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These Guys Can Kick-Start any Side Hustle
Two side-hustle gurus side hustled their way into the full-time side-hustle business. Chris Guillebeau began by blogging part-time about money-making sidelines for travelers, and Nick…
Picture Tomorrow
What will everyday life look like in five, 10 or 25 years?  Writer and filmmaker Luke Kingma of Futurism Studios (owned by renowned futurist Ray…
50 Years to Run for Cover
Not every luckbox reader will live to see the year 2069, so here’s a preview To mark the recent opening of the Samsung destination store…

Festivals

Burning Man
A former floor trader shares sights—and insights—from his 15th visit to The Playa By Alan Matthew Burning Man, which bills itself as “the place to…

Luckbox of the Month

Arts & Media

Science & Futurism with Isaac Arthur
Futurism podcasts aren’t for everyone. With work, family, friends and finances vying for attention, it’s difficult to justify carving out time to listen to what…

Liquid Assets

Race out to find this Rye
For whiskey explorers, discovery is the easy part. There is always something that you haven’t tried, but the results are often disappointing. Happening upon Pinhook…

Financial Fitness

Amazon Doesn’t Sell Sculpted Physiques
Staying fit requires discipline and commitment; the same can be said for profits in trading. Instant gratification and immediate satisfaction. If the explosion of Facebook…

The Normal Deviate

Volatility: Trading’s Best Crystal Ball
Volatility provides a clue about what the future may hold for a stock Long-term stock trader?  Short-term options trader? Medium-term money machine? No matter how…

Trades

Light this Candle

AMZN: Prime Sell
Candlestick chart analysis for intermediate-term trading  As the third-largest Nasdaq…

The Technician

Side Hustle Stocks
Googling “gig economy companies” or “side hustles” yields a multitude of entries on individuals and organizations. They’re workers and companies offering goods and services that…

Macro View

Take a look at the Krona
 The U.S. dollar(USD), the world’s most traded currency, is followed in trading volume respectively by the euro (EUR) and the Japanese yen (JPY), according to…

Do Diligence

Futures

Cherry Picks

Sector Ignorance
RIPE AND JUICY TRADE IDEAS Most investors own one or more of the Dow Jones, S&P 500, Nasdaq or Russell 2000 indexes. Common ways to…
Tactics
News-Driven Trading
Basing trades on public announcements and earnings reports can generate profits without a major investment of time Investors always have something to trade, thanks to…
Single Stocks vs. ETFs
The term “single stock” doesn’t refer to a security that spends its free time swiping right and left on Tinder. No, “single stock” as a…
(Covered) Call to Action
Savvy investors can turn a 401(k) or IRA into a facsimile of a covered call Americans store a big chunk of their investments in 401(k)…
Time Decay, Theta & Toga Parties
Let’s talk Greeks—and no, there will be no reference to toga parties (sorry about the clickbait). Instead, the “Greek” we’ll cover is theta, aka time…
Zeroing Out Those Utility Bills
With this hack, investors can make utility companies pay the family gas and electric tabs Traders consider utility stocks relatively safe investments—partly because regulation limits…
Taking Futures to a New Level
Advanced uses of futures include scalping, pairs trading and delta hedging Futures contracts offer retail traders some strategic advantages that aren’t available with stocks and…
Managing Directional Risk
While many traders focus on statistics-based volatility positions that leverage the mean reversion philosophy, it’s important to recognize that even these types of exposures can…