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Elazar is run by Chaim Siegel.  Chaim worked for Steve Cohen at SAC Capital twice, was a partner at JLF Asset, run by Jeff Feinberg, a $1B hedge fund and Chaim ran his own fund. Before that he was one of 7 analysts working for a $13B fund at Morgan Stanley.  He started Elazar 12 years ... more


Fake-Out Stock Market In Transition
Even though last week the Fed only called for a measly 25bp at their next meeting, the bigger news was that they would confirm a real-time halting of their QE.
Fed Chair Powell Gets Antsy - Near-Term Risk
Fed Chair Jerome Powell is set to speak today. There's risk that he wants to pull forward rate hikes given inflation jumping and we may soon have a "slam-on-the-brakes" moment potentially severely hurting markets.
Nvidia And Qualcomm: Two Of Our Favorite Stocks From Earnings Season
Nvidia has nice stock upside nearer term, but Qualcomm probably has bigger fundamental and stock upside over the medium term.
Inflation Out Of Control Or Transitory? Risks And Data Points To Track
The Fed has been sticking to their mantra of transitory. They admit their dot plot will be wrong but their lack of care on inflation has been mostly accepted.
Geopolitics: Near-Term Stock Market Risk Building
Russia just told the US to be ready for some "discomfort." China just told the US to watch out for a nuclear buildup. Multiple zones of risk are percolating. I think this needs to be a front burner focus for traders and investors.
Why We Continue To Expect Crypto And Bitcoin Downside
There are still multiple fundamental and technical reasons that exist that should weigh on crypto and Bitcoin prices.


Latest Comments
Tesla: $420's Way Too Cheap
4 years ago

Its been nuts, agree. too many bears. too many negative media stories. really this company needed to be private until now. But now that its going private, its really the time it needs to be going public.

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Tesla Please Don't Tease The Shorts
4 years ago

Gary. I think the delivery number was a little light. So they made their production number but did not put those Model 3s into market I think to make sure they passed safety standards.

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Trade War Likely To Usher World Into Chaos: China
4 years ago

There were reports Ross was short some stocks. So you dont think his statement is true or you do?

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Stock Market Shrugs Off Bad Trade News...Again
4 years ago

Hi Gil, glad it was helpful!

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What's Holding This Market Up? The Real Question: Why Isn't It Much Higher?
6 years ago

Joe, we were down big in January, it is still near its highs for the year so it really hasnt net gone anywhere but it is brittle. agree w/ u

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AGG iShares Trust - iShares Core U.S. Aggregate Bond ETF
AMD Advanced Micro Devices Inc.
AMZN Amazon.com Inc.
ANET Arista Networks, Inc.
AVGO Broadcom Ltd
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CHS Chico's FAS Inc.
COH Coach (now Tapestry)
COIN CoinBase
DDM ProShares Ultra Dow30
DG Dollar General Corporation
DGL PowerShares DB Gold Fund
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DIA SPDR Dow Jones Industrial Average
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DTO DB Crude Oil Double Short ETN
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EBAY eBay Inc.
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EPS WisdomTree Earnings 500 Fund
EQL ALPS Equal Sector Weight ETF
FB Meta Platforms, Inc. (Formerly Facebook, Now META))
FDX FedEx Corporation
FEX First Trust Large Cap Core AlphaDEX Fund
FORM FormFactor Inc.
FWDD Madrona Domestic
GBX The Greenbrier Companies Inc.
GOOG Alphabet Inc. (Google)
GOOGL Google (A shares)
GTU Central GoldTrust
HUSV First Trust Hrzn MgdVolatil Domestic ETF
HZO Marinemax Inc.
IVV iShares S&P 500 Index Fund
IWM iShares Russell 2000 Index Fund
JPM JPMorgan Chase & Co.
MSFT Microsoft Corporation
MU Micron Technology Inc.
NFLX Netflix Inc.
NVDA Nvidia Corporation
OILB iPath B S&P GSCI Crude Oil TR ETN
PERY Perry Ellis International Inc.
PHYS Sprott Physical Gold Trust
PPLC PortfolioPlus S&P 500 ETF
QCOM QUALCOMM Incorporated
QQQ PowerShares QQQ Trust Series 1
QQXT First Trust NASDAQ - 100 Ex
ROKU Roku, Inc.
ROST Ross Stores Inc.
RSP Rydex S&P Equal Weight ETF
RWM ProShares Short Russell2000
RYARX Rydex Series Fds Inverse S&P 500 Strategy Fund
RYRSX Rydex Dynamics Fds Russell 2000 2X Strategy Fun
SBUS ETFS Diversified-Factor US Large Cap
SBUX Starbucks Corporation
SCAP AdvisorShares Cornerstone Small Cap ETF
SCS Steelcase Inc.
SDS ProShares UltraShort S&P500
SEE Sealed Air Corporation
SH ProShares Short S&P500
SIG Signet Jewelers Limited
SPDN Direxion Daily S&P 500 Bear 1X ETF
SPXE ProShares S&P 500 ex-Energy
SPXL Direxion Daily S&P500 Bull 3X ETF
SPXN ProShares S&P 500 ex-Financials
SPXS Direxion Daily S&P500 Bear 3X ETF
SPXT ProShares S&P 500 ex-Technology
SPXU ProShares UltraPro Short S&P 500 ETF
SPXV ProShares S&P 500 ex-Health Care
SRTY ProShares UltraPro Short Russell 2000
SSO ProShares Ultra S&P500
SYE SPDR MFS Systematic Core Equity ETF
TIF Tiffany & Co.
TSLA Tesla Motors Inc.
ULTA Ulta Salon Cosmetics & Fragrance Inc.
UPRO ProShares UltraPro S&P 500 ETF
USO United States Oil Fund, LP
VFINX Vanguard Index Trust 500 Index Fund
VV Vanguard Large-Cap ETF
VXX iPath S&P 500 VIX Short-Term FuturesTM ETN
WDFC WD - 40 Company
XLF Financial Select Sector SPDR
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Latest Posts
Fed Market Trade: Gravy Train Meets Fish In Barrel
Stocks should go up the next two days as funds "window dress" which means funds want to show that they were long stocks that did well in their year end reviews.
Market Update: Hong Kong Risk Building
The Fed appeared to preview a rate cut in 10 days. The Street expects two cuts this year. We'll see what the Fed previews closer to the Fed meeting.

Work Experience

Analyst / Portfolio Manager
Elazar Advisors LLC
2004 - Present (19 years 1 month)

Providing hedge funds, family office and high net worth individuals with market and company research and recommendations. Included in the offering is the 'dial-in', where we invite clients to join by listening in to us when we meet and speak with corporate management teams.

Co-Portfolio Manager
Sigma Capital
2002 - 2004 (2 years 10 months)
Analyst / Portfolio Manager
JLF Asset Management
2001 - 2002 (1 year 10 months)
Analyst / Co-Portfolio Manager
SAC Capital Management
2000 - 2001 (1 year 10 months)


University of Maryland College Park
Bachelor's Degree
1990 / 1994
Finance, General


Elazar Advisors, LLC