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John Thomas graduated with a bachelor’s degree in biochemistry with honors and a minor in mathematics from the University of California at Los Angeles (U.C.L.A.) in 1974. He moved to Tokyo, Japan where he was employed by a medium-sized Japanese securities house. Thomas became fluent in ...more


How To Invest In Stocks: A Beginner’s Guide
Whether you’re investing for retirement, or trying to establish some measure of financial independence through investing, knowledge is power.
Get Ready To Take A Leap Back Into Leaps
Within a couple of months, there will be spectacular trades to be had with LEAPS. But what exactly are LEAPS? Read on to find out.
The Death Of The Mall
Mall REITs with their high yields are the buy of the century, but only if you have a very long-term view.
Short Selling 101
With the markets recently incredibly volatile, and now that we are solidly into the high risk, low return time of the year, I thought it’s time to review how to make money when prices are falling.
The New AI Book That Investors Are Scrambling For
AI will become so integral to your very existence that you won’t be able to live without it. The future is even more unbelievable than you imagined. The price of AI is dropping fast as hundreds of thousands of new programmers pour into the field.
AI And The New Health Care
The first major industry to be fundamentally disrupted by AI will be health care. The next step in our intellectual evolution will be carried out by AI. By connecting our neocortex to the Internet, we will greatly improve our intelligence.


AAPL Apple Inc.
AFK Market Vectors Africa ETF
CAT Caterpillar Inc.
CCJ Cameco Corporation
CYB WisdomTree Dreyfus Chinese Yuan Fund
DBA PowerShares DB Agriculture Fund
DBC PowerShares DB Commodity Index Tracking Fund
DXJ WisdomTree Japan Total Dividend Fund
DYY PowerShares DB Commodity Double Long ETN
EEM iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Index
EWJ iShares MSCI Japan Index Fund
FXE Euro Currency Trust
FXI iShares China Large-Cap
FXY CurrencyShares Japanese Yen Trust
GAF SPDR S&P Emerging Middle East & Africa ETF
GILD Gilead Sciences Inc.
GM General Motors Company
GOOG Alphabet Inc. (Google)
HYG iShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bond Fund
IBB iShares Nasdaq Biotechnology Index Fund
INTC Intel Corporation
IWM iShares Russell 2000 Index Fund
JNK SPDR Lehman High Yield Bond ETF
LNG Cheniere Energy, Inc
MCD McDonald's Corporation
MON Monsanto Company
MOO Market Vectors--Agribusiness ETF
NLR Market Vectors-Nuclear Energy ETF
ORCL Oracle Corporation
PFE Pfizer Inc.
PHO PowerShares Water Resources Portfolio ETF
PIN PowerShares India Portfolio
QQQ PowerShares QQQ Trust Series 1
SLV iShares Silver Trust
TLT iShares Lehman 20+ Year Treasury Bond Fund
TSLA Tesla Motors Inc.
TTM Tata Motors Limited
TUR iShares MSCI Turkey Investable Market Index Fund
UNG United States Natural Gas Fund LP
USO United States Oil Fund, LP
VXX iPath S&P 500 VIX Short-Term FuturesTM ETN
XLK Technology Select Sector SPDR
XLS Exelis Inc.
XLV Health Care Select Sector SPDR
XOM Exxon Mobil Corporation
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Latest Posts
Tuesday, October 16, 2018, Miami, FL, Global Strategy Luncheon
Global Strategy Luncheon will be in Miami, Florida. Along with lunch, there will be a Q&A. Get up-to-date views on stocks, bonds, foreign currencies, commodities, energy, precious metals, and real estate.
Meet The Mad Hedge Fund Trader In Atlanta
Join John Thomas in Atlanta on Monday, October 15. Lunch will be served along with an extended Q&A. He'll give his view on stocks, bonds, commodities and more.
Why The Dow Is Going To 120,000
I predict that a new Golden Age is setting up for America that is a repeat of the Roaring Twenties. A ganging up of three generations of investment preferences will combine to drive markets higher during the 2020s.
Why You Missed The Technology Boom And What To Do About It Now
Tech stocks defy analysis because traditional valuation measures don't apply to them. Much of the increased value of Google, e.g., is passed onto shareholders not through rising profits or dividend payments but through an ever-rising share price.
Join Me On The Queen Mary 2 For My July 11 Seminar At Sea
Enjoy a three-hour discussion on the global financial markets. Get an up-to-date view on stocks, bonds, currencies, commodities, precious metals, energy, and real estate. I'll highlight the best long and short opportunities.
Why The Stock Market Will Peak On May 10, 2019 At 4:00 PM EST
When will stocks peak out? The Fed will definitely trigger the next recession. The next recession will be prompted by a much lower interest rate spike than seen at past market tops.
Biweekly Strategy Webinar Q&A
Below please find subscribers' Q&A for the Mad Hedge Fund Trader June 6 Global Strategy Webinar. As usual, every asset class long and short was covered.
Join Me On The Queen Mary 2 For The Mad Hedge July 11, 2018 Seminar At Sea
John Thomas will be giving an up-to-date view on stocks, bonds, currencies and more at the Mad Hedge July 11, 2018 Seminar at Sea on the Queen Mary 2.

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