Great Addition for > 13-Inch Toolboxes

MacWorld ran this article today ~ Apple is giving an iPad Pro to every team in Major League Baseball. Instantaneous access to data in MLB dugouts will only accelerate baseball’s data-driven trends and continue to give the impression that analytics have taken over the game (which in many ways, they have). Key within the headline though are two key words ‘every team‘. From the biggest market to the tiniest of markets, everyone will have this tool at their disposal – how do you use it? will Continue reading →

Investor Packets Can Speak

This came in today’s mail. Significance? It is an investor packet from a publicly-traded company that I am considering an investment in. Just as some investors may study a stock’s chart, I’m looking for clues as well, and sometimes that edge may come in an annual report or other corporate communications. A couple years back I requested materials from LINN Energy (symbol LINE), and thought it disturbing that post-it notes reminding me of LINN’s’ Nasdaq symbol accompanied a very expensive packet. Hindsight is always 20-20, Continue reading →

Today’s ‘Bizzaro World’ Housing Report

DC Comic’s fictional planet htraE (Earth spelled backwards) is the setting for the Bizarro World, a land most recently popularized by Seinfeld, where the Bizarro Code dictates everything be remade as the opposite of what it should be. It is quickly becoming a logical setting for the U.S. housing market. Two quick articles: US house prices rise at 5.7% in January ~ BBC (3/29/16) New-home sales tumble in January on big decline in West ~ USA Today Wait, what? What kind of wacko housing market is Continue reading →

Weekend Reading – 10 Links (2/20/16)

A handful of links I’ve discovered this past week that I thought you might find of interest: First of all, I follow this website searching for a wide assortment of financial news – this past week, I noticed they included an article I wrote on SeeItMarket about financial literacy (mid-page) Personal Finance Links: Future Wealth ~ Abnormal Returns Here’s a topic I think we can agree on: The Power Of Civil And Intelligent Debate To Make Us All Better ~ AVC Robo-Advisers: Boon or Menace? from Jeff Continue reading →