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Mad Hedge Fund Trader

Mad Hedge Fund Trader

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Mad Hedge Fund Trader

John Thomas, The Mad Hedge Fund Trader is one of today's most successful Hedge Fund Managers and a 40 year veteran of the financial markets. He has one of the best performing newsletters and has just launched a new investment service for Investors and Traders.

Latest articles from Mad

  • Is Coal the New Black Gold?

    Published 21 September 2010 | viewed 6,898 times

    After the halting and starting three week rally we have seen in stocks, I would be negligent to recommend equity plays here. But there is…

  • Wheat Melt Up Warning!

    Published 20 September 2010 | viewed 8,529 times

    Last week, I warned of a short squeeze in corn due to worsening conditions across the entire agricultural front. Since then, the ETF (CORN) has…

  • Silver Blasts Through $21!

    Published 20 September 2010 | viewed 34,008 times

    Gold hit a new high too at $1,284, and the yellow metal seems hell bent on taking out $1,300 before it takes a rest. The…

  • Make or Break Time for Silver

    Published 16 September 2010 | viewed 10,819 times

    Those who took my advice to load up on silver a month ago are laughing all the way to the bank. The white metal outperformed…

  • The Gold Bulls Are Vindicated

    Published 15 September 2010 | viewed 8,331 times

    For the faithful who have crossed the desert and suffered the slings and arrows of critics and the ridicule of non believers, gold's move today…

  • My Sugar Buy Explodes to the Upside

    Published 14 September 2010 | viewed 5,972 times

    I just got a bill from my dentist, accrued since the sudden onset of my sweet tooth on August 2, and it was an absolute…

  • A Short Squeeze in Corn May Hit the Market

    Published 13 September 2010 | viewed 6,046 times

    The US Dept of Agriculture's Friday crop report has left traders carrying short positions in corn (CORN) with a decidedly sickening feeling in the pits…

  • Peak Rare Earths is Upon Us

    Published 13 September 2010 | viewed 7,768 times

    When I first recommended the rare earths miners four months ago, I thought of them as stocks that you put on the  back book and…

  • Buy Russia When Oil is Cheap

    Published 10 September 2010 | viewed 6,808 times

    If you wonder why I recommend a shower after investing in Russia, Bill Browder will give you the reasons at length on his YouTube video…

  • What to Invest in Should the Republicans Win in November

    Published 09 September 2010 | viewed 20,167 times

    What will the Republicans winning in November mean for your portfolio?  This is an easy call to make. Expect a dramatic roll back of the…

  • The Bad News In the August Non Farm Payroll

    Published 09 September 2010 | viewed 5,262 times

    One of my favorite math professors always used to tell me that statistics were like bikini bathing suits. What they reveal is fascinating, but what…

  • Sovereign Debt Was a Great Place to Hide

    Published 08 September 2010 | viewed 4,425 times

    I am constantly asked where to find safe places to park cash by investors understandably unhappy with the risk/reward currently offered by the markets. Any…

  • Confessions of a Bull – Barton Biggs of Traxis Partners Outlines His Investment Strategy

    Published 06 September 2010 | viewed 5,629 times

    Barton Biggs, founder of mega hedge fund Traxis Partners, spent an hour outlining his current investment strategy with me. Barton is a man of strong…

  • The Great Ethanol Boondoggle

    Published 06 September 2010 | viewed 7,593 times

    One of my biggest disappointments with Obama so far is his continued support of the ethanol boondoggle. The program was ramped up by the Bush…

  • Dinner With Joseph Stiglitz

    Published 06 September 2010 | viewed 6,892 times

    The great thing about interviewing Joseph Stiglitz over dinner is that you don't have to ask any questions.  You just turn him on and he…

  • Darwinian Downsizing in the Solar Industry

    Published 04 September 2010 | viewed 7,041 times

    The solar industry is suffering some 19th century Darwinian style competition, with Chinese manufacturers Suntech (STP) and Yingli Green Energy Holding (YGE) clearly dumping panels…

  • Is the UNG Going Under?

    Published 03 September 2010 | viewed 6,534 times

    The poster boy for everything that can go wrong with an ETF is undoubtedly the United States Natural Gas Fund (UNG). If you had studiously…

  • China's Long and Winding Road

    Published 03 September 2010 | viewed 6,175 times

    I spent the evening speaking to Gao Jie, a Beijing civil judge who left the bench to join China's growing environmental movement when her kids…

  • Follow the Smart Money and Take a Look at South Africa

    Published 02 September 2010 | viewed 8,558 times

    The great thing about the Internet is that sometimes it gives you back more than you put into it. In response to my piece on…

  • Is Copper the New Red Gold?

    Published 01 September 2010 | viewed 16,837 times

    Federal detention centers in the San Francisco Bay are a are slowly filling up with a new type of criminals. Illegal immigrants and petty drug…

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