Tagged: Russia

Russia on Wallstrip…'I Must Break You!'

Today, we look at Russia on Wallstrip . Last month I wrote a piece called Russia…’Which way will it Trend?’ That Putin dude is creepy. He is on the cover of Time Magazine as ‘Person of the Year’. Please. Guy is a total Napolean. Small man’s disease and right place right time. I am sure …

Russia…Which Way Will it Trend?

That Putin dude is creepy. He is on the cover of Time Magazine as ‘Person of the Year’. Please. Guy is a total Napolean. Small man’s disease and right place right time. I am sure he is a smart guy, but come on Time. Russia is part of a ginat commodity boom and sweeping trend …

Kissing profits GOODBYE

On horrible days like today for those long….At least you don’t look like me :) . No hiding the losses today for us trend followers. WHOOOOO MAMA. Nothing funny about people losing money especially when it’s your own. But Let’s face it, Chinese IPO’s a dime a dozen, and Brazil and Mexico ETF’s behaving like …

One Problem with ETF's

I did try and short some Russia (TRF) and India today and had trouble locating stock. As I feel comfortable going long the emerging country rather than an emerging stock, so to do I feel so on the short side – especially since I rarely short. They have no options either. I am bummed as …

Lot's of leaning going on

Not able to watch the markets today with the big Fed Meeting. My portfolio is light all month. The market seems to be telegraphing a continued tough stance on inflation – which their numbers say does not exist! The LEANING seems to be, short gold, long interest rates and short the US market. When there …