Apple’s “double-down” mystery

Apple’s “Double-Down” Mystery… What in the world is going on at Apple? “At three in the morning, they have deliveries. It’s very dark, very secretive. We don’t know what’s going on, but almost every night there is noise that wakes the dogs up,” Joann Porter said. Those were the words used to describe the events more »

What color is the sun?

What color is the sun? When you were a kid, you probably took out your crayons and drew the sun as a yellow ball on your piece of paper. And of course Superman gets his powers when exposed to our yellow sun. Yet the sun isn’t yellow. It’s white. What color is snow? White. Why more »

Why people with high IQs are often horrible traders [Part 2]

Why people with high IQs are often horrible traders [Part 2] P.S. Keep reading because I want to share something extremely personal with you… In yesterday’s email, I explained why EQ (emotional quotient or emotional intelligence) is a greater predictor of success than IQ. Ironically, our quote provider took a crap on a day where more »

Why people with high IQs are often horrible traders

Why people with high IQs are often horrible traders   Listen to this crazy paradox: According to Drs. Travis Bradberry and Jean Greaves, authors of Emotional Intelligence 2.0, “people with the highest levels of IQ outperform those with average IQs just 20% of the time, while people with average IQs outperform those with high IQs more »

The “ABP” method for getting your sh$* together

The “ABP” Method for Getting your Shit Together From the 1992 movie Glenngary Glen Ross Ed Harris: What’s your name? Alec Baldwin: F____ you. That’s my name. You know why, mister You drove a Hyundai to get here. I drove an eighty-thousand dollar BMW. THAT’S my name. And your name is you’re wanting. You can’t more »

Why does the stock market crash, and how can I predict the next one?

Why does the stock market crash, and how can I predict the next one? Leonardo Da Vinci was arguably the most accomplished person to come out of the Renaissance period. In his Codex Leicester, Leonardo tried to answer why the sky is blue. His answer: “I say that the blue which is seen in the atmosphere is more »

These guys made the biggest blunder ever

I read about trading strategies like a hungry junkyard dog eats a T-bone steak. That kind of determination has paid off handsomely. My dream home, toys, vacations, money, status…those are nice…but what I love the most is f-r-e-e-d-o-m. So when I ran across an article from a certain advisory I shall not name, I ended more »

Keynes Dark Prophecy

Keynes Dark Prophecy Casino capitalism is what Keynes called it. When speculation runs rampant in the markets. In the 80’s, Warren Buffett famously lambasted financial derivatives. He said they served no social value, and instead of doing the work of the invisible hand, they were “an invisible foot kicking society in the shins.” He took more »

How to tell if a rally (or decline) will have legs

How to tell if a rally (or decline) will have legs “She’s got legs, she knows how to use them. She never begs, she knows how to choose them. She’s holdin’ leg wonderin’ how to feel them. Would you get behind them if you could only find them? She’s my baby, she’s my baby, Yeah, more »

Big Brother Forces You to Report if You Have 100 of These

Big Brother Forces You to Report if You Have 100 of These Personally, I’m an advocate for privacy. I don’t think grannies should be getting pat downs at airports. The NSA should not be spying on its own people. Yet when it comes to position limits and reporting in the markets, I’m all for it. more »