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Vince Foster

Vince Foster

Contributor since: 26 Feb 2010

  • The Ex Ante Factor: Often Early, Never Wrong?

    Published 19 August 2008 | viewed 2,159 times

    Limited Time Offer: Join TTC Online Trading Community! (continue reading for details) As we approach the Labor Day recess and finish off the summer to…

  • The Ex Ante: Liquidity Trap Revisited - Will They Take the Bait?

    Published 03 April 2008 | viewed 2,080 times

    March 29, 2008 The 10YR yield closed at 3.44% on Friday only 15bps off the lows of the year and 30bps off the lows set…

  • The Ex Ante Factor: BSC - REDUX

    Published 18 March 2008 | viewed 1,863 times

    Saturdays update for TTC members. We typically like to look forward in our weekly commentary as we believe the most important aspect of technical analysis…

  • The Ex Ante: Master of Disaster - Revisited

    Published 05 March 2008 | viewed 3,171 times

    Back in mid-December, in Master of Disaster we picked on Citigroup as the bank who brought down Glass Steagall and ironically would be on the…

  • The Ex Ante Factor: Equity Exposure

    Published 27 February 2008 | viewed 1,480 times

    This week we continued to chop within the same 50 point range we have been confined to since we bounced off the Soc/Gen lows. That…

  • The Ex Ante Factor: The Low Spark of High-Yield Boys

    Published 22 February 2008 | viewed 1,624 times

    The percentage you're paying is too high priced while you're living beyond all your means. And the man in the suit has just bought a…

  • The Ex Ante Factor: Endaka

    Published 12 February 2008 | viewed 1,721 times

    Written for members on February 10th. This week dollar bulls and bears had plenty to chew on from Warren Buffett's bearish outlook, somewhat dovish rhetoric…

  • The Ex Ante Factor: Another One Bites the Dust

    Published 06 February 2008 | viewed 2,052 times

    From this weekends updates: Financial institutional blow ups are getting larger and seem to be happening with more frequency. The latest debacle at Soc/Gen can…

  • The Ex Ante Factor: Bizarro World

    Published 30 January 2008 | viewed 2,695 times

    The week of January 21-25, 2008 will go down in the history books of financial markets and potentially society at large. We witnessed the largest…

  • The Ex Ante Factor: Jack Be Nimble

    Published 24 January 2008 | viewed 2,882 times

    Written on Jan 21 for members. Jack Be Nimble, Jack Be Quick Jack Jump Over the Candlestick In An Inverted Risk/Reward Ratio our bottom line…

  • The Ex Ante Factor: An Inverted Risk/Reward Ratio

    Published 10 January 2008 | viewed 2,776 times

    Written on Jan 5th for TTC members. Here we are just 3 days into 2008 and the damn S&P has already wiped out all of…

  • The Ex Ante Factor: 2008 - A Zero Sum Game

    Published 03 January 2008 | viewed 2,347 times

    This was sent to members on 12/29/07 It's a zero sum game, somebody wins, somebody loses. Money itself isn't lost or made, it's simply transferred…

  • The Ex Ante Factor: The Master of Disaster

    Published 21 December 2007 | viewed 2,086 times

    Vince's weekend article for members... In 1933, after the greatest asset market bubble in US history, Glass Steagall was enacted to separate investment and commercial…

  • The Ex Ante Factor: Follow the Bouncing Banks

    Published 07 November 2007 | viewed 3,278 times

    Members received this update on Saturday Friday, All-Star Legg Mason fund manager, Bill Miller's letter to shareholders got a lot of press due to his…

  • The Ex Ante Factor: The Devil and Ben Bernanke

    Published 31 October 2007 | viewed 2,260 times

    Members received this on Oct 28th. In addition to the FOMC meeting, this Wednesday we celebrate Halloween. The most recognizable symbol of Halloween is no…

  • The Ex Ante Factor: Psycho Killer: Qu'est que c'est?

    Published 19 October 2007 | viewed 2,127 times

    This update went out to TTC members on Oct 13th. Friday, 10/19/2007, is the 20th anniversary of Black Monday when stock markets around the world…

  • The Ex Ante Factor: To the Moon, Alice

    Published 09 October 2007 | viewed 3,370 times

    The following article was sent to members on Oct 6th. What does GOOG have in common with BHP? During the summer meltdown in stocks and…

  • The Ex Ante Factor: What has this got to do with monetary policy?

    Published 26 September 2007 | viewed 2,758 times

    "What has this got to do with monetary policy? Like gold, U.S. dollars have value only to the extent that they are strictly limited in…

  • This isn't Monopoly Money

    Published 20 September 2007 | viewed 3,684 times

    The article below was sent to members on Sunday, September 16, 2007. The updated chart on the right is showing that the Euro has already…