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Luckbox Leans in With Jordan Harbinger
Harbinger was dubbed “the Larry King of podcasting” when his show was the first podcast ever carried on satellite radio. The Jordan Harbinger Show4.9 stars300+ episodesDebut: 2018The Jordan…
Power-up Your Podcast
You can do this! A professional producer offers new and established podcasters as much or as little marketing and tech help as their budgets allow.…
Ad Dollars Discover Podcasts
As podcasting shifts from free-form conversation to scripted narrative, pre-recorded ads are replacing “live” spots read by a host. What does it mean for revenues?…
High Fiverr
Fiverr connects freelancers and gigs with Amazon-like efficiency, one of the reasons so many new freelancers aren’t looking back. Amid a harsh economic landscape, where…

The Political Trade

Liquid Assets

The Cult of Celebrity Spirits
We value our liquid assets and the master distillers who make them special, so we’re not the least bit impressed when a celebrity attaches his…

The Normal Deviate

Stocks That Rock
Want to make a living from music? Put down the guitar and start picking music-related equities. As AC/DC said, it’s a long way to the…

Fake Financial News

Daddy’s Home!
Barstool Sports’ Call Her Daddy changed the podcast industry forever and then disappeared in a soup of scandal. Now it’s back—sort of. Those who live…

Arts & Media

Vinyl’s Revival: A Decade of Growth
A seemingly endless amount of music is just a smartphone tap away, but that isn’t stopping a growing demographic of music-lovers from listening the old-fashioned…

In the News

Trading Mergers and Acquisitions
Merger and acquisition (M&A) activity shrunk during the first half of 2020 by roughly 50% as compared to last year, but since July, the pace…

Trades

Light this Candle

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

The Technician

Don’t Touch That Dial
This year marks the 100th birthday of commercial radio. On Nov. 2, 1920, the first commercial station began broadcasting in Pittsburgh, and the next 20…

Macro View

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

Streaming Goes Mainstream
A ghostly silence prevails in most of the nation’s bars, stadiums, theaters, museums, nightclubs and amusement parks. Americans are staying home in droves, attempting to curb…

Futures

Less Than Zero
All of the attention in markets was focused on crude oil the week of April 20, when on that Monday and Tuesday, the price of…

Cherry Picks

Futures: Ticked Off
Differing tick sizes and varying dollars per tick can make futures trading confusing. This handy crib sheet can help. Keep an eye on the “Median…
Tactics
Options Trading and the Role of Theta
Understanding theta’s role in options trading is nearly as important as mastery of implied volatility and delta.  Theta, the “Greek” that measures the rate of…
The Limits of Standard Deviation
Why use standard deviation to look at past stock prices when options provide a window into what’s to come? One of the easiest ways to…
Tail Risk & the Coronavirus Crisis
Humans don’t necessarily worry about “tail risk” on a daily basis, at least not in the same way as animals born with this appendage. For…
Economic Insensitivity
Traders can reduce risk by trading products that aren’t closely tied to unpredictable macroeconomic swings Basing trading decisions on an opinion about the economy isn’t…
Taking Equity in Futures Options
Equity options traders often rely on implied volatility to assess opportunities, but the practice isn’t limited to the equities segment of the financial markets. Futures…
Low Price, High Risk
Beware of low-priced high-volatility stocks—they’re usually no bargain Novice investors are attracted to stocks that sell for low prices, say $5 or less, because they…
The REIT Trade
Real estate investment trusts tend to pay dividends that can ease the pain of a bad trade Got a bad trade? Tell everyone you bought…