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I am a private investor who used to work for a big Canadian bank as a derivative index trader. I have been writing a journal for myself for many years. From time to time I have shared these posts with colleagues and friends on my site, The Macro Tourist. ... more

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EC How Not To Buy Gold
Investors are mistakenly assuming one ETF is tracking the price of gold without checking before they place their buy orders.
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We've Been Here Before
I want to take you back to 2018. At the time, Powell was just a few months into the job, and "gosh darn it!", he was going to show the market who was boss. So he was hawkish.
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MOAS Version 0.96b
Fiscal expansion is coming. Everywhere. If some hard-money person tells you why it can't, just ignore them. The coronavirus will give governments throughout the world the flexibility to experiment with unorthodox monetary and fiscal policies.
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All Eyes To The Fed
As market practitioners, too often we obsess with financial indicators when it comes to forecasting Federal Reserve policy.
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The Other Dark Side
The American economy was screaming hot before the virus popped up.
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Leveraged ETF Lesson
Leveraged ETFs often get a bad rap. They shouldn't. They do what they were designed to do remarkably well. The real confusion lies in investors' understanding of how the leverage is achieved.
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STOCKS I FOLLOW

AMTD TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation
BAC Bank of America Corporation
BOTZ Global X Robotics & Artificial
DGLD VelocityShares 3x Inverse Gold ETN
DUST Direxion Daily Gold Miners Bear 3X Shares
ERX Direxion Energy Bull 3x Shares
FAS Direxion Financial Bull 3x Shares
GDXJ MARKET VECTORS ETF TRJR GOLD MINES
GLD SPDR Gold Trust ETF
GOOS Canada Goose
GUSH Direxion Dly S&P Oil&Gs Ex&Prd Bl 3X ETF
JDST Direxion Daily Junior Gold Miners Index Bear 3X Shares ETF
JNUG Direxion Daily Jr Gld Mnrs Bull 3X ETF
JPM JPMorgan Chase & Co.
LABD Direxion Daily S&P Biotech Bear 3X ETF
LABU Direxion Daily S&P Biotech Bull 3X ETF
MEMP Memorial Production Partners LP
ROBO Robo-Stox Global Robotics And Automation Index ETF
SNAP Snap Inc.
TBIO TRANSGENOMIC INC
TLT iShares Lehman 20+ Year Treasury Bond Fund
TRIP TripAdvisor Inc
UGLD VelocityShares 3x Long Gold ETN
URA Global X Uranium ETF
URG UR-Energy Inc
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