Thursday, January 21, 2010

The Kirk Report

The Kirk Report

From The Front Lines

Posted: 21 Jan 2010 02:44 PM PST

  • New normal psychology dominates consumer behavior (Gallup)

  • Sentiment trends (AAII)

  • Today's S&P leaders & laggards (AfraidToTrade)

  • Holy VIX Spike! (DailyOptionsReport)

  • The Volcker rule (FT)

  • Don't hold your breath for the rules against prop trading (NakedCapitalism)

  • An unexpected jump in jobless claims raises some familiar worries (CapitalSpectator)

  • Stimulus too small? (WSJ)

  • Shanghai surprise! (DailyReckoning)

  • The China story in jeopardy (ChartsandCoffee)

  • Stimulating depression through government spending (DailyReckoning)

  • Bear market is back! (MarketWatch)

  • Stick to your shorts (DrDoug)

  • The trend was their friend until... (BusinessInsider)

  • S&P sector percentages (StockTiming)

  • More about that high/low index (Trader'sNarrative)

  • Market tops are a process, not an event (FinancialSense)

  • Bond fund bubble? (Forbes)

  • Tilson down on housing but bullish on Berkshire (GuruInvestor)

  • 7 reasons to buy the dip in Brazil (PragCap)

  • 6 impossible things before breakfast (FlintLondon)

  • A play on America's addiction to eating beef (SmartMoney)

  • Recession affecting your healthcare? (Guzzo)

  • Pop quiz! Can you name the top IPO of 2009? (StockerBlog)

  • Banks trading at the lowest price-to-book valuations have rallied most year to date (BusinessInsider)

  • 10 stocks with strong charts & reasonable valuations (TradeRadar)

  • More freebie stock screens (OldSchoolValue)

  • The market is a game of probability. It has nothing to do with predicting the future (TradingReport)

  • People think it's all about prediction, but it is NOT! (VanTharp)

  • Traders can learn from gamblers (OptionsForRookies)

  • Six "must know" fundamentals (TraderFeed)

  • Thinking differently for traders and investors (IITM)

  • TRIN loss of power (TradeTheMarkets)

  • How to avoid the most important mistake most traders make everyday (MarketClub)

  • Make money in up or down markets (WSJ)

  • Hedging ETF portfolios with volatility ETNs (ETFexpert)

  • Mechancial RSI trading system (Bulkowski)

  • Think like a fundamentalist, but trade like a technician (Tischendorf)

  • One way to identify potential reversals (TradingMarkets)

  • ProShares launches Ultra Treasury ETFs (ETFdb)

  • 6 portfolio pitfalls (Morningstar)

  • FDIC coverage limit expiration extended through 2013 (GoodFinancialCents)

  • 7 money lessons from monopoly (FinancialHighway)

  • Q&A with Suze (Time)

  • The billion dollar mistake (MarketFolly)

  • Did you know that just believing you can get smarter makes you smarter? (APA)

  • How to succeed by building your body of evidence (Open)

  • Here's how to be lean and mean in the new year (Zenhabits)

  • A proven formula for cheerfulness (FT)

  • "Love, once present, never dies. It must be killed." - Brett Steenbarger