A Turnaround Story and Surging Drug Sales 02-27-15

Average Annualized Return Per Closed Trade: 31.2%
Average Return Per Closed Trade: 20.2%
Average Holding Period: 247 days
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Good News Comes in Three 02-20-15

Average Annualized Return Per Closed Trade: 31.2%
Average Return Per Closed Trade: 20.2%
Average Holding Period: 247 days

It’s been a solid week for Brain Trust Profits. As of yesterday’s close, in essentially a breakeven week for the broad market, our stocks gained 2.3 percent on average. The strong performance is primarily driven by three surging stocks, which we will review below. Read more about Good News Comes in Three 02-20-15

Takeover Speculation Fuels Rally 02-13-15

Average Annualized Return Per Closed Trade: 32.3%
Average Return Per Closed Trade: 19.0%
Average Holding Period: 226 days

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Checking the Quarterly Report Cards 02-06-15

Average Annualized Return Per Closed Trade: 32.3%
Average Return Per Closed Trade: 19.0%
Average Holding Period: 226 days

West Texas Intermediate crude has run above $50 after a rollercoaster week in the oil market. News of increased violence in Libya (potentially a threat to the country’s oil supply), a cut in bank reserve ratio requirements by the People’s Bank of China (expected to boost Chinese oil demand), and a slightly improved economic growth outlook in the euro zone (likewise, a demand boost) all buoyed oil prices yesterday, while a good U.S. jobs report today kept the arrow pointed north.
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FOMC Surprise 01-30-15

Average Annualized Return Per Closed Trade: 32.3%
Average Return Per Closed Trade: 19.0%
Average Holding Period: 226 days
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A Look at Europe, Saudi Arabia, and Good News for New Pick 01-23-15

Average Annualized Return Per Closed Trade: 32.3%
Average Return Per Closed Trade: 19.0%
Average Holding Period: 226 days

Under pressure to act, the European Central Bank finally stepped up with a huge quantitative easing (QE) program. Despite Germany’s opposition, the ECB committed, starting in March, to purchase each month €60 billion in assets through at least September 2016, for an expected total liquidity injection of more than €1 trillion.  Read more about A Look at Europe, Saudi Arabia, and Good News for New Pick 01-23-15

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