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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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Here are some of the posts that caught my eye recently. Hope you find something interesting. Lighter Links Quantum Computers are Not What You Think. (Medium) The Harsh Truth Exposed by the Midterm Elections. (The Atlantic) Five Reasons to Be... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Capitalogix
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Just finished speaking at an algorithmic trading conference, called QuantWorld, in Toronto. AI, big data, and high-performance computing are getting cooler ... in a nerdy way. At this show, data and methods were the focus ... showing a shift from... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Capitalogix
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In trading, the holding period (or "time in trade") is shrinking. Consequently, there is less focus on predicting markets ... and more focus on determining which techniques are making money most predictably. Markets are not the same as the economy... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Capitalogix
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I've recently been spending more time with economists, while we're not always on the same page when it comes to the interplay with trading, I still find economics interesting. Trump's impact on global trade and politics will also be interesting... Continue reading
Posted Nov 4, 2018 at Capitalogix
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Reminder: election day is this Tuesday. Here are some of the posts that caught my eye recently. Hope you find something interesting. Lighter Links Radical Candor the Surprising Secret to Being a Good Boss. (FirstRound) 21 Lessons from Jeff Bezos'... Continue reading
Posted Nov 4, 2018 at Capitalogix
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I spent this weekend at Genius Network's Annual Event ... it's a great event with industry leaders, specialists, and apparently, the Grandfather of Shock Rock (basically heavy metal with highly theatrical live shows), Alice Cooper. via Wikipedia He is famous... Continue reading
Posted Nov 4, 2018 at Capitalogix
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A French team, Escalenta, put together a series of debunking videos called "DATA SCIENCE vs. FAKE". Here are five that are short, educational, and entertaining. Is cancer the world's first cause of mortality? Would cockroaches be the only survivors in... Continue reading
Posted Oct 28, 2018 at Capitalogix
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October has been tough on equity markets this year. For example, the S&P 500 opened to a sea of red this past early last week. McDonald's was one of the few green spots on that heat map. Which reminds me,... Continue reading
Posted Oct 28, 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 3 Ways Entrepreneurs and Businesses Can Benefit from AI's 'Third Wave'. (Entrepreneur) Jerry Jones Really Wants Jeff Bezos to Buy the Seahawks.(SI)... Continue reading
Posted Oct 28, 2018 at Capitalogix
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It is election season again. The process doesn't work properly if you don't vote. Gandhi once said “Be the change you wish to see in the world." This wasn't exactly what he meant … nevertheless, one of ways you can... Continue reading
Posted Oct 28, 2018 at Capitalogix
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If you need to relax, taking a break from Facebook may be a good place to start. Here are some of the posts that caught my eye recently. Hope you find something interesting. Lighter Links Jeff Bezos Wants Us All... Continue reading
Posted Oct 21, 2018 at Capitalogix
I'm a big fan of meditation. Being a CEO is stressful – and state control is an important tool in my arsenal. I've previously written articles on two tools I rely on to help me meditate - Muse and Holosync.... Continue reading
Posted Oct 21, 2018 at Capitalogix
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I was recently on Jordan Van Trump's Farm Tank podcast. On the podcast, we talked about artificial intelligence & trading, the Cowboys, my trip to Columbia, and a bunch of other things. Worth a listen. Check it out. Here are... Continue reading
Posted Oct 20, 2018 at Capitalogix
via xkcd Here are some of the posts that caught my eye recently. Hope you find something interesting. Lighter Links You'll Be Using Quantum Computers Sooner Than You Think. (Fortune) How the US is Preparing to Match Chinese and Russian... Continue reading
Posted Oct 14, 2018 at Capitalogix
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Man acts as though he were the shaper and master of language, while in fact language remains the master of man. - Martin Heidegger Words are powerful. They can be used to define reality, obscure reality, create reality. They can... Continue reading
Posted Oct 14, 2018 at Capitalogix
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Did you hear about this ... ??? Artistic integrity or capitalistic manipulation? Here are some of the posts that caught my eye recently. Hope you find something interesting. Lighter Links Air Force: Space Force Would Cost $13 Billion over 5... Continue reading
Posted Oct 7, 2018 at Capitalogix
2018 has been stranger than fiction in many regards ... Regardless of your political leanings, some of the recent news has seemed more like a sitcom than usual. For all the different ridiculous headlines, this still stands out. Six siblings... Continue reading
Posted Oct 7, 2018 at Capitalogix
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We often hear millennials complaining about today's job climate. How can I get job experience if I can't even get a job to get experience? Is there any validity to that belief system? Apparently, yes. According to TalentWorks, after analyzing... Continue reading
Posted Sep 30, 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 Stop Being a Loser (Ep. 350). (Freakonomics) How to Join the Rat Race. (TheEconomist1843) Everything You Know about Obesity is... Continue reading
Posted Sep 30, 2018 at Capitalogix
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In 2017, Botnik Group trained a bot on Harry Potter novels and set it out to create it's own Harry Potter book based on predictive text - Harry Potter and the Portrait of What Looked Like a Large Pile of... Continue reading
Posted Sep 28, 2018 at Capitalogix
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Did you get your iPhone Super-Max XL S 2400? Here are some of the posts that caught my eye recently. Hope you find something interesting. Lighter Links Nearly Half of Cellphone Calls Will Be Scams by 2019, Report Says. (Washington... Continue reading
Posted Sep 23, 2018 at Capitalogix
Today, the technology universe is more uniform than you'd think. All of the top 20 technology companies are based in America and China. Since 2013, China has added 5 to their side and America has lost 1. Here is the... Continue reading
Posted Sep 22, 2018 at Capitalogix
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Capitalogix hosted a party for a private group of investors, partners, and friends this week. We celebrated how far we've come and how excited we are about where we're going. I am grateful for all the help and advice that... Continue reading
Posted Sep 22, 2018 at Capitalogix
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You are the average of the five people you spend the most time with. ~ Jim Rohn Surrounding yourself with the right people, and joining peer groups like Strategic Coach, Genius Network, Vistage, or the Entrepreneurs' Organization is vital to... Continue reading
Posted Sep 16, 2018 at Capitalogix
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Tuesday night starts Yom Kippur, one of the High Holy Days for Jews, otherwise known as the Day of Atonement. As part of the holiday, we read down a list of sins (text available here), apologizing for the ones that... Continue reading
Posted Sep 16, 2018 at Capitalogix