John Rothe | Portfolio Manager, Quant, Tech Geek, And Sometime Superhero To My Kids |

Apple: Buy the Rumor and Sell the News?

Today is the big day for Apple fans. The long awaited iPhone 5 (and possibly some more goodies) will be announced today. So should investors be excited? Or is the news already priced into the market? (via Flickr/cattias.photos)   Apple's Historical Price Performance: Taking a look back, shares of Apple have not disappointed long-term traders. However, those looking for a ...

September – The Best Month To Invest In Gold (Plus An Overview Of The ARTAIS Seasonal Strategy)

Historically September is the strongest month for gold. Let's look at the performance numbers and how the ARTAIS seasonal strategy takes advantage of this trend. (Flickr/shine_blitz_on) Gold Prices In September: Gold prices have started to rise again. This is no surprise as September is historically the strongest month for gold, in terms of price performance. Since 1980 gold ...

Housing Market Trends

The REALTORS® Confidence Index Report and Market Outlook for July is out. The report gives a great overview of housing market trends. (via Mr. T in DC) REALTORS® Confidence Index The REALTORS® Confidence Index is a key indicator of housing market strength based on a monthly survey of over 50,000 real estate practitioners. Practitioners are asked about their ...