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Homebuilder Stocks Continue to Improve, According to Leading Financial Newslette …

According to George Leong, contributor to Profit Confidential, while home prices continue to slide across the nation, there have been improvements in the homebuilder sector. “An improving economy and some job creation are helping to attract buyers to the housing market and the hope is that prices will advance higher,” suggest Leong. In the article “Homebuilder Stocks Show Improvement, But Stay Selective,” Leong notes that builders are seeing higher demand down

Chinese Economy Could Crash; Special Report by Leading Financial Newsletter Prof …

After studying the economy and lowering his economic forecast based on numerous sources, both from the government and independent firms, Sasha Cekerevac, contributor to Profit Confidential, concludes the Chinese economy may soon crash. In the article “Is China a Ponzi Scheme?,” Cekerevac expresses his worry that if the Chinese economy were to crash suddenly, it would have a severe impact on the global economy, including the U.S. “Recent activity by Chinese

Pension Funds Hiding the Truth; Special Report by Leading Financial Newsletter P …

The situation for municipal pension funds is beginning to deteriorate, according to Michael Lombardi, lead contributor to Profit Confidential. Lombardi believes the main problem facing all states and municipalities is their budget deficits. In the article “Public Pension Funds Hiding the Truth?,” Lombardi suggest that what the states and municipalities are not telling the public is that they have not changed their future projection of earnings for their pension funds. “In this

U.S. to Fall into Recession; Economic Report by Profit Confidential, a Leading F …

May was the turning point for the global economy, according to Michael Lombardi, lead contributor to Profit Confidential, according to him the bottom is falling out from under the U.S. economy again, heading into another recession. In the article “The Inevitable U.S. Recession; Part II Starts,” Lombardi highlights several statistics that back up his assertion. “Manufacturing sank to a three-year low in May for the 17-member European Union,” suggest Lombardi. “The economic

Weak Economic Data Drive Stocks Lower; Special Report by Profit Confidential, a …

The U.S. jobs report was terrible, and Mitchell Clark, contributor to Profit Confidential, argues that China’s current economic weakness is responsible for hurting investor sentiment significantly. In the article “U.S. Economy: Expectations Just Got Halved,” Clark notes that while there is some recovery in the U.S. economy, the expectations are coming down. “The trading action in the stock market, oil prices, and U.S. Treasuries really signifies a major revision of expectations,” suggest

Leading Financial Newsletter Profit Confidential Predicts Tablet Market Boom

George Leong, contributor to Profit Confidential, estimates the global market for tablets will rise to around $31.9 billion this year, with over 100 million units delivered—but this is only the beginning, suggest Leong. “The demand for tablets steadily rises higher, driven by nimbler tablets with added functions, application complexity, and the advent of cloud computing that allows unlimited storage,” suggest Leong. In the article, “Tablet Market Gaining Altitude,” Leong examines the market

RIM Preparing for a Sale, Reports Profit Confidential, a Leading Financial Newsl …

Sasha Cekerevac, contributor to Profit Confidential, argues that Research In Motion Limited (RIM) is being left behind in the smartphone sector, with only 6.4% global market share in the last quarter, down from 13.6% in the first quarter of 2011. According to Cekerevac that RIM management’s recent actions are aimed at making the firm more appealing—to would-be buyers. In the article “Is Research In Motion Preparing for a Sale?” Cekerevac points

Leading Financial Newsletter Profit Confidential Expects a Recession in 2013

Tax increases and government spending cuts in the U.S. are set to take place on January 1, 2013, and Michael Lombardi, lead contributor to Profit Confidential, thinks it’s a safe assumption this occurrence will send America into another recession. In the article, “The 2013 U.S. Recession,” Lombardi calculates that the tax cuts and government spending initiatives enacted to help the economy “rebound” from the crisis and recession of 2007 will cost

Signs Indicate China Falling Apart Faster Than Most Thought; Emerging Market Rep …

The Chinese economy appears to be falling apart fast, according to Michael Lombardi, lead contributor to Profit Confidential. While gross domestic product (GDP) growth figures released by the People’s Bank of China about the Chinese economy are indicating a slowdown, According to Lombardi there are other indicators that are flashing bright red contraction signals. In the article, Chinese Economy Contracting Much Quicker Than Originally Thought, Lombardi looks at several specific parts

Japanese Pension Fund Buys Gold, Commodity Report by Top Financial Newsletter Pr …

A Japanese pension fund, Okayama Metal & Machinery, is going to place 1.5% of its total assets ($500 million) in gold bullion-backed exchange-traded funds (ETFs). According to Michael Lombardi, lead contributor to Profit Confidential, this is the first time the fund has bought gold bullion in its history. In the article, Japanese Pension Fund Buys Gold as Currency, Lombardi highlights the importance of this event. “The perception in Japan has begun

Second Half of 2012 to Weaken Economically, According to Popular Financial e-New …

The second half of 2012 looks like it will continue to slow down economically, according to Michael Lombardi, lead contributor to popular financial e-newsletter and web site Profit Confidential. He believes we will see more companies like Hewlett-Packard announcing job cuts as the year progresses. In the article, Economic Growth in Second Half of 2012 to Deteriorate, Lombardi believes this will be a snowball effect. “The recessions in various eurozone countries have

Dividend Stocks Are Attractive on this Pullback, Reports Leading Financial Newsl …

The stock market has been due for a correction according to Mitchell Clark, contributor to popular financial e-newsletter Profit Confidential. Clark believes that a correction is well-deserved and suggest he would be accumulating dividend paying stocks on this pullback. “If I were an equity investor looking for new positions this year, I’d wait until the correction plays itself out and I’d be watching my favorite dividend paying stocks for a good

Natural Gas Makes a Bottom, Commodity Report by Top Financial Newsletter Profit …

Natural gas has hit decade lows, because of the mild winter and a glut of new supply hitting the markets due to new techniques like fracking, but Sasha Cekerevac, contributor to Profit Confidential, thinks that recent developments in the energy markets show that perhaps there is some slight flicker of light at the end of the tunnel when it comes to natural gas. “The excess amount of supply of natural gas

Cisco Informs of Weak Economic Growth Worldwide, Special Report by Profit Confid …

According to Michael Lombardi, lead contributor to Profit Confidential, Cisco System reported earnings that were fine, but its earnings outlook for 2012 painted the picture of a very nervous business sector unwilling to spend on Internet gear and a weaker global economic environment. In the recent Profit Confidential article, Cisco Sounds the Alarm Bell, Lombardi points out that, despite the cash large corporations have on their balance sheets, they are

Market Indicator Flashes Warning Sign, According to Leading Financial Newsletter …

Michael Lombardi, lead contributor to popular financial newsletter Profit Confidential, has performed research showing that stock selling by corporate insiders has continued to rise, as the stock market rally continued. He believes this is extremely important as a warning sign, because insiders have a deep understanding of their company, market, and earnings outlook. In the article, Another Key Stock Market Indicator Flashes Red, Lombardi makes the point that, when corporate insiders

Top Financial Newsletter Profit Confidential Welcomes Market Correction as a Buy …

Mitchell Clark, contributor to Profit Confidential, suggest that he would like to see a stock market correction so income investors could buy good dividend paying stocks at fair prices. In the recent Profit Confidential article, Stock Market Breakdown: How a Correction Would Be a Buying Opportunity, Clark outlines his belief that, if the stock market pulled back a normal three percent to five percent from its current level, it would make

Strong Mobile Growth in China, Special Report by Leading Financial Newsletter Pr …

China is growing exponentially in the mobile phone sector, according to George Leong, contributor to Profit Confidential; in fact, he suggest the number of subscribers in the country has surpassed one billion. Leong believes these are exciting times for China’s mobile market, as the regulators, in an effort to increase competitive powers, decided to allow the operation of three major carriers. Leong outlines his reasons in his recent article, China’s Mobile

Oil Ready to Break Key Technical Levels, Commodity Report by Top Newsletter Prof …

The volatility in oil prices has been significant over the past year and Sasha Cekerevac, contributor to popular financial e-newsletter Profit Confidential, believes that oil is about to break a key technical level that extends back to 2009. In the article, Oil Prices at Crucial Technical Level, Cekerevac highlights several important technical levels to watch for in the West Texas Intermediate oil market. “On a weekly chart, oil prices are currently

Key to Apple’s Growth, Technology Report by Profit Confidential, a Leading Fin …

Following a blowout fiscal second quarter, Apple Inc. continues to be the leader amongst technology stocks in the world, according to George Leong, contributor to popular financial e-newsletter Profit Confidential. However, in his recent Profit Confidential article, Apple: This Technology Stock Still Has its Mojo, Leong highlights several key areas to watch if the firm is going to continue to grow, including emerging markets and new products, including the key

Gold Poised for a Breakout, Commodity Report by Leading Financial Newsletter Pro …

A lot of talk has been focused on gold bullion over the past few years and Sasha Cekerevac, contributor to Profit Confidential, has identified a positive technical indication that might lead to a potential breakout. Cekerevac believes that the recent pullback in gold does not invalidate the bull market in gold bullion, but he is waiting for a breakout outside the current trading range to become manifestly bullish. In the recent

Bull Market in Gold Far From Over; Commodity Report by Top Financial Newsletter …

If China is to back its currency, the yuan, it won’t use exchange-traded funds (ETFs) to do it, but rather gold bullion, according to Michael Lombardi, lead contributor to Profit Confidential. Lombardi calculates that the demise of the gold bullion market is greatly exaggerated, as the demand for physical gold by China and other large investors will continue for some time. “China will continue to purchase gold bullion to back its

Gold & Silver Stocks Currently Offer Attractive Fundamentals

Precious metal stocks haven’t performed well, even though many gold mining companies are reporting record production and earnings; but Mitchell Clark, contributor to Profit Confidential, believes that many gold and silver stocks are undervalued considering their growth prospects. The reason, according to Clark, is that spot prices for gold and silver have pulled back in price. In Clark’s view, the pullback is part of a well-deserved correction/consolidation, which he outlines in

New Yahoo! CEO Issues Large Expectations, Technology Report by Leading Financial …

In his recent article, Can New Yahoo! CEO Deliver on Lofty Promises?, Sasha Cekerevac reports on the latest Yahoo! development. According to the Profit Confidential contributor, CEO Scott Thompson declared that his goal is to have 20% annual revenue growth for Yahoo!. However, Cekerevac thinks this is only part of his goal. “I believe that Thompson is making the recent job cuts and talking up the prospect to make the

Canadian Dollar Likely to Strengthen, FX Report by Top Financial Newsletter Prof …

In his recent Profit Confidential article, Canadian Dollar Poised for Long-term Strength, Sasha Cekerevac reports that March’s number for job creation in Canada came in at over 82,000 jobs. The editor feels that this positive news will help propel the Canadian dollar higher. “With a population approximately 1/10th the size of the U.S., it would be the equivalent of the American economy creating 820,000 new jobs in March,” suggest Cekerevac In

General Electric & Other U.S. Companies Feeling the Impact of World Economic Slo …

About 40% of all profits earned by the S&P 500 companies come from overseas, according to Michael Lombardi, lead contributor to popular financial newsletter Profit Confidential. He believes it is impossible for American companies to withstand the recession in Europe and the slowdown in China; in fact, they’re already showing the effects. “Even the very big companies are complaining about problems overseas,” suggest Lombardi. In the article, Proof Stock Market Rally’s Just

Stock Market to Top Out, Financial Report by Leading Financial Newsletter Profit …

This earnings season, Mitchell Clark, contributor to Profit Confidential, believes the results will signal a top to the stock market. Clark believes this earnings season is going to be the catalyst for the stock market’s near-term direction, which is most likely down. “In my view, the stock market is likely to top out this year,” suggest Clark “So I’m not a big advocate of taking on major new positions.” In the recent

S&P 500 in Bear Market Trap, According to Leading Financial Newsletter Profit Co …

For the first quarter of 2012, the S&P 500 rose 12%, but Michael Lombardi, lead contributor to popular financial e-newsletter and web site Profit Confidential, believes this is a bear market trap. Lombardi points out that retail investor was severely burned in 2008, which is why he/she is hesitant to jump back into this stock market rally and the S&P 500. Lombardi then suggests that, when the retail investor believes

What the Weak Jobs Data Have to Say; Profit Confidential Releases Special Employ …

In March, U.S. employers added only 120,000 jobs, well below analyst estimates of 205,000, according to Michael Lombardi, lead contributor to popular financial newsletter Profit Confidential. The analyst wasn’t surprised by the weakness of this jobs growth, because it is a reflection of the weaker economic data he’s forecasted. In his recent Profit Confidential article, Pathetic Job Numbers Expose “Fake” Economic Recovery, Lombardi highlights that, of the 120,000 in jobs growth

FedEx Warning Indicates Possible Top in S&P 500, Suggest Special Earnings Report …

Along with the corporate earnings release from shipping giant FedEx Corporation came some dark clouds for the future, according to Sasha Cekerevac, contributor to popular financial newsletter and web site Profit Confidential. The company issued downbeat estimates for the rest of the year, which Cekerevac believes is a warning sign that a correction is close for the S&P 500. In the article, What the FedEx Warning Means for Your Investments, Cekerevac

Higher Oil Prices Possible Trigger for Recession, According to Top Financial New …

Mitchell Clark, contributor to Profit Confidential, suggest that, while the near-term trading action in the stock market and commodities is mostly positive, he believes that the next recession might caused by higher oil prices. “It’s the perfect catalyst for next year’s slowdown,” suggest Clark. Clark notes that oil prices have been trading commensurate with the stock market as a call on economic growth in the U.S. economy. He suggest that higher

Bank Stocks a Possible Buy on Pullbacks, Suggest Profit Confidential Finance Sec …

The big banks have steadily recovered since the Lehman Brothers collapse in late 2008 that sent bank stocks in a punishing downward spiral, states a recent article in top financial web site and newsletter Profit Confidential. According to George Leong, contributor to Profit Confidential, the climate for banks is much better and he feels they are worthy of a look. “I view pullbacks as an opportunity to accumulate shares, as

Durable Goods Flashing Warning Sign for Investors, Special Report by Financial S …

Michael Lombardi, lead contributor to Profit Confidential, suggest that the U.S. durable goods number is giving us a warning that the U.S. economy is weaker than most people believe. In his recent article, U.S. Durable Goods Orders an Ominous Sign, Lombardi suggest that even though February’s durable goods number rose 2.2% in February, it illustrates that the economic recovery doesn’t have the legs some assume it does. “The report showed that this

Profit Confidential Survey Indicates Stock Market Rally About to End

Michael Lombardi, lead contributor to Profit Confidential, believes that rapid inflation in commodity prices will eventually push interest rates higher and this will end the stock market rally. He bases this conclusion on a survey Profit Confidential recently performed amongst its readers, regarding inflation. In the article, The Domino Effect That Will End this Stock Market Rally, Lombardi outlines a survey performed by Profit Confidential in which the vast majority of

Caterpillar Hints at Slowdown, Economic Report by Financial Site Profit Confiden …

Caterpillar Inc. has had a tremendous run since the fall low of $67.54 in October to a recent high of just over $116.00. Sasha Cekerevac, contributor to top financial e-newsletter and web site Profit Confidential, states that the stock is priced to perfection at current levels and could be in for a pullback. In his recent article, Caterpillar’s Cracks Indicate an Economic Slowdown, Cekerevac highlights research he conducted into Caterpillar’s statistics

TJX Companies One of the Best Stocks in Troubled Times, Leading Financial Web Si …

TJX Companies, Inc. has done extremely well on the stock market for a number of years now and Mitchell Clark, contributor to popular e-newsletter Profit Confidential, believes that the firm will continue to benefit from the current economic landscape. In his article, TJX Companies: One of the Best Stocks (and Most Boring) in the Marketplace, Clark states that TJX’s track record on the stock market has been very consistent, with

Another Housing Market Bubble About to Burst, Alarms Leading Financial Web Site …

Canadian home prices have increased steadily since the financial crisis hit and Michael Lombardi, lead contributor to popular financial newsletter Profit Confidential, believes that Canada is potentially setting up for a very nasty fall in home prices. In his recent article, Canadian Housing Market Reminiscent of U.S. Housing Market of 2006, Lombardi outlines the basics of this thesis. “Canadian banks are responding to the slowing housing market and are trying to

China May Be Buying Gold “Anonymously,” According to Popular Financial Newsl …

Michael Lombardi, lead contributor to Profit Confidential, believes that purchases recently made through the Bank of International Settlements (BIS) were on behalf of a central bank. In the article, Central Banks Pile into Gold on Price Drop, Lombardi states that, while we don’t know the identity of that central bank officially, he believes that it was the People’s Bank of China. “I’ve been writing for a while about China’s desire to

Glencore Bid to Buy Viterra a Sign of Bigger Things, Profit Confidential, Leadin …

The recent news that trading giant Glencore International AG is in the hunt to buy Viterra Inc. is yet another sign that the global demand for agricultural commodities is going to continue to increase over the next few decades, according to Sasha Cekerevac, contributor to Profit Confidential. In his recent article, Booming Demand for Agricultural Commodities Driving Mergers, Cekerevac highlights the investment strategy for firms looking at the demand and supply

Increased Dividends a Positive Sign for the Market, According to Top Financial N …

There’s been a lot of news related to increased dividends and this is a very positive sign for the stock market, according to Mitchell Clark, contributor to Profit Confidential. In his recent article, Expect Big Increases to Dividends Over the Next Few Quarters, Clark outlines his beliefs related to dividends. “Dividends, in my view, are perhaps now the most important component to an equity investment,” suggest Clark. Clark notes that, while

Mining Stocks to Start Paying Gold Dividends; Commodity Report by Leading Financ …

Gold Resource Corporation has been paying regular cash dividends, but starting this April, shareholders will have the option to convert their cash dividends into physical gold bullion and/or silver bullion. Michael Lombardi, lead contributor to Profit Confidential, believes that this is an exciting development and he expects many more gold mining stocks to institute such programs in the near future. In his recent Profit Confidential article, The Next Evolution in Gold

Recession Worsening in Europe, Leading Financial Newsletter Profit Confidential …

The unemployment rate in Europe is at its highest level since the inception of the euro, according to Michael Lombardi, lead contributor to Profit Confidential. In Lombardi’s recent article, Unemployment in Europe Hits Highest Level Since Inception of Euro, he describes the deteriorating situation in Europe. “The numbers are horrifying,” suggest Lombardi. “Youth unemployment rates as of January 2012 include Greece at 51.1%, Spain at 49.9% and Portugal at 35.1%.” Lombardi reiterates

Leading Financial Newsletter Profit Confidential Identifies Buying Opportunity f …

With the current downward pressure in gold, George Leong, contributor to Profit Confidential, suggests buying gold stocks on price weakness, with a break below $1,600 an ounce in gold representing a great opportunity to buy. Leong describes his rationale regarding gold stocks in the recent Profit Confidential article, Gold-buying Opportunity—What Price to Watch for. “The reality is that the price of gold is currently driven by two key variables: global

Two Warning Signs for the Stock Market, Trading Report by Leading Financial News …

The S&P 500, has had a tremendous run from the October lows, but Sasha Cekerevac, contributor to popular financial newsletter Profit Confidential, is pointing out two criteria that are alerting him to the market sentiment of the S&P 500, both of which are leading him to believe a market correction is due. In a recent article he wrote titled, Two Reasons to Worry about the S&P 500, Cekerevac outlines two indicators

Chinese Economy Slowing Down Dramatically; Special Report by Leading Financial N …

China’s premier reduced the country’s GDP economic forecast for growth in 2012 to 7.5% from 8.0% and, according to Michael Lombardi, lead contributor to Profit Confidential, this drop is significant. In Lombardi’s article, China’s Economic Growth to Come Crashing Down?, he outlines his worry in a Chinese economic slowdown scenario. If GDP growth comes in as expected in 2012 at 7.5%, it would be the lowest economic growth experienced in China

McDonald’s Employs Brilliant Long-term Strategy, reports Leading Financial e-N …

The investment strategy of McDonald’s Corporation to continually innovate has been highly successful in driving corporate earnings year after year, according to Sasha Cekerevac, contributor to popular financial e-newsletter Profit Confidential. Cekerevac highlights the latest innovations of McDonald’s in his recent article, Why McDonald’s Is Brilliant. Cekerevac notes that continued innovation has driven the stock price of McDonald’s from $13.00 in 2003, to approximately $100.00 today, with a dividend yield of

Leading Financial Newsletter Profit Confidential Points Out Classic Stock Market …

The Dow Theory is flashing a warning signal, according to Michael Lombardi, lead contributor to popular financial newsletter Profit Confidential. In his recent article, Dow Theory Flashes Classic Stock Market Warning, Lombardi looks at the relationship between the Dow Jones Industrial Average and the Dow Jones Transportation Index. The Dow Theory has been a very good tool over the last 100 years for calling market tops and bottoms, Lombardi. The Dow Jones

Netflix May Not Survive the Latest Battle; Technology Report by Profit Confident …

News that cable giant Comcast Corporation is entering the online streaming market might be the beginning of the end for Netflix Inc., according to Sasha Cekerevac, contributor to popular financial newsletter Profit Confidential. In his recent article, Is this the End for Netflix?, Cekerevac highlights that, with Comcast offering its existing customers a much lower rate than the Netflix product, this will hurt corporate earnings for Netflix, possibly to the

Gold and Silver Mining Companies Set to Outperform; Commodity Report by Leading …

With the recent strength in the euro currency, the spot prices of gold and silver have strengthened and this will drive up shares of mining stocks, according to Mitchell Clark, contributor to financial newsletter Profit Confidential. In his recent Profit Confidential article, Why Oil Prices, Gold and Silver Are Looking Good Again, Clark highlights that the price action in mining stocks has a very high correlation to underlying commodity prices, which

Chinese Firms Set to Expand Globally, Special Report by Profit Confidential

The Chinese economy has grown to the point where powerful companies have now emerged and are ready to take on the world, according to Michael Lombardi, lead contributor to popular financial newsletter Profit Confidential. In his recent article, Chinese Companies Ready to Take on the World, Lombardi states that the Chinese economy and the companies within it are going to challenge the multinationals of both the U.S. and Europe. There is

Bull Market in Silver Set to Resume, Leading Financial Newsletter Profit Confide …

Silver had a very volatile year in 2011. According Profit Confidential contributor Sasha Cekerevac’s recent article, What You Need to Know about Silver Right Now, the most likely scenario is that the silver market is setting the stage for a resumption in the move up, with mining stocks to follow. Cekerevac makes the case that the move in silver prices from 2010 to 2011 was too far too fast and was

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