Archive for November, 2012

US Stocks Overpriced, Even With Fiscal Cliff Deal

Nov
29

As the year winds down the stock market first went down and now has gone up recently all based on whether there is a deal on the fiscal cliff. As this is being recorded, if the recent sound bites from those corporate types supposedly in the know are legit, it does sound as if some sort of deal is likely. But who knows. It is a long way from here to there, wherever there is. Read More

TrimTabs Float Shrink ETF (TTFS) in Barron’s on 11/24/2012

Nov
28

To find out more about TTFS’ strategy and performance, please read “Beware the Buyback Strategy” featured in Barron’s ETF Focus column on 11/24/2012 by Brendan Conway.

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Actual US Deficit $8 Trillion, Greater Than $6.6 Trillion After Tax Income

Nov
28

Two former Clinton Economists had uncovered, buried in the annual Medicare Trustees Report, that the growth in today’s dollars of future Medicare and Social Security obligations is a whopping $7 trillion annually. What that means is if the US were a public company it would have to report a loss of $7 trillion this year, and that would boost the current budget deficit to $8 trillion. Read More

A Must-read Op-Ed from former Clinton Economists in the Wall Street Journal

Nov
27

Two former Clinton economists, Chris Cox and Bill Archer,  break through the miasma and report that actual government liabilities are growing buy $8 trillion per year, more than total after tax income.

 

To read the piece, click here.

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No Growth Means Market Crash, Regardless of Fiscal Cliff Deal

Nov
27

There is no way sustainable economic growth is at all possible in the United States, Europe and Japan over the near term under current government policies of providing citizens with all sorts of economically unfeasible cradle-to-grave entitlement programs. And without sustainable growth there is no way stock prices will remain as high as they are for very much longer. Read More

Biderman’s Market Picks 11/26/2012

Nov
26

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Nov
24

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Fiscal Cliff Should Be About Cutting Government, Not Tax Fairness

Nov
21

By Charles Biderman

 

As we get ready for Thanksgiving, I have a great deal to be thankful for in my personal life. But as to the world, particularly the global economy, there does not appear to be much to look forward to as we approach year end. 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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