Here is another stock that I actually spent money on. The signal was given by the TradeRadar system around 8/18/2006 at less than a buck. The stock is currently closing in on $2 a share as we approach Thanksgiving. It has nearly doubled in three months. I have been testing the refurbished TradeRadar system on some volatile, inexpensive small caps and this one is working out pretty well. Note that the stock itself has a certain fundamental interest. It is involved in providing low cost VOIP services to small and medium size businesses. VOIP is a trend that is accelerating. My own opinion is that charts are great but the underlying stock should still have a good story and solid business potential. The company's products are now being handled by a major office products chain and the stock is beginning to move to the upside.
A couple of years ago, no one recognized the real estate bubble even though it was under everyone's nose. Now, analysts and bloggers are seeing bubbles everywhere they look. One of them, they say is in Brazil whose Bovespa stock market index has doubled in the last 12 months. Does the bubble accusation hold water? I don't think so and here are 7 reasons why Brazil is by no means a bubble economy: Exports have held up over the past year thanks to demand from China for Brazil's soya exports and iron ore. This was helped by the the Brazilian government's drive to improve trade links with Asia and Africa. Export diversification, spurred by a more active trade policy and increased focus on "south-south" trade under current president Lula, helped mitigate the decline in demand from OECD (Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development) countries A "sensible" economic framework has been in place since the 1990's. This has included inflation