Who Is The Guy Behind This Site?
I am a capitalist and investor.
I am self described market academic, who not only enjoys the intellectual pursuit of finding meaning in the tea leaves, but also feels that having good global knowledge makes one a good global citizen. I read a ton from varied sources in order to try and get a rounded perspective on what goes on in the world. Lastly and most importantly, however, I am a capitalist and investor. My thoughts are that it takes entreprenurial strength and intellectual horsepower on an individual basis to have a successfully growing economy on a collective basis. My hope with this blog is to attract a few like-minded individuals who will appreciate my attempts at deciphering the world stage and outlining my thoughts on its investment implications.
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He is one of the most powerful investors in the world, at the head of the world’s largest pool of investment capital, and chances are you have never heard of him. Most people know who Warren Buffett is. If you are really into investments you have heard of some of the other influential players like[…]
Hello everyone. I’m actually laying on a church floor at a Cub Scout Camp-in as I write this. My son is passed out in the tent next to me while I hear the other dads snoring peacefully away. Meanwhile, here I am typing away on my iPhone. I’m disappointed because I am so close[…]
Hello! This weekend’s reading links is a short list but has some “deep” cuts. There are a couple longer reads and it goes from math, to history, to slacking off. The map of mathematics. A very interesting video that my math nerd friends will surely enjoy. – https://www.youtube.com/embed/OmJ-4B-mS-Y H/t @DrPippaM Even billionaire investors[…]
Welcome to the Superbowl Edition of the Weekend Links. I hope everyone has a fun and safe time watching the game. Whether you are going to a big party, watch the game at home, or don’t care either way, here are the things that I found interesting this week. World and Markets: The Demons[…]
Sometimes the allure of the myth overwhelms the reality. The reality is that good investing is hard. The Holy Grail of investing is a system that can be employed to consistently beat the market. Countless investors have destroyed fortunes in search of this Holy Grail. Factor-based investing, trend-following, technical analysis, channel trading…. There have been[…]
Links 1/27 It’s hard to believe that January is almost over. I hope you are still on top of your resolutions. Remember, that if you can make it 30 days, your odds of success goes up dramatically. Hang in there, and enjoy some weekend reading. To Start: Amazon has got something for you Star Trek[…]
Hello everyone, and welcome to the first Weekend Reading Links of the New Trump World Order. I will spare you my feelings on the topic except to say that this is the world we live in now and I still plan to work hard at making myself better and providing as much value to the[…]
Have you ever wondered if you have enough saved up for retirement at this point in your life? If so you are not alone. In fact, after I was asked again recently “Right now I have xxx in my 401k. How do you think I’m doing?” I went to go look up some of the[…]
This weekend reading links is a short list. I’ve been gathering some material for a future post, and I still have my retirement planning post coming out soon. In the meantime, take a moment and read some interesting stuff. Mr. Gates goes to Africa – and gives reason for optimism on the continent. […]
It’s a brand-new year, and I am looking forward to a lot of exciting things going on. In fact, I need to try and keep this short so I can work on a few other things before closing the night with my LeCarre spy novel. I just started teaching again this week, which is always[…]