Archive for December, 2011

Even Though US Stocks Nominally Unchanged For the Year, US Stocks (SPY) Down 10% vs. Gold (GLD). Thousands of Portfolio Managers Praying for Continuing Gains in Stock Prices.

Dec
31

New Years eve has never been one of my favorite holidays. However, New Years is a great excuse to ruminate about the year ahead. So, for next year I plan to keep on reporting in a three to four minute format almost every business day that what to me is most important. I do appreciate your supportive comments and I am glad that what we are doing here appears to be useful to you…Read More

Fed’s Stated and Real Objective’s Don’t Match Up

Dec
30

Things in the financial world are often not what they appear or profess to be. For example, most people think the purpose of the stock market is to make money for investors. But the real purpose of the stock market is to raise money for industry while keeping investors coming back for more…Read More

Biderman’s Daily Edge 12/29/2011: The Best Investment Ideas for 2012

Dec
29

As I speak, gold continues to weaken in price. I expect gold to continue to sell off perhaps a bit more. But the facts are that the European economies are declining and that stealthily, the European Central Bank, the ECB, has been printing trillions of new Euros…Read More

Biderman’s Appearance with CNN Money Talking Gold and Hedge Funds

Dec
29

Biderman’s Daily Edge 12/28/2011: Price Earnings Ratio Likely to Drop Below Ten

Dec
29

Real time data shows that the US economically has been weakening steadily since the middle of November. Unfortunately, very few people know that since very few others track the same real time data sources that we do, such as adjusted daily income tax collections and online job postings…Read More

Biderman’s Daily Edge 12/27/2011: Where is the New Money Going?

Dec
28

Year-end is when many of you who invest decide where to put new money to work. January has always been a good month for stocks primarily because of supply and demand. Historically January has been one of the biggest months for new inflows into equity mutual funds. January has also been one of the slowest months for new offerings since it takes several weeks to ramp up the new offering supply chain… Read More

US Economy is Much Weaker than Wall Street Realizes

Dec
27

Real-time data indicates that the U.S. economy is much weaker than Wall Street realizes. Real wages and salaries are falling sequentially at an accelerating rate, while online job postings continue to decline sequentially… Read More

Biderman’s Daily Edge 12/23/2011: Invest Safely This New Year

Dec
24

Happy Holidays to all. In this season of gift giving, in my opinion the best gift I can give you all is to try on coming from that beliefs are not as important as actions. Many of us are concerned about what we believe in and looking for the right set of beliefs…Read More

Charles BidermanCharles Biderman is the Chairman of TrimTabs Investment Research and Portfolio Manager of the TrimTabs Float Shrink ETF (TTFS)

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I recently launched a new online course, Biderman's Practices of Success, on Curious.com (curious.com/charlesbiderman). The key to the practice of success is to be fully present in the moment and to be totally engaged in the important areas of life, particularly when we do not want to be. Read More.

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