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Risk and Reward: The Role of Rating Agencies

Risk and Reward: The Role of Rating Agencies

In 2011, the United States credit rating was downgraded from AAA to AA+ by Standard & Poor’s. The large reaction by politicians, news anchors, and many others brought into question what those letters and symbols really meant. While no one could really explain the tangible […]

Bias for Day Traders

Bias for Day Traders

Bias will make you poor and it will make you poor without you even knowing it. See, the human mind is programmed to respond in certain and specific ways to things like loss, change, lack of control, and the way we process information. Since humans […]

CDS: Crisis Deflected (Sometimes)

CDS: Crisis Deflected (Sometimes)

It’s like fire insurance; except everything is on fire.

Gains to Keep You Warm

Shoveling snow is a lot better when you know that you just made a killing in the market.

Trading Uranium

Trading Uranium

Hopefully these returns don’t also have a half life.

Options, Part II: My Big Fat Greek Profit

Options, Part II: My Big Fat Greek Profit

“Give me an option–any option–and I show you that the root is Greek.”

A Picture is Actually Worth $25 Billion, Not words

A Picture is Actually Worth $25 Billion, Not words

Ready for your check?

The Slow Death of an Icon

The Slow Death of an Icon

What the heck is a “stock exchange”?