Smart Money, Tesla, and Forecast Friday

Tesla has been stirring up massive amounts of controversy lately. First, they had some major issues with the batteries over at the Gigafactory in Nevada. One of my good friends got to witness it first hand as he was breaking his back for seemingly endless hours. Elon is also under fire for Tweeting about a more »

3 Tips from 20 years of building trading strategies [Part 1]

Time sure flies doesn’t it? 20 years ago — almost to the day — I built my first mechanical trading strategy. I designed it from scratch using an old programming language called PERL. It was two strategies in one. Mean reversion and trend following on the S&P 500. With the hindsight of 20 years of more »

How a weight loss secret leads to trading consistency

How a weight loss secret leads to trading consistency For most, stepping on a scale in the morning is akin to stepping barefoot onto a pile of Legos. Your weight will fluctuate 3-4 pounds daily. For those that need to lose the most weight, it could be 6-8 pounds. People are hard-wired to view negative more »

Competence vs confidence

Competence vs confidence   A few years back, I had the chance to view a startup from an insider’s perspective. It didn’t take long for me to realize I didn’t want anything to do with this business. The founder is a smart guy that came from a consulting background, but had never started a business more »

Does your trading pass the Marshmallow Test?

In the 70’s, Stanford professor Walter Mischel created a simple experiment… …one that would determine not only future scholastic and financial success, but a healthier body mass index (BMI) to boot. What he did was put a young child ages 4-5 into a room with an irresistible marshmallow placed in front of them. An instructor more »

[Project 88 Part 13] Predicting prices with supercomputers: CONFIRMED

[Project 88 Part 13] Predicting prices with supercomputers: CONFIRMED (You can catch up here with Part 1) At long last, our project is nearly complete. My team of programmers has ironed out the bugs, and for the first time, we’ve been able to prove that stock prices can be predicted using pattern recognition. Here are some more »

Come with me if you want to live

  “Come with me if you want to live.” – Arnold Schwarzenegger, Terminator 2 When I was younger, I could do anything. I could do anything because I tried nothing of significance. Everything I had done up to my early twenties had a safety net of some kind. In my twenties, I thought I would more »

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[Part 12] First day of stock predictions with Project 88

First day of stock predictions with Project 88 Today was the first day of testing Project 88 inside Portfolio Boss. (You can catch up here with Part 1). Hip hip hooray! // Quick aside. Project 88 is our crazy venture that includes using a 2000-core supercomputer to predict stock prices. I started blogging about our trials and more »

How to Predict Bitcoin

 How to Predict Bitcoin John McAfee: “In the long term Bitcoin moves above $500,000 within three years. Bets?” McAfee tweeted on 17 July 2017. In his reply he added that if it doesn’t: “I will eat my d*ck on national television.” Bitcoin, Bitcoin, Bitcoin. Its stunning rise has grabbed investors by the eyeballs globally. Early more »

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