Monthly Archives: July 2015

Two Poems by F. J. Williams

July 10, 2015
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I save my wow for the finishing line, my jelly book of scraps, my smudgy blurs, your snug little map from a sheet on wine and… Read the full post

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All That’s Left Is to Exercise My Right to Write What’s Wrong with Our Rites

July 8, 2015
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All That’s Left Is to Exercise My Right to Write What’s Wrong with Our Rites

Picking up from my last post about judgment, I am going to write about “being right” versus “being wrong,” for I see the perception of this duality as having a profound effect on the human experience at both the individual and collective levels. What does it mean to be “right” and be “wrong?”  I am…

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How “Robust” is the ITA Wealth Momentum Strategy? – Part 3

July 8, 2015
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How “Robust” is the ITA Wealth Momentum Strategy? – Part 3

Using Pseudo Price Profiles in lieu of Additional In-Sample Data Testing We have emphasized, many times, the dangers of (over) optimization when considering the results of back-tests to determine the “best” values to use when choosing parameters for a system designed for forward trading/investment. In Part 2 of this study we presented the results of a…

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Using Tranching to Mitigate “Timing Luck”

July 7, 2015
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Using Tranching to Mitigate “Timing Luck”

  Using Tranching to Mitigate “Timing Luck” 7/6/2015 Ernie Stokely ITA Wealth members are hopefully now all aware of the effect over time of the choice of the rebalancing (checkup) date on portfolio return. Some check dates give better results than others, and there is no way to know a priori what “good” dates will…

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Performance for Buffalo Infringement Fest 2015: The Walk of Sensuality

July 7, 2015
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It is time to reclaim the feminine in your life.  It is time to celebrate the feminine energy of our lives.  I feel ecstatic to present to you The Walk of Sensuality to celebrate and unleash the beautiful divine feminine energy that is rising up in you and me and everyone around us. Imagine this:…

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Tranche Investing: A Rebalancing Model to Reduce Luck

July 6, 2015
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Tranche Investing: A Rebalancing Model to Reduce Luck

Physics of Hotwheels – circa 1970. Tranche is a French word meaning “to slice or section.”  When I see this term I immediately think of Fidelity Investments as this is exactly what they did with their mutual funds in the 1980s when they created their select funds.  The idea was to divide the market into…

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The Tribal Bellydance Lifestyle, Part Three

July 5, 2015
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The Tribal Bellydance Lifestyle, Part Three

The Tribal  Bellydance Lifestyle Part Three In the past two articles of this series, I wrote about our Tribal Bellydance and what I’ve learned from it. We dove into the various reasons why we dance, and some of the components that make up this amazing style of dance, Gypsy Caravan Tribal Bellydance ®. But all…

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Friday Bling and here’s the thing!

July 2, 2015
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Friday Bling and here’s the thing!

Friday Bling and here’s the thing! For a few years now I have done this weekly blog post, now called Friday Bling, used to be named Friday what is rockin my world, where I have shared with all of you, my readers, the wondrous goings on around the globe—people, poetry, recipes, networks, dance troupes—anything that…

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Nominate Your Business For the Summer People & Planet Award: Innovation in Recycling

July 2, 2015
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Nominate a great company by July 6 to win Green America’s Summer 2015 People & Planet Awards. This round of our quarterly green business awards program is dedicated to innovation in recycled products. Does this sound like your business? Have you come up with creative ways to keep materials out of landfills? Are you finding new uses…

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