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UP NEXT: The Issue with Inflation
On November 30th, Luckbox will release it next issue. The following is a sneak preview. To make sure The Issue with Inflation is in your inbox, subscribe…
Duck Call
Despite a whimsical name, DuckDuckGo offers a serious privacy-oriented alternative to Google searches A google search for “luckbox” put a betting site at the top…
Losing the COVID 15
A fitness expert offers advice on losing those pandemic-induced pounds  Pre-COVID, you were cruising: Crushing personal records in the gym and keeping the physique lean…

Liquid Assets

America’s Top Bottles
A whiskey and a tequila that will raise your spirits Spirits sales in the United States rose 1.3% in 2020 despite pandemic-induced lockdowns, according to…

The Normal Deviate

Watch These 3 Inflation Indicators
I remember seeing the “WIN” buttons when I was a kid and having my parents explain inflation to me. The buttons, distributed at the behest of…

Fake Financial News

Fix the CPI or Bust
A new century dawned a long time ago. When will the Consumer Price Index catch up to the way we actually live? I have a…

The Last Picture

The LAST Picture
Tempering a Taper Tantrum? Fed Chair Jerome Powell looks as though he may have a lot on his mind these days. But who could blame…

In the News

Luckbox Sold an NFT
Proceeds from the NFT charity auction, which ended on Veterans Day, went to coding bootcamp for veterans Code Platoon. The Luckbox team in August announced…

Diversions

Tripping Over Microdosing
Taking small doses of LSD or magic mushrooms has long been a part of Silicon Valley lore, but does the research support the hype? When…

Trades

In the News

The Technician

Title Fight
Only a handful of companies dominate the real estate title insurance industry. They will need to evolve quickly to retain their reign in front of…

Macro

US-China Trade Impacts Aussie Dollar
U.S. equity indexes have hit historic highs, but the price action included periods of drawdowns throughout last year. Some drawdowns were related to negative U.S.-China…

Do Diligence

Crude Oil Bets
Soaring prices for oil and natural gas may provide trade opportunities  Global supply shortages and inflation continue to roil the economy, emptying the wallets of…

Futures

Crypto & Cannabis Contrarians
The repeated highs of recent years don’t guarantee stock prices will never again dip, crash or go sideways Some investors prefer to buy a stock…

Cherry Picks

Sizing Futures and Holiday Movement
Futures sizes? We got the hook up for you! Don’t trade without knowing the true size. That said, futures are extremely capital efficient. Black Swan…
Tactics
Big Moves in Small Bonds
Talking heads were so taken with the price appreciation of bitcoin that they missed the impressive move in interest rates Experts often disparage bonds as a…
Cryptocurrency Futures
Digital assets have gone legit with regulated futures contracts, brokerage firm spot trading and company IPOs  It’s not often that a new asset class is…
Smart Inflation Hedges
Looking to take the sting out of an investment’s shrinking value? Ethereum and bitcoin have been anything but stable. Think gold.  Is cryptocurrency the new…
Paper Trading Just Got Better
A new free tool enables investors to see the future of their trades  tastytrade is offering investors a new free tool called Lookback that provides…
Three Ways to Play Long Odds
Options enable active investors to quantify and manage risk. But sometimes they may wantto try for a big score with low-probability, high-return strategies. Investors want…