Investment Contrarians

Name: Sasha Cekerevac, BA

Bio: Sasha Cekerevac, BA Economics with Finance specialization, is a Senior Editor at Lombardi Financial. He worked for CIBC World Markets for several years before moving to a top hedge fund, with assets under management of over $1.0 billion. He has comprehensive knowledge of institutional money flow; how the big funds analyze and execute their trades in the market. With a thorough understanding of both fundamental and technical subjects, Sasha offers a roadmap into how the markets really function and what to look for as an investor. His newsletters provide an experienced perspective on what the big funds are planning and how you can profit from it. He is the editor of several of Lombardi’s popular financial newsletters, including Payload Stocks and Pump & Dump Alert. Add Sasha Cekerevac to your Google+ circles

Recent Articles

Landmark Ruling in Mexico a Boon for These U.S. Oil Stocks?

Landmark Ruling in Mexico a Boon for These U.S. Oil Stocks?

In 1938, Mexico nationalized its oil industry, taking over all aspects from production to final distribution. This ban on ownership by foreign companies continues today; however, changes are underway.

Under the leadership of Mexico’s new … Read More


If You Are Thinking of Investing in Emerging Markets, Here’s What You Need to Know

If You Are Thinking of Investing in Emerging Markets, Here’s What You Need to Know

One of the hottest investment strategy themes over the past few years has been to invest in emerging markets. For years, these markets were very attractive to investors, as these economies tended to have much … Read More


Best Investment Strategies to Battle Coming Inflation

Best Investment Strategies to Battle Coming Inflation

The S&P 500 may be entering bubble-like territory: that’s what I’ve been writing for the past few months.

Now, it appears as though I’m not the only one who’s worried about asset classes beginning to … Read More


Can’t Afford a Picasso? Try Investing in This Stock Instead

Can’t Afford a Picasso? Try Investing in This Stock Instead

There’s one point that I cannot stress enough in this column, and longtime readers are sure to know it: consumer confidence is extremely important for economic growth here in America.

It’s simple logic. Because so … Read More


How to Insure Your Portfolio as Fed Second Guesses Its Monetary Policy

How to Insure Your Portfolio as Fed Second Guesses Its Monetary Policy

One of the most interesting ideas that came out of the last Federal Reserve meeting at the end of October is a serious issue for everyone, including the Federal Reserve and the eventual impact of … Read More


Uranium Stocks for Long-Term Investing Success?

Uranium Stocks for Long-Term Investing Success?

Many times people ask me how I come up with my investment strategy.

Obviously, there is no one answer, but a common trick I use when developing any investment strategy is to look for areas … Read More


Avoid Regret: Accumulate Gold Bullion Now

Avoid Regret: Accumulate Gold Bullion Now

There are many ways to try to get a handle on where the market is currently trading and what’s likely to come. For me, investor sentiment is extremely important, but not for the reasons many … Read More


Undervalued Opportunity Ripe for Long-Term Investing

Undervalued Opportunity Ripe for Long-Term Investing

As my long-time readers know, contrarian investing is all about buying when others are selling and selling when others are buying. Getting in ahead of the crowd is the key to successful long-term investing.

One … Read More


This Commodity the Next Big Trade in Energy Stocks?

This Commodity the Next Big Trade in Energy Stocks?

In many cases, companies in transformative industries can, at times, offer significant value—and natural gas is no exception.

At this time, I see a large amount of potential upside in this commodity. While there has … Read More


Is This Digital “Gold Bullion” Investment Worth the Risk?

Is This Digital “Gold Bullion” Investment Worth the Risk?

There has been a lot of coverage over the phenomenon that is Bitcoin.

I’m sure many of you are asking yourselves, is this online currency for real? What does it really say about our financial … Read More


Even with Discounts Flooding Retail Sector, These Stocks Prospering

Even with Discounts Flooding Retail Sector, These Stocks Prospering

As my regular readers know, over the past couple of months, I’ve repeatedly raised my concerns that the stock market is increasingly becoming out of touch with the underlying reality of our economy. Now, the … Read More


Economic Recovery Doubtful as New Survey Shows Downturn in Manufacturing

Economic Recovery Doubtful as New Survey Shows Downturn in Manufacturing

After so many years following the Great Recession, it’s still quite astounding that job creation remains so slow. This obviously indicates the lack of economic growth, even after trillions of dollars have been pumped into … Read More


2014: The Year for Gold Bullion Investors?

2014: The Year for Gold Bullion Investors?

Last week’s testimony by Janet Yellen, President Obama’s choice for the next head of the Federal Reserve, was quite interesting. What I also found fascinating was the reaction in various markets.

Yellen was testifying in … Read More


How This One Chart Proves Economic Recovery Is Fake

How This One Chart Proves Economic Recovery Is Fake

You know, it’s funny; with the stock market hitting all-time highs and market sentiment becoming ever more bullish, you would think that the economic recovery both here in America and globally was right on track…. Read More


Is It True? Fed Official Apologizes for “Greatest Backdoor Wall Street Bailout of All Time”

Is It True? Fed Official Apologizes for “Greatest Backdoor Wall Street Bailout of All Time”

One of the most amazing things occurred the other day: a former Federal Reserve official apologized for being part of the quantitative easing program!

Andrew Huszar was an integral member of the Federal Reserve team … Read More


Why the Sell-Off in Gold Bullion Is Based on Faulty Logic

Why the Sell-Off in Gold Bullion Is Based on Faulty Logic

Over the last few days, gold bullion in U.S. dollars has been under selling pressure yet again. With the price of gold bullion pulling back, one obvious question arises: what’s the appropriate investment strategy at … Read More


Monetary Stimulus Leaving Average Americans and Precious Metals Behind

Monetary Stimulus Leaving Average Americans and Precious Metals Behind

Why is the average American falling behind in our economy?

Millions of Americans feel as though they are being left behind while the disparity between themselves and the rich continues to grow.

Over the last … Read More


Chart Shows Investor Sentiment Out of Touch with Reality

Chart Shows Investor Sentiment Out of Touch with Reality

To some people in the mainstream media, last week’s advance estimate on U.S. gross domestic product (GDP) growth was seen as a positive surprise.

According to the U.S. Department of Commerce, the advance estimate on … Read More


What the New Record-Low ECB Interest Rate Means for U.S. Investors

What the New Record-Low ECB Interest Rate Means for U.S. Investors

Of all the central banks around the world, the European Central Bank (ECB) has rarely surprised markets by making monetary policy adjustments without some hints to the market first.

But this is exactly what happened … Read More


How Growing Chinese Credit Signals Long-Term Opportunity in Gold

How Growing Chinese Credit Signals Long-Term Opportunity in Gold

I think it’s interesting how people, including the mainstream media, discuss an issue without truly understanding what it really means. It seems that skimming the surface is good enough these days, as no one seems … Read More


Economic “Growth” in Eurozone a Hoax?

Economic “Growth” in Eurozone a Hoax?

Most readers, I’m sure, are aware of how weak the eurozone has been over the past few years. That area has had essentially no economic growth at all for quite some time.

But now, eager … Read More


Stock Market Warning: Margin Debt Hits Record-High $401 Billion

Stock Market Warning: Margin Debt Hits Record-High $401 Billion

I had an interesting conversation the other day with a friend of mine who asked a very compelling question: with margin debt in the equities market hitting a new all-time high—$401 billion on the NYSE … Read More


Declining Sector Set to Outperform Stock Market

Declining Sector Set to Outperform Stock Market

When it comes to the recent batch of corporate earnings releases, some investors might be cheering. But if you look a bit closer at the results, you will notice the underlying fundamentals aren’t as strong … Read More


When Foreign Investors Pull Out of U.S. Bonds…

When Foreign Investors Pull Out of U.S. Bonds…

As everyone is celebrating the market at record highs, another record was just broken and no one appears to be celebrating it.

Of course, I’m talking about the fact that the U.S. government debt total … Read More


Why Having Cash Sitting Idle May Be Your Best Investment Strategy Right Now

Why Having Cash Sitting Idle May Be Your Best Investment Strategy Right Now

Another day and another record-high stock market is what it seems like these days. That must mean that the economic recovery in America is close at hand, right?

Not so fast; the data on job … Read More