Archive for October, 2012
Let’s Get Technical
Posted by TheArmoTrader on October 23rd, 2012 at 12:28 am, Comments: 0
The Market has not done much but chop over the last month. However, as of late, the SPDR S&P 500 ($SPY) has been acting very well technically.
How’s That QE3 Inflation Trade Working For You?
Posted by TheArmoTrader on October 15th, 2012 at 1:28 am, Comments: 0
It’s been a little over a month since QE3 was announced. Of course, QE3 was met with much disdain (by the hard money crowd) as it was met with much welcome (by the pro-aggressive monetary policy crowd). While it has only been a month since QE3 was announced….
Paul Ryan: America’s Greatest Debt Forecaster
Posted by TheArmoTrader on October 11th, 2012 at 8:57 pm, Comments: 0
Share on StockTwits Republican Vice-presidential candidate Paul Ryan is set to debate Vice-President Joe Biden on Thursday night. While I am not sure if he will exactly […]
A Bearish Caution
Posted by TheArmoTrader on October 9th, 2012 at 11:21 pm, Comments: 0
The market has no doubt been strong over the past few months. However, a recent development has me worried, at least short term about the market’s strength.
Don’t Believe Government Numbers?
Posted by TheArmoTrader on October 6th, 2012 at 5:05 am, Comments: 0
Unless you’ve been under a rock or in hibernation mode for all of Friday, the BLS released the Non-farm payroll jobs numbers yesterday. We saw significant upward revisions to July and August and saw an in-line number for September. However, the big story was on the Unemployment rate which fell from 8.1% to 7.8%, a pretty significant drop for 1 month.
A Tale of Hyperinflation
Posted by TheArmoTrader on October 5th, 2012 at 12:05 am, Comments: 0
In case you have not heard, Iran is experiencing real-time hyperinflation, with an monthly inflation rate of ~70%. To put this into context, the US monthly inflation rate (measured by the CPI) has averaged about 0.16% per month for the past year. Usually hyperinflation is attributed to money printing.
Gold Bulls Watch Out
Posted by TheArmoTrader on October 2nd, 2012 at 9:27 pm, Comments: 0
Gold has been on a tear since the middle of August. It is up about 10-11% since the of the run when it was at around $1600. Gold is an interesting asset class.
Jerry "TheArmoTrader" Khachoyan is currently an active trader, investor, market commentator, and Finance-Twitter participant. He started being involved with financial markets in September of 2008. He concentrates on using technical analysis and an understanding of macro to determine his trades and investments. He graduated UCLA with a degree in Political Science in 2013. The stock market to him is one of the greatest inventions by man.
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