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The Santa Claus rally is on, but will it deliver? Oh, in case you didn’t hear, bitcoin had a bit of a hiccup this week after reaching all-time highs on Sunday. Enjoy your weekend and some of the obscure bowl games! Inner workings of poker champ AI revealed | Carnegie Mellon University  Our response to “A

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Yet another record high for the S&P 500. With the December OpEx out of the way it looks as though the tax bill vote (or no vote) next week is the only potential roadblock for the Santa Claus rally. Enjoy your weekend! Star Wars science: Sci-Fi syndrome, Neuroprosthetics, and Luke Skywalker’s hand | Neuwrite ‘Diet’ products

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Hard to believe, but the S&P 500 had a down week…of -0.55. Seems like it was more, but perhaps that was all the volatility on Friday. Here’s some of the things I found interesting while reading this week. Have a great weekend! Body Mass Index and risk of dementia (PDF): Elsevier Evidenced-based policy mistakes: Project

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New all-time highs in the S&P 500 as we head into December next week. I managed to stay in ketosis through the Thanksgiving holiday with the help of almond flour pie crust and mashed  cauliflower. And there were no political arguments at the table, which is always good. Enjoy your weekend! Intermittent fasting and manipulating

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Getting back into the routine of bookmarking interesting articles that I’ve found over the past week (or so) and thought I’d start sharing them again. Enjoy your weekend! The three rules of neural networks: Psychology Today Your brain is a DJ playing three songs at once: Science Friday Carol Dweck: the three biggest misconceptions about

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Finally saw a down week in the markets though not much of a move lower thanks to Friday’s move. Interestingly enough, Friday’s move closed right at the linear regression trend line from the 2009 lows [chart]. I would not be surprised to see a move higher into the Jackson Hole Symposium next week which starts

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The August option cycle is done as we head into the September cycle with a bevy of catalysts including the Fed meeting on the 12th and 13th.  Next week’s fireworks could be the expiration of the August futures for VIX that are running at a significant premium to the VIX. The one catalyst in September

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Europe is saved so it’s risk on, right? I feel safe enough now that I’m headed on vacation for a few weeks. Seriously though, I’m going on the annual summer family trip so look forward to pics and tweets from New Mexico, Utah, Wyoming and Colorado. Enjoy the links and your weekend! The psychology of

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Sincere condolences to those affected by the senseless shootings in Aurora, Colorado Friday morning. At times, life is just not fair. Hug your loved ones, tell them how much you love them and strive to make the most of the time you have together. Start by creating some memories this weekend. How to fight excessive

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As I mentioned earlier this year one of my goals was to be more selfish and address personal needs. I’ve been selfish and as a result have checked off some items from my never ending to do list. For those of you new to Skrinkylinks they are basically a collection of articles that I’ve read

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