Month: February 2011

TDI Podcast 201 – The Commodity Trade with Tommy “G”

Guest: Thomas Grisafi, Indiana Grain Company. We talk about the crazy action in the pits, new margin requirements and the trend that has the world population in an uproar. Is this going to last? Are we going to see oil at $120, $130 or even $200? Where are food prices...

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Links and Reading for February 26th

Some of the more interesting and important items for February 26th :

Google: Grow or die John Dvorak’s Second Opinion – MarketWatch – Google Inc. does two things well. Search for things and sell ads by the boatloads.<br />
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Everything else is ancillary and at best a loss leader....

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Housing Starts Are Horrendous, Employment is …

See that “little” down tick to the right of the chart below? That is the loest piont in the last 4 decades. Yes, we are see in a housing depression and the fact is that there is still too much backlog and way too much overall inventory.

What does this mean...

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Links and Reading for February 25th

Some of the more interesting and important items for February 25th :

Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac Seek $3.1 Billion Amid Improved Earnings – Bloomberg – Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae, the mortgage-finance companies operating under U.S. conservatorship, requested another $3.1 billion in Treasury Department aid as they reported quarterly earnings reflecting...

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