Monthly Archives: February 2016

Negative Interest Rates and the Science of Choice

When I was in high school back in the middle ages, I had an economics teacher named Mr. Stevens, who had a simple definition of economics. None of these dry paragraph-length textbook definitions about production, consumption, wealth, and distribution for … Continue reading

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Oil, Ideology, and World War III

Greetings all! You may have heard something over the past few weeks about a little drop in the price of oil or some such thing. I’m pretty sure a couple of the financial news outlets mentioned it…about eighty times an … Continue reading

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Economics and FA – a Recap

It’s a sad yet not so puzzling fact that many traders, retail currency traders in particular, rely purely on technical analysis, believing that fundamental analysis has little to offer. At the end of this post, I’ll talk about why it’s … Continue reading

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Carry Trade Tweak

Greetings all! Just a quick addendum to the details of the carry trade strategy I laid out in the previous post. In that post I said that I always put buy orders below the current price and sell orders above. … Continue reading

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Carry Trade Details and a Forex Valentine

Greetings! As Valentines Day draws near, it’s time once again for me to send those roses, to write that drippy love-sick poem, and to make reservations for a nice romantic candlelit dinner. Readers of my old market-geeks blog or my … Continue reading

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Carry Trading Overhaul

Greetings all! I’ve interrupted my recent rants (ahem!), I mean my recent series of posts on economics for a week or so in order to concentrate on upgrading my carry trade strategy. This is currently the only strategy I’m trading … Continue reading

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