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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

  • Could Natural Gas Prices Be About to Jump?

    Published 08 June 2011 | viewed 11,033 times

    Name one of the best performing assets since the “RISK OFF” trade started and it would have to be natural gas. You may recall my…

  • Here Comes the Rhodium ETF

    Published 06 June 2011 | viewed 32,977 times

    Deutsche Bank has launched the first ever ETF for the precious metal Rhodium, to be listed on the London stock exchange. Expecting a massive inflow…

  • Rare Earths Are About to Become a Lot More Rare

    Published 01 June 2011 | viewed 22,092 times

    Interest in Rare Earths is starting to heat up once again, and it something you should keep on your radar. China’s Baotou Steel has announced…

  • When to Buy Japan?

    Published 30 May 2011 | viewed 8,714 times

    It has been three months since the horrific Japanese tsunami, the economy is in free fall, and radiation is still lingering in the air and…

  • World Bank Predicts the Demise of the US Dollar by 2025

    Published 26 May 2011 | viewed 18,189 times

    This week, the World Bank published a report predicting the demise of the US dollar as the major reserve currency by 2025. The transition will…

  • A Look at the First Silver Bubble

    Published 25 May 2011 | viewed 38,570 times

    With smoke still rising from the ruins of the recent silver crash, I thought I’d touch base with a wizened and grizzled old veteran who…

  • QE3 Has Already Started

    Published 23 May 2011 | viewed 30,619 times

    Most analysts have missed the fact that QE3 has already started in earnest. Of course, it would have been easy to miss. Ben Bernanke has…

  • Why Jim Chanos is Wrong About China

    Published 22 May 2011 | viewed 11,713 times

    Hedge fund titan, Jim Chanos, is well known for his extremely bearish views on China. He says that the cracks are spreading on the façade,…

  • The Bear Case for Oil

    Published 21 May 2011 | viewed 7,248 times

    Let’s do some out of the box thinking here. Let’s say that the global economy is really slowing down. The demand for oil will fall.…

  • Getting Out at the Top: The Glencore Effect

    Published 20 May 2011 | viewed 7,630 times

    One of the greatest indicators that the music has stopped playing, the fat lady is singing, and it is time to get out of Dodge…

  • Breakfast With PIMCO’s Mohamed El-Erian

    Published 19 May 2011 | viewed 6,201 times

    On the way back from a funeral in Los Angeles last weekend, I thought I would take a walk down Nostalgia Lane and have breakfast…

  • Why it’s Time to Bail Out Now

    Published 18 May 2011 | viewed 18,136 times

    Those looking for guidance on the medium term trend in the market better take a look at the best of breed, benchmark stocks for the…

  • The Corn Conundrum

    Published 16 May 2011 | viewed 10,066 times

    In the days of olde, the prices of agricultural commodities were determined by the birds, the bees, and Mother Nature. No more. The Mississippi River…

  • The Markets are on a Knife Edge

    Published 15 May 2011 | viewed 6,930 times

    All global asset classes are within a hair’s breadth of completely breaking down.  The S&P 500 sits perilously on its neckline. Just below here there…

  • A Review of the Gold Fundamentals

    Published 12 May 2011 | viewed 9,038 times

    With gold crashing through to $1,500 this morning, I thought that I would once against re-examine the fundamentals for the barbarous relic. That is most…

  • How to Build a Top

    Published 11 May 2011 | viewed 5,374 times

    Yes, we are all in the instant gratification business. We all want to ride an uptrend for nine months, sell at the top tick, and…

  • Full Speed Ahead for China’s Nuclear Program

    Published 09 May 2011 | viewed 8,688 times

    To say that the partial meltdown at Tokyo Electric Power’s Fukushima plant has put a chill on the global nuclear industry would be a vast…

  • Why I Am Selling the Market Here

    Published 05 May 2011 | viewed 5,686 times

    I have started batting out short positions as fast as the market can field them. To be more specific, I am buying puts and selling…

  • Take a Ride in the New Short Junk ETF

    Published 05 May 2011 | viewed 14,394 times

    When you look at the profusion of new ETF’s being launched today, you find that they almost always correspond with market tops. The higher the…

  • Breakfast With Fed Governor Bob McTeer

    Published 04 May 2011 | viewed 6,703 times

    No one can explain the most complex economic and monetary issues in a simpler, more homespun fashion than former governor of the Federal Reserve, Bob…

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