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Get Ready to Ignore November

As I’m writing this, the Mexican peso has rolled over and died. And what caused the currency to stumble like a drunken borracho who had one too many shots of

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Don’t Trust Your Gut: Trust a System

In August of 1971, Ray Dalio – now one of the most respected hedge fund billionaires on Wall Street – was a lowly clerk working on the Street. By coincidence,

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There’s Always A Buying Opportunity Somewhere

Love him or hate him, President Obama made one of the best stock market calls… ever! On March 3, 2009 he said, “Buying stocks is a potentially good deal.” Just

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A Savvy Trader Asks Himself These Questions First

One of my favorite movies of all time is Trading Places with Eddie Murphy and Dan Aykroyd. It was a comedy that took place during the heyday of 1980s commodities

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Beating the Market Comes Down to One Thing: Timing

The secret to beating the market is simple: just be in the right place, at the right time. I said simple, not easy. And if you’re still clenching academic theories,

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John Del Vecchio’s Stock Pick Trifecta

When I’m on the hunt for an investment opportunity, I want a company that pays ME first! In my last two pieces in Economy & Markets, I talked about the

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A Goat or a Rockstar?

On top of the world It ended up being our best trade ever. We banked a 225% profit in two months, turning $5,000 into $16,250. That’s $11,250 in cold-cash profits.

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You Suck Wind. We’re Here to Help.

Around Christmas 2012 I came into a chunky quarterly bonus about $5K more than I expected, which for me at the time was a small windfall. Just enough unexpected cash,

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Especially With Investing, Information Is Power

We started this week in the U.S., with the market’s Brexit losses a quickly fading memory and the Dow and S&P 500 up nearly 2% for the year. So, more

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Profiting From The Seasonal Shift In Energy Stocks

Adam O'Dell Energy stocks have been on a tear recently. The SDPR Energy Sector ETF (NYSE: XLE) gained a whopping 34% in less than five months, between January 20 and