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A Terrible, and A Fantastic Week

by OptionPundit on October 5, 2008

It was a terrible week for U.S. stocks and equally for almost every major stock markets worldwide. The Dow fell 157.47 points, or 1.5%, on Friday to close at 10,325.38, racking up a 7.3% drop for the week. The Nasdaq Composite Index fell 29.33 points, or 1.5%, on Friday to close at 1,947.39 and lost 10.8% for [...]

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Pre-Market Losers

by OptionPundit on September 15, 2008

A fantastic day (of course assuming that one embraces volatilities well) for some bearish play. Bearish plays on a bearish day can yield significant returns but one needs to be very careful and should clearly defined entry and exit points well in advance. Before I share the list, pls note that we may play some speculative trades for [...]

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Ospraie to shut flagship commodity hedge fund

by OptionPundit on September 4, 2008

Ospraie, It took 8 years to reach where it was, one of the largest commodities fund. It took nearly (or less than) 8weeks for it to close! According to a news published on Reuters, Ospraie Management LP is shutting its flagship commodity hedge fund after losing 27% in August and almost 40% this year, according [...]

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Where is the Bull?

by OptionPundit on June 11, 2008

Amongst all the bearishness in the market you might think there is none except one obvious answer OIL. There are many areas that are just moving up with their own share of correction along the up way. I have been mentioning my “Fantastic Four” for quite sometime. Even since my last post, in just less [...]

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Fantastic Four Does it Again

by OptionPundit on May 28, 2008

Mosaic (MOS), CF Industries (CF), Monsanto (MON) and Potash (POT) are my fantastic four of the agriculture and farming sectors. I mentioned those here and then again asked a question about a month ago, when the four were travelling earth from the sky. Whoever has the medicine to manage trading constipation did pretty damn good. [...]

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