Month: November 2012

Commitment Of Traders – Hedgies Wrong-footed Again?

Take a look at the latest COT report. Once again, it looks as though much of the thrust from last week was coming from a short-squeeze and performance chase. In particular, a big change in position was reported for the speculator – covering shorts and adding long exposure.

Notice that the...

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Report: Horowitz & Company’s Global Allocation Strategies

Horowitz & Company‘s Global Allocation Strategies employ multiple tactics providing flexibility and customization for client portfolios. The goal of this discussion is to provide a better understanding of how we attempt to mitigate risk while sharing some of our key investment philosophies and theories.

The basic tenets of Modern Portfolio Theory...

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Gigunda Couple of Weeks for Economic Data

Over the next couple of weeks we will have an enormous amount of eco data coming in. With this being the last week of the month, there will be a lot of attention paid to the manufacturing numbers as there have been some signs of stabilization from the recent trend...

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Wake up! The media and the pundits all talk about the fix for the Fiscal cliff. BUT THERE IS NO FIX!

Here is a radical idea: Raise interest rates in order to grow the economy. Sound ridiculous? We get into the reasoning. In this episode we also talk about shorting...

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Hain Celestial (HAIN) – Trashed by Barron’s (33% Plunge Coming?)

Back in early October, we looked at Hain Celestial (HAIN) as a potential short idea as the stock was looking as if it was trading heavy and the fundamental story was starting to show signs of slowing.

The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. is a natural and organic beverage, snack, specialty food,...

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