Profiting from the Crisis in Europe

There’s no ignoring the European debt problems today. Real estate loan defaults are crippling a few Spanish banks, and the IMF has… Read more

Value is What You Get

I really, really don’t want to talk about the euro today. And I think I’ve made myself quite clear about oil prices…. Read more

The Oil Fallacy

Oil is holding above $86 a barrel. And yet analysts still cling to the notion that oil should be driven by the… Read more

Oil Pushes Higher

Few numbers have been released with as much fanfare and anticipation as last Friday’s Nonfarm Payrolls number. Is it any wonder that the number… Read more

Oil is a Coiled Spring

Stocks were following the game plan nicely yesterday. The dollar was down against the euro, and stocks and commodities were rallying nicely.  Read more

Germany and the euro

The S&P 500 moved back down for retest of 1,165 support/resistance point yesterday. That important level held, but it’s interesting to see… Read more

50% Off

That was quite a show Maguire Properties (NYSE:MPG) put on yesterday after it reported 4th quarter earnings. It opened down,… Read more

Google and China

The financial media is jumping to the conclusion that recent weakness for stock prices is related to the ongoing Greek bailout saga…. Read more

Anniversary, Part II

I suppose it’s fitting that futures should be down on the morning of… Read more