Saturday, April 4, 2009

[Timothy Sykes] How Often Should You be Thinking About the Stock Market

Timothy Sykes - writing from Aspen! - shares with us his thoughts on "How Often Should You be Thinking About the Stock Market?" Hint: Be sure to balance priorities - and relax.

Friday, April 3, 2009

[Trader Feed] One Secret to Life Success

Dr. Brett Steenbarger shares a personal experience and discusses one "Secret to Life Success" which can be comforting in troubled economic times.

[Fund My Mutual Fund] The Current and Future Disassociation of Markets and Economics

Fund My Mutual Fund shares some interesting thoughts on the disassociation of stock markets and economics - asking the question, "Might the stock market no longer be a good predictor of the economy?" Whatever your thoughts, it's worth a read.

[Condor Options] Options, Timing, and Risk Management

Condor Options shares thoughts on Options, Timing, and Risk Management

[VIX and More] Options Opportunity Matrix

If you're having trouble figuring out all the possibilities of your next options trade, VIX and More shares a helpful "Opportunity Matrix" you can use to help make your decision.

[Quantifiable Edges] Simple Short-selling Systems

Rob Hanna shares research on a Simple Short-Selling System (related to the 200 day SMA). In addition, he shares results on Large Gaps Up After the Market has Already Risen.

[Dash of Insight] Politics and Investing

Dash of Insight tackles a huge topic in a succinct post: Politics and Investing.

[Futronomics] Social Mood Turns Ugly

Futronomics details perspectives on how the "Social Mood has Turned Ugly." At the end is a compelling video including person interviews with teens on their perspective for the future.

[Grindstone Financial] What does a Trillion Dollars Really Look Like

So, what does a trillion dollars look like if you stood next to it? And how does it compare visually with a million dollars and a billion dollars? Grindstone Financial has the answer.