Evan Dawson

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  • If James Bond Traded Stocks

    By Evan Dawson - December 9, 2012

    I am a spy genre enthusiast.

    While watching the newest 007 installment, Skyfall (for the third time... really, what's wrong with me?), I couldn't help but think how Bond's silver screen adventures might assist him in stock trading.

    Stop laughing.

    In almost every adrenaline-filled, pulse-accelerating situation, his training seems to summon three distinct reactions: he looks before he leaps, takes calculated risks, and always protects his assets more »

  • What My Grandfather Taught Me About Trading

    By Evan Dawson - December 8, 2012 | Tickers: GOOG, NVDA, VRNG

    "Pop-Pop" used to let me read him the scrolling tickers at the bottom of his television screen. It was one of those early projection beasts with three gigantic bulbs (red, blue and green). He would call out a few symbols, and I wouldn't blink until I saw one pass pass and yelled out their current share price. I was around eight years old at the time, didn't have more »