Tuesday, February 9, 2010

The Kirk Report

The Kirk Report


In And Out Of The Market

Posted: 09 Feb 2010 08:41 AM PST

Bankers
  • Investors worry about downturn (MSNBC)

  • The bullish stampede ends abruptly (SafeHaven)

  • Market deja vu? (Bespoke)

  • Return of 2008 trading - guess the bailout! (FundMyMutualFund)

  • Heavy hitters are short-term bullish, but long-term bearish (GuruFocus)

  • All eyes on S&P 1,044 (Vervoort)

  • Reward and risk increasing (Charts&Coffee)

  • Surviving the selling stampede (JeffSaut)

  • Can you still be a bull when this market's technicals are so awful? (TradeRadar)

  • That's what the unraveling of an uptrend looks like (WealthWizard)

  • None of last week's stop loss longs look particularly attractive yet (FundMyMutualFund)

  • The bears are putting on weight (Barrons)

  • Markets can remain oversold longer than you can remain solvent (Bespoke)

  • What the mutual fund cash level tells us (MarkHulbert)

  • Are you keeping tabs on the equity/put call ratio? (Chartly)

  • Rydex market timers are becoming more bearish (TechnicalTake)

  • One study suggesting a market that is likely to resume its uptrend or at least test its recent highs (QE)

  • Will the superbowl indicator trump the January barometer in 2010 (GuruFocus)

  • Forget the January effect - this year watch the Lunar New Year effect (Jubak)

  • How does the market typically perform in a mid-term election year? (TradersNarrative)

  • The market's following a script you can profit from (TradeKing)

  • In the shadows of the Great Recession (UBS)

  • Pullback has dialed back on excessive optimism and that's a good thing (BusinessWeek)

  • Is the market priced for perfection? (NYT)

  • The recent market turmoil is closer to starting than it is to ending (InvestedCentral)

  • Trillion-dollar tab awaits debtors (Forbes)

  • Battling the latest bear construct (Cramer)

  • Bank securitization woes only beginning (NakedCapitalism)

  • Trying to predict market won't pay off in 2010 (Philly)

  • The era of big government has returned with a vengeance (WashingtonTimes)

  • Americans give Obama his lowest job approval rating yet on his handling of the economy (Gallup)

  • Wall Street sends fresh cash to GOP (NYT)

  • Should individuals be regulated like Wall Street banks? (TheAtlantic)

  • What I learned from Hank Paulson's book (NYT)

  • Q&A with Henry M. Paulson (CharlieRose)

  • Greenspan exposes his stock-pumping bias (BI)

  • Greenie fights back! (Fortune)

  • Shocker! Nouriel Roubini gets it wrong like everybody else (Telegraph)

  • As the saying goes - it is better to be lucky than good! (CNBC)

  • Any timer of the U.S. stock market who did not beat the market during 2000-2009 has some explaining to do (CXO)

  • Financial lessons of the ages (BestMinds)

  • For all the concern over the $1.6 trillion U.S. budget deficit and record debt load, the dollar is as valuable now as 35 years ago (Bloomberg)

  • Indicators we are watching (DisciplinedInvestor)

  • Two economic indicators flashing a sell signal (BI)

  • Job charts! (Ritholtz)

  • How bad is it in Nevada? A reality check (WP)

  • More green shoots! U.S. business bankruptcies rose 7% in January (Reuters)

  • Times are changing - cash-in refis growing in popularity (LAT)

  • Is the IPO drought finally over? (CFO)

  • You should go short retail stocks with impunity (DougKass)

  • Q&A with Doug Kass (Benzinga)

  • Alert over short-selling disclosure rules (FT)

  • Yale professor sees commodities decoupling (Guardian)

  • Did you know that it takes 7 years to get permits for mining projects in the U.S.? (WSJ)

  • Investor love for emerging markets disintegrates (BI)

  • Speculators build bets against euro (FT)

  • China lists $9.6 billion in shares of U.S. companies (NYT)

  • A classic rounded reversal in Spain (AfraidToTrade)

  • Are there any bright spots in this market? (DashOfInsight)

  • Beware of big jumps among industry groups (IBD)

  • Energy sector at support (TradersNarrative)

  • Home builders are buoyant (WSJ)

  • Tech CFOs are optimistic about near-term results (CFO)

  • Goldman Sachs & Hedge Funds are bullish on tower stocks (MarketFolly)

  • How are the stock picks for 2010 holding up so far? (GainersToday)

  • Ten blasphemous trade ideas (BI)

  • 10 phobias of 2010 (MSN)

  • A baker's dozen of top stocks for 2010 (Sabrient)

  • Big cap leaders' screen reduced to just 8 stocks (IBD)

  • Which are the best 6 stocks in the Dow? (TheStreet)

  • Analysts' best picks for 2010 (MarketFolly)

  • The case for Pfizer (ContrarianEdge)

  • Buy stocks to ride the second stage of the bull market (Dorfman)

  • 10 expected big dividend growth picks for 2010 (24/7WallSt)

  • Stocks up 5% on earnings and down 5% since (Bespoke)

  • 25 stocks with mojo (StockBee)

  • Ben Graham's net current asset value approach (AAII)

  • 8 Graham stocks for 2010 (Ndir)

  • An updated free Graham net net spreadsheet (OldSchoolValue)

  • Stocks flying under the radar that are selling half of their book value (SharePlanner)

  • Stocks should pass 4 tests (DailyFinance)

  • Four stocks with high bankruptcy probabilities (24/7WallSt)

  • Taking a loss - it only hurts for a little while (AIQ)

  • Using a trailing ATR stop (Vervoort)

  • EMAs: where they belong in your trading toolbox (TraderPlanet)

  • Trading is not about being right or wrong. It is about making money. It's about making more than you lose. (TraderPlanet)

  • Back to the VIX futures (DailyOptionsReport)

  • Three types of channel breakout entries (iBankCoin)

  • Entering trends on reaction (Esignal)

  • Six steps that every trader needs to know (MarketClub)

  • New nomenclature for option symbols (FundMyMutualFund)

  • Think for yourself (JeffMatthews)

  • Organize your efforts this year around your most profitable method (StockBee)

  • Do you serve as a mentor to others? A must read article (HBR)

  • Traders should adopt the methods of professional poker players (DavianLetter)

  • More information is not always better (SmartMoney)

  • Stats and Bill Eckhardt (ATS)

  • 4 simple lessons on cost, price, & margins (OldSchoolValue)

  • Study shows that mutual fund hot hands quickly cool (NewRulesOfInvesting)

  • Long periods of continued success are undermined not by the competition but by self-inflicted wounds (HBR)

  • This service could be used as a simple online trading journal (1DayLater)

  • Dowdy Index Funds win a notable endorsement (NYT)

  • Building an ETF portfolio from the ground up (Gazette)

  • The 26 commison-free ETFs at Fidelity (InvestWithAnEdge)

  • ETFs with dividends that go up when the market goes down (StockerBlog)

  • A terrific resource - a free database of indexes (ETFdb)

  • Proshares plans 300% leveraged ETFs (ETFdb)

  • Leveraged ETF performance YTD (Bespoke)

  • Be a Zen investor (EpicInvestor)

  • Investing principles for 2010 and beyond (MarketWatch)

  • How to run your portfolio like a hedge fund (Monevator)

  • Why diversification still matters (TFS)

  • Diversification works until it doesn't (Dshort)

  • Meditations on lazy investing (MarkeWatch)

  • Three strategies for outsmarting the market (YF)

  • Investing without goals is like golfing without a putter (SimpleDollar)

  • Three reasons why the average Joe is a bad investor (PersonalFinanceNinja)

  • The financial industry is out to hammer you (InvestingCaffeine)

  • 5 financial mistakes that can cost you significantly (GenerationX)

  • Paying capital gains taxes when you trade stocks (SmarterWallet)

  • Tax tips for the self-employed (Minyanville)

  • 3 common qualities of high net worth people (MyJourneyToMillions)

  • How to choose the best financial advisor/planner for you (GoodFinancialCents)

  • Do you need a disability income insurance policy? (GoodFinancialCents)

  • 10 steps to financial success in 2010 (GetRichSlowly)

  • 100 ways to save $1000 in a day (Cesi)

  • I hope you don't have Blue Cross! (SFGate)

  • Are you gullible? (OpenForum)

  • A superbowl team of online finance's best (NewRulesOfInvesting)

  • 5 ways to reduce your anxiety (OpenForum)

  • How to reinvent yourself (OpenForum)

  • Go make your own luck! (Dr.Z)

  • 14 great ways to be miserable (StevenAitchison)

  • "You want to be in the market as little as possible and make as much money as you can while you are in." - Mark Minervini

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