Mexican Market Manipulation Monday

What you see here is pure market manipulation by a government, namely ours. In this case, it was done by our President. On Friday May 31st he announces tariffs on goods coming from Mexico because of the border 'crisis.' Then he announces over the...

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Chipotle, the Bowl That Got Away!

I just came across an old post about my favorite Mexican fast food joint, Chipotle. I posted about this stock back in May 2007 when it was trading at $82 or so. I love the food just as much now as I did back then. I've had my share of …

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Vanguard's Total Index ETF - VTI

I recently picked up the late John Bogle's book, "The Little Book of Common Sense Investing" and I plan on reading through it despite knowing the basic jist of it. Bogle was famous for creating the low cost index fund and the main thrust of his...

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Interpretable Machine Learning with RSparkling

Last evening my colleague Navdeep Gill (@Navdeep_Gill_) posted a link to his latest talk titled "Interpretable Machine Learning with RSparkling." Navdeep is part of our MLI team and has a wealth of experience to share about explaining black boxes...

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Revisiting the Agriculture Index from 2007 - ($GKX)

Back in 2007 I posted about the Agriculutre Index (GKX) and wondered why it was so strong. At that time I thought it was related to China or how the demand for ethanol was going to save us from globale warming and the effects of man made climate...

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Revisiting FXI from 2007

Back in 2007 I thought I had a great trend following system. I was feeling pretty smug about the direction that my AI trend models were giving me (because it was up). Little did I know that I was just lucky. The markets were trending upwards and...

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Passive Income

I've written about this countless times but I'm a big fan of passive investing in the markets. By doing less, I actually gain a lot more in returns. That's all great and wonderful but currently it's not ideal for me. What I really want to do is...

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