Monthly Archives: March 2010

Mauldin Looks at Forecast of U.S. Stock Returns

Download 2010-3-29 US stock market returns – what is in store   Based on the above research findings, with the S&P 500 Index's current ten-year normalized PE of 20.3 and ten-year normalized dividend yield of 2.1%, investors should be aware … Continue reading

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Hedge Funds Too Big to Succeed?

BusinessWeek: Paulson’s $32 Billion Funds Prompt Too-Big-to-Succeed Concerns The world’s largest hedge funds are approaching their previous peak assets after recovering from their worst-ever losses and investor outflows in 2008. They are benefiting from a shift by pension funds and … Continue reading

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Faster, Faster: High Tech Hits the NYSE Floor

Download 2010-3-29 Market Makers Go High Tech – WSJ.com Hoping to harness the tech savvy of the high-frequency traders who have eaten away at its business, the New York Stock Exchange is bringing one of the biggest computer-driven firms onto … Continue reading

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Jeff Berry on TV News for his Mentoring Program

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In-depth on Hedge Fund Avenue Capital

Download 2010-3-27 Avenue Capital's Chief: Don't Call Him a 'Vulture' – WSJ.com Mr. Lasry's firm buys up debt of troubled companies, with hopes of big profits when those firms, and their bonds and bank debt, return to health. "A lot … Continue reading

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Day Traders, 2010

NYT: Day Traders 2.0: Wired, Angry and Loving It IT is hard to say how many day traders are currently plying their craft, if that is the right word, in this country. Brokerage firms track the activity and demographics of … Continue reading

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Covered Calls Strategy — Buy Write ETFs

Download 2010-1-14 Wary Traders Pursue 'Buy-Write' Strategy – WSJ.com Seeking Alpha: Buy-Write ETFs: Minimizing the Market's Angst

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Harvard Senior Explains CDO Meltdown

Download 2010-3-16 This Thesis Got An 'A' in CDOs – WSJ.com Download 2009-3-19 Harvard The Story of the CDO Market Meltdown Buried in the acknowledgments of the just released "The Big Short," Michael Lewis's yarn about the financial crisis, the … Continue reading

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Private Equity Is Suffering From a Lasting Hangover

Download 2010-3-23 Private Equity's Lasting Hangover – WSJ.com U.S. leveraged-buyout volume dropped from almost $200 billion in the second quarter of 2007 to just $5 billion two years later, according to Dealogic. On the flip side, opportunities to realize profits, … Continue reading

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New Economic Dashboard

 

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