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  • Insider Laugh Money: Altucher's Picks [View article]
    meaningless to someone who Chooses not to consult what has already been written
    Jan 18, 2013. 11:22 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Facebook Social Graph Bad News For LinkedIn [View article]
    there is no "they", only zuck. think about it. you really think he failed to kill linkedin a couple years ago? is there perhaps an alternate explanation?
    Jan 18, 2013. 03:13 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • How To Beat The Guy Who Beats The Market [View article]
    yes, simply, the author is saying that selling against volatility as defined on a 100% arbitrary time horizon magically gives investors the ability to "buy low and sell high" within the balance of stocks and bonds

    it's a linguistic fraud and it disgusts me. i wonder how much skin in the game the perpetrator actually has in direct alignment with the principle he is recklessly advancing. it appears he wants to put clients' skin in the game, but i don't see any of his exposed.
    Jan 18, 2013. 02:43 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • How to Turn $25,000 Into $3.2 Million [View article]
    you win!
    Jan 18, 2013. 01:35 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Facebook Social Graph Bad News For LinkedIn [View article]
    do you buy stock in a company based only on what the situation is currently?
    Jan 18, 2013. 12:52 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Facebook Social Graph Bad News For LinkedIn [View article]
    nobody "works" on linkedin (except recruiters, who are perfectly willing to work on facebook)
    Jan 17, 2013. 11:57 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • How To Beat The Guy Who Beats The Market [View article]
    so in other words, how to beat "a" guy who beats the market, not "the" guy who beats the market
    Jan 17, 2013. 07:29 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Insider Laugh Money: Altucher's Picks [View article]
    marx's intellectual predecessor (hegel) established the zeitgeist that philosophy should be verified by history. perhaps there are connections with backtesting in the stock market...
    Jan 17, 2013. 05:11 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • How To Beat The Guy Who Beats The Market [View article]
    if one wants to make the argument for rebalancing, one should really focus on the argument for mean reversion, and let's be honest, that is pretty hard to do--can you really tell me what the economic mix of asset classes will look like in ten years? how confident can you be that the historical patterns of mean reversion repeat themselves predictably?

    and if you have that level of foresight, why would you want to minimalize your asset class bets--wouldn't you want to do an even higher amount of mean reversion exposure?
    Jan 17, 2013. 04:13 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Shorting Intel Could Be A High-Probability Trade [View article]
    it is a contrarian indicator when an article does not discuss the actual forward-looking business model of a stock, and it is also telling that the article selects an arbitrary historical sample going back a few years despite the cyclical nature of the company. further, there is absolutely no sufficiently sampled backtest (ie. similar stocks) of how this strategy works in any relevant statistical context.

    this is psuedo-statistics at its most pretentious and trivial.
    Jan 17, 2013. 04:08 PM | 5 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • How To Beat The Guy Who Beats The Market [View article]
    there is a mathematical absolute: rebalancing is a bet on mean reversion. it is perversely dishonest on a mathematical level to suggest to readers that they can escape asset-class risk by putting on this bet.
    Jan 17, 2013. 04:01 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Insider Laugh Money: Altucher's Picks [View article]
    poulsen>mitnik
    but it's not about people, it's about ideas
    Jan 17, 2013. 03:39 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Insider Laugh Money: Altucher's Picks [View article]
    just to keep the feds off, i should specify that i am in the hacker class struggle, not an affiliate of any communist or rebel organization
    Jan 17, 2013. 03:28 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Insider Laugh Money: Altucher's Picks [View article]
    if anyone has any doubts about me being a social revolutionary, go back to my first article and verify that i was talking about "yuri milner" and then look into what he has been up to lately
    Jan 17, 2013. 03:19 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Insider Laugh Money: Altucher's Picks [View article]
    what do you want me to do, put the hammer and sickle in my profile picture?

    marx was horrible at capitalism, by the way.
    Jan 17, 2013. 03:06 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
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