I know that's no guarantee but you do the best you can.
Considering how much you originally paid for your deoxygenated speaker wire, I would say $40 is the least you can do.
Were you to model the price signal with quaternion rotation instead, you would discover that the price signal really can spin around to a perfect 180-degree inversion of "the best you can do", given but a sparse free-energy input of mindless optimism, and a scant few months to capture abandoned area under the curve (and that's not even including the machine learning revolution).
Perhaps capitalism eventually does the right thing, but not until after imbibing all the loose sugar.
First Law of Mice and Men: If something can go wrong, it will go wrong.
Corollary: If something can lead to an easy buck, it will lead to an easy buck.
Unfortunately, all the quaternions in this picture belong to the increasingly neutered EPA.