Dancing with the Trend

September 2017

Dancing with the Trend

Aerodynamics for Investors

by Greg Morris

Oh no!  He is losing it!  I have stated a few times that the well seems to be running low; this article might confirm that.  Here is an attempt to turn basic aerodynamics into an investment process. Where:                CL is the coefficient of Lift                p is the density of air                V is the freestream Read More 

Dancing with the Trend

Gurus and Experts

by Greg Morris

Why do investors / traders like predictions?  The prediction industry is not just Wall Street, there are business forecasting companies, economic analysis and forecasting, sales forecasting, on and on.  However, Wall Street seems to have the least talent of the bunch.  Here are some reasons I think investors / traders like predictions: If the Investor loses money, they can blame the forecast.  Sad! Confidence in a forecast rises with the amount of information that goes into it. But the accuracy of the forecast stays the same Read More 

Dancing with the Trend

Fake News!

by Greg Morris

I have written about how inept the news is when it comes to the financial and stock markets before.  Since I am retired I am trying to wean myself from the news.  It isn’t easy as I’ve been a news junky for decades.  In this article, I’m going to stick to the news generated by the financial press even though I think news today has become unreliable and downright embarrassing.  I was watching a financial news show the other morning (Monday, Aug. 28) where the anchor speaks with a British accent.  He is quite good at his job but he is constantly trying to relate the Read More