If you’ve ever bought stocks on the trading platform Robinhood or you just buy trending stocks in general this article could potentially save you a lot of money!

Robinhood has this little section called “Top Movers”. This tells you which stocks are having the biggest swings upwards or downwards.

An…


Not looking so hot for day-traders.

I recently came across a very scary statistic from one of the bigger public trading platforms.

An analysis of trading-platform data shows that 80% of day traders are unprofitable over the course of a year

According to the stock platform Etoro, they found that a whopping 80% of day traders…


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It’s undeniable that we have seen a lot of discussions lately about the current state of the economy, talking about this upcoming “looming” recession and what to do when the stock market drops in price.

One of the most common questions I hear is “Should I be investing my money…


In the summer of 2019 the stock market has put in an impressive 10-year run. Since we started Weekly Stock Tip, we have experienced a fabulous run of +1,916%. If you are not familiar with it, it is an artificial intelligence-based method of selecting stocks using business analytics.

At this…


In June 2016 I started at a code school called The Iron Yard in Austin, TX. I set out to get as much out of it as possible, as a result I spend 90–100 hours a week just coding away, and when I looked at my GitHub afterwards, there was…


Tools used: React, Javascript, JQuery, Lodash

I recently redid my portfolio site http://markdid.it and I wanted to do something a little bit different for how to showcase the skills and libraries I use to build websites. I came up with this concept:

A honeycomb pattern of the things I use…


You may be familiar with Joel Greenblatt’s bestseller “The little book that beats the market”. Greenblatt’s book is a delight to read and a very good primer indeed to value investing.

In the book he makes an interesting case for a very simple investment formula that combines quality and price…


A little pre-story:

I recently set out to create a chatbot from scratch.

There are plenty of chatbots out there like Siri, Corsara, Alexa etc. But these all have 1 major thing in common. They are geared towards being “assistants”. Thus, they pretty much only do question / answer type…


I just finished The Iron Yard a few days ago. This feels weird writing while sitting in a comfortable couch at The Iron Yard’s campus. But their space is an equally amazing place to sit down and work as I started building my Portfolio and job search.

I went into…


This week we finally got into the really exciting stuff.

We started off the week, by making a chat app, with our own ‘models’ in Javascript/jQuery. We all spent a long time working on our models, instead of coding the actual chat functionality.

The following day we were introduced to…

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