Month: April 2012

Manufacturing Trends are Slowing

By almost any measure, there is a slowdown in manufacturing here and abroad. Clearly the lack of stimulus and the forces austerity in Europe is starting to show through. In addition, as we have been noticing, both business ans wholesale inventory levels have been rising and while that is good...

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Market Trend Indicator: Upgraded to Uptrend

Our proprietary Market Trend Indicator (MTI) has been upgraded. Just a few short weeks ago, the market started to slide and the indicator quickly signaled a Strong Downtrend.

As of Friday’s close, that changed to a market Uptrend.

The MTIs we use:

Strong Downtrend
Strong Uptrend

When this condition is...

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Economics To Watch This Week – Important Numbers Ahead

There are many areas to watch this week as some of the seasonal trends may have come to an end. Several key manufacturing reports will be in focus in the early part of the week and the big daddy NFP Payroll report will be coming on Friday.

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Sunday Fun: The Most Expensive Cigars in the World

I found a great article that just had to be a Sunday Fun piece. But $1,500 for one cigar? That is one expensive stogie…

Ever wondered how much the 10 most expensive cigars in the world will set you back? As anyone who regularly smokes cigars can tell you, the hobby...

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