Tag: Operation Twist

Big News This Week Gives Stocks A Boost

Big News This Week Gives Stocks A Boost

| June 21, 2012 | 2 Comments

The excitement building for this week turned out to be much ado about nothing, but I don’t think investors are complaining. Earlier in the week, I wrote about how major events this week could spark significant market movement.  Keep in mind, we had two extremely important global situations playing out. On one hand, the Greek […]

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Central Banks To The Rescue!

Central Banks To The Rescue!

| June 7, 2012 | 0 Comments

That sound you hear is a huge, collective sigh of relief from investors after finally seeing a substantial rally in the market.  The Dow, S&P 500, and Nasdaq all jumped over 2% yesterday. What’s more, the major indices have regained most of what they lost after last Friday’s disastrous jobs report and ensuing selloff. So […]

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Can The Fed Save The Market?

Can The Fed Save The Market?

| May 21, 2012 | 0 Comments

Well, this hasn’t been the May most investors hoped for.  In fact, it’s been pretty much an unmitigated disaster. For a good point of reference on how painful May has been so far, just look at the S&P 500.  The bellwether index has essentially gone from 1,400 to 1,300 in two weeks.  Ouch. The pummeling […]

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Why Gold Is Heading Lower…

Why Gold Is Heading Lower…

| March 20, 2012 | 3 Comments

Gold’s had an epic bull run over the past seven years.  The precious metal rallied from just $400 an ounce, to reach a high of over $1,900 in September of 2011… a gain of over 380%! But to quote literary legend Robert Frost, “So dawn goes down to day.  Nothing gold can stay.”  And so […]

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Inflation Is Nothing To Worry About

Inflation Is Nothing To Worry About

| September 29, 2011 | 1 Comment

Recently, my colleague Brian Walker wrote this article on why gold’s price drop makes for a great buying opportunity.  But one of the reasons he gives for investing in the precious metal is because he expects inflation to soar. More specifically, he believes Operation Twist, and other recent quantitative easing programs put forth by the […]

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The Real Estate Bear Trap…

The Real Estate Bear Trap…

| September 27, 2011 | 0 Comments

There’s two important parts to investing in penny stocks.  The first one everyone knows… that’s figuring out what to buy.  The other part, very few people focus on.  But I actually think it’s more important… knowing what NOT to buy. Think of it this way… knowing what not to buy can be very powerful.  It […]

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Will Operation Twist Impact Penny Stocks?

Will Operation Twist Impact Penny Stocks?

| September 22, 2011 | 0 Comments

Is everyone ready to do the Twist?  Operation Twist that is. The Fed announced their highly anticipated monetary program, known as Operation Twist, just this week.  The strategy’s colorful name comes from its goal of “twisting” the yield curve.  To put it more plainly, the Fed plans to sell short-term Treasuries and use the proceeds […]

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