Snow Blower

Such Fond Memories of this Winter

Mother Nature has played a April’s Fools joke on New England and I’m one with my snowblower this AM. Below are a few relevant facts on stocks and related trends that should hopefully will help protect your investments.

Inflation can hurt stocks, but is a monster to the middle class.

  • INFLATION –  The downside of Central Banks across the world using printing presses to to buy their way out of debt is inflation. CEO of Wal- Mart we could expect serious inflation in coming months.”
  • WATER THAT GLOWS -  The Japanese Nuclear Plant is going to keep leaking until those 4 reactors are encased in cement (or whatever they use) Radiation exceeding safety limits in groundwater. Obvious potential to spread
  • COMMODITY ETF’s - Almost all recommended commodity ETF’s from UCO to REMX are at or near new highs (some all time, some yearly) When you’re hot your hot. Hot commodity prices is a sure sign of inflation.
  • STOCKS –  Yesterday’s outlook holds true for today. Short term close to overbought, but dollar may have turned and moving lower. Small cap stocks have broken out to new high. Bulls have momentum. Tech giant Apple a lagger.
  • TISE ADVICE (new blogger) - Check out the comments section of the blog on topics ranging from Libya to FASB
  • BIG NEWS OF DAYMonthly Jobs Report - gain of @ 190,00 jobs expected.  Remember for stocks bad jobs number is good, because it means possibility of more quantitative easing. Good news is OK for stocks as long as its not too good.

AND JOBS NUMBERS ARE - Jobs created 216,000 - Unemployment rate 8.8% Previous tow moths up a smidge.

You knew some countries economies were about as bad as Charlie Sheen on his special juice, but are they as bad as the  latest Newsweek cover?

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Look for Paul R’s always enlightening remarks on stocks and sectors in the comments section of the blog. See ”POSITION“ section of blog (at top of page) for lists of potential stocks & ETF’s including ”YOUR Stock List.”

Longer Term Outlook - CAUTIOUSLY BULLISH

AS ALWAYS, DO YOUR OWN RESEARCH BEFORE INVESTING

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