Back to Isabela

It’s been a good few weeks here in Puerto Rico.  I finally built enough confidence in my stock trading algorithms; confident that they will run automated and make essentially no mistakes, and confident that they will earn expected value.  The markets have coincidentally been behaving oddly since I got things running, but I made money …

Back to Work

Another solid week here in PR.  I was all excited to blog about it yesterday (Sunday) morning, but I went paddleboarding, had a great coffee, started reading, and then it was evening.  I’m currently in the  middle of my normal “workday”, but getting this out felt more important than my immediate research. When reflecting on …

Happy New Year!

It’s Sunday here in Puerto Rico, and I’m finishing out the last few hours of a great week.  For the first time since I can remember, I gave myself permission this past week to take a “vacation” from trading research.  I still check my crypto trading twice a day to make sure it’s going smoothly, …

2020 Begins

I wasn’t sure how long my holiday blogging hiatus would be, but it seems like a good time to get back to it.  Hope everyone had a great holiday season, although here in Puerto Rico we’ve just started. Tomorrow is Three Kings Day, which for many people here is bigger than Christmas and New Years.  …

Merry Christmas!

I’m currently in the air on my way to Michigan, looking at the clouds floating over the Caribbean.  I’m spending almost a week in the town where I grew up, which is probably the most since I was on holiday break in college.  The ocean below still looks warm and inviting, but I know soon …

Trading Inspiration

It’s Thanksgiving this week, but Puerto Rico is already into the Christmas season, and will be even more so after Thanksgiving passes.  The temperature has cooled down to a not-always-sweating 80 Fahrenheit, and it rains for 1-2 hours a day, which creates a synthetic winter feel after an overly hot fall.  The coffee shops, homes, …