All posts tagged "gary b smith"

  • Prediction Results – Gary B. Smith, Jeremy Grantham, Peter Schiff and Jim Cramer

    Click on image for larger view: Another round of prediction results from the pundits show there is a wide degree of error; especially the more specific the prediction. Peter Schiff was 100 percent right about the severity...

    • Posted July 6, 2009
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  • Prediction Results: Joe Battipaglia, James Grant, Gary B. Smith, Elaine Garzarelli and Pat Dorsey

    Again, the futility of listening to pundits is highlighted in a round of prediction results from late 2007. Click on image for larger view: Joe Battipaglia and James Grant broke the mold as they were largely right...

    • Posted March 22, 2009
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  • Fox Business News Prognosticators Try Again

    After a generally horrible 2008, the “gurus” from Fox News provide their stock picks for 2009 in an attempt at redemption: Gary B. Smith: Fannie Mae (FNM: $.76) Tobin Smith: Quanta Services, Inc. (PWR: $19.80) Pat Dorsey:...

    • Posted January 14, 2009
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  • Fox Business Block Must Own Stocks for 2008 Performance

    The Learning Curve blog recently posted the performance of the stock picks from the “gurus” on Fox Business News. Overall, they were horrid: Bulls and Bears: Tobin Smith: Emcore (EMKR $15.30 to $1.30) Pat Dorsey: American Express...

    • Posted January 9, 2009
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  • Prediction Results: Scott Bleier, Gary B. Smith, Joe Battipaglia, Pat Dorsey and Tobin Smith

    Click on spreadsheet for larger image: Another round of prediction results. Scott Bleier and Joe Battipaglia provided some good advice over a year ago. Gary B. Smith, Pat Dorsey and Tobin Smith – not so good. Nitwit...

    • Posted December 6, 2008
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  • Prediction Results: Jeremy Grantham, Gary B. Smith, Ken Fisher, Ben Stein and Adam Lashinsky

    Another 2 out of 5 performance for the predictors of the markets. Click on spreadsheet for larger image: The pundits’ performance was mixed as is usually the case. Gary B. Smith was overly optimistic about the prospects...

    • Posted October 6, 2008
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  • Predictions: Peter Schiff and Gary B. Smith

    This morning on the Fox Business News show, “Bulls and Bears,” Peter Schiff predicted oil would resume its bull market shortly after its recent one week $16 record reversal. Schiff recommended Harvest Energy Trust (HTE; 20.15), touting...

    • Posted July 19, 2008
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  • Predictions through 5/3/2008

    On May 2, 2008, on CNBC, Louise Yamada said the commodity bull market was still intact and the dollar was still in a long-term downtrend. The same day Rick Santelli, CNBC interest rates, foreign exchange, and the...

    • Posted May 5, 2008
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  • Predictions through 4/26/08

    On April 26th, Gary B. Smith “the chartman,” Exemplar Capital, a panelist on Fox Business News, stated that McDonalds‘ (MCD, 59.67) chart was “what you want a long-term buy to look like…it just broke back, tested support…stock...

    • Posted April 27, 2008
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  • Prediction Results

    Click on spreadsheet for larger image: Charles Payne, who has remained bullish through the market’s malaise, appears to be headed for the forecasting hall of shame. In contrast, Marc Faber has shown an uncanny ability of late...

    • Posted April 12, 2008
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