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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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"The Internet is becoming the town square for the global village of tomorrow." - Bill Gates In our everyday lives, a minute doesn't seem like much. When looking at our population and their internet usage, that minute goes a lot... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Capitalogix
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France beat Croatia 4-2 to win their second world cup. It's their first in 20 years (since they hosted the event). Did you watch? Here are some of the posts that caught my eye recently. Hope you find something interesting.... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Capitalogix
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I'm in Alaska at Steamboat Bay. I'm at a CEO retreat. In my mind, the Four Seasons referred to a hotel chain rather than what happens in nature. It's great being out here. First time fishing in the ocean and... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Capitalogix
At the F1 race I went to in Montreal recently, I also got to try a Virtual Reality F1 racing game. It was better and more immersive than I thought it would be. My body reacted to it like it... Continue reading
Posted Jul 8, 2018 at Capitalogix
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Here are some of the posts that caught my eye recently. Hope you find something interesting. Lighter Links Yes, Your Phone is Spying on You and these Researchers Proved It. (BGR) Talking to Your Team about Cyber Threats. (Myventurepad) A... Continue reading
Posted Jul 8, 2018 at Capitalogix
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I think about investments a lot ... that makes sense given my profession. Yet, as my kids get older, there is an investment I made that paid-off in a big way ... and I want to share it with you.... Continue reading
Posted Jul 8, 2018 at Capitalogix
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I was talking to a friend this weekend and was reminded of an old parable I heard years ago... I stand on top of the mountain and I just kick pebbles ... Minute by minute, hour after hour, day in... Continue reading
Posted Jul 1, 2018 at Capitalogix
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Donald Trump recently proposed a space force. Some people think it's a farce and some say "what took us so long?" Personally, I think it is inevitable and will likely be the amalgam of several ongoing (but disjointed) projects and... Continue reading
Posted Jul 1, 2018 at Capitalogix
Imagine being 25 and having reached what most would consider the pinnacle of their profession. SĂ©bastien Toutant is 25 and has multiple medals from the toughest competitions in snowboarding. He received two golds at the X-Games in 2011 and 2013... Continue reading
Posted Jul 1, 2018 at Capitalogix
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Trading used to be reserved to those in the pit at exchanges ... but the advent of electronic trading made this enterprise available to a host of other people. Millions of online traders have opened accounts in the past few... Continue reading
Posted Jun 24, 2018 at Capitalogix
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Here are some of the posts that caught my eye recently. Hope you find something interesting. Lighter Links Why Blockchain Isn't a Revolution. (Knowledge) Daniel Kahneman: Four Keys to Better Decision Making.(CFAInstitute) Mr. Rogers Had a Simple Set of Rules... Continue reading
Posted Jun 24, 2018 at Capitalogix
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Regardless what you're trading, the VIX can be a helpful index to monitor. The VIX is an index that's commonly known as the "fear gauge." It tracks how quickly asset prices move (or, in other words, their "volatility"). While you... Continue reading
Posted Jun 24, 2018 at Capitalogix
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Here are some of the posts that caught my eye recently. Hope you find something interesting. Lighter Links How to Succeed in High-Stress Situations. (Tim) This 95-Year Stanford Study Reveals 1 Secret to Living a Longer, More Fulfilling Life. (Inc)... Continue reading
Posted Jun 17, 2018 at Capitalogix
Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un met last week in Singapore. At the meeting, Donald shared a four-minute movie trailer called "A Story of Opportunity for North Korea" I was a little surprised by the video clip that Trump brought... Continue reading
Posted Jun 17, 2018 at Capitalogix
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Here are some of the posts that caught my eye recently. Hope you find something interesting. Lighter Links These are the Most Polarizing Presidents (And How Donald Trump Compares). (Cheatsheet) Taking a Photo of Something Impairs Your Memory of It,... Continue reading
Posted Jun 10, 2018 at Capitalogix
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It seems like more and more of my peers have found paths to their success in the unconventional routes. The zeitgeist is shifting away from traditional education and it has many people doubting the need for a secondary degree. Ultimately,... Continue reading
Posted Jun 10, 2018 at Capitalogix
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Howmuch gathered data from the Occupational Employment Statistics Survey and compiled it into a list of iconic jobs per state. It also tells you the average pay for that position and what percentage of those jobs that state holds. Their... Continue reading
Posted Jun 10, 2018 at Capitalogix
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Here are some of the posts that caught my eye recently. Hope you find something interesting. Lighter Links Time Travelers Invited to Stephen Hawking Send-off.(Reuters) Boosting Memory: Serotonin Receptor May Be the Key.(MNT) Report: Japanese Whisky Might Soon Be Extinct.(Vinepair)... Continue reading
Posted Jun 3, 2018 at Capitalogix
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I made a quick trip to New York this week. As much as I travel, the uniqueness of the city still caught my eye. It almost looked like a movie set. It is the beginning of summer. Throngs of people... Continue reading
Posted Jun 3, 2018 at Capitalogix
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If you're like me, your inbox has been inundated with privacy policy updates due to GDPR. On the plus side - It's a good excuse to unsubscribe from spam e-mails. Here are some of the posts that caught my eye... Continue reading
Posted May 27, 2018 at Capitalogix
Capitalogix was on the news this week. They did a story about finding tech talent. I'm proud of our team. The robots aren't coming for our jobs. We're creating the robots, the AI, and the automation. The secret to great... Continue reading
Posted May 27, 2018 at Capitalogix
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Some Professors put together IKEA inspired instructional booklets for their algorithms and data-structures lecture. So far they've created assembly instructions for Quick Sort, BOGO Sort, Public Key Crypto, Binary Search, Merge Sort, Balance Tree, Graph Scan, and One Stroke Draw... Continue reading
Posted May 26, 2018 at Capitalogix
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Abraham Lincoln said, "The Best Way To Predict The Future Is To Create It." It is tough when your vision's bounded by awesome potential ... and potential horrors. That is the challenge when you are going after MoonShots (or a... Continue reading
Posted May 20, 2018 at Capitalogix
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Here are some of the posts that caught my eye recently. Hope you find something interesting. Lighter Links: The Myth of Mad' Genius. (Aeon) This is Why You Can't Stop Interrupting People. (Fatherly) What Makes a Man Attractive? Hint: Look... Continue reading
Posted May 20, 2018 at Capitalogix
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Once a year, I go to the World BBQ Championship at Memphis in May. It's three days of friends, food, fun, and bad puns (like #AporkalypseNow and #MeatDrinkAndBeMerry). You've heard the phrase "Put your money where your mouth is ..."... Continue reading
Posted May 20, 2018 at Capitalogix