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The Christmas selling season is in full swing with sales and discounts appearing everywhere.   The Grinch is in charge this year so unless you are a child–expect to collect some coal in your Christmas stocking.  The good news is that perhaps you can burn that coal. (more…)

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Option Queen Letter

Are we having fun yet?  Remember the days not so long ago when we were complaining that there was too much complacency in the markets?  Wow, how have things changed!  We have never seen the VIX at the levels seen lately and yes, we lived through the 1987 crash!  Today’s markets are different from the […]

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Option Queen Letter

The good news on the stock and bond market is; that the talking air-heads have stopped talking about finding a bottom in the market. This is the first symptom of an impending bounce in the wind. This bounce can take the market on a wild ride to the upside, but a ride that may not […]

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Option Queen Letter

If the US Government is to bail-out various financial institutions including insurance companies, buying their toxic assets, as part of the package; a dramatic pay-cut for all executives needs to be part of that package. If your money, the US government funds, are being used to buy- and steady these firms, we all become equity […]

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Option Queen Letter

Just to be positive, here is some good news–because the US currency has declined so steeply, manufacturing is returning to our shores. Recently, BMW announced that it will beef up its US production of their cars which, this is a switch, will be shipped to Germany and other destinations. Why? Simple, it is cheaper to […]

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Option Queen Letter

Most gurus and financial experts expect to see another rate cut this coming Wednesday, when the FOMC releases its interest rate decision and statement. While 25 basis points seem to be baked into the market cake already, the possibility of a 50 basis point cut is certainly within the realm of possibilities. That, along with […]

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The tourniquet has been applied but how long before the ‘bleeding’ problem is repaired? True, the infusion of liquidity into the system successfully stalled the inevitable resolution of some of the finest, most creative packages of loans that ever been seen in all recorded history. The problem with tourniquets is that although they provide a […]

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Option Queen Letter

The markets close on Saturdays; thank goodness, this might just give us the time to recoup enough energy to enter into another work week. The old adage goes “You see one cockroach, you know there have to more lurking out there.” That too, is the general feeling about the sub-prime market. Unfortunately, many of these […]

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Option Queen Letter

Congress is upset about the trade balance with China……Really? Tut, Tut, so, guys and gals, what about the fact that American industries are being sold on the cheap to foreign entities? How many of you recall the ancient adage, “Those who forget the lessons of History are destined to rediscover them!” The tragedy is we […]

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The Option Queen Letter

The Option Queen Letter

The Options Queen, Jeanette Schwarz has just released her first book: The Options Doctor: Option Strategies for Every Kind of Market (Wiley Trading) For some time it has been clear that the doom forecasters have had their work cut out for them. Yet, who is actually looking for a huge slide in the market? “Ain’t […]

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