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Futures Commodities Trading – Capital Trading Group – w/Nell Sloane

March 27, 2021

A 30 plus year veteran in the futures commodities trading arena, and Co-Founder of CTG, Nell tells us about the industry and opportunities of trading commodities in the futures markets.  With retail and institutional traders/investors, typically thru Commodity Trading Advisors (CTA’s), this is a less well known portion of the trading industry, and focuses on…


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Summary of Interviews with National Retail Properties and Turk Capital

September 15, 2015

This is a summary of these two interviews.  Both are very interesting.

Turk Capital

September 15, 2015

Turk Capital is a Commodities Trading Advisor (CTA) and a Registered Investment Advisor (RIA).  Their investment strategy is based completely on signals provided by Trimtabs Investment Research, who have a proprietary investment strategy based upon investor behavior and supply and demand between buyers and sellers in the U.S. stock market, using 21 factors in evaluating…

National Retail Properties (NNN)

September 15, 2015

Chris Barry, VP of Corporate Communications for National Retail Properties, a publicly traded Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT).  NRP’s business model is to purchase stand alone, single occupancy retail stores and charge the occupant on a “Triple Net Lease” basis.  They own over 2000 properties in 47 states and are all cash buyers of these…

Swiss Infinity Global

August 19, 2015

Natalie Caldalari discusses Swiss Infinity Global’s role in benefiting U.S. investors by holding their investments in Switzerland and investing globally from a Swiss perspective.

Investors Alley – Tim Plaehn

August 12, 2015

Listen to Tim Plaehn, editor of two newsletters – The Dividend Hunter and 30 Day Dividends – Tim is a longtime investor and investment analyst, and focuses on High Yield positions, looking typically at those designed for higher yield – REIT’s, Business Development Companies, Master Limited Partnerships, Closed End Funds, etc.  These are investments designed…


August 7, 2015

Listen to Rocky Emery discuss this unique way for the small, retail investor to invest in Hedge Funds.  Typically, Hedge Funds  seek to protect investments through various techniques  that are unavailable in mutual funds and ETF’s.  Hedge Funds have grown in popularity significantly, however they  have been available only to large institutions and wealthy private…

Money Masters Stock Report and Greenwich Wealth Management

August 7, 2015

Vahan Jangigian has an impressive and long background in the world of finance – A PhD in Finance, Chartered Financial Analyst, several faculty positions in academia, editor of the investment newsletter Forbes Special Situation Survey for many years, author of the book “Even Buffet isn’t Perfect” – After many years of a strong investment track…

Fig Tree Capital Ventures

August 5, 2015

Listen to Ryan Wright tell about Fig Tree’s lease purchase ventures in oil leasing.  By aligning themselves with top tier public drillers, they buy non- operating lease holds, primarily in North Dakota,  generating cash flow from the oil drilling, plus the potential capital gain resulting from the value of the leasehold.  Like all oil exploration…

Summary of Vision Capital Management and Impact Investing of Texas

July 27, 2015

Here is a short summary of these two interviews.

Impact Investing of Texas

July 27, 2015

John Majalca entered residential real estate in San Antonio, TX in 2001 and developed a unique and productive model  for residential real estate investing in San Antonio that he has continued since that time.  He does fifty to one hundred property deals a year and has investors from throughout the country.  Anyone interested in  residential…

Vision Capital Management

July 27, 2015

Dario Michalek is a Commodities Trader, focused on pattern recognition and trend following in commodities, currencies, equities and other markets, all thru the Futures markets.  He uses leverage and seeks to take advantage of directional moves of markets.  They can be either “Long” or “Short” in their positions and offer broad diversification from the typical…

Investors Alley – Bret Jensen

July 22, 2015

The writer of four different newsletters, Bret Jensen is a longtime investor, former Hedge Fund Manager and writer for SeekingAlpha.com and other sites.  Listen to how he evaluates and selects stocks, on a “Bottoms-up” basis, for Small Cap, Blue Chip, Turnaround and Biotech gems.  Bret writes for Investors Alley.  Listen to his take on how…

Summary of Dynasty Wealth and Dr. Mark Skousen Interveiws

July 22, 2015

This is a summary of these two interviews.

Dr. Mark Skousen

July 22, 2015

Dr. Mark Skousen, Chair of Management at the Mark Skousen School of Business at Grantham University in New York, Presidential Fellow at Chapman University, author of twenty-five books on economic issues, thirty-five year publisher of his flagship Newsletter – Forecasts and Strategies –  and now three additional investment newsletters,  investment analyst and the owner and…

Dynasty Wealth Investing

July 22, 2015

Michael Markowski, longtime stock analyst, researcher and part time financial columnist, discusses his “Social Community Investing” system.  By focusing on cash flow, he has developed his methodology for evaluating and determining the potential growth of emerging companies.  Recognizing the opportunities of particular pockets of the digital economy over the next few years  related to smart…

Turner Analytics and Turner Trends

July 20, 2015

Mike is a former software engineer and company owner who has applied his engineering skills to the world of finance.  He writes newsletters and is an investment manager who looks to read markets, recommend being in the market or in cash or short the market, and recommends specific stocks, all through very sophisticated market analytics….

Stock Trader’s Almanac & Probabilities Fund

July 20, 2015

Jeff tells us about the Stock Trader’s Almanac’s plethora of information re: the U.S. Stock market – As examples, some of the Table of Contents says “First month of Quarters is the Most Bullish” – “Don’t sell stocks on Monday or Friday” – “Seventh Year of Presidential Terms” – “The Fifth Year of Decades” –…

NAAIM Conference Summary

June 15, 2015

Paul and I play and discuss several short interviews that we conducted at the National Association of Active Investment Advisors, at their annual conference in Newport Beach, CA in May of this year.  Lots of positive comments about NAAIM and good information on several unique investment strategies.  We apologize for the poor audio of my…

NAAIM Conference – Ben Warwick – Quantitative Equity Strategies

June 15, 2015

Ben discusses their services to RIA firms, primarily indices that they provide for mutual funds, and addresses the dangers of “Buy & Hold” investing.

NAAIM Conference – David Walton – Statis Trade

June 15, 2015

A previous year’s Wagner award winner for strategy creation and development, David discusses the strategy and its application for active investment management.

NAAIM Conference – Ken Graves – Capital Research Advisors

June 15, 2015

Ken discusses the benefits of NAAIM, the importance of active management and the seven investment models that their firm uses for clients.

NAAIM Conference – Ralph Doudera – Spectrum Financial

June 15, 2015

Spectrum is an RIA firm and manager of mutual funds.  Ralph discusses NAAIM and the uniqueness of Spectrum’s mutual fund management strategies. 

NAAIM Conference – Dudley Lehmer – Eagle Mountain Advisors

June 15, 2015

Dudley discusses his presentation at the conference on the statistical analysis of the daily movement of the S&P 500, resulting in daily positions of long, short or neutral/cash.

NAAIM Conference – Larry McMillan – McMillan Analysis Corp

June 15, 2015

Larry, known by many as the face of options trading, discusses the importance of NAAIM and the primary options strategy that he uses for his clients.