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Value In Steel Stocks? You Bet!

| February 4, 2016 | 0 Comments
Value In Steel Stocks? You Bet!

Steel Stocks Deserve A Close Look… Without question, the past year and a half downturn in crude oil has been remarkable.  With the commodity recently collapsing to 13-year lows under $30 a barrel, a wide swath of the US oil industry is sliding toward bankruptcy. Of course, the immense uncertainty is showing up in stock […]

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Weekly Update: February 3, 2016

| February 3, 2016

Weekly Update: February 3, 2016   Big Picture Outlook: Precious metals are getting a nice bid today… As I write, gold is up $13.80 an ounce (+1.2%) while silver is up $0.41 (+2.88%). While the upturn is certainly beneficial to our open positions, it’s the downturn in the US Dollar that really has me excited. […]

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Buy Alert: January 28, 2016

| January 28, 2016

Buy Alert: January 28, 2016   Option Strategy: Buy Market Vectors Gold Miners $GDX June 17, 2016 $14.00 calls for $1.70 or better.   Commodity Outlook: Gold This morning’s durable goods orders report was a real stinker… For the month of December, durable goods orders fell 5.1%.  Consensus expectations for the report were for a […]

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Is A Surprise Russia/OPEC Production Cut Looming?

| January 28, 2016 | 0 Comments
Is A Surprise Russia/OPEC Production Cut Looming?

With crude diving into the mid-$20 a barrel range in recent trading, it’s abundantly clear investors are still focused on the global oil glut. Recent estimates from the International Energy Agency (IEA) suggest the global market was oversupplied by around 2.6 million barrels per day at the end of 2015. But when you add the […]

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Weekly Update: January 27, 2016

| January 27, 2016

Weekly Update: January 27, 2016   Big Picture Outlook: For the second week in a row, the price of WTI rallied after the EIA reported remarkably bearish supply information.  For the week of January 22nd, US crude inventories rose by 8.4 million barrels- a heavy addition to already overflowing supplies. But WTI rallied 1.9% on […]

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CEA Portfolio Update – January 2016

| January 26, 2016

Are We On The Cusp Of Another Recession? As you know, I sent out an email on January 7th alerting you to the buying opportunity in the SPDR Gold Shares $GLD. Here’s additional insight into why we made this trade, and how it’s performing thus far. —————————————————————————— Well friends, 2016 isn’t starting out so hot […]

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Buy Alert: January 21, 2016

| January 21, 2016

Buy Alert: January 21, 2016   Option Strategy: Buy US Oil Fund July 15, 2016 $8.50 calls for $1.50 or better.   Commodity Outlook: Crude Oil Something very interesting is happening in WTI crude this morning… Despite a highly bearish report from the EIA, which showed big builds in crude and gasoline inventories, the price […]

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The Baltic Dry Index Signals Crash!

| January 21, 2016 | 0 Comments
The Baltic Dry Index Signals Crash!

Baltic Dry Index Hits Record Low… Over the past few weeks, we’ve discussed important economic factors and data points suggesting a recession and big market downturn is looming in 2016. From horrifically weak Chinese economic data to outrageously poor performance in the commodities space, there are plenty of signs suggesting global growth is screeching to a […]

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Weekly Update: January 20, 2016

| January 20, 2016

Weekly Update: January 20, 2016   Big Picture Outlook: No doubt about it, today was another wild one for the markets… As you likely heard, the Dow Jones Industrial Average plunged as much as 566 points intraday before buyers stepped in to halt the decline.  After it was all said and done, the Dow ended […]

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Buy Alert: January 15, 2016

| January 15, 2016

Buy Alert: January 15, 2016   Option Strategy: Buy iShares Silver Trust $SLV April 15, 2016 $13.50 calls for $0.70 or better.   Commodity Outlook: Silver Investors received additional proof of a looming US recession this morning… Not only did retail sales come in weaker than expected, but the Empire State manufacturing survey revealed significant […]

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