The Less I do, The Better I do

Somewhere between 2010 and and 2011 I stopped Forex Trading and stopped stock picking. It was just too much stress and felt very futile. Reviewing the market on a daily basis was exhausting and I even abandoned market timing with my models (the...

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Hedge Funds not so lucrative anymore

Ouch! Looks like Hedge Funds are not so lucractive anymore. So what’s killing the golden goose? In a word: investors. It’s likely not a coincidence that as the number and size of hedge funds have swelled, hedge fund performance has sunk. Hedge...

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Seasonal Investing

This chart shows you that there is some truth to the "Sell in May" and the "Santa Claus" rally. Plus it's the main reason why I rebalance my 401k on April 30th and October 31st. I know I posted this before, sometime ago when I was having CMS issues, but …

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Rolling Performance of SPY, GLD, and SLV

It's been a while since I fired up R and charted out the rolling performance of SPY, GLD, and SLV. Here it is. You'll note that the SPY has outperformed relatively to the metal ETFs, probably because everyone is taking profits to cover their positions.

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