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Gut Feelings as Probabilities

From Sabermetrics to Nate Silver, the past decade has become the decade of probabilities as headlines. Serious baseball fans don’t just study the box scores in the paper anymore – they turn to Fangraphs and other websites to see how their analysts have projected probabilities of everything from a team making the post-season to winning the World Series. 2,329 more words

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Donald Trump genius?

Scott Adams has been observing the Trump campaign and thinks that Donald Trump is very effectively using sales and negotiating skills on the US media and electorate. 75 more words


Tuesday Reads

Good Morning!!

I’m getting a slow start again today. We’re having another heat wave here, and its throwing my circadian rhythms off. It’s hard to get to sleep at night because it’s so hot, and then I wake up at around 5AM when it has cooled down some, then fall back into a deep sleep and wake up a few hours later feeling drugged. 1,785 more words

Morning Reads

The Numbers Indicates The Hype For Suicide Squad Is All About Daddy's Little Monster...

One of the hottest topics on the Gabbing Geek website these days tends to be Margot Robbie’s upcoming portrayal of the villainous Harley Quinn.  Particularly popular is her “Daddy’s Little Monster” t-shirt.   350 more words

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Pro-Israel Republicans Should Reject the Demonization of Frank Luntz

Reality TV star and real estate mogul Donald Trump’s performance at last week’s Republican Debate was widely panned by rank and file Republican strategists across the board. 1,218 more words

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NATE SILVER: Donald Trump Is The Nickelback Of GOP Candidates

FiveThirtyEight — Despite what you may have read elsewhere — or heard from the man himself — Donald Trump is not all that popular with Republican voters. 96 more words


The Signal and the Noise

I’ve been reading statistician Nate Silver’s 2012 book The Signal and the Noise.  He makes three points that I think are useful for us as investors: 292 more words