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Game Is Rigged

Some traders and investors complain in social media that the game is rigged. This is true but it can work to their advantage.

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A Few Bitcoin Statistics and Similarities to Equities

Since January 2011, bitcoin daily returns volatility is 89% while $1 has grown to more than $8,314.  The drawdown profile reflects the speculative nature of this currency and its high risks but some popular large caps went thought similar phases. … Continue reading

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Diminishing Stock Returns And The Unavoidable Bear Market

As equity valuations reach high levels, returns decrease. Despite spectacular trends in some stocks, returns are nowhere near levels achieved when prices and valuations were lower. Many analysts overlook this effect but its impact is significant because it creates conditions … Continue reading

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Only Speculators Would Have Held Amazon Stock Since IPO

There is noise in the social media about a +45,000% return in Amazon stock since IPO. That number is an illusion. Only speculators would have held a stock with the drawdown profile shown below. I suspect more investors lost money … Continue reading

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