Use access key #2 to skip to page content.

October 2009



11.10.09 - Don't panic folks, let me explain!

October 28, 2009 – Comments (20) | RELATED TICKERS: GME

Alstry has brought another auspicious number to our attention, no doubt a brilliant vision which bubbled up through his neurons - only visible to Alstry due to his intense devotion to posting google news reports of unemployment on CAPS three times a day.    [more]



Do you like getting your news from a newspaper in you can hold in your hand?

October 17, 2009 – Comments (9) | RELATED TICKERS: NYT

I love newspapers, and always will love newspapers.  Something about just flipping through a set of papers that arrives every day is just... relaxing to me.  And, for me, newspapers (from a good news source such as NYTimes) are still the best way to get news on a variety of subjects.  [more]



DOW 10,000, soon S&P 1100 and then.. flattening of the markets.

October 14, 2009 – Comments (16)

We are just starting a positive earnings season of Q3, with good reports from Alcoa, Intel, and JP Morgan.  [more]



Lots of investing noise; and why I love the weak dollar!

October 11, 2009 – Comments (6)

In the last several weeks, I've seen plenty of CAPS and Mainstream Media writers decry the rising market, and post their passionate diatribes on why the market prices must be overvalued.  Among their common arguments are: a) the economy is weaker than the news is saying, b) there are hidden dangers about to be unleashed (think Alstry and the MOAP 9.09 fiasco), c) other countries are about to abandon US currency leading to an economic collapse, d) unemployment is the true leading indicator.  [more]



Headlines: "Investors wait for the earnings bottom" and "Alcoa Posts Surprise"

October 07, 2009 – Comments (4) | RELATED TICKERS: AA

Q3 Earnings Season started today with a bang!  Alcoa posted a surprise profit in Q3, rather than the consensus loss.  [more]



Next Weds Highlight is Alcoa Earnings

October 02, 2009 – Comments (6)

Alcoa is a good marker for industrial demand, and next Wednesday afternoon, they will announce their 3rd quarter earnings.    [more]

Featured Broker Partners