The CPI figure of 0.3% was lower than the estimate of 0.4% and significantly less than the 0.5% reading posted in July. The lower-than-expected figure offers some support to the Fed’s and Biden administration’s view that current high inflation levels will be temporary, as it shows prices surged less than…

Behavioral economics has taken on greater importance by investors in recent years but has been an edge exploited by systematic investors for decades. The founders of behavioral economic theory, Daniel Kahneman and Amos Tversky, identified biases we all possess as part of the human condition. …

We are all influenced by early experiences in our careers. I think in the financial services industry this rings especially true. I joined Salomon Smith Barney’s (SSB) Private Client Group in the Fall of 1999 and began the training program that would last nearly six months. My first month as…

“The trend is your friend except at the end where it bends.” — Ed Seykota

Many traders are familiar with the adage “the trend is your friend.” However, investors are more aware of Wall Street’s “buy and hold” mantra which is widely believed to be the only way to achieve…

Todd Hurlbut

Mr. Hurlbut is the CIO of Incline Investment Advisors, LLC. A Systematic trader at heart, Todd shares his view of current markets with a technical perspective.

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