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Howard Getson
Dallas, TX
Interests: News, Ideas, the Economy, Stock Markets, Hedge Funds, Innovation, Technology, Software, Gadgets, Robots, Algorithms, Investing, Trading, Charts, Technical Analysis, Tradestation, Trading Systems, Quant Models, and Economics
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It's easy to think that motivation is for athletes, or for "them" ... and not you. The reality is that motivation is a key aspect of everyone's day! Here's a video I found this week that is worth a listen.... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Capitalogix
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The "He Said – She Said" loop is funny ... But it is still giving me a headache. Here are some of the posts that caught my eye. Hope you find something interesting. Lighter Links: Here are the Ridiculous Things... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Capitalogix
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If you had invested $10,000 in gold in July of 2010 your investment would be worth ~$9981 ... In contrast, if you had invested $10,000 in Bitcoin, at the same time, your investment would have grown to over $200,000. Bitcoin... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Capitalogix
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I'm in Chicago, speaking at the Quant Trading Conference. My topic was "Next-Generation Data" - what tools, technologies, and applications will be more critical for enabling alpha discovery My flight to Memphis was canceled due to high winds. So, I... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Capitalogix
A couple of weeks ago, I shared a video of me with Scott Harris - explaining that spending time with individuals who can understand your problems from a different point of view is the best way to 10x your growth.... Continue reading
Posted May 14, 2017 at Capitalogix
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Happy Mother's Day! Here's to simpler times. Here are some of the posts that caught my eye. Hope you find something interesting. Lighter Links: Now We Know - Bill Clinton Cost His Wife the Presidency. (Washington Post) Creating Simple Rules... Continue reading
Posted May 14, 2017 at Capitalogix
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What is the #1 world commodity? Is it Oil? Try to name a country that hasn't been reliant on it to survive. OK, then what about water? Nonetheless, arguably, a new commodity has taken over. In our new digital era,... Continue reading
Posted May 14, 2017 at Capitalogix
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I'm not above using obscure Mexican battles to justify a party. Hope that you had a fun Cinco de Mayo. Here are some of the posts that caught my eye. Hope you find something interesting. Lighter Links: A Beginner’s Guide... Continue reading
Posted May 6, 2017 at Capitalogix
Recently, Will Smith shared a video of himself at Skydive Dubai. Apparently, the experience taught him much more than how to jump out of a plane. "The point of maximum danger is the point of minimum fear." Worth a watch.... Continue reading
Posted May 4, 2017 at Capitalogix
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Despite all the drama with Trump, fear of economic issues, etc. America's status as an economic superpower is intact. The chart below tallies the GDP of nations and represents each nation's GDP as a percentage of the global economy. via... Continue reading
Posted May 4, 2017 at Capitalogix
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Which are the largest corporations (based on Fortune's Global 500)? Before we answer, keep in mind that "largest" doesn't mean most successful; revenue is only one indicator of corporate success. via Reddit's Data Is Beautiful Any up there (or not... Continue reading
Posted Apr 29, 2017 at Capitalogix
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Might be easier to solve a Rubik's Cube than to be President Trump. Check out his first 100 days. Here are some of the posts that caught my eye. Hope you find something interesting. Lighter Links: Elon Musk and the... Continue reading
Posted Apr 29, 2017 at Capitalogix
Last week, I took 4 team members to Infusionsoft's ICON - a small business automation conference. You might wonder why I went, and why I took so many people ... One of my core values is the idea of "Learn... Continue reading
Posted Apr 29, 2017 at Capitalogix
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Emma Morana was an Italian woman who lived to the ripe old age of 117. She was born on November 29th, 1899 and died April 15th, 2017. Photo: ANTONINO DI MARCO, EPA via USAToday Her life spanned three centuries. In... Continue reading
Posted Apr 23, 2017 at Capitalogix
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We only have a limited time on this earth - and a lot of it is taken by frivolous activities. How much time do you think the average millennial spends on their phones ... or a baby-boomer sits in front... Continue reading
Posted Apr 23, 2017 at Capitalogix
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Proof no one wants to die alone ... Yahoo and AOL are combining to form a new company. or via Gunshow Here are some of the posts that caught my eye. Hope you find something interesting. Lighter Links: Harvard Thinks... Continue reading
Posted Apr 21, 2017 at Capitalogix
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I often talk about how robots are changing the workplace (For example here, and here) because it's a topic that hits close to home. I remember, back in the late 90's, starting to trade based on my knowledge and my... Continue reading
Posted Apr 16, 2017 at Capitalogix
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United Airlines got a lot of bad press when it physically removed passengers from a flight to accommodate crew members. A day ago, they were at it again, when they removed a couple heading to their wedding. Could it get... Continue reading
Posted Apr 16, 2017 at Capitalogix
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Happy Easter! Hope you had a great weekend. This week also was Passover, a holiday that recounts the story of Exodus. This happens during the ritual meal featured in DaVinci's Last Supper. So, today, lots of people are celebrating. For... Continue reading
Posted Apr 16, 2017 at Capitalogix
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It's almost like America has become a reality TV show. Every week there's something new ... Did you see Pepsi's new ad? It got a lot of backlash for showing Kendall Jenner saving the underprivileged with a well placed Pepsi.... Continue reading
Posted Apr 9, 2017 at Capitalogix
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Had a quick chat with JP Sears at a Genius Network event in Phoenix. Feeling Ultra Spiritual. Continue reading
Posted Apr 9, 2017 at Capitalogix
Here are some of the posts that caught my eye. Hope you find something interesting. Lighter Links: How AI and Blockchain Will Change Business Organization. (HuffPost) Pluto Has Been Officially Reclassified as a Planet!. (Futurism) The Philosophy of the Matrix:... Continue reading
Posted Apr 9, 2017 at Capitalogix
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It's a crazy world ... Here are McCain's full remarks. Here are some of the posts that caught my eye. Hope you find something interesting. Lighter Links: The Most Intelligent Presidents in U.S. History. (US-Presidents) The Merging of Humans and... Continue reading
Posted Apr 2, 2017 at Capitalogix
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It's Final Four time. So, it's a big pizza weekend. Apparently, it has been a big pizza decade. Apple, Google and Facebook get a lot of press ... But, check-out pizza giant, Domino's performance. Domino's has outpaced the most successful... Continue reading
Posted Apr 2, 2017 at Capitalogix
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My youngest just got his first post-college apartment. I sent him this, yesterday, as a grown-up advice primer. Get drunk. Sleep in. Surf the net. Get lost on Facebook. Go down rabbit holes. Talk poorly of others. Procrastrinate. Ignore spell... Continue reading
Posted Apr 2, 2017 at Capitalogix