Shaping the Fourth Industrial Revolution by Klaus Schwab – An Honest Review

As a geek, a sci-fi lover, a futurist, a technology lover, a person with a fascination for humans and what makes us tick, and an investor – I am constantly on the lookout for what the next big thing, the Read More …

Seven Industries That Will Shape the Future

This morning before the closing bell of the stock market, I released the first baseline number for the Vagorithm Index. Today on October 24, 2018 it was 381.33(+1.64) with the number in parenthesis being my societal volatility index number. On Read More …

Mental Market Manipulation – Investors Beware!

Every good investor knows that there are two keys to success in the stock market – luck and knowledge. The two are intimately connected – the luck portion comes down to being in the right place at the right time Read More …

BALDER AIEAS The Market Crash Test Balloon – This Week in Investing

I know this week in the stock and crypto markets has been difficult for many people. I’m not one of them. My stock portfolio and my crypto portfolio both lost quite a bit of value over the past month – Read More …

The Age of Irrational Exuberance – Equity Markets in a Time of Chaos

First – let’s get the facts out of the way: Fact 1: Share prices keep climbing and indexes keep hitting new all time highs Fact 2: Past results do not guarantee future returns Fact 3: If the price of something Read More …

Industrial Automation, Gene Editing, Electric Cars, Cryptocurrency and Marijuana Stocks

I’m excited about a couple of sectors right now…I think that a couple of them are going to change our world before we even notice that our world has changed. I’m not sure which of these will hit – if Read More …

These Markets Make Me Nervous – But I Still Don’t Want to Miss Them

I read something the other day that was very interesting. It was talking about how the trade war and tariffs and political scandals that should be rocking the market daily – simply aren’t. The reason, this article said, was that Read More …

Time Preferance and Actuary Tables

Recently, from several different sources, I have become aware of a flaw in my thinking. Ultimately, this flaw comes down to something economists call ‘Time Preference’. My own revelation came about through coversations with family and friends, watching the action Read More …

Crypto and Nasdaq Bloodbaths and Trump Whitehouse Meltdown

We have officially entered a September that no one saw coming. The entire cryptocurrency market is in a serious bloodbath with Ethereum taking the hardest hits. The Tech sector of the stock markets (along with the continued bleeding of emerging Read More …

The Crash of the Turkish Lira or ‪How a Great Country Got Fooled into Making Itself Not Great

The Turkish Lira has been in trouble for a long time – but people chose to ignore it. I lived in Turkey and have many friends in Turkey. This crash affects them and their loved ones in terrible ways. Prior Read More …