Author Archive: The Market Man

Buy gold From a Vending Machine

The Financial Times reports that a vending machine company is soon to install machines in Germany where you’ll be able to buy gold as easily as buying a chocolate bar. There’s one machine already in the Frankfurt Airport, where for…
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Is There Money in the Norfolk and Southern Railroad

“The Money Secret of Folkston, Georgia By Tom Dyson In 2005, I wandered into the Simpson Yard in Jacksonville and struck up a conversation with the duty manager. The Simpson Yard belongs to the Norfolk and Southern Railroad. It’s their…
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BlackRock to Acquire BGI

Just when you thought ‚Äútoo big to fail‚Äù was going out of style, Ohh…and they’ve already got a great, devious name! BLACK ROCK! BlackRock announced a $13.5 billion merger with Barclays Global Investors today, making the former company the biggest…
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The Daily Market

President Barack Obama laid out his vision for reshaping U.S. financial regulation on Wednesday, aiming to tighten oversight of large firms whose excessive risk-taking triggered a global economic slump. But it only partially tackles a task once seen as vital…
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U.S. Stocks Fell Again

U.S. stocks fell again, sending the Standard & Poor‚Äôs 500 Index to its biggest two-day tumble since April, as Best Buy Co. posted disappointing sales and commodity producers sank on concern the economic rebound will stall. Best Buy, the world‚Äôs…
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Government Trillions of Dollars in Debt

The United States is likely to lose its investment grade credit rating by the end of 2010 as the government issues trillions of dollars in debt, says analyst Robert Prechter, known for predicting the 1987 stock market crash, joining a…
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I Want You to Sell Stocks

Four weeks ago, two reliable intermediate-term indicators flashed “sell” signals. The market responded by declining immediately. The sell signals appeared to time the market almost perfectly, and we carved another notch on the bedpost of technical analysis. Ah, but the…
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History Repeats Itself

Remember the quote about “Repeating history”? It’s taken only two generations. Has anyone seen this cartoon from the 1934 Chicago Tribune? Could anyone come up with a more fitting description of what is going on now? Those who cannot remember…
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World Stocks Have Yet to Succumb to Gravity

World stocks’ are struggling to extend the near-50 percent gains seen since March 9 but they have yet to succumb to gravity despite a back up in government bond yields. Citigroup analysts reckon global equity markets can rally as long…
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Protect Your Intellectual Property

I recently read a great business story by Diane Ransom from Smart Money where she gives some smart advice to entrepreneurs. Business owners who market their designs, product ideas and other enterprising notions on the web also risk having them…
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Big Banks Capitalize on the Credit Crisis

Big banks are executing an increasing percentage of U.S. stock trades within their own walls, capitalizing on the credit crisis. “Dark pools,” where orders are anonymously matched so that traders do not alert the wider market to their intentions, have…
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The World Thinks the US is a Financial Joke

No US media reported the fact that our Secretary of the Treasury, Timmy, as the Chinese like to call him, was LAUGHED out of their country. The White House must have resorted to serious threats to reporters to have such…
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You Can Not Be Buying Into This

If you buy this, I never want to hear you talk about anything to do with the markets again. “Stocks rose for a fourth straight day on Tuesday as an upbeat report on home sales bolstered hopes for an economic…
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The Markets Rose Due to Manipulation

The Markets rose Monday due to extreme market indices manipulation which started the last few minutes of trading Friday. The media is sighting ‚Äúless bad‚Äù data in the manufacturing sector‚Ķ..it contracted at a slower rate. The bull run in commodities…
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