February 13, 2018

There’s been a Market Correction, Should you be Worried?

Should you be Scared of the Dow’s 1700 point drop

On the fifth of February 2018 the Dow Jones Industrial Average saw its largest single day drop in history. This drop coming off a market sell-off at the end of January has caused many investors to call for the start of a bear market.…

January 12, 2017

Turtle traders, part I

About the book

I’m about 1/3 of the way through “The Complete Turtle Trader” by Michael W Covel, and I’m enjoying myself.  His narratives about the people are entertaining, though that’s not why I bought the book.  It does give me color into how technical traders think, though. …

July 12, 2016

Pokémon Go, Nintendo’s Saving Grace or a Desperate Hail Mary?

Pokémon Go, Nintendo’s Saving Grace or a Desperate Hail Mary?

In recent years Nintendo has come on hard times as people
have gravitated away from their console systems and towards competitors such as
Microsoft or Sony. Since the relative failure of the Wii system they began to
lean heavily on their hand held DS systems; however, sales of those too began
to suffer as mobile gaming became more of a common place among target
audiences.…

March 26, 2016

Deciles

Deciles

When it comes to figuring out what positions you want to add to your portfolio, it can be extremely useful to sort the results of your screen even further. We can do this by using deciles, or breaking up our results into units of 10% as we rank our results based on whatever variable we decide is important.…

April 21, 2015

The Power of the Short

We all know penny stocks are dangerous to buy. People pump penny stocks, forcing them to rise without reason. This creates a highly unstable environment, and the ONLY thing that is certain is the fall of the stock. So my thought has always been, why participate, and most likely lose, in the pump, when I can far more easily get into the almost guaranteed dump?…

August 8, 2014

Matthais Parcha BUS483 Research Report

I'm happy to say that we're encouraging university classrooms to use Equities Lab in their classwork.  Here's an example of some of the work that has resulted.  Notice how well the long/short strategy does…  It's been reprinted, unedited, other than some (partial) attempts to format what used to be a Word Document for WordPress.…