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Preservation of Capital

Preservation of Capital

Calculated Risk Investing Caffeine - Financial Life Cycle Planning S&P 500 Snapshot: A Sine Wave and Closing RallyApr 15, 2014 Doug Short Before the market opened, the Consumer Price Index for March came in higher than forecast, although inflation remains exceptionally tame, and the Empire State Manufacturing Survey was surprisingly weak. S&P 500 ignored the economic data and resumed yesterday’s closing rally to its morning high about 20 minutes later. By 2 PM the index had executed a complete sine wave from yesterday’s close. The Economy In PicturesApr 15, 2014 Lance Roberts It is sometimes helpful to view the various economic indicators and draw your own conclusions outside of someone else’s opinion. With the economy now more than 5 years into an expansion, which is long by historical standards, the question for you to answer by looking at the charts below is: "Are we closer to an economic recession or a continued expansion?" Inflation: A Five-Month X-Ray View: New UpdateApr 15, 2014 Doug Short The Message from the Fear IndexApr 14, 2014 Chris Kimble

Robinhood - Zero-Commission Stock Brokerage Análisis de Cárpatos y su equipo en Serenity Markets De entrada, el comentario en el Informe final, un resumen de los datos publicados en los últimos días. De acuerdo con las últimas cifras de la Contabilidad Nacional Trimestral (CNTR) publicadas por el Instituto Nacional de Estadística a finales de febrero, el PIB de la economía española experimentó un descenso del 0,8 %, en términos intertrimestrales, en el cuarto trimestre de 2012, tras la caída del 0,3 % observada en el tercero. La demanda nacional disminuyó un 2 % intertrimestral, con una intensificación del retroceso de todos sus componentes. Por otra parte, la aportación positiva de la demanda exterior al crecimiento del producto aumentó en cuatro décimas, hasta 1,2 puntos porcentuales (pp), lo que se debió a que las importaciones se redujeron de forma más acusada que las exportaciones. Y estos son los datos conocidos en la semana: * El número de hipotecas constituidas en enero cae un 11.7 % anual; pero un descenso del 20 % en términos del capital prestado.

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PASOS EN UNA GESTIÓN BASADA EN EL ANÁLISIS TÉCNICO La tabla que publicamos, realizada por uno de los analistas técnicos de Wall Street más demandados para dar conferencias y programas master a profesionales, refleja el proceso que deberían realizar los gestores que basan su operativa en el análisis técnico para la toma de decisiones. Como vemos, la disciplina en este tipo de operativa es igual de importante que las basadas en el análisis fundamental. Publicamos este proceso: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11.

Ukraine – The Funding Begins – Gun Shots Starting in Kiev For months before the proposed alignment with the EU, there were signs all over Ukraine pro and con about joining Europe that was a campaign in part funded by the EU to sell the idea to Ukraine. This funding has been CONFUSED with the funding for the “rebels” to engage in revolution that Putin calls a coup. There is HUGE difference from the funding Germany and the EU was providing to sell Ukraine on the idea of joining the Europe compared to funding a revolution as the Saudis are doing in Syria. But overlooked, was the resentment with corruption. The changes that followed the Orange Revolution simply weren’t deep enough and Yanukovych has always been more pro-Russian. This resentment toward corruption has been rising sharply once again. Germany is now starting the funding or the “rebels” as is the USA. Of course, there was funding for “promotion” selling the EU deal to the people coming from Germany and the EU. Like this: Like Loading...

The Internal Battle Within Ukraine – Strategically Quite Important There is an internal struggle in Ukraine that is tearing the nation in two manifest in its capital at Kiev. The struggle tends to be between the East and West. Ukraine was actually Europe’s second largest country during the twentieth century, occupies 232,200 square miles (603,700 square kilometers). There is a battle going on inside Ukraine where many want to align with the EU and the East wants to align with Russia. Ukrainian nationhood begins with the Kyivan Rus. A protest with about 100,000 people erupted on Sunday in Kiev in support of joining Europe rather than Russia. Like this: Like Loading...