Category Archive for "Cool Charts" | John Rothe | Portfolio Manager, Quant, Tech Geek, And Sometime Superhero To My Kids

Happy Pi Day

Fun Facts: Pi Day is observed on March 14 because of the date's representation as 3/14 in month/day date format. This representation adheres to the commonly used approximation of 3.14 for π. Larry Shaw created Pi Day in 1989.The holiday was celebrated at the San Francisco Exploratorium, where Shaw worked as a physicist, with staff and public marching around one of ...

Revisiting the Past

I don't like to use historical chart patterns as my sole method of research - but they do interest me. Why do the patterns repeat? Human emotion. Just as we can predict traffic will slow down if there is a car accident ahead, the markets can sometimes be predicted by human greed and fear. In fact ...

iPad vs the World

Apple's iPad is starting to see some competition. Here is how the current version stacks up to the competition (via Skattertech.com). Don't forget, it is rumored that the new iPad will be released in April - and there have been talks of a possible iPad3 before Christmas.