Overstock Due To Over-Perform In 2017

Summary Blockchain to revolutionize financial services. Overstock’s competitors are very successful, now Overstock has an edge. Company is moving fast and furious in disruptive tech. Overstock.com appears to be one of the many overlooked tech stocks that is extremely undervalued. As we said in an article last year, based on several key business elements, we […]

The Next 10 Years Will Be Ugly for Your 401(k)

It doesn’t seem like much to ask for—a 5 percent return. But the odds of making even that on traditional investments in the next 10 years are slim, according to a new report from investment advisory firm Research Affiliates. The company looked at the default settings of 11 retirement calculators, robo-advisers, and surveys of institutional investors. Their average annualized long-term […]

As seen on Zero Hedge: The fix is in – wag the dog

As we explain in Splitting Pennies, the world isn’t as it is presented to us in textbooks, and on television.  But as is often with the case of the Elite’s black humor- they tell us how they are going to torture us as they are doing it.  In a related example, the CIA tortured Muslims […]

Saudis, China Dump Treasuries; Foreign Central Banks Liquidate A Record $346 Billion In US Paper

One month ago, when we last looked at the Fed’s update of Treasuries held in custody, we noted something troubling: the number dropped sharply, declining by over $27.5 billion in one week, the biggest weekly drop since January 2015, pushing the total amount of custodial paper to $2.83 trillion, the lowest since 2012. One month […]

Warning to investors – Do Not Invest In Currencies

We see from time to time articles from investment groups talking about how they believe that the US Dollar will be strong for the next 18 months blah blah blah.  It’s always positive to hear investment managers learning about FX.  Unfortunately, as we explain in Splitting Pennies – FX isn’t like other markets.  Investing in […]

Half of Corporate America losing BILLIONS in Forex for no reason

Here’s the big irony for the markets.  As we explain in Splitting Pennies book, Forex is the largest market in the world and the least understood.  Corporate America certainly doesn’t understand Forex.  Well, according to this report, about 50% do:  Forty-eight percent of nonfinancial companies listed on U.S. stock exchanges remained exposed to volatility in […]

What If Brexit Doesn’t Happen?

Summary There’s an unlikely, but possible scenario in Britain, where politicians would not enact article 50. If Britain doesn’t Brexit – what would happen? A GBP reversal? Confusion exists about where politicians stand on this issue. Something not talked about in the mainstream financial news – the nuances of Brexit. The markets seem to think […]

Singapore Dollar And Other Emerging Markets Currencies May Have A Boost Post Brexit

Summary While the world has been watching EUR, GBP, USD, and other majors, exotics remain in the periphery. Emerging market currencies like Singapore Dollar SGD may benefit post Brexit. Singapore is an interesting post Brexit Currency example because Singapore was part of Britain. Singapore Dollar is offered as an ETF FXSG. While the world watches […]

How Far Down Can Go The Great British Pound

Summary GBP has sold off more after Brexit vote, and rumors it will go further. Will GBP continue to slide, or is this a buying opportunity? GBP can probably sell off a little more – but not below 1.25. GBP should retrace, as all currencies usually do after a downturn. A GBP recovery should be […]

Fortress Capital partners with AFX

Fortress Capital is an Introducing Broker and Commodity Trading Advisor registered with the CFTC and NFA Member.   “We’re seeing a huge demand for Forex since the Brexit.” says Joseph Gelet, Series 3.  “We’re also pitching our own strategies to investors, to offset FX risk.. when the stock market crashed last week our strategies gained […]

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