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A New Market Maxim?

The RUT traded to the 240 day simple moving average and closed above it by a nickle on Thursday. Friday, it traded below it briefly to scare the chickens and then traded strongly the remainder of the day. The VIX … Continue reading

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Aristotelian Virtues

So far as I’m concerned, the study of virtue in relation to excess and deficiency is probably a superior course of action for the trader who seeks to improve his or her trading psychology. It takes long effort to learn … Continue reading

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Personal Finance, APR14: Historical Regression

Future Present: Pairs Receding: Momentum Plays Dim Past: PLUG

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Captain’s Log: Supplemental

The ship is under assault from numerous time-independent entropy initiation devices (E.I.D.’s). We have Scotty and the entire engineering staff at work, patching, rewiring, and rigging new lines to new civilizations. In the meantime, the following trades have worked for … Continue reading

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Return to Origins

As an anthropologist, I was taught not to trust talk about cultural or personal origins. The 20th century showed us pretty clearly that cultural or even personal attempts to recover something lost have had enormous deleterious consequences. The obvious example … Continue reading

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Personal Finance, MAR14: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Good: Short S and P 500; long DOW. Bad: Failing to take profits in momentum stocks. Ugly: Unwinding weekly trades.

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