Shot from a gun

Shot from a gun

Investors become human cannonballs When I was a kid I went to the circus every year. It was always the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Baily version. I’d watch the elephants, the lions, the tigers, and the phenomenal high-wire and trapeze acts. But they were just a...

Quantified Funds 1/16/18

U.S. equity markets were up last week. The Dow Jones Industrial Average recorded a weekly gain of 2.01%, the S&P 500 was up 1.57%, and the NASDAQ Composite gained 1.74%. Seven of the 11 S&P industrial sectors were up for the week, led by Industrials (3.24%)...

New inflation measure: UIG

On Friday, gold prices shot up to $1,340 per ounce, posting a four-month high with its fifth-straight weekly gain. The U.S. dollar plunged on Friday, falling against the euro in response to an agreement for a new political coalition in Germany. Analyst forecasts for...