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The NFL Lineman Who Knows More Than Your Financial Advisor

By Charles Sizemore.  |  September 17, 2018 By Charles Sizemore | September 17, 2018

I don’t make a habit of taking financial advice from professional football players. Read More

The False Prophets of Daily Financial News

By Adam O'Dell.  |  September 5, 2018 By Adam O'Dell | September 5, 2018

For the life of me, I don’t know why anyone in their right mind would follow the advice of a big-bank analyst quoted in the daily financial news. Read More

Don’t Let Decision Fatigue Wreck Your Investments

By Adam O'Dell.  |  August 22, 2018 By Adam O'Dell | August 22, 2018

I’ve always struggled with making decisions. It just doesn’t come naturally to me. I blame it on my mother, who was loving and good-intentioned, but a little heavy-handed in the parental decision-making department. Read More

The Only Truth In the Market

By J.C. Parets.  |  August 20, 2018 By J.C. Parets | August 20, 2018

Editor’s note: Along with Adam, Charles, John, Rodney, Lee and more, our friend J.C. Parets will be presenting at our big Irrational Economic Summit this October 24-26 in Austin. Below is a sampling of J.C. Read More

One HAL of a Trading Opportunity?

By Lance Gaitan.  |  August 7, 2018 By Lance Gaitan | August 7, 2018

At first blush, there’s a bit of a disconnect in one corner of the energy market. Read More

A Lesson in Cycle 9’s Recent “Windfall” Profit

By Adam O'Dell.  |  August 6, 2018 By Adam O'Dell | August 6, 2018

My wife is generally a play-it-safe type of person. (I am, too. But she’s also a worrier.) One of my favorite stories she tells is of when she was around five years old. Read More

Bear Market? Bull Market? Tortoise Market.

By John Del Vecchio.  |  August 3, 2018 By John Del Vecchio | August 3, 2018

Of all Aesop’s Fables, the race between a slow tortoise and a fast hare might be the most classic. Read More

When Being Wrong Turns Out to Be Right (And Profitable!)

By Lee Lowell.  |  July 31, 2018 By Lee Lowell | July 31, 2018

Have you ever been wrong in your bullish call on a stock? How often have those trades turned a profit? Probably not enough times, right? I mean, how can you make money if your directional Read More

See Facebook? This Is Why We Diversify

By Charles Sizemore.  |  July 30, 2018 By Charles Sizemore | July 30, 2018

Facebook’s (Nasdaq: FB) shares got absolutely obliterated last Thursday, losing nearly 20% of their value after the company released a slightly less-than-stellar earnings report. That amounts to a loss of about $120 billion. Read More

The Moneyball Approach

By Adam O'Dell.  |  July 25, 2018 By Adam O'Dell | July 25, 2018

It’s a classic “David and Goliath” story… You’re sitting in the study of your family residence, flipping through the pages of a Wall Street Journal, or Investor’s Business Daily, trying to figure out which stocks Read More