Podcast: Finding Value in Cheap Global Stock Markets with Dave Skarica – Mike Swanson (12/12/11)

Dez 12th, 2011 | By brinvest | Category: WallStreetWindow

I just did a podcast with Dave Skarica of In it we talked about the today's stock market action and whether it has messed up a Christmas rally. We also talked about how certain stock markets and sectors around the world are now very cheap on a valuation basis and how they eventually will provide great long-term buy points despite all of the negative news of the moment. read more

Intrigue Surrounds Bilgari Holdings (NYSE: BH) and Cracker Barrel (Nasdaq: CBRL) – (12/12/11)

Dez 12th, 2011 | By brinvest | Category: WallStreetWindow

Today investment company Bilgari holdings, which owns restaurant chains Western Sizzlin and Steak n Shake released its fourth quarter earnings report and stated that its net income for the quarter rose to $8.08 a share from $6.26 in 2011 for the same quarter. read more

Developments in the European Debt Crisis: An Overview (12/11/11)

Dez 11th, 2011 | By brinvest | Category: WallStreetWindow

Officials from all 27 European Union countries met in Brussels last week and on Dec. 9 reached an accord they hoped would save the beleaguered euro. Britain, however, stood alone and refused to go along with the deal, effectively vetoing the proposed intergovernmental treaty. This resulted in the 17 euro zone countries threatening to move forward to achieve an agreement of their own, with the BBC reporting the remaining 10 EU countries seem to be indicating they will join their ... [more]

Is There A Trade In Marriott Vacations Worldwide? (NYSE: VAC)

Dez 9th, 2011 | By brinvest | Category: WallStreetWindow

Marriott Vacations Worldwide (NYSE:VAC) was recently spun-off from Marriott International (NYSE: MAR) on November 22, 2011. The newly trading spin-off company consists of the previous time share business of its parent Marriott International. Back in November for every 10 shares a Marriott International investor owned he or she got one share of the newly formed Marriott Vacations. The new company has a $580 million market cap. read more

The Seasonal December Stock Market Rally Trend Is Real – Mike Swanson (12/08/11)

Dez 8th, 2011 | By brinvest | Category: WallStreetWindow

You hear all of the time that December is one of the best months of the year for the stock market and that you must expect a Christmas rally. But should you? What are the facts really? Well since 1928 and 2010 the US stock market has rallied in December 74.7% of the time. And here is another interesting kicker - when the market is down in November, which it was this past month, it rallies 80% of the time. So yes based simply on ... [more]

Podcast: Jordan Roy-Byne – Why Are Gold Stocks Trading Like Crap and Lagging the Metal? – Mike Swanson (12/07/11)

Dez 7th, 2011 | By brinvest | Category: WallStreetWindow

Why are gold stocks trading like crap and lagging the metal? I just read an article by Jordan Roy-Byrne of that provides some answers. Gold stock investors have been frustrated by the fact that while gold is up about 20% this year the GDX gold stock ETF is down 6% while many junior mining stocks are down a full 25% and even more in some cases. That's frustrating! But it won't last forever. read more

Newt Gingrich Says Fire Ben Bernanke – Mike Swanson (12/07/11)

Dez 7th, 2011 | By brinvest | Category: WallStreetWindow

Podcast – Victor Riesco Discusses the Current Market Rally, Retail Stocks, and the US Dollar – Mike Swanson (12/06/11)

Dez 6th, 2011 | By brinvest | Category: WallStreetWindow

I just did a podcast with Victor Riesco of In this podcast we talked about the state of the current market rally and whether it will continue for the rest of this year. Both of us think it will despite the news about the S&P 500 threatening to downgrade the debt of several European nations yesterday. read more

New Stock Market Forum Launched – Mike Swanson (12/05/11)

Dez 5th, 2011 | By brinvest | Category: WallStreetWindow

We have just launched a new totally free for you stock market forum on this website. There are several stock investing message boards and forums on the Internet, but we aim to do something a little bit different. These forums can be crazy like you see on the yahoo message boards or can have so little activity that you don't know they exist. read more

Podcast: Dave Skarica Discusses QE3, QE4, and QE5 – Mike Swanson (11/30/11)

Nov 30th, 2011 | By brinvest | Category: WallStreetWindow

I just did a podcast with Dave Skarica of In it we talked about the current big move today in the stock market and the coordinated central bank action to pump the global markets with more money to help jam markets back up and excite everyone! Of course they are really doing this to help the banks out, but higher stock markets are always fun and hopefully the market will stay in a positive bias for the rest of the ... [more]