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My thoughts on Tuesday’s FOMC decision

My thoughts on Tuesday’s FOMC decision

the Mesh Report Staff September 23, 2010 0

As expected on Tuesday, the Fed announced it would make no changes to monetary policy, keeping overnight interest rates near zero.  It was unknown if the Fed was going to hint at another round

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Rumors of the Federal Reserve purchasing as much as $1 trillion in bonds to bolster the economy!

Rumors of the Federal Reserve purchasing as much as $1 trillion in bonds to bolster the economy!

the Mesh Report Staff September 15, 2010 0

Yesterday, rumors swirled that the Federal Reserve is considering buying as much as $1 trillion in U.S. bonds. That’s an amazing sum of money and such a purchase would have drastic effects on the

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What has changed so drastically in the past 2 weeks to warrant a 7% up move in the S&P 500?

What has changed so drastically in the past 2 weeks to warrant a 7% up move in the S&P 500?

the Mesh Report Staff September 14, 2010 0

“What a difference a day makes,” or in this case, 2 weeks.  On the last day I worked before my 2 week vacation the S&P 500 was at 1,047 and the Dow Jones Industrial

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Buongiorno! My return home after a couple of weeks in Italy

Buongiorno! My return home after a couple of weeks in Italy

the Mesh Report Staff September 13, 2010 0

Buongiorno – Thank you to all of you who have written me emails over these past couple of weeks. If you are wondering why I haven’t responded, I have been on an Italian vacation

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How to get back on track if you have lost money in the stock market

How to get back on track if you have lost money in the stock market

the Mesh Report Staff August 31, 2010 0

Before the market opened this morning, I had a trader come to me asking for advice. Brian, a 30 year old who recently came to my trading floor from a different company, is a

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Short Sale vs. Foreclosure

Short Sale vs. Foreclosure

the Mesh Report Staff August 27, 2010 0

A couple of days ago I received an email from a reader, who like so many other Americans, is having difficulty paying their monthly mortgage payment. He asked me if I would recommend a

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How Bernanke got the nickname “Helicopter Ben” & why it matters right now

How Bernanke got the nickname “Helicopter Ben” & why it matters right now

the Mesh Report Staff August 26, 2010 0

After the 9/11 tragedy, the U.S. economy stalled and deflation (for an understanding of deflation) fears ran rampant.  Ben Bernanke, then a Fed Governor, gave a speech in 2002 entitled, “Deflation: Making Sure “It”

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July’s existing home sales number is an ominous sign

July’s existing home sales number is an ominous sign

the Mesh Report Staff August 25, 2010 0

On or about the 25th day of every month the National Association of Realtors (NAR) releases the existing sales number.  This number is the amount of previously owned condos, co-ops, and single-family homes that

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What is the Hindenburg Omen and should you be worried?

What is the Hindenburg Omen and should you be worried?

the Mesh Report Staff August 24, 2010 0

In the past couple of weeks there has been a lot of talk in the media about the Hindenburg Omen.  This omen is a technical anomaly in the stock market that potentially signals a

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My Interview on the Business News Network

My Interview on the Business News Network

the Mesh Report Staff August 23, 2010 0

On August 20th I was a guest on the Business News Network. The hosts asked me about gold, fertilizer stocks, and my thoughts on the market in general. We also discussed a great trade

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