Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Today In Irreproducible Results: Most Market Anomalies May Be Bogus

So that's why the Buy On Tuesday Before 10 AM plan wasn't working!

We have retraction watch on the blogroll (at right) for a reason. There is a lot of lousy science chasing the almighty funding dollar.

Via the Wall Street Journal's Jason Zweig:
HT: @MattLevine

I suppose I'll just retreat into a corner of the office and read the Journal of  Irreproducible Results.
Where to dip in? 

Comparing Apples and Oranges: Normalizing Competitive Eating Records across Food Disciplines
Mushroom Hunting for Beginners
Utilizing Infinite Loops  to Compute an Approximate Value of  Infinity

Ah, here we go:
Jim Stanfield, co-founder, 
The Institute for Further Research