The Shape of Your Face Reveals Your Sex Drive

You can tell a lot about a person just by looking at their face— their age, their gender, and even their emotional state. Now, researchers at Nipissing University in Canada, say facial features can also reveal a person’s sex drive and how likely they are to cheat in relationships. The study, published in Archives of Sexual…

A Natural Corollary

A natural corollary to the concept of collecting crumbs, is what I used to call (and still do),  the “D’oh Trade.”

That article, in a highly edited version appeared in, but the unedited version appeared in the old OTP website.

I thought that writing for TheStreet would be a great way to get followers, but I found that I preferred to write without an editor more than I wanted the followers.

But, here, it is  

Run-on sentences and all.

I’ve spent a lot of time in 2017 making those D’oh trades and those crumbs have really added up, although sometimes they do take a lot of maintenance, as well, as I look at the possibility of losing Petrobras this week at an $8.50 strike and possibly an early assignment of Abercrombie and Fitch as it goes ex-dividend, this week.

But if you own those shares and have been following those trades, stay tuned.

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Are You Too Proud to Collect Crumbs? (Reprint)

I made a trade on Friday that I didn’t report. That’s because it was for a premium of only $0.03 and was only worthwhile if you owned lots of shares, but for those into that sort of thing, here is a reprint from about 5 years ago


It’s that time of the month again. Even males have known the feeling of that monthly visitor, at least indirectly. In that sense, males are naturally accustomed to dealing with derivatives that have predictable times of onset and expiration.

But for me and so many other traders, instead of being visited by a normal physiological event, it’s the end of yet another monthly options cycle in just a few short days. Time to see if there are any crumbs left out there just waiting to be taken. And you do have to act quickly, because before you know it those crumbs get smaller and smaller, before they disappear entirely as Friday’s closing bell hearkens.

I suppose that since I now try to find as many weekly options opportunities as possible, that third Friday of each month has lost a bit of its significance. Now its more or less like any other Friday. I’ve never had to deal with a regularly recurring and potentially disruptive physiologic event, but I can’t imagine that such disruptions on a weekly basis would be very good. But when it comes to options, the more frequent the better.

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National Dog Day Quotes And Photos 2017

Saturday is National Dog Day, observed every year to honor man’s (and woman’s) best friend. The day is also celebrated to highlight the plight of dogs that still need to be rescued, and to encourage adoption, according to the holiday’s website. The website states the efforts dogs put in to help humans. Dogs “work selflessly each…

O.J. Simpson Museum Shows the Worst in Americans

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Since the 1994 deaths of Ron Goldman and Nicole Brown Simpson, the subsequent trials and tribulations of accused killer O.J. Simpson have captured the attention of the world, for better or worse, because a celebrity may have somehow “gotten away with murder.” But behind the barely remembered facts and the strange pop culture phenomenon the case…

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Pioneering Comedian Dick Gregory Dies, Aged 84

Groundbreaking civil rights activist and comedian Dick Gregory has died, aged 84. Gregory’s family shared news of their “enormous sadness” on social media, announcing his death after he was admitted to a hospital in Washington D.C. with an undisclosed illness. “It is with enormous sadness that the Gregory family confirms that their father, comedic legend and…

Most Young People Are Having Bad Sex Regularly

We know that young people today are having less sex than their parents and grandparents did at their age, but new research suggests that they might not even be enjoying the little sex they do have. A Canadian study found more than three-quarters of young men and women have trouble with their sex lives, and the…

How to respond to hate

The following editorial appeared in the Chicago Tribune on Monday, Aug. 14: ——— What makes American democracy shine is not the absence of hate but the response. Repugnant ideas have always swirled in this country amid the legitimate: Racism, anti-Semitism and crackpot nationalism exist. Such ugliness is not outlawed. It is protected by the Constitution. It…

Quick settlement in lawsuit over strippers and sex toys at finance firm

TINTON FALLS — A lawsuit filed Thursday afternoon by three women against several related financial firms about what they call a “Wolf of Wall Street”-like culture — including strippers, lap dances and sex toys — in the office has been settled. Attorney Jeffrey Testa, who is representing the financial companies, said the allegations were being withdrawn…

Moderate-Heavy Drinking May Protect Some From Alzheimer’s

Heavy drinking is generally considered a hazard to your health, but new research suggests there may be an exception to this rule if you’re a white, older, middle-class American. According to the study, older adults who regularly consume moderate to heavy amounts of alcohol for most of their lives are more likely to live to the…