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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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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 5 days ago 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 5 days ago 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 7 days ago 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
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Let's play "Caption This Picture." Found it under the headline "Aides Wrestle Drill From Trump's Hands As He Tries To Remove Obama Listening Device From Skull." What would you caption it? Here are some of the posts that caught my... Continue reading
Posted Mar 26, 2017 at Capitalogix
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I watched Beauty and the Beast this weekend, with my youngest. via filmschoolrejects He's not so young anymore, and it feels like these two toddlers aren't either. If you haven't seen this yet, watch ... It's a fascinating and funny... Continue reading
Posted Mar 26, 2017 at Capitalogix
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Spoiler alert. Christianity is the largest religion in the USA, but there's variety in the second largest across the US. This chart is a little dated, but it's interesting regardless: via ASARB What I found most interesting, was South Carolina's... Continue reading
Posted Mar 25, 2017 at Capitalogix
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Here are some of the posts that caught my eye. Hope you find something interesting. Lighter Links: The Fundamental Differences between Leadership and Management. (Forbes) The 10,000-Hour Rule is Wrong and Perpetuates a Cruel Myth. (BI) The Anatomy of Charisma.... Continue reading
Posted Mar 18, 2017 at Capitalogix
March Madness is in full swing, and it feels like everyone (and their mom) has filled a bracket. But how do they do it? More importantly, how do the people that are successful do it? The video, below, highlights the... Continue reading
Posted Mar 18, 2017 at Capitalogix
I've been going to the gym again ... and a lot of what I see there doesn't look like exercise. On the other hand, you have guys like this, doing 20 different types of push-ups: I used to do that.... Continue reading
Posted Mar 18, 2017 at Capitalogix
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A week ago, we talked about security (or the lack of it). Saw this, and thought it was related: via imgur Is your password up there? Might want to change it. I've started using phrases for my password. They're harder... Continue reading
Posted Mar 11, 2017 at Capitalogix
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Joke plays out in real life. Lawyer's pants catch fire during Florida arson trial. via OutsideTheBeltway Here are some of the posts that caught my eye. Hope you find something interesting. Lighter Links: 11 Ways to Restate Problems to Get... Continue reading
Posted Mar 11, 2017 at Capitalogix
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Recently, we talked about billionaires and how they made their money. Today, I want to talk about companies that are valued at over $1 billion dollars. In tech finance, a "Unicorn" is the moniker applied to private startups when they... Continue reading
Posted Mar 11, 2017 at Capitalogix
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I recently attended a cybersecurity roundtable with Congressman Pete Sessions. The message was disturbing ... But, you already knew that; didn't you? First, check out this interactive attack map. It's scary ... it shows the attacks happening now, their types,... Continue reading
Posted Mar 5, 2017 at Capitalogix
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Well, at least he's honest. There is something refreshing about that. Here are some of the posts that caught my eye. Hope you find something interesting. Lighter Links: AI is Going to Change the 80/20 Rule. (HBR) Obamas to Make... Continue reading
Posted Mar 5, 2017 at Capitalogix
Snap's IPO valuation was approximately $24 Billion, the highest tech-startup IPO since Twitter's in 2013. That's a high for a company that has never turned a profit. To put it in context, that valuation puts Snap above the market capitalization... Continue reading
Posted Mar 5, 2017 at Capitalogix
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Becoming a billionaire is a milestone that many entrepreneurs shoot for when they start their businesses ... But what percent of billionaires do you think got there from founding a company? Here is an infographic that answers that, and a... Continue reading
Posted Feb 26, 2017 at Capitalogix