Topics
Minting Digital Ink
NFTs are enabling artists to sell their physical creations online, providing more avenues for collectors, buyers and sellers The past year saw a rise in…
The Future of the Future of Money
No one can see or touch cryptocurrency, but that’s not stopping it from entering the mainstream. It surpassed a market capitalization of $2.5 trillion this…
Those Elusive 500% Annual Returns
Luckbox’s April 2020 issue, Darknet Diaries, took aim at the criminal underground operating within the anonymous, encrypted underbelly of the internet’s deep web. There, drug…
Nakamoto’s New Era
Terms like “mining” and “proof of work” are essential for cryptocurrency literacy. In his latest book, Anthony Scaramucci simplifies the complex and explains why his…

The Normal Deviate

Trading Digital Currency’s Volatility
Trading Digital Currency’s Volatility Volatility. Without it, the world would be pretty dull. It’s what makes cryptocurrencies so appealing to traders and so frightening to…

Liquid Assets

America’s Top Models
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…

Music & Festivals

Rock Enters a New Age—Again
Rap, hip-hop and pop are dominating the music industry these days, but rockers say their genre is just in a down cycle Back in the…

Trader

Meet George Michalopoulos
TitleCrypto trader and portfolio manager Home/Office locationMiami Beach, Florida   Age38 Years trading15 How did you start trading?Originally during the tech stock boom in the…

Game Theory

Thinking in Bets
Poker can make players better active investors. An array of experts interviewed for this special section on thinking in bets say they apply the game’s…

The Prediction Trade

Kalshi: The Exchange for Everything
Investing in the outcome of events is nothing new, but this federally regulated events exchange is Longtime Luckbox readers are well aware of the educational…

Trades

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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

Futures

Lighting up Cannabis Futures
Bullish or bearish, most traders have an opinion on pot stocks, and those opinions have manifested themselves in the volatility of the prices. Tilray Inc.…

Cherry Picks

No Crypto? Consider These Proxies
Cryptos have a weak relationship with the major equity indexes. Anything between -0.15 and 0.15 is considered to have no relationship. Digital currency’s correlation with…
Tactics
Short Puts to Get Long
A look at Intel says a lot about how to study laddering  It may seem absurd to discuss long equity opportunities in 2021, a year…
Tips and Tactics to Fight Time Decay
Short options traders rely on the power of time decay to produce profits, but the addition of trade management techniques can help maximize profits, while…
Dividends, Yields and Payout Ratios
Dividends can be a great addition to the portfolio, but investors and traders active in this area may also want to monitor associated metrics such…
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…
Breaking the Butterfly’s Wings
Transform a low-profit, low-risk trade into one with higher profit but higher risk The butterfly, a low-probability, low-risk options trading strategy, doesn’t maximize profit, but…