Judy Garland Wizard of Oz

How the VIX index tracks investor fear

May 5, 2014
When stock markets are going down, the VIX index is going up.
Posted In: VIX, Chicago Board Options Exchange Volatility Index, Wizard of Oz, fear

Is fear a financial motivator?

Dec 12, 2012
Seems like every time you turn on the news, there's some new danger to our health or our financial well-being.
Posted In: fear, innovation

Today's phrase to freak you out: history sniffing

Dec 6, 2010
Lawsuits are being brought as dozens of websites are found to have been engaged in the practice of "history sniffing". This is when you visit a...
Posted In: business, fear, history sniffing, privacy, Web Culture