Congressman Alan Grayson

War is Making YOU Poor

There are many ways Americans can cut deficits to make the future more solvent for our children. One presented by Democratic congressman from FD Alan Grayson (short video) Here’s some major point from The War is Making YOU Poor Act

  • We spend 1/2 the world’s entire military budget
  • NATO allies #2 in military spending – Are we going to war with them?
  • Distant third China. War with them would devastate our economy and theirs
  • Keep $549 billion in yearly pentagon budget & eliminate the $159 Billion for Iraq & Afghanistan.
  • Video (link above) has great chart & more complete explanation – so check it out.

How he would spend $

  • No taxes on the first $ $35,000 for every American
  • No taxes on first $70,000 per couple
  • Plus $16 billion a year to reduce deficit.
  • Moderate and low income people spend that tax break money and this would stimulate our economy generating both jobs and further taxes.

So you might spend it differently. But the main point is clear – The War is Making YOU Poor

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KISS & Stocks (Keep It Simple Stupid)

If you don’t understand a term look in up at dictionary


Index Percentage Volume
Dow -0.23% up
NASDQ -0.12% up
S&P 500 +0.04% up
Russell 2000 -0.19% -

Investors411 record – 5 years of beating benchmark S&P 500 and almost all major US indexes

Technicals, Fundamentals & Analysis

At the open stocks on all major indexes reached lower lows than even the “flash” mistake trading meltdown a couple weeks back. This achieved a lower interday low for stocks. We already have had a lower closing low. The pattern now is lower lows and lower highs. Until that breaks = Bearish

From yesterday - The only silver lining to the up coming storm, is McClellan is oversold and when we get down below -135 we could have another oversold bounce. A 2 to 3% Dow fall in big volume could put us in -120 to -135 territory.

The above happened at the open. In the afternoon the giant institutions with their giant algorithm computers bought into a very oversold market. We rallied  about 200+ points on the Dow to close near even in increased volume. = Bullish

Markets moved higher despite poor global news = Bullish

Analysis – Would expect oversold bounce to continue today. If you are a trader as opposed to investors you could make some short term profits long.

Significant Indexes

  • McClellan Oscillator was flat for the third day in a row. Now at -90.45.  [+60 or above = Overbought = sell. -60 or below = Oversold = buy]. StockCharts has a better version of the McClellan chart ($NYMO)LINK. - This is OVERSOLD territory. = Bullish.
  • US Dollar – Uncertainty reigned as the dollar had a massive range from a new high to almost below Monday’s open. The dollar rose +0.27% [Anything over +/- @0.50 is significant.] Mantra - right now The Dollar Rules is very important. Yesterday = Mildly Bearish


The  Positions Section = latest buys and sells  - These are positions I actually own

Yesterday close to open Sold 1/2 position in ESRX at 99.51.& 1/2 position in SDS at 37.21.

Traders & Investors – Reasoning – ERSX was just plain fear on my part of overall bear market. Not a good reason to trade because it was holding up well despite early meltdown. SDS had mad a 5% profit. Because of the extreme volatility and oversold nature of current market I plan to take 5 to 7% profits on 1/2 of all trades and let the rest ride.  This, is because uncertainty/volatility is a clear pattern in the current market.

Looking for dip to buy EUO It’s rallied in weak volume the last few days. May sell SDS (short ETF)

Investors – Until we technically get out of the woods and break the newly established downward pattern only those who love risk should buy. Would suggest the Financial area ETF’s –  XLF.

TradersUYG & FAS (@2X & 3x what XLF does) Financial reform has basically failed and these institutions should continue to exist in the unregulated, over leveraged, shadows of Casino capitalism. Therefore, make profits while they will make privatized profits while your FDIC insurance subsidizes or protects them from any losses.

Apologies - ran out of time to do YOUR stock list. See past comments from Paul R & Monitor Both have made some excellent suggestions in past few days. YOUR stock list is holding up quite well. While major indexes are below their 200DMA’s almost all of the stocks on YOUR Stock List have not reached that big a breakdown.

They both have good ideas that traders can take advantage of in a rally today. YOUR stock list also has good concepts. to pick from.

NB – I’m trying to make a clear distinction between short term Traders who are comfortable holding a stock/ETF less than a week and longer term Investors whose goal it is to hold positions for months and hopefully years.  Everything Investors411 mentions in Positions section is hopefully a long term position




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