How Old is Too Old to Trick-or-Treat?

Every Halloween, concerned parents and candy-seeking teenagers consult the internet and each other to try to determine just how old is too old to go trick-or-treating. But now, leaders in one Canada town are attempting to make the decision for them. The city council in Bathurst, New Brunswick, is on track to pass a set of…

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Will The World End Tomorrow? Life is Hard to Wipe Out

By the time you read this, it may be too late, but word on the street is that the world will end tomorrow, Saturday, September 23rd. The only problem—other than the reliability of the source of that prediction—is that life is actually really hard to destroy. Writer and Christian numerologist David Meade claims that the world…

Why We Look Different in Photos Compared to Real Life

Not everyone looks like their photo (as most online daters have discovered). In fact, dates who don’t look like the same person in their profiles or who look different in every photo seems to be a common complaint among most Tinder swipers. Online community Reddit has threads filled with singles asking for help about what to…

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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.