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Rick Ackerman

Rick Ackerman

Contributor since: 22 Sep 2014

Biography

Rick's professional background includes 12 years as a market maker on the floor of the Pacific Coast Exchange, three as an investigator with renowned San Francisco private eye Hal Lipset, seven as a reporter and newspaper editor, three as a columnist for the Sunday San Francisco Examiner, and two decades as a contributor to publications ranging from Barron's to The Antiquarian Bookman to Fleet Street Letter and Utne Reader. His detailed strategies for stocks, options, and indexes have appeared since the early 1990s in Black Box Forecasts, a newsletter he founded that originally was geared to professional option traders.

  • The Death Rattle of Europe's Statist Dream

    Published 20 October 2014 | viewed 0 times

    Europe's all-too-predictable relapse into recession is gathering force, threatening not only the pipe dream of economic and political unity, but eroding grandiose illusions that have…

  • Inflation, Deflation, and Our Very Confident Bet in T-Bonds

    Published 14 October 2014 | viewed 0 times

    I've been touting the ongoing bull market in T-Bonds as one of the best investment opportunities of our lifetime - a no-brainer, as far, as…

  • How Theater Chains Can Fight Netflix

    Published 08 October 2014 | viewed 0 times

    Netflix has just inked a four-movie deal with Adam Sandler that threatens to shake up the big theater chains by radically altering the way movies…

  • Using Put Options to Bet on a Junk-Bond Crash

    Published 30 September 2014 | viewed 0 times

    Here's an easy play for those who have never cashed a winning ticket trading put or call options. Specifically, I am going to tell you…

  • Death Knell for the Bull Market?

    Published 22 September 2014 | viewed 0 times

    When will the bull market end? With money velocity collapsing and ominous divergences developing in both the NYSE Advance/Decline line and the New Highs/New Lows…