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Debt Cut Deal is Just Smoke & Mirrors

Aug 2nd, 2011 | By brinvest | Category: Pinnacle Professors

That's it?  This is the deal?  This is what they've been supposedly fighting over for months?We'll get to the exact details in a moment but let's start by doing a fantasy comparison of the same "cuts" being made in a format that the regular man on the street can understand.Doctor: Uncle Sam, you've been drinking larger and larger amounts ... [more]

Bering (BERX); Close To A Breakout?

Aug 2nd, 2011 | By brinvest | Category: OTCjournal

  Bering Exploration (BERX): Close to a Breakout? Whlie there hasn't been any upside progress on the price of late, BERX has been trading an above average amount of volume, which might be serving as a precursor to a breakout in the stock. Yesterday BERX announced...

Stock Market Open Today Looks Shaky – Mike Swanson (08/02/11)

Aug 2nd, 2011 | By brinvest | Category: WallStreetWindow

Before the open of the stock market today as of 7:10 AM DOW futures are down 47 points while futures for the S&P 500 are down 6.20, which is roughly half a percent. Yesterday the S&P 500 closed the day down 5.34 points after coming back from some heavier selling in the morning. read more

Investor Sentiment

Aug 2nd, 2011 | By brinvest | Category: Pinnacle Professors

The Technical Take The measures of investor sentiment have changed little week over week, and with the debt ceiling circus dominating the news, investors seem reluctant to make a big bet either way. One of the issues facing this rally since the mid- June lows has been the lack of short ... [more]

The Next Leg of the Housing Bear Market has Begun

Aug 2nd, 2011 | By brinvest | Category: Pinnacle Professors Now that the latest round of quantitative easing (QE) has ended, it's time to take stock of whether inflation or deflation is likely to gain the upper hand going forward. The Fed's monetary stimulus efforts of the last three years have done nothing to help what is arguably the biggest symptom of ... [more]

Debt Deal is a Blank Check

Aug 1st, 2011 | By brinvest | Category: Pinnacle Professors

 By supposedly compromising to raise the debt ceiling, Congress and the President have now paved the way for ever higher levels of federal spending. Although, the nation was spared the trauma of borrowing restrictions, the actual risk of default existed solely in the minds of Washington politicians.  But the real crisis is not, nor has it ever been, the ... [more]

Make Some Lemonade

Aug 1st, 2011 | By brinvest | Category: Pinnacle Professors

The week was owned once again by talk of a debt ceiling.  The markets didn’t like it and had a pretty hefty fall and annulled any bullish pattern they had.  Now we’re seeing 200 day averages being tested or close to it for most major US indices.    We went to a 100% cash positions on Wednesday in the swing ... [more]

Indonesia Igniting Growth

Aug 1st, 2011 | By brinvest | Category: Pinnacle Professors

Manufacturing production has been a bright spot for Indonesia. As highlighted in last week’s Investor Alert, there’s been resilient manufacturing production growth in Indonesia compared to Malaysia, the Philippines and Thailand. Since 2007, Indonesia’s manufacturing production consistently outperformed, expanding 9.1 percent on a year-over-year basis, the fastest rate of growth since February 2008. Indonesia’s multi-year production ... [more]

Market Turning Points for August 1

Aug 1st, 2011 | By brinvest | Category: Pinnacle Professors

Precision timing for all time frames through a 3-dimensional approach to technicalanalysis:  Cycles - Breadth - P&F and Fibonacci price projections“By the Law of Periodical Repetition, everything which has happened once must happen again, and again, and again -- and not capriciously, but at regular periods, and each thing in its own period, not another’s, and each obeying its ... [more]

Nyxio (NYXO): Why The 450% Volume Explosion?

Jul 31st, 2011 | By brinvest | Category: OTCjournal

  The Digital Entertainment Revolution: Apple Sets The Bar Last week Apple Computer (AAPL) announced its Q3 financial results. All the company did was deliver $7.79 in Earnings Per Share, blowing away the analyst's estimates of about $5.50. During the quarter, Apple...