Monthly Archives: March 2011

Market Psychology at the End of Q1-2011

The markets have been on a tear for seven months now, ever since Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke explicitly encouraged speculative activity in late August of last year with the somewhat radical expedient of a second round of quantitative easing (QE2).  … Continue reading

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Japan Will Rise Again

The markets have been watching the nuclear emergency and tsunami aftermath in Japan very closely.  There are several things to take note of here.  First, Warren Buffet has commented that he wouldn’t be selling Japanese stocks right now.  That makes … Continue reading

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Letter: Protecting Portfolios During the Crisis

Dear Client(s): This is just a note to update you on what we are doing to handle the market’s reaction to the crises in the Middle East-North Africa (MENA) region and the earthquake/tsunami/nuclear emergency in Japan.  Today’s news about Japan’s … Continue reading

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A Plethora of Problems

The markets are now watching four main areas of concern.  The first is of course the oil market’s volatility resulting from the Arab Awakening in the Middle East and North African (MENA) regions.  The second area of concern is the … Continue reading

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Seminar: China 3/17/11

Join us in our monthly market forum next Thursday, March 17 “China, the US, and the Global Recovery, Why China’s Success Story Could Be at Risk” The meeting will be at the Kitchi Gammi Club, 831 E Superior Street in … Continue reading

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Oil Spike Scaring Markets

The markets are watching three main areas of concern this week.  The first is of course the oil market’s volatility resulting from the Arab Awakening in the Middle East and North African (MENA) regions.  The second area of concern is … Continue reading

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