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Mad Hedge Fund Trader

Mad Hedge Fund Trader

Contributor since: 29 Sep 2011

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

  • Pick Up Shipping Stocks for the Dividend

    Published 17 August 2010 | viewed 4,484 times

    The markets are currently stampeding for yield of any description, damn the risk. That’s why shipping stocks have suddenly come into focus, which offer some…

  • ConocoPhillips Looks Like a Steal

    Published 17 August 2010 | viewed 4,289 times

    Since I am a permabull on energy of all types, I am constantly trolling the markets for cheap energy plays, and ConocoPhillips (COP) popped up…

  • Indonesia: An Emerging Market to Keep on Your Radar

    Published 15 August 2010 | viewed 3,602 times

    If you are looking for another emerging market to add to your list of things to buy on dips, then take a look at Indonesia…

  • The Bull Market in Food Is Only Just Starting

    Published 09 August 2010 | viewed 7,552 times

    I believe that the surge in the price of food we have seen in recent weeks is the beginning of a major, secular, long term…

  • I’ll Take Two Lumps, Please

    Published 09 August 2010 | viewed 5,569 times

    It’s just a matter of time before global buying of the grains spills over into the sugar market. A combination of torrential rains in Brazil,…

  • The Skinny on Lithium

    Published 09 August 2010 | viewed 6,285 times

    Long time readers of this letter know that I have been a huge bull on lithium plays, my pick in the sector, Chile’s Sociedad Quimica…

  • The Price of Oil is Going Up

    Published 05 August 2010 | viewed 18,301 times

    I received another scratchy, crackling cell phone call from my drilling buddy in the Texas natural gas fields today. You could almost choke from the…

  • Grain Prices Are Spiking Everywhere

    Published 04 August 2010 | viewed 6,773 times

    Now the grains are literally on fire. News reports over the weekend of wild fires triggered by historic draught conditions in Russia and the Ukraine,…

  • Chile is Looking Hot

    Published 02 August 2010 | viewed 7,358 times

    Want to invest in an extremely well managed country with almost no debt, budget surpluses, an appreciating currency, and the price for its dominant export…

  • The Future Looks Great for the Ethanol Boondoggle

    Published 01 August 2010 | viewed 8,253 times

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

  • Pick Up Big Oil While it is Still Cheap

    Published 01 August 2010 | viewed 6,173 times

    I have always been an unfashionable person. I was still wearing my bell bottoms and mutton chop sideburns well into the eighties, and even today…

  • The Technical Case for the TBT

    Published 30 July 2010 | viewed 4,070 times

    Louise Yamada, one of the most widely followed technical analysts in the market, says the 29 year bull market in Treasury bonds is coming to…

  • Why Water Will Soon Become More Valuable Than Oil

    Published 30 July 2010 | viewed 25,514 times

    If you think that the upcoming energy shortage is going to be bad, it will pale in comparison to the next water crisis, so investment…

  • Watch International Savings Rates for Market Cues

    Published 28 July 2010 | viewed 6,493 times

    Often while searching for a piece of data through Google, I stumble across something else, which is far more interesting. That is how I found…

  • Raising the Red Flags on Commodity ETF’s

    Published 28 July 2010 | viewed 4,702 times

    The July 26-August 1, 2010 print edition of  Business Week magazine put out a brilliant piece entitled “Amber Waves of Pain”  detailing how retail investors…

  • Will Gold Coins Suffer the Fate of the $10,000 Bill?

    Published 27 July 2010 | viewed 10,749 times

    The conspiracy theorists will love this one. Buried deep in the bowels of the 2,000 page health care bill is a new requirement for gold…

  • The Frontier Markets are Beckoning

    Published 19 July 2010 | viewed 4,026 times

    A quick look at the world's top performing stock markets during the first half of 2010 will not exactly ring bells for many investors. Bangladesh…

  • Serve Yourself a Piece of Yellow Cake

    Published 15 July 2010 | viewed 7,394 times

    Uranium traders have been stunned by a sudden Chinese effort to corner the supplies in an effort to fuel the world's most ambitious nuclear program.…

  • Why the World's Worst Economy Has the Strongest Currency

    Published 15 July 2010 | viewed 5,503 times

    Global currency traders remain puzzled by the continuing strength of the yen (FXY), (YCS), which broke out of a ¥90-¥95 range a few weeks ago…

  • The Ultra Bull Argument for Gold

    Published 14 July 2010 | viewed 7,159 times

    I am constantly barraged with emails from gold bugs who passionately argue that their beloved metal is trading at a tiny fraction of its true…

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