruse the mountains above and the Junior and Exploration stocks belo...
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Want to Increase Your Odds of Success - Enormously?

Tuesday, February 19, 2008 | Chris Rowe

I recently wrote an article for you about selling naked puts.  It was a big hit because it's perfect for this kind ...
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Worst business idea a friend has ever asked you to invest in ?

Friday, February 15, 2008 | Natasha (ghostship.blackparrot)

The worst business idea was to open a business with my money . I said no can do .Business is always done with othe...
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A joint partnership in an oil and gas drilling project in Texas

Friday, February 15, 2008 | Gene Eplett (gwepl)

This was both the worst and best investment I ever made. I invested about $260k in the first well and it proved to be a...
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A new engineering company

Friday, February 15, 2008 | Carl (cnbhorst)

A good engineer and two draftsmen decided to start an engineering company. Their qualifications were good engineers and...
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Bear Markets: Are We Making It Too Easy For Them To Develop?

Friday, February 15, 2008 | Ethan Roberts (fuss1)

My Step Mother called me the other day and reported anxiously that she had lost over $5000 in the stock market in just a...
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In Sales, Personality Counts

Friday, February 15, 2008 | Amanda (ingridann)

I had a good friend who worked in Los Angeles as a makeup artist for many years. He was really good at his job, but was...
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The Family Took the Hit

Friday, February 15, 2008 | Just Another Reader (cariboolean)

Sometimes a good idea can be terrible if the timing and location aren't right.My brother and sister-in-law had an idea t...
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The Worst Business Idea Ever Hatched

Friday, February 15, 2008 | Dylan Jovine

The Tycoon Report wouldn't be called "The #1 investing newsletter in America today" if it wasn't for readers l...
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Timing mean's alot .

Friday, February 15, 2008 | Rocky (RockyC6967)

I once invested in a local bar. Most of the customers were in walking distance. The building was owned by a Voleenter Fi...
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We Saw The Life

Friday, February 15, 2008 | Chris Rowe (chris.rowe)

I'm going to have to go against the grain here and not give the exact answer you're looking for. I'm going to talk NOT ...
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Worst investment offer from a friend

Friday, February 15, 2008 | (kjackson)

A friend was starting an online "doctor's referral" He was a doctor with no business experience and no internet knowledg...
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Worst Pitch from a Friend: Multi-Level Marketing

Friday, February 15, 2008 | (cliffcada)

I lived most of my life in a country where most people only knew of saving money in banks through CDs (time deposits, we...
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How to make this "love stock" pay for your Valentine's Day gift

Thursday, February 14, 2008 | Jason Jovine

Today is Valentine’s Day!!! So for all of you who still have not bought your significant other a present, I am sur...
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Earnings Rundown: Are Stocks Gaining Traction?

Wednesday, February 13, 2008 | Wall Street Strategies (laurac)

Corporate earnings are beginning to resonate and stoke the market higher; albeit results continue to be seriously oversh...
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Managing Risk

Wednesday, February 13, 2008 | Teeka Tiwari

I’ve had a lot of new readers of the Tycoon Report contact me wanting to know how much they should be putting into...
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The Opportunity of a Lifetime

Wednesday, February 13, 2008 | Warren Bevan (warrenbevan)

With the recent downdraft in the indices, an opportunity to get back into the precious metal’s junior and explorat...
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China: Be Cautious Where You Invest! Part 2

Tuesday, February 12, 2008 | John M (jmicheline)

In Part 1, I discussed China’s political situation and economic perception. In Part 2, I will take a closer look a...
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Chris Rowe's Thoughts on 2008

Tuesday, February 12, 2008 | Chris Rowe

A question from one of the members of The Trend Rider inspired me to write today's article.  The question was about...
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Urban Outfitters Defying Odds

Tuesday, February 12, 2008 | Wall Street Strategies (laurac)

On February 7, Urban Outfitters Inc. (ticker symbol: URBN) announced preliminary sales results for its 4Q`08 reporting p...
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Yahoo! Rejects Microsoft

Tuesday, February 12, 2008 | Wayne Mulligan

As I'm sure you know, Microsoft and Yahoo! have been making a ton of headlines for the last week.  After both found...
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A One-Two Punch That is Frightening!

Friday, February 8, 2008 | Ethan Roberts (fuss1)

Two stories I saw on television in the past few days have left me feeling quite nervous. The first was an unusually som...
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China, real estate, and your portfolio

Friday, February 8, 2008 | Editor in Chief

Note from the Editor: Many thanks to Ethan and John for contributing such good articles to the member section of www.the...
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China: Be Cautious Where You Invest! Part 1

Friday, February 8, 2008 | John M (jmicheline)

I am finally just completely amazed by the blind eye shown towards China by the financial community. Speaking to one of...
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Can you still profit from the Microsoft / Yahoo deal?

Thursday, February 7, 2008 | Jason Jovine

Before I touch on what relates to your pocketbook, I want to say that a Tycoon reader of ours is going through a very ch...
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Four Steps to Making Real Estate Millions

Wednesday, February 6, 2008 | Teeka Tiwari

One of the biggest wealth building opportunities of my life time came and went between 1991 and 1995. I was a nineteen y...
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TickerHound Celebrities

Wednesday, February 6, 2008 | Wayne Mulligan

I wanted to make a little announcement here today – this is the first anybody is hearing about it... in fact, I ha...
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Something New in the Tycoon Report

Tuesday, February 5, 2008 | Wayne Mulligan

We’ve done something different in the Tycoon Report today – can you figure out what it is? In case you miss...
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What does it mean?

Tuesday, February 5, 2008 | Helmut (engcomp)

I posted this question previously but somehow the article never appeared.Deposit-taking institutions must have capital r...
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Why this is an HISTORIC Buying Opportunity in the Stock Market for You

Tuesday, February 5, 2008 | Chris Rowe

I have written a number of articles talking about the "Bullish Percent Index" which is the grand daddy of inte...
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How to destroy a company and make a billion

Monday, February 4, 2008 | Dylan Jovine

TODAY I'M GOING TO ACCOMPLISH A GOAL I'VE ONLY DARED TO DREAM ABOUT ACCOMPLISHING IN MY LIFETIME. No, I haven't develop...
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Psychics, Fortune Tellers and Investment Advisors

Monday, February 4, 2008 | Wayne Mulligan

You may be looking at the title of this article and scratching your head wondering: what do Psychics, Fortune Tellers an...
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Albert Einstein, technical analysis and your portfolio

Friday, February 1, 2008 | Dylan Jovine

WHAT CAN EINSTEIN'S THEORY OF RELATIVITY TEACH US ABOUT TRADING STOCKS? That's a question I've been asking ever since I...
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Big Deal! Yahoooooo...To A Certain Degree

Friday, February 1, 2008 | Wall Street Strategies (laurac)

Microsoft (MSFT), one of the smartest companies on the planet, is willing to pay a 62% premium for a company that has he...
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Let's have some fun - It's Friday!

Friday, February 1, 2008 | Wayne Mulligan

Let’s Have a Little Fun Ok, I’m taking a bit of a risk here, but what the heck – TickerHound is meant...
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Mastercard Smart & Strong International Play

Friday, February 1, 2008 | Wall Street Strategies (laurac)

Unlike other credit card companies that have reported earnings thus far in the fourth quarter (namely Capital One and Am...
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Three Homebuilding Stocks Get Legs

Friday, February 1, 2008 | Wall Street Strategies (laurac)

The homebuilders are all moving up big, seemingly as a residual effect from this week’s rate cut. Pulte Homes reported...
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How to grade your financial advisor...

Thursday, January 31, 2008 | Jason Jovine

I literally speak with people on a daily basis that are virtually clueless about how to accurately rate the performance ...
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Who Can Answer These Questions?

Thursday, January 31, 2008 | Wayne Mulligan

I found a handful of pretty tough questions on the site yesterday.  They might have a couple of answers already, bu...
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My Favorite Questions

Wednesday, January 30, 2008 | Wayne Mulligan

Wow, we had some great questions on the site yesterday!  I can’t tell you how much enjoyment I get out of rea...
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Three stocks that you need to look at right now!

Wednesday, January 30, 2008 | Teeka Tiwari

With much fanfare, eBay announced yesterday that they will be lowering their listing fees, shoring up online security an...
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Why you should avoid this (very popular) stock like the plague

Tuesday, January 29, 2008 | Chris Rowe

I look at both the fundamental and the technical picture when considering stocks to take either bullish or bearish posit...
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Christmas in February!

Tuesday, January 29, 2008 | Ethan Roberts (fuss1)

For all of you who love the holiday season, especially Christmas, you are about to have a special treat in 2008. This y...
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Game Is Off For THQ

Tuesday, January 29, 2008 | Wall Street Strategies (laurac)

On January 23, THQ Inc. (ticker symbol: THQI) announced updated financial guidance for its 3Q`08 and 4Q`08 reporting per...
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Invest Like a Chinese General

Tuesday, January 29, 2008 | Wayne Mulligan

I bet you weren't expecting to see a TickerHound column here today.  Well, that's because this is the first week of...
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Investing in Homebuilders: What to Do Now That the Government is on Our Side

Tuesday, January 29, 2008 | Wall Street Strategies (laurac)

Tuesday the 22nd was a big day for homebuilders, and the economy as a whole for that matter. The Federal Reserve’s eme...
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YRC Worldwide: Is the worst over?

Tuesday, January 29, 2008 | Wall Street Strategies (laurac)

In our previous report of YRCW on January 9, we reiterated our underweight recommendation on the stock as a result of an...
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Why this is the most dangerous investing week of the year!

Monday, January 28, 2008 | Dylan Jovine

JUST A QUICK NOTE FROM US HERE AT THE TYCOON REPORT. This week promises to be the busiest economic week for the entire ...
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It is the Collateral.... How we keep missing the impact of the Housing Bubble

Sunday, January 27, 2008 | J E Amaro (josue.amaro)

Today 60 Minutes had a piece on the "subprime meltdown". I found it a bit shallow, and to a large extent misleading. M...
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Learn To Trust Your Gut!

Sunday, January 27, 2008 | Ethan Roberts (fuss1)

In the world of investing, just as in other areas of life, a person often gets an intuitive feeling about something. We...
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The Secret to Investing Like a Professional

Friday, January 25, 2008 | Dylan Jovine

I COULD TELL IT WAS GONNA BE ONE OF THOSE MORNINGS AS SOON AS I WOKE UP You know the type of morning I'm talking about....
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A Trade You Can Make Right Now

Thursday, January 24, 2008 | Jason Jovine

The Federal Reserve is set to meet on January 30th. Many thought that would be the day they would cut interest rates. Wa...
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The Secret to Investing Like a Professional

Thursday, January 24, 2008 | Charles Payne (djovine)

(Note from the editor: On the morning the market dropped 300 points I spoke with my friend Charles Payne, C.E.O. of Wall...
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Selling Naked Puts - A Great Way to Buy Battered Stocks!

Wednesday, January 23, 2008 | Chris Rowe

This is the bloodiest market we've seen in over 5 years, and there will be times when you want to step in and buy stocks...
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Coach Gets Bagged

Wednesday, January 23, 2008 | Wall Street Strategies (laurac)

Quarterly Snapshot Today, Coach Inc. (ticker symbol: COH) announced its 2Q`08 financial results. The company recorded n...
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Ethan Allen Holds It Own

Wednesday, January 23, 2008 | Wall Street Strategies (laurac)

Today, Ethan Allen Interiors Inc. (ticker symbol: ETH) announced its 2Q`08 financial results. The company recorded net ...
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Happy Birthday TickerHound!

Wednesday, January 23, 2008 | Wayne Mulligan

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO TICKERHOUND! The site has officially turned 1 month old!  We sent out our very first launch anno...
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Is it Time to Buy?

Wednesday, January 23, 2008 | Teeka Tiwari

I was on the Fox Business channel yesterday morning, and while waiting to go on, I watched our Treasury Secretary Hank P...
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Selling Naked Puts - GREAT way to buy battered stocks!

Tuesday, January 22, 2008 | Chris Rowe (chris.rowe)

This is the bloodiest market we've seen in over 5 years. There will be times when you want to step in and buy stocks at ...
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Short Term Dividend Capture Strategy

Tuesday, January 22, 2008 | KLong (kenlong33)

I know that Chris recomends selling front month options that are out of the money. This is a great strategy for selling ...
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Take-Two Sitting Pretty for 2008

Tuesday, January 22, 2008 | Wall Street Strategies (laurac)

Take-Two Interactive Software Inc. (ticker symbol: TTWO) shares have made a decisive move lower since the company last r...
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What Lies on the Road Ahead for Trucking Stocks?

Tuesday, January 22, 2008 | Wall Street Strategies (laurac)

Financial companies have received most of the talk in the media lately, but the wheels that really drive the economy are...
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Real Estate in the Real World

Friday, January 18, 2008 | Ethan Roberts (fuss1)

Being involved in the Real Estate market, I read almost everything that is written about the state of the real estate ma...
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The Mistake that Could Derail China

Friday, January 18, 2008 | Teeka Tiwari

It’s good to know that in the realm of mistake making that we are not alone. China has a long history of stealing ...
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Any Given Trading Day

Thursday, January 17, 2008 | John M (jmicheline)

Any Given Trading Day By John Micheline 2008 started with 5 straight down days. Is this an early indication of the ...
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Breaking Down the NAHB/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index

Thursday, January 17, 2008 | Wall Street Strategies (laurac)

Shares in the homebuilding sector were up a cumulative 5% January 16 with a little help from the National Association of...
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End Result Still The Same

Thursday, January 17, 2008 | Wall Street Strategies (laurac)

After spending a lifetime rooting for the underdog I should have been mentally prepared for the market to close lower ag...
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Guess Defies Questions

Thursday, January 17, 2008 | Wall Street Strategies (laurac)

Given our store level observations throughout the holiday shopping season of specialty apparel companies, the news from ...
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How to Profit From a Real Estate Meltdown

Thursday, January 17, 2008 | Chris Rowe

Today I'll give you one way to profit from the Real Estate Meltdown. Here's a topic that really hits home.  So muc...
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Magna International: What will 2008 look like for the auto parts giant?

Thursday, January 17, 2008 | Wall Street Strategies (laurac)

On January 16, Magna International (ticker: MGA) released its financial outlook for full year 2008. The results receive...
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A Lesson from the Subprime Mess

Wednesday, January 16, 2008 | Wayne Mulligan

The Lesson... What a week, what a week! ChaosNantuko asked the question that I’ve been dying to see someone ask ...
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Bebe Misses Bull’s-Eye

Wednesday, January 16, 2008 | Wall Street Strategies (laurac)

The troubles at Bebe Stores Inc. (ticker symbol: BEBE) continued during the holiday selling season as evidenced by its l...
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Carnage

Wednesday, January 16, 2008 | Wall Street Strategies (laurac)

Remorse1. Deep and painful regret for wrongdoing2. Pity; compassion3. Moral anguish arising from repentance for past dee...
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Carnage

Wednesday, January 16, 2008 | Wall Street Strategies (laurac)

There is a lot of remorse these days, leaving the stock market vulnerable and in a state of pity. The rare rally has bee...
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Quiksilver is Pulled Out to Sea

Wednesday, January 16, 2008 | Wall Street Strategies (laurac)

The financial tide continues to pull further out to sea for Quiksilver Inc. (ticker symbol: ZQK), and as one would expec...
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Who's Your Financial Daddy?

Wednesday, January 16, 2008 | Dylan Jovine

SINGAPORE INVESTMENT CORP.  KOREAN INVESTMENT CORP.  KUWAIT INVESTMENT AUTHORITY.  MIZCHO CORPORATE BANK....
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Costco Could Crack

Tuesday, January 15, 2008 | Wall Street Strategies (laurac)

Costco Wholesale Corp. (ticker symbol: COST) again recorded the most impressive sales performance amongst its large box ...
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The Investing and Trading Temperament

Tuesday, January 15, 2008 | Jason Jovine

Housecleaning... I recommended Citigroup (Symbol: C) last Tuesday at just over $28 per share.  At that price, I b...
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BJ’s Wholesale: Something Is A Little Fishy

Monday, January 14, 2008 | Wall Street Strategies (laurac)

BJ’s Wholesale Club Inc. (ticker symbol: BJ) recorded another month of positive comparable store sales (or comps, whic...
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Keep an Eye Out for December Housing Data

Monday, January 14, 2008 | Wall Street Strategies (laurac)

Until a few days ago, homebuilder stocks had been taking a much needed breath of fresh air above their 50-day moving ave...
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