Monthly Archives: April 2013

The Book Shelf

PRICING THE FUTURE: FINANCE, PHYSICS, AND THE 300-YEAR JOURNEY TO THE BLACK-SCHOLES EQUATION BY GEORGE G. SZPIRO (NOV 29, 2011) THE PHYSICS OF WALL STREET: A BRIEF HISTORY OF PREDICTING THE UNPREDICTABLE BY JAMES OWEN WEATHERALL (JAN 2, 2013) A Review: It is difficult to get … Continue reading

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Earth Day 2013

The most disturbing aspect of contemporary cultural discourse in the USA is not that it is highly polarized. This is only one symptom. The real problem is more simple and far more sinister: There is almost no way to criticize, … Continue reading

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On the Road

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Follow your bliss

The Song of the Week Songwriters: W. BECKER, D. FAGEN Down at the lido they welcome you With sausage and beer Klaus and the rooster have been there too But lately he spends his time here Hangin’ with the mayor … Continue reading

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My irregular trade

1. Trade at night. 2. Sell green; buy red. 3. Look at correlation after looking at the charts. 4. Consider the relationship in terms of the global situation. Pause. 5. Trade Small. 6. Even if uncorrelated, if catastrophe strikes, there … Continue reading

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The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency takes Questions from Senator Warren

Senator Warren makes evident who is protected by The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency and who is not.

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Ten Speculative Trading Rules: Pairs Related

1. Sell high and buy low (the golden rule) 2. Do it in pairs 3. Do it at your leisure 4. Trade only liquid products 5. Stay small 6. It is alright to take your profits @200 USD or so … Continue reading

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