Wednesday, February 17, 2010

The Kirk Report

The Kirk Report

Seeking Clarity

Posted: 17 Feb 2010 11:20 AM PST

A few thoughts to share at mid-week...

Seeking Clarity
  • Dr. StrangeMarkets (Optionetics)

  • Federal Reserve declares recession over (Ritholtz)

  • Is that the correction? (GaryKaltbaum)

  • What constitutes as a market correction? (dshort)

  • We're going back to the highs (SamStovall)

  • Advisors are in a funk and that's a good sign (MarkHulbert)

  • We are the world (DougKass)

  • Looking at the Fed's exit strategy (CrossingWallStreet)

  • Three walls of worry (Jutia)

  • Deficit hawks want new recession (Ritholtz)

  • Investors increasingly giving up on hyperinflation bets (BI)

  • 5 trends for a weaker recovery (PragCap)

  • Expectation ratio hits 2010 low (PragCap)

  • Updating S&P 500 earnings forecasts (PragCap)

  • Why the coming recovery will hurt like hell (Newsweek)

  • The not-so-quiet riot (Minyanville)

  • The Yin Yang Cycle (TFS)

  • Where are we in the bubble process? (PragCap)

  • Cycle-logical (MarketSentiment)

  • Analyzing four big-cap market leaders (Minyanville)

  • Indicators to watch (DisciplinedInvestor)

  • Three black crows (AIQ)

  • Trusty chart pattern indicator turns bullish (Bulkowski)

  • Put this kiss on your list (TradeKing)

  • Think austerity (ReformedBroker)

  • Housing lobbyists roll out their heavy artillery (MillionaireNowBook)

  • 5 million more foreclosures? (Ritholtz)

  • Restaurant stocks serving up tasty gains (Barrons)

  • Just what is the real level of government debt in Europe? (FistfulOfEuros)

  • Which countries have the biggest problems? (ETFdesk)

  • Citi's CEO should go undercover (TheStreet)

  • Everyone wants to know what David Einhorn is up to (MarketFolly)

  • As well as Mohnish Pabrai (MarketFolly)

  • The best bank stocks (TFS)

  • The new safe havens (FT)

  • 6 charts showing bullish signals (WildInvestor)

  • 4 bargains emerge (Dorfman)

  • Top magic formula stocks by dividends, price-to-sales, & price-to-book (MagicDigilence)

  • Best and worst performing stocks YTD (Bespoke)

  • Backtesting Graham screens (OldSchoolValue)

  • Free online tools help to sift wheat from the chaff (GlobeAdvisor)

  • Listen up - a lesson in inventory analysis (MarkMinervini)

  • Using technical indicators vs trading based purely on price and volume (Tischendorf)

  • Evaluation of momentum oscillators (TradingTheOdds)

  • Follow the flow through channels (Esignal)

  • Applying Black Jack principles to intraday trading (TradingMarkets)

  • What can traders learn from Olympians (CSSAnalytics)

  • Trading to win vs Trading to NOT lose (TraderFeed)

  • Testing the vortex indicator (ATS)

  • Do you use practice drills to improve your trading? (TraderFeed)

  • An interesting review of Lussenheide's Basic Timing Strategy (CXO)

  • If it sounds too good to be true - it probably is (EconompicData)

  • The top 25 ETFs on U.S. markets (IntelligentSpeculator)

  • 5 little known secrets of ultra-popular ETFs (ETFdb)

  • ETF price & volume changes (PrudentTrader)

  • Weekly TCA-ETF Rankings (DashOfInsight)

  • Duh. Bad market timing eats away at returns (Morningstar)

  • Clark Howard's investing guide (ClarkHoward)

  • An automatic asset builder (TRowePrice)

  • Morningstar lifetime allocation indexes (MyMoneyBlog)

  • Some mutual fund fees higher than thought (NewRulesOfInvesting)

  • 7 financial moves to make in your 20s (MoneyNing)

  • Tips on teaching kids about money (TreesFullOfMoney)

  • Trade better with Feng Shui? (AbundanceTapestry)

  • Five ways to make change easier (Open)

  • It's about time. Find a doctor and book online (ZocDoc)

  • Hawaii tops Utah for nation's best in well-being (Gallup)

  • A trader who retired early (MeatballEffect)

  • What it really takes to be great (Fortune)

  • "If a speculator is correct half of the time, he is hitting a good average. Even being right 3 or 4 times out of 10 should yield a person a fortune if he has the sense to cut his losses quickly on the ventures where he is wrong." - Bernard Baruch