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We had stated earlier that we are ‘up’ on the year, despite ourselves. And it seems we continue to stumble fortuitously through this market chop. After getting shaken out of that long in Gold, we were fortunate enough to take advantage of some markets where volatility had piqued, and sold some premium, bringing some cash into the ’till’ as...

The ‘best laid plans of mice and men’. Some time ago, we mentioned we were bullish on Gold. Well, I happened to check my monitors one morning at precisely the wrong time (and that’s real trading folks.  You are always where you ‘don’t’ need to be, at the exact time, you shouldn’t be there).  I glanced over to see the Gold...

It is no great secret that for years, we have warned ones away from what we refer to as “doom porn”. It is one of the entries in our “How to Begin” series.  When Dan published content on his own, he had a video entry on the topic entitled “Doomers, Preppers and Lepers“.  Time and time again we have attempted to warn new traders...

Another week completed. Another week of equity indices moving higher. Another week of watching our portfolio and various processes grind larger still. It’s no secret that we hold IBM in our Income Process.  As well as Union Pacific (UNP) which also has not fared too well this week.  And yet … our portfolio’s moved higher still.  There is the...

“Maybe we should teach schoolchildren probability theory and investment risk management.” – Andrew Lo First, let’s talk about that long QQQ position, that we had liquidated and went to cash.  Skill?  Or …. … Also, the new ‘Sharpe Report‘ is live, as well as the crypto-currency theft of ‘Bithumb’ (?) that...