Author Archives: Capitalist88

GOP tax plan – a rebuttal to the rebuttal on SALT

Greetings! As the Republican tax plan wends its way through the legislative process, both sides have (of course) deployed their various bullet lists of talking points to the fiscal battlefield. One of the key strategic hills on this battlefield is … Continue reading

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Weekly Update – 11/18/2017

Greetings! The account was up for a change, gaining 1.00% this week. This brings the equity to 150% of inception value. To get more details on how I trade, take a look at the Trading Profitably page. Until next time…keep … Continue reading

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How high can Bitcoin go?

Greetings! I thought I’d just do a fun “back of the envelope” calculation today. Let’s estimate a theoretical maximum price for bitcoin. Fun! But beware! This is all based on a few very dubious assumptions: We assume bitcoin becomes the … Continue reading

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Weekly Update – 11/11/2017

Greetings! The account was down 0.52% this week, closing at 148% of inception value. To get more details on how I trade, take a look at the Trading Profitably page. Until next time…keep pipping up!   NOTE: As always, comments … Continue reading

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Weekly Update – 11/4/2017

Greetings! The account was essentially flat this week, losing 0.07% thus remaining at 149% of inception value. To get more details on how I trade, take a look at the Trading Profitably page. Until next time…keep pipping up!   NOTE: … Continue reading

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Weekly Update – 10/28/2017

Greetings! The account was down 0.29% this week, settling at 149% of inception value. To get more details on how I trade, take a look at the Trading Profitably page. Until next time…keep pipping up!   NOTE: As always, comments … Continue reading

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Weekly Update – 10/21/2017

Greetings! The account was down 0.94% this week, settling at 150% of inception value. To get more details on how I trade, take a look at the Trading Profitably page. Until next time…keep pipping up!   NOTE: As always, comments … Continue reading

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Two new forex trading experiments

Greetings! Thought I’d announce a couple of new little forex research projects that I’ve recently started. Both of them involve opening a new sub-account at Oanda in addition to the main account, a step which I took today. The first … Continue reading

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Weekly Update – 10/14/2017

Greetings! The account was essentially flat this week, rising just 0.36% to 151% of inception value. To get more details on how I trade, take a look at the Trading Profitably page. Until next time…keep pipping up!   NOTE: As … Continue reading

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Weekly Update – 10/7/2017

Greetings! The account was down 4.42% this week to 151% of inception value. To get more details on how I trade, take a look at the Trading Profitably page. Until next time…keep pipping up!   NOTE: As always, comments are … Continue reading

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