Real Estate Flippers are Flipping Out

It's been a long time since I wrote anything related to Real Estate (RE), especially about flipping houses. I heard on Bloomberg yesterday that the real estate flippers are exiting the market as fast as they can because the real estate market is...

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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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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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The Ye Old Blog List

Back when I started blogging in 2005-ish, I had a few blogs that destructed due to bad software or databases. My Sixth World News and Commentary site just stopped working one day and I couldn't recover any posts. I was a tech newbie so I didn't...

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Motorola: Then and Now

Just over 12 years ago I posted about how Motorola (MOT) was in a downtrend because it couldn't come up with a new breakthrough product. The Razr phone was a wildly popular for years but MOT just rode it's coat tails. Traders and investors...

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