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Resistance Breaks (by Springheel Jack)

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We've seen some impressive resistance breaks overnight and I'll start with forex today as I think that is extremely important for whatever we're likely to see next. EURUSD broke declining resistance overnight with confidence and the potential double-bottom that I was talking about on Friday now looks far more likely. The next target would be 1.32 and a break over that would target the 1.355 area:


Following Up: Optimal Hedging Costs — a Tell For Stocks?

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Happy New Year, Fellow Slopers,

I hope 2012 is a good one for each of you, and for our host.

Lessons from last year

In his post Monday ("A Major Lesson from Last Year"), Tim wrote about two of the most famous hedge fund managers who are long BAC and SHLD, respectively. There's a third money manager (this one a mutual fund guy, rather than a hedgie), whose shareholders had the misfortune of him being long both BAC and SHLD last year: Bruce Berkowitz, Morningstar's "domestic stock fund manager of the decade" for the first decade of this new century:

Meet the domestic stock fund manager of the decade