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Now What Do We Do About Apple?

Now What Do We Do About Apple?

John Thomas May 11, 2017 Comments Off on Now What Do We Do About Apple?

It is the world’s largest company. It is the planet’s most widely owned stock. Of the 200 million Americans who possess financial assets, probably all of them own Apple (AAPL), either directly through a

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The Great Volatility Crash

The Great Volatility Crash

John Thomas May 10, 2017 Comments Off on The Great Volatility Crash

Short term traders are amazed, aghast, and gob smacked to see the Volatility Index (VIX) trading at a new decade low of $9.70. To show you how insanely low this is, a $9.70 VIX

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The Real Estate Crash Coming to a Market Near You

The Real Estate Crash Coming to a Market Near You

John Thomas May 9, 2017 Comments Off on The Real Estate Crash Coming to a Market Near You

Hardly a day goes by when a reader doesn’t ask me when the Australian real estate bubble is going to burst. They are right to be concerned. In the table below, Sydney is ranked

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The Two Century Dollar Short

The Two Century Dollar Short

John Thomas May 8, 2017 Comments Off on The Two Century Dollar Short

Any trader will tell you the trend is your friend and the overwhelming direction for the US dollar for the last 235 years has been down. Our first Treasury Secretary, Alexander Hamilton, found himself

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How to Kill Yourself

How to Kill Yourself

John Thomas May 5, 2017 Comments Off on How to Kill Yourself

You have just been given license to slit your own wrists. No wait, that’s too graphic. How about hanging yourself? No, that’s too depressing. Perhaps a nice drug overdose? No. I’m not talking about

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How America’s Plunging Education Surplus Will Damage Your Portfolio

How America’s Plunging Education Surplus Will Damage Your Portfolio

John Thomas May 4, 2017 Comments Off on How America’s Plunging Education Surplus Will Damage Your Portfolio

Finally, after many months of trying, President Donald Trump has finally accomplished something. For the first time in 40 years, the number of foreign students applying for American colleges and universities is declining. The

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How to “Snowball” Your Fortune With Benjamin Franklin

How to “Snowball” Your Fortune With Benjamin Franklin

the Mesh Report Staff May 2, 2017 Comments Off on How to “Snowball” Your Fortune With Benjamin Franklin

Old Benjamin Franklin, one of the fathers of our country, was a pretty smart guy. Not only was he a publisher, scientist, postmaster general, ambassador to the court of Louis the XVI, and delegate

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Market Outlook for the Week Ahead, or Stumbling Across the Finish Line

Market Outlook for the Week Ahead, or Stumbling Across the Finish Line

John Thomas May 1, 2017 Comments Off on Market Outlook for the Week Ahead, or Stumbling Across the Finish Line

Staggering, tripping, and finally collapsing, I just barely made it over the trading finish line on the last business day of April, up some 1.84% for the month. It is the 11th consecutive positive

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It’s Time to Step Up Your Game

It’s Time to Step Up Your Game

John Thomas April 28, 2017 Comments Off on It’s Time to Step Up Your Game

With my Mad Hedge Fund Trader Profit Predictor Market Timing Index sitting dead on 50, there is absolutely nothing to do today. It is a perfect coin toss whether the next market move is

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The First Shots in the Trade War Have Been Fired, and You Got Hit!

The First Shots in the Trade War Have Been Fired, and You Got Hit!

John Thomas April 27, 2017 Comments Off on The First Shots in the Trade War Have Been Fired, and You Got Hit!

There is no doubt about it. The opening shots of a global trade war have been fired. The bad news is that you got hit. And we may have to suffer another Great Depression

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