Archive

Please note this article archive deliberately excludes specific trade updates because there are too many

2018
Apr
21
Futures Calendar Spreads on Interactive Brokers
“Trading futures calendar spreads is a good way to express a long or short opinion ...”
Feb
19
Portfolio Principles
“Portfolio Principles - Risk Management Risk management is arguably more important than any actual trading strategy. ...”
17
Exiting Bitcoin Investment Trust due to Premium
“This trade exit on GBTC describes how exiting Bitcoin Investment Trust due to premium was ...”
Jan
11
Robotics and Artificial Intelligence Investment Basket
“The Internet of Things, Robotics and Artificial Intelligence are nice buzz words in 2017 & ...”
2017
Mar
12
Bitcoin Investment Trust Premium
“This is a bitcoin investment trust premium idea from seekingalpha.com we have taken a position ...”
2016
Oct
25
Is lending crypto currency safe?
“Excitingly it is now possible to lend out your Monero and other crypto currencies to ...”
Sep
03
Protecting Foreign Real Estate against FX rate moves
“Protecting Foreign Real Estate against FX rate moves is important if you own overseas property. ...”
Aug
30
Oil Futures - Trade Exit - 29th Aug 2016
“We can use Futures Options to enter a bullish oil trade using Crude Oil /CL ...”
26
Monero XMR - Trading Update - 26-Aug-2016
“Monero XMR - Trading Update needs to be given this week, specifically because the market ...”
25
Gold Futures - Trade Exit - 15th Aug 2016
“Gold Futures - Trade Exit on 15th Aug 2016. We can use Futures Options to ...”
02
Brexit exit iron condor
“The pound has been relatively flat for a month after the initial Brexit trauma, so ...”
Jun
30
Brexit trading update - the aftermath
“This will be the final general Brexit trading update - after this will resume general ...”
17
Yet another Brexit Trade
“Yet another Brexit trade! This is an interesting medium term trade idea - betting that ...”
15
Time inflation - dealing with companies
“There can be significant time inflation associated with doing any task that requires interaction with ...”
May
22
Lending Club bad news
“Unfortunately Lending Club bad news has created a storm in the last 2 weeks: Very briefly ...”
04
Natural Gas - Bullish Short Futures Calendar - Trade Entry - 22-Apr-2016
Trade entry was a Natural Gas /NG Bullish Short Futures Calendar entered on 22-Apr-2016. The ...”
Apr
30
Brexit Trade Exit - 18-Apr-2016
“Last month Brexit Short Pound Long Euro Trade update we started a medium term trade ...”
24
Futures Options and Calendars near expiration
“Trading futures options vertical spreads and futures calendar spreads can have their own nuances when ...”
Mar
14
Brexit Trade Entry - 14-Mar-2016
“This post describes a medium term trade betting that the pound will trade lower on ...”
07
Personal Capital Exit
“Decided this week to exit a Personal Capital managed account strategy that has been held ...”
02
Monero XMR - Trading Update - 02-Mar-2016
“This is a Monero XMR trading update because the market has recently moved significantly in ...”
Feb
28
New York Traders Expo 2016 review
“Went to New York Traders Expo 2016 last week, as have done for last 3 ...”
23
Option Assignment on Option Expiration
“What happens when you get an option assignment exactly at the option expiration date on ...”
16
How to defend a losing option trading position
“In the spirit of full disclosure on our option trading, this trade lost money. However ...”
15
Can high expenses actually save you money ?
“What is the utility value of your expenses ? How do you quantify what you ...”
14
Sizing investment risk using your savings rate
“Using your actual savings rate can be a good way to determine what size an ...”
07
Real Estate Market Visualisation tool
“We have recently been involved in buying Nova Scotia real estate and we've had to ...”
06
Paths to Financial Freedom
“The American dream is supposed to be if you work hard, make a few sacrifices, ...”
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03
Expected Returns for your Trading System
“We look at the expected returns for a simple trading system of a limited risk/reward ...”
02
Reducing Lending Club exposure
“Lending Club (LC) is a peer to peer lending website that allows you to "be ...”
Jan
31
Trading Small with Futures Options
“Futures are very large principal products and the underlying value of a single futures contract ...”
30
Can extra savings mean you can strategically take LESS risk ?
“If your savings are actually growing faster enough to achieve your long term objectives, should ...”
2015
Oct
06
Nova Scotia Real Estate
“If you have any spare US dollar (USD) capital ready for real estate investment, you ...”
Sep
02
Travel Hacking
“Travel Hacking is defined as using credit card deals and loyalty points from various airlines ...”
01
Multi family property investment calculator
“If you plan to live long term in a high cost metro area (such as ...”
Aug
31
Investing in Monero Crypto Currency
“Alternative currencies known as “coins” have received a lot of attention in the last few ...”
Apr
30
30 Day Trading Plan
“We run equity and futures options financial trading strategies in multiple accounts for strategy diversification, ...”
2014
Sep
15
Top 10 percent investment ideas - 2014
“This is the 2014 list of alternative investment or savings methods to try and make ...”
Aug
26
Hedged Convexity Capture
“Hedged Convexity Capture Review Disclaimer: Received a FREE copy of the book from the author (value ...”
May
02
Mortgage Acceleration
“American consumer finances have got turned on their head in the last few years. High ...”
2013
May
09
Personal Capital Dashboard
“Personal capital has a very nice FREE high level portfolio dashboard for assessing your overall ...”
Personal Capital Portfolio
“PersonalCapital.com in addition to a nice user interface also offer portfolio management (ie managed money). ...”
2012
Dec
22
Tax saving ideas for high earners
“Here are some standard (and slightly crazy) long term ideas to maximize your tax deferred ...”
Why investing long term retirement money in bond funds can be "risky"
“Individual bonds versus bond funds. This blog post will look at why investing in bond funds ...”

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