About Bert Dohmen

Bert Dohmen is a serious analyst and a trader. You've probably seen him on national TV such as CNBC, Neil Cavuto's show on FOXNEWS, CNN, or read his views in Barron's, the Wall Street Journal, Investor's Business Daily, Business Week, etc. He is a professional trader, investor, and analyst. As founder of Dohmen Capital Research, he has been giving his analysis and forecasts to traders and investors for over 36 years. What he notices in the markets in his own trading each day, he relays to his subscribers. Bert Dohmen looks behind the scenes of the global investment markets. He analyzes cross-market relationships, global correlations, and credit market data which give him superb clues as to what is likely to happen in various markets that are ignored by other analysts. Read more about Bert Dohmen

Will Tax Bill Produce a Real Estate Debacle, or is a Boom Ahead?

Lately at Dohmen Capital, we are seeing how the Real Estate market now is somewhat reminiscent of the environment leading up to the Great Financial Crisis of 2008. However, we must keep in mind that there was a roughly two year lead time between the first signals of excesses and the crash of 2008.

Between 2008- 2009, many investors were burned, with the estimated losses equaling over 20 trillion U.S dollars.

Could Retail Continue to Sink to the Lows Seen in 2008?

Could Retail
Continue to Sink to
the Lows Seen in
2008?

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The Retail sector is getting hit hard once again, while many of the big retailers gather at a conference this week. The CEOs of some of the major department stores continue to tout “big growth areas” for their firms in the near future.

Time To Punish Slander And Fake News in the U.S.

Germany is proposing legislation to combat the avalanche of fake “news” by imposing heavy fines on media outlets that disseminate slanderous and defamatory material while doing nothing to try to prevent the publishing of such falsehoods. It would be the opposite of U.S. law, which basically gives immunity to the media outlets that post or carry such often malicious articles.

According to the New York Timesmajor social media firms like Facebook and Twitter may be faced with huge fines, up to $53 million, if they don’t comply with a newly proposed law by Germany’s minister of justice and

How A Big Hedge Fund Ace Lost 95%

One of the biggest hedge fund managers, Bill Ackman, considered to be one of brightest, lost over 95% in one of his largest positions, Valeant Pharmaceuticals (VRX).

He held the stock for about 3 years, while the stock plunged from $257 to $11 on March 14, 2017. On March 13, he declared he had sold his entire position in Valeant.

The ‘Death Of Coal’ Was Premature

President Obama promised in 2007 that his policies would “bankrupt the US coal industry.” This was one promise that was kept.

A study found the coal industry lost 50,000 jobs from 2008 to 2012. That’s a lot of misery for those families. Many leading coal companies went bankrupt.

Dohmen Capital presents the chart below for KOL, the ETF for coal companies. The ETF lost 90% of its value from the 2011 peak.

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