Archive for July, 2010

  • Crash Course in Trading $VXX: A Strategy is taking shape.
    Posted by on July 30th, 2010 at 6:57 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits Image via Wikipedia Let’s call this week that just ended:  Week 1 of the “Education of a VXX Speculator” (a polite nod […]

  • Best Things I’ve Read this Week (July 24-30)
    Posted by on July 30th, 2010 at 10:02 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits The Tori Spelling Economy Image via Wikipedia This post marks the first of what I will attempt to make a weekly Friday […]

  • 500th Twitter Follower Shoutout!
    Posted by on July 29th, 2010 at 1:19 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits Image via CrunchBase Slow Trading Day News: 500th Twitter Followers Milestone Reached. Congratulations to Ethan Castanon. I wish I could tell you […]

  • I interrupt this $VXX discussion to bring you a Patriotic call for effective stimulus.
    Posted by on July 29th, 2010 at 9:36 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits Summer Reading: U.S Tax Code, in hard  Image via Wikipedia Image via Wikipedia Image via Wikipedia There is a lot of talk […]

  • More thoughts on $VXX
    Posted by on July 28th, 2010 at 10:47 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits I entered a $VXX position on Friday at the close, and added to it again at yesterday’s open. My average price at […]

  • The Only Way to Learn: Putting your Money Where Your Mouth (pen) Is
    Posted by on July 26th, 2010 at 8:14 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits This post is really a “part 2″ to my previous post on the question of whether $VXX is the ideal channel-trading product.  […]

  • Is $VXX a channel-trading paradise?
    Posted by on July 23rd, 2010 at 11:40 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits Image via Wikipedia I position my portfolio to benefit from rising volatility. It is my thesis that the investing landscape over the […]

  • Two Black Boxes Walk into a Bar…
    Posted by on July 23rd, 2010 at 9:07 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits If you can’t beat ‘em….might as well might fun of ‘em…. Two Black Boxes walk into a bar,the first box says to […]

  • Too Big to Care. TicketMaster/LiveNation and the Fleecing of Music Fans. $LYV
    Posted by on July 21st, 2010 at 9:47 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits As a music lover, few things get my blood boiling faster than service charges – especially those charged by TicketMaster/LiveNation. During the […]

  • Adding Value to the Trading Community
    Posted by on July 20th, 2010 at 12:25 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits Yesterday, I made some changes to this Blog in an attempt to make it more useful for those of you who have […]