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A case for $120 WTI oil – and sharply higher stock prices.

Back in July I was surprised to notice that oil prices continued to remain firm during the odd 2011 summer months (an anomaly caused by strife in the Middle East) when ordinarily we experience softness in energy prices that time … Continue reading

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Euro-Crisis is just noise – BUY American!

While everyone is obsessed with the financial crisis in Europe, and occasionally China, the real story is in America.  The global market may seem to be on thin ice, but the U.S. recovery is on a solid footing. I argued … Continue reading

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Bad funds today, stars tomorrow!

Over decades, I’ve been quoted in newspapers and television (and have also made dozens of presentations to various professional groups) suggesting that bad funds (defined as those with miserable track records at present, or dogs) offer the best potential for … Continue reading

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Encana: it’s a gas! Good Management 101

Encana has been under fire from the investment community for some time now. In the past I’ve been critical of the pressure public companies have to suffer nowadays (see past posts on short selling, a short term obsession with ‘growth‘ … Continue reading

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Forget oil, metals, gold – invest in U.S. industry.

I wrote in my posting dated May 17th, entitled Bond rally or feint? Bullish stocks again! the following: “The issue now is does one make decisions based on history or does it make more sense to look through the current ‘correction?’  … Continue reading

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Oil stocks cheap enough yet?

From Bloomberg (June 22nd): “Crude for August delivery on the New York Mercantile Exchange fell as much as 93 cents to $93.24 a barrel in electronic trading and was at $93.65 at 1:35 p.m. London time. The contract yesterday climbed … Continue reading

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Vancouver’s loss – an omen for Canada?

Vancouver’s loss to Boston for the coveted Stanley Cup may prove to be a turning point in the fortunes of Canada – our dollar and economy.  Coming out of the financial crisis less battered than many other countries, and enjoying … Continue reading

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