Massaged results

Are you getting bombarded with marketing material, some lasting many pages, that tell you that their service is the best thing since the industrial revolution or that they discovered a mysterious holly grail indicator that allows them to tell you (at a hefty price of course) what to buy or sell and when to buy and […]


Ignorant People? What a surprise.

“There are many ignorant and angry people in the world. They seem to be breeding in record numbers”. – Dalton Trumbo


Trading Based on Percentage Averages is Dangerous.

Here is a quick question: If you traded or invested $10,000 and it gained 100% in the first year but lost 50% in the second year, gained 100% in the 3rd year and lost 50% in the fourth. Are you still ahead? Most people will instinctively will say yes, they are ahead.  And what about the […]


Oil Prices – Up, Down and All Around

 Oil is continuing its slide. The two most common prices to watch are the Brent Crude Oil (according to Wikipedia it is used to price two thirds of the world’s internationally traded crude oil supplies) and the other one to watch is West Texas Intermediate (WTI), which is used mostly in North America, particularly in […]


Trading options, stocks, commodities or futues

So you want to trade options, stocks, bonds, commodities/futures. Whether you are buying or selling, you want to know what the various markets are doing during “market” hours (called Intraday) or at what level or price they closed at the end of the day (end-of-day). Most publishers who sell you $500+ subscriptions to their “extended […]


“You Never Fail Until You Stop Trying”

― Albert Einstein

“Any fool can know. The point is to understand.”

-Albert Einstein

“Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.”

-Albert Einstein

“Everything must be made as simple as possible. But not simpler.”

-Albert Einstein