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Bring me the head of Jon Corzine

MF Global went bankrupt on Halloween and six weeks later, no one knows nothing.  Well, not exactly. We know the firm’s segregated funds weren’t so segregated after all.  Maybe $600 million.  Probably closer to $1.2 billion.  Definitely no surprise if it turns out to be an even greater amount. We know confidence in the futures trading industry is pretty well shot. We know Jon...

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U.S. Economy continues to slog along

I’ll frequently visit Bloomberg.com for news updates and today’s front page was a bit disconcerting, if not shocking.  Not much good news for the United States economy: jobless claims unexpectedly jump productivity slowed, labor costs rose consumer comfort falls The U.S. economy.  Feel the excitement! I’m laying the sarcasm on pretty thick, and sure, while there will always...

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New highs in the “MEEI” = buying opportunity

Tunisia.  Egypt.  Libya?  Bahrain?  Yemen?  Saudi Arabia?  Iran?  Who’s next?  Does it really matter?  How many questions marks can we use in a row? Surprise, surprise, the Middle East is unstable.  Sure, the highs in an imaginary Middle East Instability Index (MEII?) would be pushed this week, but as we’ve frequently discussed at BLSH headquarters (think of a way less cool...

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Buy Low Sell High – The Blog!

Our first blog post.  Pretty exciting, really.  What should you expect?  Information, to start.  If we find it interesting, we’ll write about it.  The goal as always is to help you make money.  Every bit of insight provided, each discussion created, helps reach our goal.  Sometimes offbeat, sometimes deliberate, our posts will always strive to get your wheels turning. You’ll...

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