Category Archive: Trades / Trade Ideas

COMING 2014 EXPLOSION: EU MONEY SUPPLY OR EU ITSELF?

EU: Print Free Or Die In 2014?  Here’s Why, Its Options, And How To Protect Yourself And Profit   The following is a partial summary of conclusions from our weekly fxempire.com  analysts’ meeting in which… Continue reading

ONE CHART SHOWS HOW EU’S OWN BANKS A FATAL THREAT 2014: Part 2

Lessons, Conclusions, What To Do   The following is Part 2 of the article by the same title, in which we summarize conclusions and possible ways to act on them. It’s a partial… Continue reading

ONE CHART SHOWS HOW EU’S OWN BANKS A FATAL THREAT 2014: Part 1

Slow Death By EU Commercial Credit Deprivation Or Sudden Death By Systemic Bank Collapse? Explanation, Implied Risks, Ways To Protect Yourself And Profit   The following is a partial summary of conclusions from… Continue reading

September-Mid November Long/Short EURUSD Positioning: Observations & Conclusions

It’s useful to know what’s driving intermediate term trader positioning behind the EURUSD. Unlike shorter term traders who are in and out of their positions in a matter of hours or days, these… Continue reading

High Yield MLPs & mREITs Flashing Warning, Danger, & Opportunity

Observations And Lessons From The Controversy And Volatility Surrounding Linn Energy (LINE), Annaly Capital Management (NLY), And Kinder Morgan Energy Partners, L.P. (KMP) Over the past months there has been a noticeable spike… Continue reading

US DOLLAR SUMMER Q3 FORECAST PART 2: 3 REASONS TO BE BEARISH

The following is a continuation of part 1.   Here’s what could reverse the USF’s bullish prognosis for the rest of Q3.   1. Appearance of Genuine Progress Towards An EU Crisis Resolution… Continue reading

US DOLLAR SUMMER Q3 FORECAST PART 1: 8 REASONS TO BE BULLISH

Europe, Global Slowdown, and Little Competition In The Hot Safe Haven Currency Niche As we enter the heart of Q3, and we’re past the influence of the initial false euphoria over the Spain… Continue reading

SORRY MARIO, HERE’S WHY THE EU IS FINISHED

In 5 easy pieces Cut past all the talk Here’s a helpful reminder, after ECB President Draghi’s latest attempt to jawbone markets higher and restore calm about the EU. Cut past all the… Continue reading

PRIOR WEEK: 17 REASONS TO FADE THE EU SUMMIT EUPHORIA RALLY

Last week, the only real market mover was speculation about the EU summit. Ok, US housing and some other data points might have provided a brief excuse for some movement, but that’s all.… Continue reading

THREE REASONS TO PANIC ABOUT SPAIN, EU, AND RAMIFICATIONS

Lessons from the prior week’s market movers While concerns about Greece, Italy, and China loomed in the background, the two primary market movers last week were: Lack of Confidence In The Spain Bank… Continue reading