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

Retail Bulls Get Slaughtered

The bulls in the retail sector over the past year got another disappointment with weak sales during the holiday season. As we recently pointed out to our Dohmen Capital clients, Wall Street analysts were bullish on retail late last year, predicting that Christmas sales would be strong. The election results produced further optimism, saying that the prospects of the new President will encourage consumers to spend more.

If the world were only that simple! To spend more, people need more income, which has been declining for several decades. They need jobs, which right now is not happening except in

Make Big Profits No Matter Who Wins the Election!

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No one can predict the election results with accuracy. However, we are prepared. In fact, the opportunities should start even before the election. You see, the major trading opportunities are often sniffed out by the big, smart, well-connected hedge funds.

We are not talking about long-term investing opportunities, but shorter-term trading opportunities. If you are pretty sure of who will win, do you know how to position yourself for a knee-jerk reaction immediately after the election?

Samsung Catches Fire While Apple Sales Disappoint

Apple may not have their phones burning up, but they have other problems, such as disappointing sales of the iPhone 7, so poor that for the first time, they didn’t even release first week sales.

At Dohmen Capital Research, we see that Apple’s US Mac sales are also plunging, down 13.2% from one year ago. This is not a big part of total Apple sales, but it adds up when all the other “great hopes,” such as the Apple Watch, Apple Pay, Apple TV, etc. have fizzled.

Is the Inevitable Debt Collapse Predictable?

The national debt is accelerating at a geometric rate. But no one in Washington seems to notice. “Geometric” rate means it is accelerating exponentially.

Have you noticed that current members of Congress never mention the horrendous explosion in the nation’s debt? Apparently, they hope that Americans won’t notice what they have done to our economic future.