Contributing Editors' Blog Entries

MoneyMcbags's picture

When All Else Fails, Just Buy The Dip

The market was down strong in the morning as both fears of rising inflation in China and common sense seemed to hurt sentiment, but then...

Leo Kolivakis's picture

OMERS Eyes Shift into Private Market?

Michael Nobrega, chief executive of the Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System, has to figure out how to deploy about $20-billion into private investments in the next five years. Will he succeed?

Phoenix Capital Research's picture

The Biggest Lie in Finance Today

Our esteemed Fed Chairman, now claims that QE has helped by raising stock prices. That was never a reason he listed for launching QE before. In fact, this is the first time he’s even mentioned this as a benefit (though everyone with a thinking brain knows that the Fed doesn’t give a hoot for anyone other than Wall Street which is why ALL of its moves were intended to help them juice the markets).

Bruce Krasting's picture

Side Deals

From the past to the present?

Bruce Krasting's picture

CIA Fun Facts

Some odds and ends from the "spooks".

Reggie Middleton's picture

Blackberries Lost More Market Share Than We Bearishly Anticipated While RIMM's Share Price Spikes: Is It Time To Revisit the Bear Thesis?

Market Share Research in Motion's market share has actually eroded far more than even my bearish estimates, yet it's share price has spiked nearly 30%. This was a profitable short in 2010 and the bear story has not changed. If anything, it has been affirmed and is stronger than ever. Let's take a closer look at the 3rd quarter market share metrics.

ilene's picture

F’ing Dip Thursdsay – Do We Buy It?

"just borrow money at this ridiculous low interest rate and just buy the f'ing dip."

williambanzai7's picture


"I have known strong minds, with imposing, undoubting, Cobbet-like manners; but I have never met a great mind of this sort. The truth is a great mind must be androgynous."--Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Pivotfarm's picture

Trade Against The 90% That Lose Money 20th Jan

Retail traders are notoriously wrong at picking market direction/tops and bottoms. Most retail traders very naturally seem to adopt a counter-trend stance and this offers very accurate signals for individuals looking to trade against this group. This daily report is designed to help traders focus their efforts on higher probability pairs.

MoneyMcbags's picture

Market Goes Down on Earnings, Did it Swallow Idea that the Economy is Improving?

The market sold off today as earnings were more mixed than...

Leo Kolivakis's picture

Overhaul for California’s Underfunded Pensions?

Are California's giant pensions about to be overhauled?

Anal_yst's picture

Words You Seldom - If Ever - See In the Financial Media

From the WSJ's article about record flows into equity funds "Here Comes the Dumb Money!" (I totally dig the title btw!):

Jack H Barnes's picture

China devalues US buying power by 30%, Protects US Treasury Holdings

China The trade imbalance between the US and China, a hot button between the nations for the last decade or so, is finally going to start to stabilize in the summer of 2011. However, it is doing so with a de facto devaluation of the US dollar and its buying power.

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