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In The News

Showing 9 news items in November 2011.
01 November 2011

Gold and silver were opening Tuesday sharply lower as heightened tensions over Greece and a soaring U.S. dollar pressured precious metals.

Despite another rough patch — GLD has fallen roughly to the same price level as it was this time last week — some see prospects for both the yellow metal and silver a bit improved. Gil Morales and Chris Kacher, who run MoKa Investors and use ETFs in their client accounts and hedge fund, point out that GLD recently successfully retested its lows around $151 a share. Last week, its shares also pivoted higher on heavier volume past its 50-day moving average, a key technical indicator.

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01 November 2011

Europe’s open spigot to support precious metals
When it comes to buying gold or silver, the best buy signals are found in what we refer to as "pocket pivots."

These are statistically significant buy signals we have developed and used with great effect in our own handling of the precious metals in 2011 as we ourselves have thus far outperformed the S&P 500 Index over 50-fold as of this writing.
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10 November 2011

Gold Up 26% in 2011. Gil Morales argues that the precious metal could reach $2,000 by year’s end.

15 November 2011

Are Leveraged ETFs Ever Right for Retail Investors?

A glance at the Nasdaq volume rankings shows certain leveraged ETFs among the most actively traded issues on any given day—broad market and financial sector funds in particular.

...Noted traders and authors Chris Kacher and Gil Morales, at virtueofselfishinvesting.com, use sophisticated timing models for their market entries and exits. For them, tools like leveraged ETFs allow them to efficiently capitalize on both upside and downside market moves.

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16 November 2011

Technical Analysis: How Market Context Is A Powerful Tool To Separate The Leaders From The Laggards
Thursday, November 17, 2011 | 1:15 pm – 2:15 pm

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Learn how to use market context to gain the edge in the interpretation of chart patterns. Learn how market context can take many forms, ranging from the obvious to the subtle. Learn how to spot potential new leaders during minor market pullbacks, intermediate market corrections, and full-blown bear markets. Learn how to buy into current leaders on market pullbacks.


The Secrets Of Trading Like An O'Neil Disciple
Friday, November 18, 2011 | 8:30 am – 12:30 pm

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In this 4-hour intensive you will learn how to effectively position size and manage your risk-including the challenging trendless markets of 2011.

Dr. Chris Kacher and Gil Morales, authors of the bestselling book, Trade Like an O'Neil Disciple-How We Made 18,000% in the Stock Market, reveal the secrets they learned as a result of trading with legendary investor Bill O'Neil during their respective tenures as portfolio managers with William O'Neil + Co. in Los Angeles, California. In this four-part intensive workshop you will learn:

  • How the pocket pivot buy point strategy safely anticipates stock breakouts and provides low-risk early entry points in leading stocks
  • How a buyable gap-up price move can signal the start of a massive gains in an established or emerging market leader even though such a gap-up can appear "too high" to buy into
  • How the Market Direction Model, which is based on a proprietary algorithm, captures intermediate to longer-term moves on the upside and the downside that help keep investors on the right side of the markets.
  • How to short the most vulnerable stocks.
22 November 2011

The general market has been trendless, driven by headline news du jour. Today's news event regarding the Supercommittee unable to come to agreement on reducing the deficit caused the market to gap lower at the open.

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22 November 2011

The general market has been trendless, driven by the headline news du jour. The supercommittee being unable to come to agreement on reducing the deficit caused the market to gap lower at the open yesterday.
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25 November 2011

Should Retailers Fear the Market?. Investment advisors Gil Morales and Tom Belesis debate the recent market moves and whether we’re headed into a global recession.

30 November 2011

The general market has been in a “chop zone” since its plunge in early August 2011. This period of exceptionally high volatility in a directionless market means higher than normal risk. While many stocks have been decimated, gold continues to form a constructive basing pattern.
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