Working through a covered call example I document a covered call trade I’d make (in real time). It requires $34K, and that would be too much of my portfolio to risk at once. But it illustrates a great opportunity.
AAPL Will Drop on Tuesday I was saddened to learn that Steve Jobs is taking another medical leave. However, this provides an investing opportunity — in particular a pairs trade. I’ll enter this trade on Tuesday January 18th, and you can follow the progress right here!
Disk access is a big bottleneck for the kinds of number crunching we do at Lucena Research. And in order to optimize our hardware setup I’ve been spending a lot of time researching RAID. Here’s what you need to know. (see a more recent post about RAID with performance results for Ubuntu Linux).
Diversification “Wide diversification is only required when investors do not understand what they are doing.” — Warren Buffet Bufffet’s quote seems to contradict quantitative investment approaches: Quant funds often diversify across hundreds or thousands of positions. Do quant funds know what they are doing?