The VIX has been printing single digits now.  9.84 at the time of this writing.  Continuously embarrassing those who have been predicting a market collapse because their weekly “RSI indicator” keeps clanging “overbought”.  Of course, that would necessitate that they understand in strong markets their “RSI indicator” is about...

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...

So I suppose the buzz this morning in the equities space, is that Warren Buffet announced they trimmed their IBM holdings.  From what I have read, it seems he is keeping 2/3 of their position with IBM. Naturally … financial media sources took that news, and blew it up in the most sensational manner possible. In the pre-market, IBM sold off, I think it was over...

(We continue ‘The Sharpe Income‘ Project from the previous entry) We are going to sell all of the assets in the category we simply refer to as the ‘Capital Gains’ strategy.  Sell SHY, IVV and TLT.  All of it.  Sell it all, and go straight to cash.   Naturally, we keep the ‘Income Assets’ as they are.  Keep IBM, PFF, MSFT,...

As of late, various economists have been discussing the softening economic data for the first quarter of 2017.  Today, the Federal Reserve spoke of this, although maintaining a positive view of the future and re-affirming their stance on future rate hikes  … Per Bloomberg … “Federal Reserve officials remained on track to gradually tighten monetary...