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Jack’s Wrap – Wild Week…QE3 Is Here To Stay……

Jack’s Wrap – Wild Week…QE3 Is Here To Stay……

A lot of anticipation is the way to explain the week that just passed. There were two major events to come as the week wore on

Indices Extend Rally

Indices Extend Rally

The stock market had an interesting day today as the indices had a strong thrust in the morning to take them to new multi-year highs.

Apolitical Blues Fed Onsides Kicks

Apolitical Blues Fed Onsides Kicks

Let me be the first to admit that I was wrong about the Fed not making a move until after the election.

Do ETFs With Cute Tickers Perform Better?

Do ETFs With Cute Tickers Perform Better?

It may not seem like much, but a stock’s ticker does have slight meaning in terms of how the shares perform right out of the gate

QE3: Ineffective Parachute for Fiscal Cliff

QE3: Ineffective Parachute for Fiscal Cliff

The Fed’s announcement to expand the asset purchase program with an additional $40 billion in mortgage-backed securities per month was a fairly aggressive step

Recession 2013 Is On the Way

Recession 2013 Is On the Way

If legendary investor Jim Rogers is right, not only is Recession 2013 unavoidable, it’s going to be a doozy

Five Must-Haves for Junior Mining Companies

Five Must-Haves for Junior Mining Companies

Aleksandra (Sasha) Bukacheva, a mining research analyst shares her list of likely targets and suitors in the zinc, copper and precious metals spaces.

Fed Comes Out With Latest Software Version; 3.0

Fed Comes Out With Latest Software Version; 3.0

The Fed launched what many are calling Quantitative Easing 3. Included in the announcement was that the pedal will be to the metal into 2015.

Two Telecom ETFs Outperforming the S&P 500

Two Telecom ETFs Outperforming the S&P 500

Telecom ETFs have, as of late, turned out to be huge winners this year amidst the ongoing broad market turmoil

Tactical Error: The Federal Reserve Uses Their Last Bullet

Tactical Error: The Federal Reserve Uses Their Last Bullet

Month after month and week after week, the market has popped one expectations that the Federal Reserve will do another round of Quantitative Easing

Afghanistan’s Natural Resources Could Spark Civil War

Afghanistan’s Natural Resources Could Spark Civil War

With the departure of NATO forces in 2014, security in Afghanistan is a major concern, and it is feared that its mineral wealth could trigger a civil war.

When The Fed Sparks A Rally To A Long-Term High

When The Fed Sparks A Rally To A Long-Term High

The basic finding was that when the market closed at a short-term high on a Fed Day, then it was likely to pull back over the next few days.

Key U.S. Dollar support and Euro resistance is at hand

Key U.S. Dollar support and Euro resistance is at hand

Joe Friday suggested the Dollar was due a decline on 6/28, because a bearish rising wedge was at hand and 80% Dollar bulls reflected in the chart below

Gold ETFs: Why Bid Ask Spreads Matter

Gold ETFs: Why Bid Ask Spreads Matter

Sometimes in the ETF world, products that appear similar can actually have very different returns.

QE-3 Euphoria Is Running Wild

QE-3 Euphoria Is Running Wild

This morning, the S&P 500 Index e-mini futures (ES-U2) are trading higher by 4.00 points to 1461.25 per contract.

Global Carbon Trading System on the Verge of Collapse

Global Carbon Trading System on the Verge of Collapse

The Clean Development Mechanism is designed to create funding to give poor countries access to new energy technologies; and it is on the verge of collapse

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