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Coming To Grips With A Harsh Year In 2009

I wish all readers of Jeflin’s Investment Blog a Happy New Year in 2009. The past year has been sobering for taxpayers, retail investors and fund managers, what with severe declines in housing, mortgages, banking, stock markets, commodities, retail, automotive, … Continue reading

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Treasury Bills Developing Characteristics Of A Bubble

This week, stock markets continue to rally and some analysts have predicted the uptrend momentum to last till January next year. While I am more than happy to see my portfolio receive a boost, I am cautious about the sustainability … Continue reading

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T-bill Rates Fall Below Zero
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Will The Automotive Deadlock Be Broken Next Week?

Over $7 trillion dollars have been made available by the US government to rescue the financial sector and the economy. That’s about $23,000 for every American, and more than half of US GDP. However, not much has been allocated to … Continue reading

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Invest Only What You Can Afford To Lose

I didn’t update this blog for a while as I do not see much purpose in adding on to the negativity. Every day we open up the newspapers, we are hit by depressing news – what with retrenchments (DBS axes … Continue reading

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One Way Traffic: Dow Plunges Below 8000

It is one way traffic: Dow Jones plunged below 8000, a first since 2003. There was a bear rally on Tuesday but it is a folly to be tempted by profits in all these technical rebounds. For those who are … Continue reading

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Moving Averages Getting Confused
What's Causing These Intra-Day Market Swings
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Spend Our Way Out Of Recession

Recession, recession, everywhere we turn, we are reminded of this dreaded scenario. For those who are still shy to utter the word “recession,” let’s not kid ourselves anymore. The earlier we face up to the truth, the faster we are … Continue reading

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No Honeymoon For President-Elect Barack Obama

Change has indeed come to America and I am glad that Obama, a bright, eager, charismatic and progressive African-American has ascended to the White House on a record wave of voters’ turnout. After the dizzying celebrations of a defining moment … Continue reading

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Obama jizzed on in Alaska! (Video)
A video John Kerry and Barack Obama wish had never been made!
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A Ray of Hope For Stock Investors

Red October, one of the worst month in Wall Street history, ended on a sweet note on Friday as stocks rallied to cap a week of impressive gains. For the week, the Dow Jones was up 10.1%, S&P 500 was … Continue reading

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