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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

  • Bring Back the Uptick Rule!

    Published 29 August 2011 | viewed 6,445 times

    When the Dow crashed 514 points on August 8, the market lost a staggering $850 billion in market capitalization. High frequency traders were possibly responsible…

  • My View of the Stock Market for the Rest of 2011

    Published 24 August 2011 | viewed 6,383 times

    Down, then up, then down again. How about that? I believe that the global risk markets will bottom sooner than people think, and that the…

  • Use the Melt Down to Load Up on India

    Published 12 August 2011 | viewed 6,969 times

    Take a look at the chart for the emerging market ETF (EEM) below and you will be surprised to see how well it has held…

  • Why I’m Happy to Pay More for Green Power

    Published 12 August 2011 | viewed 4,708 times

    I received some questions last week on my recent solar pieces as to whether I minded paying more money for “green” power. My answer is…

  • Bernanke Says Buy Stocks, Or Else!

    Published 10 August 2011 | viewed 8,047 times

    I believe that the risk markets are discounting a recession that isn’t going to happen. Not yet, anyway. So I am going to start adding…

  • Is QE3 Back From the Dead?

    Published 09 August 2011 | viewed 7,542 times

    When I went to bed late last night, the (SPX) was trading down 30 points, and I was thinking “here we go again”. When I…

  • The Real Crash is Coming in 2012: Are Stocks Now a Screaming Buy?

    Published 07 August 2011 | viewed 11,713 times

    I don’t think that we are going into recession immediately. I believe that we can eke out a few more quarters of 2% ish type…

  • RIP for America’s Triple A Rating

    Published 07 August 2011 | viewed 6,941 times

    At long last, after months of warnings, leaks, hand wringing, and speculation, Standard and Poor’s has at last downgraded US Treasury bonds a notch to…

  • Here is Where to Watch for the Turn

    Published 04 August 2011 | viewed 5,490 times

    What to say about Thursday’s market? The “RISK OFF” trade had its finest hour. The Dow average WAS down 512 points, NASDAQ (QQQ) cratered by…

  • Why I Love and Hate the Oil Companies

    Published 03 August 2011 | viewed 7,523 times

    The first thing I do when I get up every morning is to curse the oil companies as the blood sucking scourges of modern civilization.…

  • What the Markets Are Telling Us

    Published 02 August 2011 | viewed 5,651 times

    I spent the morning doing a round robin with hedge fund trader friends of mine trying to figure how we all got this so horribly…

  • The Death of the Bond Vigilantes

    Published 01 August 2011 | viewed 8,109 times

    Back in the seventies and eighties, when inflation was soaring well into double digits, the markets were regularly punished by a band of gun slinging…

  • GDP is Another Bucket of Cold Water

    Published 31 July 2011 | viewed 6,433 times

    Another bucket of cold water was thrown on financial markets on Friday with the shocking release of Q2 GDP of 1.3%. The whisper number prior…

  • China’s Great Grain Robbery

    Published 13 July 2011 | viewed 6,992 times

    The Chinese are nothing if not opportunistic. You may recall that a shocking increase in this year’s corn crop predicted by the US Department of…

  • The Stock Melt Up That Was

    Published 04 July 2011 | viewed 5,530 times

    The first half of 2011 went out with a bang last week. The S&P 500 delivered an awesome 72 point run, its best performance in…

  • The Great Grain Market Massacre

    Published 30 June 2011 | viewed 6,177 times

    Grain prices were slaughtered today in the wake of a bombshell of a report from the US Department of Agricultural showing that plantings were much…

  • Ambush in the Oil Market

    Published 29 June 2011 | viewed 11,622 times

    The most significant development in the financial markets during my recent sojourns in Europe was the International Energy Agency’s shocking release of strategic petroleum reserves.…

  • Take a Look at Tata Motors

    Published 24 June 2011 | viewed 6,949 times

    Every day, when considering what to write about, I tell myself that I’m not singing enough praises about India. Then events demand that a topic…

  • The Bitter Medicine for the United States

    Published 22 June 2011 | viewed 7,256 times

    On a map, it appears that the United States is made up of 50 states. The fiscal reality is that we have 20. Portugal’s, 15…

  • The China View from 30,000 Feet

    Published 14 June 2011 | viewed 7,057 times

    I have long sat beside the table of Mckinsey & Co., the best management consulting company in Asia, hoping to catch some crumbs of wisdom.…

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