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China’s Long and Winding Road

China’s Long and Winding Road

John Thomas September 7, 2017 Comments Off on China’s Long and Winding Road

In the wake of the latest round of pro democracy demonstrations in China, I spent the evening speaking to Gao Jie, a Beijing civil judge who left the bench to join China’s growing environmental

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Seven Reasons to Buy Charles Schwab

Seven Reasons to Buy Charles Schwab

John Thomas September 6, 2017 Comments Off on Seven Reasons to Buy Charles Schwab

I think the nimble investor can pick up shares of online broker Charles Schwab (SCHW) and gain an outsized return. That’s assuming that the current correction in the stock market remains in single digits,

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Tax Cut Party

Tax Cut Party

John Thomas September 5, 2017 Comments Off on Tax Cut Party

It’s party time! Never mind that taxes cuts will be greatly diluted, and probably won’t happen well into 2018. The mere whiff of the prospect that Uncle Sam’s take is about to be shaved

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Are You in the 1%?

Are You in the 1%?

John Thomas September 1, 2017 Comments Off on Are You in the 1%?

I have been in the much-talked about, and often most despised 1% for most of my adult life. I started my relentless march towards wealth and financial independence when I was 11 years old

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The Death of the Car

The Death of the Car

John Thomas August 31, 2017 Comments Off on The Death of the Car

One of the goals of the Diary of a Mad Hedge Fund Trader is to identify major changes in the global economy early enough to get investors into the impacted shares early. The death

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Why You Should Avoid the Cryptocurrencies

Why You Should Avoid the Cryptocurrencies

John Thomas August 30, 2017 Comments Off on Why You Should Avoid the Cryptocurrencies

Now that bitcoin has hit another new all time high at $4,385, I am starting to get deluged with questions from readers as to whether it is not too late to buy.My answer is

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Why the Next Fed Governor Will Superheat the Economy

Why the Next Fed Governor Will Superheat the Economy

John Thomas August 29, 2017 Comments Off on Why the Next Fed Governor Will Superheat the Economy

It is looking increasingly likely that the next Fed governor is about to return on a super accommodative monetary policy. Call it QE5. The impact on your trading account or retirement account could be

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Blame It All On The Risk Parity Traders!

Blame It All On The Risk Parity Traders!

John Thomas August 8, 2017 Comments Off on Blame It All On The Risk Parity Traders!

Investment advisors everywhere are bemoaning the shenanigans of high frequency traders, offshore hedge funds, and the Chinese for the recent volatility of the market that has been scaring the living daylights out of their

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How to Shop for a New Broker

How to Shop for a New Broker

John Thomas August 1, 2017 Comments Off on How to Shop for a New Broker

Occasionally I hear from subscribers to the flagship publication of Mad Hedge Fund Trader, Global Trading Dispatch, that they can’t execute one of my market beating ‘Trade Alerts’ because broker commissions will eat up

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Why Are Stocks and Bonds Both Rising?

Why Are Stocks and Bonds Both Rising?

John Thomas July 28, 2017 Comments Off on Why Are Stocks and Bonds Both Rising?

The Q2 GDP figure of 1.2% recently released by the Department of Commerce couldn”t have been more dismal. In fact, these are only the latest in a series of subpar numbers stretching back a

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