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Trading View: An Impressive Platform for Technical Analysis

Trading View Free Edition Trading is expensive. There are broker commissions, hidden account fees, and don’t forget about subscription costs for financial newsletters and charting software. I’ve embraced a very lean trading model where I don’t pay anything for trades, research, or software. A few tools make this possible. In a previous post, I provided a detailed review of the revolutionary ...

7 mins

Post-Aereo Fallout

Legality aside, I really wanted Aereo to win. Consumers face unreasonable prices and have few choices when it comes to US TV providers. As a whole, the industry is outdated and in serious need of competition. A decision for Aereo would have driven disruptive innovation and forced Big Cable towards adopting more competitive business practices. ...

1 min

Aereo – Oral Arguments

After listening to the oral argument today (available here), I predict it’ll be a close decision in Aereo’s favor. A decision against them could wreak havoc throughout the cloud computing industry. It would be more appropriate for Congress to modify copyright law. For those that haven’t been following it, the following links should get you up to speed. ...

1 min

My Custom IoT Portfolio

Motif Investing offers the unique ability to turn ideas and global trends into a financial investment opportunity. My internet of things portfolio (featured below) consists of both established component manufacturers as well as big up and coming players in the market. This includes manufacturers of diversified machinery, semi-conductors, integrated circuits, and networking devices. The Internet of Things ...

5 mins

Cryptocurrency Hyperdeflation*

Bitcoin is a hyperdeflationary cryptocurrency. What’s that, you ask? Before examining hyperdeflation, it’s helpful to examine the opposite phenomenon since most are probably more familiar with it. Hyperinflation occurs when there’s a continuing increase in the supply of money without corresponding growth in the output of goods and services. There are numerous examples from history, the most famous being that of the ...

1 min

Aereo – The Future of Television?

Oral argument is coming up in the case of ABC, Inc. v. Aereo, Inc. Before they can change the future of television, Aereo must take on a host of cable giants in a classic David vs. Goliath style Supreme Court match-up. Just take a look at the long list of amicus briefs in favor of the ...