Month: July 2012

TDI Podcast: Curzio on Natural Gas, Gold and Small Caps (#271)

In this episode, Frank Curzio provides some of his insight on the global markets, small caps and natural gas plays. He also explains why he thinks that Microsoft (MSFT) may be a decent company to own at this time. A few junior gold-miners are explored and what energy stocks to...

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Consumer Confidence – Peeps Have the Blahs

It was another disappointing report out of the University of Michigan this month. Confidence has been trending down over the the last few months, while current conditions are somewhat stable.

The problems/headiness out of Europe and the negative economic news is clearly putting a damper on confidence. However, that did not...

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Import Prices Plunge – More QE Ammunition!!!

Import prices took a turn lower this month – much lower in fact. The price of energy had much to do with it, but the fact that the trend is moving lower can be seen in two ways.

First, the cost of goods to manufacture is dropping and that can be...

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Tracking FedEx Shipments as a Forward Indicator

Bloomberg puts out several daily commentary and research pieces. One of those that always catches my attention is the Economic Brief. We spoke with Bloomberg Economist, Joseph Brusuelas a couple of weeks back and recently chatted with Richard Yamarone on a TDI podcast.

Richard has done some outstanding work and this...

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Webinar: Market Trend Indicator (MTI)

TriggerPoint Research is holding a series of webinars/classes. In each, there will be an explanation of the powerful algorithms that help to provide the setups for entry and exit for a position. No more guessing, no more stodgy trend lines. or simplistic crossovers.

The next class t is scheduled...

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