State of the Website

I spent the weekend thinking about the current state and the future of our website, and wanted to share my thoughts. Trade Advices Our members include day traders, individual investors, family offices, brokers, investment advisors and hedge funds — each with different objectives, time horizons, risk tolerances, etc.  But, all are keenly aware that it’s … continue reading →

George on Voting

Depressed over the state of American politics?  Still feeling the Bern?  Secretly hoping that the giant meteor “takes all” on Nov 8?  Enjoy the timeless wisdom of George Carlin who, in his own salty, inimitable style, offers a different slant on voting. …I believe if you vote, you have no right to complain. People like to twist that around, … continue reading →

True Colors

Yesterday’s rally was so lackadaisical that it was hard to see it as having much staying power.  Today we’ll find out, as USDJPY has already broken down and CL has reached another potential turning point. In fact, the only thing reliably driving the futures higher at the moment is our old friend VIX. A Bloomberg article published yesterday talked … continue reading →

Changing the Rules

The quandary central banks have been facing can be summarized as follows: stocks can’t move higher without the support of higher oil prices; and, oil prices can’t move higher without triggering inflation; and, central banks must tighten if inflation surpasses their target thresholds; and, the mere mention of tightening sends stock prices lower. As CL neared critical … continue reading →