Put BridgePoint (BPI) on Your Short Squeeze Radar – Shorts Are 50% of Float

June 30, 2011

After the close, Apollo Education (APOL) will be reporting earnings. While we do not hold this name, we are positioned long in Bridgepoint Education (BPI). There is a heavy short-interest in the stock, so if Apollo manages to beat estimations and show a decent outlook, shares of BPI could see some upside.

Apollo is estimated to have EPS for the period of $1.33, a drop of over 20% from Read more

Cheering Breaking The Back Of Greece! (Are They Kidding?), And Some Eco Charts

June 30, 2011

It is typical that Wall Street cheers as the buck is passed. To the delight of investors, Greece has managed to provide a blueprint of how they are assuredly going to go bankrupt in order to get additional loan backing. This is the new era of financial math for sure.

Essentially, the Greek government has basically thrown its citizens over a live hand grenade in order to save the rest of Europe. (And by “rest” we mean Germany and France).

The Euro (which is grossly overvalued by any measure) has been Read more

Obama’s New Job Initiative: Kill Jobs With Robotics

June 27, 2011

This has got to be the worst idea ever! How can President Obama believe that spending on robotics for the manufacturing sector can create jobs in the future?

As he discusses in his weekly address, the idea it to streamline to manufacturing process to allow America to get back what we do best. While building the robotics has the potential to create jobs now, it will be a permanent killer of jobs in the future. There is no two ways about Read more

TDI Podcast 218: The Dollar Shall Rise Again – Corey Rosenbloom is Our Guest

June 26, 2011

Guest: Corey Rosenbloom, Afraid To Trade.com is our guest for this episode as we explore the technical points of interest for the U.S. Dollar (DXY). The benefactors and the losers from this and the best ways to trade/invest if the Dollar actually reverses its recent downtrend. Andrew is aggravated with one of the more ridiculous job growth plans in history. This is a fun episode…. Silver (SLV) and Gold (GLD) are also in focus

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Sunday Fun: Leaks Before Oil Reserves Announcement? Nothing New Here…

June 26, 2011

The CFTC is now looking into the sharp drop of oil prices hours before the announcement regarding the release of 60 million barrels of oil from the strategic oil reserves. If the idea was to smack speculators, it would have been a good idea Read more

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