Monthly Archives: July 2009

No Load Fund/ETF Tracker updated through 7/30/2009

My latest No Load Fund/ETF Tracker has been posted at:http://www.successful-investment.com/newsletter-archive.phpUpward momentum stayed intact, and the major indexes closed out the month of July with strong gains. Our Trend Tracking Index (TTI) for domestic funds/ETFs has now crossed its trend line … Continue reading


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Changing Times

The markets continued with their same mode of operation yesterday, by first dropping sharply and then climbing back to erase most of the losses. It’s been the same story as there was every reason for the major indexes to tank; … Continue reading


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A Repeat Performance

Yesterday, the market staged a virtual repeat performance of the prior trading day (Monday). An early sell off was rebuffed, and the major indexes recovered their losses and managed to close around the flat line. While home prices provided some … Continue reading


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Still Hanging In There

Despite an early morning sell off to start the week, a late rally managed to support the major indexes, which eked out a small gain for the day. A gain is a gain, and it’s amazing to me how much … Continue reading


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Reader Hedge Question

Reader John had this to say about his experience with the SimpleHedge Strategy: Having read your ‘SimpleHedge’ Strategy document, I set up my own account in late March. Yesterday, my total gain went above 5%. If I remember your approach … Continue reading


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Sunday Musings: Monetary Madness

Reader Robert emailed me an interesting story written by Bill Bonner of Vancouver, Canada (sorry, no link available) with the title “Romulus, Remus, Stimulus: A Brief History of Monetary Madness.” It puts the current monetary madness in historical perspective, and … Continue reading


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