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Using Basket Trading to Get Ahead of the Herd

Written by on July 18, 2007 in Absolute Must Reads, Trading School with 3 Comments
Using Basket Trading to Get Ahead of the Herd

Wall Street has been advocating diversification forever.  I have my cynical reasons why, but that’s a story for a different day.  However, in certain sectors diversification is necessary.  Gold mining is a great example.  I have been trading these stocks for a number of years.  Apparently a 10-15% meltdown, when least expected, is part of […]

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100 Stocks to Combat Rising Food Prices

Written by on July 11, 2007 in Absolute Must Reads, Investing with 3 Comments
100 Stocks to Combat Rising Food Prices

The government’s big ethanol push is driving up the prices of everything including a night at the movies.  I just heard on the news that the price of popcorn has increased due to higher corn prices as more corn is being used to produce ethanol.  It is time to think like an investor and put […]

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How I Made Eric Bolling’s Agricultural Stock Play My Own

Written by on June 27, 2007 in Absolute Must Reads, Investing with 1 Comment
How I Made Eric Bolling’s Agricultural Stock Play My Own

On Thursday, June 15, the Admiral, Eric Bolling, of CNBC’s Fast Money, presented an update to his Agricultural Stock trade (Ag Play).  To capitalize on the trend of higher commodity prices allowing farmers to spend more money on new equipment, higher yielding seeds and better fertilizers – he constructed a four stock portfolio.  The stocks […]

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Eric Bolling’s Agriculture Stock Play: Is it Too Late?

Written by on June 20, 2007 in Absolute Must Reads, Investing with 4 Comments
Eric Bolling’s Agriculture Stock Play:  Is it Too Late?

My jaw hit the ground last week when Eric Bolling, of CNBC’s Fast Money, stated that his agriculture play was up 59% year to date.  It hit the floor a second time when he mentioned how he was playing the sector.  I have been trading commodity stocks for awhile, primarily gold, energy and base metal […]

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Stalking a Trade Thru the Eyes of a Trader

Written by on June 19, 2007 in Absolute Must Reads, Trading School with 0 Comments
Stalking a Trade Thru the Eyes of a Trader

I am often asked how I determine entries and exits for my trades.  Let’s take a look at a real time example and walk through the process.  It is currently 11:00 AM New York Time on Tuesday June 19, 2007. First and most importantly, I determine how much risk I am willing to take on a trade.  […]

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The 100 Most Inspirational Personal Finance Turnaround Stories Online

Written by on June 13, 2007 in Absolute Must Reads, Time & Money News with 2 Comments

I just received notification that I was included on the Top 100 Most Inspirational Personal Finance Turnaround Stories Online List.  That’s a mouthful.  This is the second time that I have been included in a top 100 list.  It is always exciting to be recognized in any manner.  It means that you are making a […]

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The New ‘Four Horseman’ of Technology: Cramer Likes My Stock Picks

Written by on June 13, 2007 in Absolute Must Reads, Investing with 2 Comments

I am sure that many of you watch or have watched CNBC’s Mad Money with Jim Cramer.  Personally I think the screaming and boo-yaas are a little much, but I do watch it on occasion.  I like Fast Money much better – it comes on a couple hours later.  I am quite honored, because it looks like old Cramer […]

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Introducing The Big Spend Portfolio

Written by on May 30, 2007 in Absolute Must Reads, Portfolio Update with 0 Comments

As an entrepreneur, I am constantly thinking in terms of opportunities.  A little over a year ago my mother, who lives in Florida, had a car accident.  She had a visiting nurse come in for a few weeks and I thought what a great business this would be.  With an aging population, especially in Florida, […]

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