Capital Management Snapshot

The following are open positions held by our customers in the Survival Plan at the close of business Friday, November 9th, 2012.  Our $200k Survival Plan Portfolio is composed of an auto traded medium to long-term Diversified Commodity System (Hawk), an auto traded medium to long-term Basket of Currencies (Osprey), and an S&P mini day-trading […]

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Capital Management Snapshot

This will be an interesting week following the election tomorrow. The following are open positions held by our customers in the Survival Plan at the close of business Friday, November 2nd, 2012.  Our $200k Survival Plan Portfolio is composed of an auto traded medium to long-term Diversified Commodity System (Hawk), an auto traded medium to long-term Basket […]

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“Who Can Change America?”

Many of the markets are in a stand-off or repetitive reversals of risk on and risk off as the election is too close to call. The economic course for America is expected to be radically different depending on which candidate is elected. One candidate might continue with accommodative easings by the U.S. central bank and […]

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Soybeans: The Aftermath of a Historic Drought

The worst U.S. drought in decades hit the soybean crop last summer. How severe was the drought? The dry spell that hit the Midwest and Great Plains last summer was the worst since the 1950s. It covered 80 percent of U.S. farmland. As a result, U.S. soybean production will likely fall 8 percent this year. […]

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FCM Financial Data Delayed

Today the NFA (National Futures Association) was to release financial data for all firms conducting business as a FCM (Futures Clearing Merchants). Great Pacific was planing a detailed analysis of the release. This message was posted on the NFA’s website today: As soon as the data is posted we will make it available and highlight […]

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Capital Management Snapshot

  The following are open positions held by our customers in the Survival Plan at the close of business Friday, October 26th, 2012.  Our $200k Survival Plan Portfolio is composed of an auto traded medium to long-term Diversified Commodity System (Hawk), an auto traded medium to long-term Basket of Currencies (Osprey), and an S&P mini […]

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What is Mr. Dow Jones thinking?

To get some insight on the market, we have (pretended) an interview of Mr. Dow Jones by CNBC star Maria B. Maria: Thank you for visiting with us today, Mr. Jones. We are always interested in your thoughts as you speak for a lot of investors. Mr. Dow: Thank you, Maria. I am glad to […]

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The State of Natural Gas

Many believe that Natural gas is the future of energy, just ask T. Boone Pickens. It could replace dirty, dangerous, expensive coal; nuclear plants and electricity for electric cars. Currently major initiatives are being enacted to directly fuel cars, pickup trucks, vans, buses, long haul trucks, dump trucks, locomotives, aircraft, ships etc. It could help […]

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Yen as a “Safe Haven”?

Frankly, I just can’t imagine why anyone would want to own Japanese government debt or put their money into Yen. Yet, every time the European debt crises appears to be worsening, we get the same old “risk off” scenario and the world rushes out of their higher yielding investments and seek a “safe haven”. Japanese […]

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CAPITAL MANAGEMENT SNAPSHOT

  The following are open positions held by our customers in the Survival Plan at the close of business Friday, October 19th, 2012.  Our $200k Survival Plan Portfolio is composed of an auto traded medium to long-term Diversified Commodity System (Hawk), an auto traded medium to long-term Basket of Currencies (Osprey), and an S&P mini […]

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