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  • "Dateline" 01252015
    NBC 'Dateline' The British Government Spy who was 'The Mystery Man'
    “Dateline” (NBC) can be seen on Sunday evening at 7/6 p.m. The last episode on Jan. 25, 2015 was called, “The Mystery Man.” In the overnight TV ratings it garnered 6.74 million TV viewers overall. It reached 1.2 million TV...
  • Russian President Vladimir Putin and President Barack Obama
    Financial and intelligence gathering Russian spy ring busted and charged by FBI
    A financial and intelligence gathering Russian spy ring has been taken down today with a key secret agent charged in New York, the FBI announced. Charges were filed against Evgeny Buryakov, also known as “Zheyna,” for service as a...
  • 'Spy' red band trailer #1 overview and commentary
    'Spy' red band trailer #1 overview and commentary
    Trailer Watch is a first reaction viewing of the featured trailer (by me) where I give some light commentary and opinions on it. Trailers are a big deal, they are the first real impression a movie has on people and can have a huge impact on its...
  • Actor Jeffrey Donovan
    Who is the better spy, 'Burn Notice's' Michael Westen or James Bond?
    Who is the better spy? Burn Notice’s Michael Westen or James Bond? On the surface, the comparison seems absurd. James Bond is in many ways a cartoon character, a man capable of superhuman feats, but who could not exist in the real world....
  • Get daily happenings in foreign spy agencies!
    Get daily happenings in foreign spy agencies!
    FOREIGN SPY AGENCY HAPPENINGS! is a worthwhile resource for professionals working within the U.S. Intelligence Community (IC) as well as for authors of spy thriller novels, terrorism and counterterrorism scholars, journalists and serious spy buffs...
  • Kate Middleton is reportedly afraid of a spy in the royal palace
    Kate Middleton secrets: A spy in the palace? Duchess afraid of family 'tracker'
    There are new allegations of Kate Middleton being afraid of a potential spy in the royal palace. According to one inside source, Duchess Kate is paranoid that her secrets are being released to the public through this mysterious family &ldquo...
  • Trading options for income: VIX impact on outcomes
    Trading options for income: VIX impact on outcomes
    In our quest to understandtrading options for income, we often wonder when the VIX is trading within a certain range what the probability will be that the underlying will close or touch outside the 1 SD (standard deviation) expected move for a...
  • Trading options for income: Adjusting strangles
    Trading options for income: Adjusting strangles
    In our quest to understandtrading options for income, we often consider various methods for adjusting positions when being challenged. In this article, we look at adjustments to short Strangles.A short Strangle is an undefined risk option strategy...
  • Russian warship: Spy ship docks in Havana Harbor
    Russian warship: Spy ship docks in Havana Harbor
    Russian warship docked in Havana Harbor on Thursday. The ship entered the harbor in Havana, Cuba unannounced. According to the Chicago Tribune on Feb. 27, it is the latest show of strength from the longtime foe of the United Sates.The Viktor...
  • Research Gone Bad
    Consistent income trading options: Research gone bad
    In our quest to understandtrading options for income, the topic of this article is that conclusions based on inadequately designed research, presented by third parties, can often be more harmful then helpful. Recognizing some of the pitfalls can...
  • SPY Strangles - Weekly vs. Monthly P&L
    Consistent income trading options: Weekly vs. monthly SPY short strangles
    In our quest to understandtrading options for income, the topic of this article is to compare Weekly vs. Monthly income from short Strangles.A strangle is an option strategy in which you sell OTM (out of the money) Call and Put options. It is an...
  • Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit
    'Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit' Movie Review
    Didn’t Paramount Pictures get the memo? The Cold War is over. As far as spy thrillers go, ‘Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit’ reminds me of somebody shopping for an automobile. They walk on a car lot with their heart set on a Lexus and...
  • 6 Internet sites for counterintelligence research
    6 Internet sites for counterintelligence research
    Internet searching and Data Mining are key features inmany homeland security initiatives. It is used to detect fraud, assess risks, and for accumulating an information base on terrorist groups.Basically, data mining uses data analysis tools to...
  • Portfolio Protection
    Option Basics - Portfolio Protection
    In our three part segment on Risk Management, we previously discussed Option Basics - Position Size and Option Basics - Asset Protection. In this segment, we will discuss how to properly protect a large portfolio of assets.When you have a large...
  • Monitoring station
    GOP Senator warns: Obama to enhance Russia's capacity to spy on U.S.
    In an op-ed published Tuesday at USA Today, Sen. Roger Wicker, R-Miss., warns the Obama administration is considering a proposal that could enhance Russia's capability to spy on the U.S. using technology installed within the nation's...