“As every scuba diver knows, panic is your worst enemy: when it hits, your mind starts to thrash and you are likely to do something really stupid and self-destructive“– Daniel Dennett Today the stock market sold off with consistent selling.  Perusing the interwebs, I found a bit of panic. Let’s place today in context … (Video Included....

Finally. We have been counting the days of low volatility, and the markets are at least beginning to break loose.  At the time of this writing, the Spoos is down by about -1.49%.  Which isn’t much.  We’re not even to the lows of April yet, and a 10% correction is statistically normal about once every 14 months.   Perhaps we can see a VIX print over...

The original Sharpe Income post that explains this project can be found here. The Sharpe Income category be found by clicking on that red ‘Sharpe Income’ tag next to this post title, or by clicking here. We continue the discussion from the last entry. We began this project with only $500. All in an effort to help out the small retail investor who doesn’t...

Volatility is low. That is no state secret.  Every talking head from here to Mumbai is discussing the fact that the VIX has been flirting with the single digits. So while things have been quiet?  That doesn’t mean that the opportunities for profit are in any way lessened.  Like ‘Cool-Hand-Luke’, you can pull in consistent profits in quiet, low...

“Enjoying success requires the ability to adapt.  Only by being open to change will you have a true opportunity to get the most from your talent.“– Nolan Ryan Last week, we had an entry on “Fake News”.   Since that time, I have had several conversations, with several traders. So on my mind as of late, is both ‘fake news’...