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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

  • How The Ukraine Crisis Will Play Out

    Published 14 August 2014 | viewed 6,259 times

    I can tell you exactly how the crisis in the Ukraine is going to play out. This has major implications for the global economy, financial…

  • The Great Race for Battery Technology

    Published 06 November 2013 | viewed 20,170 times

    One hundred years from now, historians will probably date the beginning of the fall of the American Empire to 1986. That is the year President…

  • Texas Tea Takes a Dive

    Published 02 October 2013 | viewed 4,707 times

    Take a Look at the chart below and you will see that the price of oil is breaking key support. Texas tea has now backed…

  • Have Calm Waters Returned for Shipping Stocks?

    Published 30 September 2013 | viewed 7,853 times

    Traders are stunned by the performance of the shipping stocks this month, which have been far and away a top market performer. The big questions…

  • Bailing on My Oil Short

    Published 10 September 2013 | viewed 4,624 times

    We got the dollar drop over the weekend that I was expecting. There was no way that the war was going to start before Obama…

  • Why I'm Keeping My Oil Short

    Published 04 September 2013 | viewed 4,612 times

    Let's call this the weekend of love. On Friday morning, we were looking forward to a long weekend of missiles raining down on Syria and…

  • The Price Tag for Clean Coal

    Published 29 August 2013 | viewed 4,742 times

    I wanted to get the low down on clean coal (KOL) to see how clean it really is, so I visited some friends at Lawrence…

  • Oil Spike Sends Traders Scrambling

    Published 28 August 2013 | viewed 4,158 times

    Wow! That was some speech! Secretary of State, John Kerry, was certainly rattling the saber last night when he laid out the irrefutable evidence confirming…

  • Why Ben Bernanke Hates Me

    Published 08 May 2013 | viewed 4,738 times

    I don't just think he hates me. He truly despises me. In fact, he does everything he can to put me out of business.Take last…

  • Why the Markets Couldn't Care Less about Sequestration

    Published 27 February 2013 | viewed 3,878 times

    They say a picture is worth 1,000 words. The map below is worth a PhD thesis, and perhaps a weighty tome. Prepared by my friends…

  • Why Gold is Dead

    Published 05 February 2013 | viewed 7,453 times

    It certainly has been a year of gnashing teeth and tearing hair for inveterate gold bugs (GLD). They got everything they wanted on the fundamental…

  • Where's the Crash?

    Published 31 January 2013 | viewed 7,617 times

    That was the questions traders were scratching their heads and asking this morning in the wake of this morning's shocking Q4, 2012 GDP figure.While most…

  • Cheniere Energy (LNG) Gets the Green Light

    Published 31 January 2013 | viewed 4,815 times

    I have been pounding the table on the attractions of Cheniere Energy (LNG) since last spring. Yesterday, the stock hit a new all time high…

  • MLP's Are On Fire

    Published 17 January 2013 | viewed 6,012 times

    Master Limited Partnerships have been on fire since the beginning of the year. Once the deal on the "Fiscal Cliff" was done, and these instruments'…

  • Who Needs Gold?

    Published 20 December 2012 | viewed 4,852 times

    Who the hell needs an umbrella in the middle of a draught? Snow boots in a roasting desert? A National Rifle Association bumper sticker at…

  • The Fed Christmas Present for Gold Bulls

    Published 13 December 2012 | viewed 3,939 times

    Federal Reserve Chairman, Ben Bernanke, delivered a real blockbuster yesterday in the aftermath of the final Open Market Committee meeting of 2012 - looks like…

  • Is it Time to Buy China?

    Published 11 December 2012 | viewed 3,927 times

    Avoiding emerging markets generally, and China specifically, has been one of my more prescient market calls this year. I never believed in the hard landing…

  • Is Now the Time to Get Back Into Copper?

    Published 07 December 2012 | viewed 4,321 times

    I have been following Freeport McMoRan (NYSE:FCX) for about 30 years now, and it has long been one of my favorite companies, as it is…

  • The Smart Way to Play the Natural Gas Boom

    Published 05 December 2012 | viewed 16,260 times

    Throughout my travels around the world there is one question I can count on getting from every audience, be it in the US, China, Europe,…

  • The Ultra Bull Case for 2013

    Published 04 December 2012 | viewed 4,857 times

    I am sitting here in front of my screens in utter amusement, befuddled, and gob-smacked. The weekend produced the worst case scenario from the "Fiscal…

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