How worried should we be about Ebola in the US? In order to answer that question for myself, I created a simple simulation that can be used to visualize the spread and mortality of various diseases.
It is clear, in hindsight, that investors would have done better in 2008 if they had known to move from stocks to fixed income at the beginning of 2008. And similarly, if we could anticipate future bull markets we’d like to be able to shift assets into equities beforehand. Is it possible to anticipate these […]
In this white paper produced by Lucena Research, we show how insider trading information can inform an effective trading strategy. We analyze data provided by our partner insiderinsights.com by Scott Strong and Tucker Balch, Ph.D. keywords: insider trading, proprietary indicators
Many people assume that all members of the Russell 3000 are “safe”.
It’s interesting how Information Theory, Las Vegas and Wall Street have been intertwined over the years.
In the last few months we’ve seen two spectacular software failures on Wall Street. Most recently, on Weds August 1, Knight Capital’s trading software fired off trades in one hour that should have taken place over days. The flurry of trades caused erratic pricing for 150 US stocks. Knight is said to have lost $440M […]