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Global Market Comments
July 24, 2014
Fiat Lux
Featured Trade:
(JAPAN TO LAUNCH IRA’S),
(DXJ), (FXY), (YCS),
(KISS THAT UNION JOB GOODBYE)
WisdomTree Japan Hedged Equity (DXJ)
CurrencyShares Japanese Yen ETF (FXY)
ProShares UltraShort Yen (YCS)

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The Japanese government has introduced the Individual Retirement Account for individual investors in Japan for the first time. The move is part of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s multifaceted efforts to revive Japan’s economy, and could unleash as much as $690 billion in net buying into Japanese equities by 2018.
The move was inspired American IRA’s, which were first introduced in…

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Those of you counting on getting your old union assembly line job back in Detroit can forget it.
The eight year forecast published by the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows that 4.19 million jobs will be gained in the US in professional and business services, followed by 4 million health care and social assistance jobs, while 1.2 million will be…

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MARKET ROUNDUP
Dow -26.91 to 17,086.63
S&P 500 +3.48 to 1,987.01
Nasdaq +17.68 to 4,473.70
10-YR Yield -.002 to 2.464%
Gold -$0.80 to $1,305.50
Crude Oil +$0.61 to $103

Dump your junk!
It’s a mantra that’ll help you clear out the clutter in your garage, your attic and your life. And it’s also one investors sure seem to be taking

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Mike Burnick

Determining an individual’s tolerance for risk is the most important element to investing. We can all shoot for the moon with our individual picks, but do they fit into our portfolios, given our true risk profiles? An essential question this is oft unasked.
In this respect, I saw an article this week about a financial-advisory firm’s investment in a project

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Apple Results In Line, But iPad Sales Slow
Do you love Apple? Or hate it passionately? Apple Inc. seems to have taken over Microsoft’s position as America’s favorite Love-Hate company, for both investors and for consumers. Today, people seem a little conflicted.
Apple’s shares were little changed in premarket activity after the company reported solid earnings in a report that,…

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Bill Hall

The alarm bells went off on Wall Street last week as Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen warned of a bubble in social media and biotech stocks. Indeed, in her public comments last week, Yellen stated that biotechnology valuations are “stretched, with ratios of prices to forward earnings remaining high relative to historical norms.”
Since her comments, the iShares Nasdaq Biotechnology

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Global Market Comments
July 23, 2014
Fiat Lux
Featured Trade:
(THE SECOND AMERICAN INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION),
(INDU), (SPY), (QQQ), (USO), (UNG), (GLD), (DBA),
(TESTIMONIAL)
Dow Jones Industrial Average (^DJI)
SPDR S&P 500 (SPY)
PowerShares QQQ (QQQ)
United States Oil (USO)
United States Natural Gas (UNG)
SPDR Gold Shares (GLD)
PowerShares DB Agriculture ETF (DBA)

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MARKET ROUNDUP
Dow +61.81 to 17,113.54
S&P 500 +9.90 to 1,983.53
Nasdaq +31.32 to 4,456.02
10-YR Yield -.008 to 2.466%
Gold -$6.90 to $1,307
Crude Oil -$0.17 to $104.42

Don’t look now … but the price of gasoline is EXPLODING. Gas prices surged 3.3 percent last month alone, according to the just-released Consumer Price Index. That was the single-biggest rise

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Here are the highlights of results reported by major companies today.
Comcast Gets Earnings Lift From Internet
Comcast Corp. posted a 15 percent gain in second-quarter profit, helped by higher revenue from web-connected customers. Comcast said profit hit $1.99 billion, or 76 cents a share, up from $1.73 billion, or 63 cents a share in the year-ago period. Revenue was…

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One of my biggest calls this year has been for the euro to break down. I very much went “all in” on that view around the time ECB President Mario Draghi kicked the legs out from under the euro stool back in early May.
Today, the currency is on the brink of a significant technical breakdown in the vicinity of…

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One of my biggest calls this year has been for the euro to break down. I very much went “all in” on that view around the time ECB President Mario Draghi kicked the legs out from under the euro stool back in early May.
Today, the currency is on the brink of a significant technical breakdown in the vicinity of…

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