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Pete Carroll Is Not the Fool, I Am

Abundant ink has been spilled on the subject of Pete Carroll’s decision to pass on 2nd down from the 1 yard line in the Super Bowl two Sundays ago. Some have come out and bombastically stated that it was the WORST CALL IN SUPER BOWL HISTORY!! Others have concluded that, in fact, Carroll was entirely […]

A Simple Example of the Difference between Technical and Quantitative Analsyis

If you’ve ever wondered about the difference between technical and quantitative analysis, you’ve come to the right place. Recently, one of my colleagues posted to our internal message boards an article suggesting that investors should be concerned about the fact that the S&P 500 has spent a record amount of days above its 200 day […]

Sigma Sensationalism Syndrome

As bloggers, we certainly understand the compelling motivation to write sensational headlines for posts. But sometimes writers go too far in their quest for clicks. Such was the case not so long ago when and article entitled “Junk Bond Funds Just Experienced A 6-Sigma Event” hit my inbox. The article explores the substantially large outflow […]

86 Years of Lies

Recently, Equius Partners published an interesting piece, which was picked up by The Big Picture.  I’ve posted it in it’s entirety below, but for the moment, we have a few issues that I need to get off our chest.  First, here’s the chart (scroll to page 2): The entire point of the chart is to […]