Use Criticism as a Tool for Growth

Criticism and feedback are the opposite of fun, but they are critical for learning Criticism is painful. However, processing candid feedback from believable others is vital for personal development. Here are three ways to use critical judgment for your benefit. Make your ideas public Making your ideas public and available for scrutiny is vital. Firstly… Continue reading Use Criticism as a Tool for Growth


Five Hundred Words 12/06/2018

As markets feel continued downward pressure, questions surrounding the future of US-China relations move to the fore

Five Hundred Words 12/04/2018

Tuesday, December 4, 2018 Daily Writing 9:10 AM Initial impressions of the day Yesterday we touched on commodities moving higher.[1]  Intuitively you’d think that the spike in demand for copper and other base metals would be due to the tentative truce between the US and China.  However, we can't confirm this, and the dramatic downturn… Continue reading Five Hundred Words 12/04/2018

Five Hundred Words 12/03/2018

Monday, December 3, 2018 Daily Writing 7:04 AM Today is the first trading day of December.  We are looking forward to implementing our new risk management strategy which emphasizes performance against the SPX benchmark. Over the weekend the United States and China agreed to a trade war ceasefire. Certain commodities are trading much higher, notably… Continue reading Five Hundred Words 12/03/2018

Five Hundred Words 11/30/2018

Friday, November 30, 2018 Daily Writing 10:14 AM Today is the final trading day of November.  Yesterday we exited our short US 10-year Treasury position as it is becoming clear that yields are struggling to keep their head over the 3.00% support level.  Although the historical volatility of the PST exchange-traded instrument was within a… Continue reading Five Hundred Words 11/30/2018

Five Hundred Words 11/29/2018

Thursday, November 29, 2018 Daily Writing 9:01 AM Earlier this morning the price of oil dropped below $50 per barrel.  Where is the bottom?  What impact will this have on the US shale industry? The headquarters of Deutsche Bank was raided by police today as part of a money laundering probe.[1] The yield of the… Continue reading Five Hundred Words 11/29/2018