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Saturday, June 12, 2010

Week in Review: Shipping Metrics and Causality (PODCAST)

"We are too much accustomed to attribute to a single cause that which is the product of several, and the majority of our controversies come from that." - Marcus Aurelius

Welcome to the Week in Review!

Front Line Ltd. (FRO), a company that owns and manages oil tankers ... well ... their stock has headed higher last week. As well, the price of Crude Oil creeps up a bit higher. The mainstream financial media reports that naturally, Frontline's stock (FRO) is heading higher because Oil is heading higher.

Really?

Seriously?

(Podcast Included. If you're seeing this entry elsewhere and cannot play the podcast? Click this link to go to the exact podcast entry ...)




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Here is the link to a page
that displays the "Vessel Spot Rate" for Crude Carrying vessels.

Here's the link to my newsletter's "landing page" so that one's can at least find out exactly what this "newsletter" is all about.

Here's the link to Matt blog: "Fundamental Trading Diary". He had a recent fascinating entry regarding the Canadian economy heading down the same track that the U.S. Economy did, oh ... a few years back.

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Note: This is not an investment or trading recommendation. The losses in trading can be very real, and depending on the investment vehicle, can exceed your initial investment. I am not a licensed trading or investment adviser, or financial planner. But I do have 14 years of experience in trading and investing in these markets. The Challenge accounts are run for the education of other traders who should make their own decisions based off their own research, and tolerance for risk.


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