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The Contrary Investing Report

Investing and Trading News, with a Contrarian, Sarcastic Twist!

On Friday I sold all of my Euro and Aussie $ positions. Both ended the week in a flurry, with the Euro topping 1.44 and the Aussie $ topping 0.92. This rally was thrilling, but ultimately made me too nervous to stay in the positions. Everyone today is bearish on the dollar – and when […]

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It was a nice buying opportunity for some currencies yesterday, but the window didn’t stay open long. I’m glad I had time (and the guts – it wasn’t an easy call) to pull the trigger. From the Daily Pfennig’s Chuck Butler:“Good day… And a Terrific Tuesday to you! Well… I sure received a shock yesterday […]

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Date Position Qty Month/Yr Contract Strike Call/Put Entry Price Last Price Profit/Loss Market Value Action 10/03/07 Long 1 DEC 07 Australian Dlr 0.8820 0.8923 $1,030.00 10/16/07 Long 1 DEC 07 Australian Dlr 0.8843 0.8923 $800.00 10/15/07 Long 1 DEC 07 Australian Dlr 0.8960 0.8923 ($370.00) 09/24/07 Long 1 DEC 07 Cotton 66.00 65.40 ($300.00) 01/22/07 […]

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We have an even nicer opportunity to buy some Aussie dollars. From the Daily Pfennig’s Chuck Butler: The Bank of Canada (BOC) did leave rates unchanged yesterday, as expected… The Bank said that “against a backdrop of robust global economic expansion and strong commodity prices”, Canada’s “economy is now operating further above its production potential […]

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Hi, I’m Brett Owens – and I’m a financial junkie. My “problem” started incollege, when I got a little dose of the stock market – man, was I hooked…in no time, I was reading the Wall Street Journal religously.

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