Topics
Fakery and the Authentication Economy
Business is booming for companies that identify and combat bogus news stories, doctored videos and counterfeit goods Fakery permeates life in the 21st century. On…
The Real Threat of Deepfake
Videos of events that didn’t really happen can overturn elections and sabotage companies The pornography industry latches onto new ideas quickly, particularly when it comes…
Jeri Ellsworth on Augmented Reality
Tilt Five’s CEO Jeri Ellsworth discusses what consumers should expect from the future of AR.  Silicon Valley’s Jeri Ellsworth was the first team member hired…
Real Possibilities in Spatial Computing
An unprecedented combination of the real and unreal is set to engulf humanity, thanks partly to the spread of spatial computing Former Microsoft tech evangelist…

Financial Fitness

Shredded on the Side
Side hustles go better with physical conditioning These days, everybody needs a side hustle. A professional house painter oversees fishing expeditions on the weekends. A…

Technology

Luckbox of the Month

OK Boomer
Instead of choosing an individual for Luckbox of the Month, the magazine is recognizing the blind luck of an entire generation—the baby boomers. The cohort…

Diversions

8 Favorite Fidget Toys
The anxiety-related consumer products market is expected to grow to $7.5 billion by 2023. In the Fall of 2016, two Kickstarter campaigns were launched with…

Wellness

La Dolce Vita: THC-infused Sugar
This first-mover cannabis sweetener hopes to earn $3 million in first-year revenues. Shoogies, a (THC) cannabis-infused sweetener, is hitting dispensary shelves throughout California. It’s available…

Fake Financial News

Trades

Light this Candle

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

The Technician

Long & Short Sino Picks
Most traders in the United States have probably encountered two or three Chinese stocks in their search for market opportunities, but about 150 publicly traded…

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

Diversify With Alibaba & Baidu
The U.S.-China trade war creates far-reaching ramifications for the economies of both nations. The ebb and flow of negotiations only exacerbates tensions and casts uncertainty…

Futures

Currencies’ Future
Most traders don’t pay much attention to foreign currencies or their value relative to the dollar. But everything that’s traded has a dollar component. Whether…

Cherry Picks

Three Roads to China
Some stocks offer more exposure in Chinese markets than their names suggest. Here’s a sampling of opportunites. Alibaba A Chinese holding company with a range…
Tactics
Chinese Stocks & ETFs to Trade
Investing in China remains notoriously difficult, but here are some liquid options With the second-highest gross domestic product (GDP) in the world—and a close second…
China’s Neutral Price Action
Testing the strength of a strangle in the FXI  For the past 10 years, U.S. stock markets have tended to move in a single direction:…
The Myth of the Protective Put
Buying an expensive “portfolio insurance policy” hardly ever works In Chicago, the weather can seem as volatile as the market. A day that begins with…
Spreading for Risk Reduction
Traders can spread risk with calendar spreads, pairs trades and options Short naked options are a preferred strategy among experienced traders because of their high…
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…