Archive for June, 2012

Biderman’s Daily Edge: Why Does the Market Still Believe in Something for Nothing?


Reuters ran a bloggers opinion piece which said that the rest of Europe would be better off without Germany. That can only be true if investors will continue to believe in something for nothing. Remember, our David Santschi on a June 13 video suggested Germany would be much better off leaving the Euro mess sooner rather than later. Read More

Biderman’s Daily Edge 6/27/2012: Deflating Assets and Inflating Prices Likely


Several of you have asked what happens afterwards. What happens after Europe, the markets and even the current US miasma ends? Even my wife asked me that question. Well, what I do see is deflating assets and inflating commodity prices.

Here in the US when the Bernanke put dies prices of assets such as stocks, businesses and particularly government bonds will deflate. Without the Fed haven given trillions of newly printed money to bankers and brokers, stocks and bond would be lots lower in price. Read More

TrimTabs Launches TrimTabs Flow Index for Retail Investors


Sausalito, CA – June 27, 2012 – TrimTabs Investment Research announced today that it is launching a quantitative investment product designed for retail investors. The latest reading advises investors to allocate only 50% of their portfolio to equities.

“We’re thrilled that retail investors will be able to use some of our quantitative research in their own portfolios for the first time,” said Charles Biderman, CEO of TrimTabs. “A back-tested model portfolio based on the new TrimTabs Flow Index has outperformed the S&P 500 by 4.6% annualized since 2000.” Read More

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Biderman’s Daily Edge 6/25/2012: Black Swan Stalking Bernanke Put


A fortune teller recently told me that a black swan will soon kill the Bernanke put. When I asked when, all the fortune teller could say was that the black swan is aloft and already is stalking the Bernanke put. That means to me that the end could come as early as sometime this year or certainly by the end of 2013. Read More

Biderman’s Market Picks 6/25/2012


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Biderman’s Daily Edge 6/21/2012: A Two-part Conversation with Jim Bianco


TrimTabs President & CEO Charles Biderman talks with Jim Bianco in a two-part video interview about Operation Twist, the FED’s quantitative easing, fixing the issues surrounding the Euro, a ‘Bernanke Put’ and gold prices.

Biderman’s Daily Edge 6/20/2012: Slow Economic Growth At Best Despite Four Tailwinds


TrimTabs’ President & CEO Charles Biderman speaks with Madeline Schnapp, Director of Macroeconomic Research about economic growth and where the economy is headed with the Presidential Election approaching. Read More

Biderman’s Daily Edge 6/19/2012: Banks Get Bailed Out And Everybody Else Suffers. When Will We Learn?


The Federal Reserve has begun its two day Federal Open Market Committee meeting. Stocks rose and have been rising apparently due to expectations that the Fed will announce another round of easing. Investors obviously think a Fed easing means higher stock prices. And that has been what did happen the last three times, at least for a while. Read More

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

Biderman’s Practices of Success

I recently launched a new online course, Biderman's Practices of Success, on ( 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.