US election in countdown mode now. Most people including traders cannot help but focus on the potential outcomes of this election. But this election is just the first messed up election among G8. Whatever happens now and after the US election in the United States will likely be mirrored if not exceeded in terms of […]
Last weekend, during dinner with friends and family on Canadian Thanksgiving, the very topic of turkey prices was raised. The discussion was very interesting and I have put some thoughts about it after. Should be something nice to share here. Turkey Pricing The main occasions when turkeys are served are Canadian Thanksgiving in October, US […]
Vancouver Canada has chosen to tax houses that are deemed vacant. London Britain has chosen to increase tax on foreigners who purchased properties there. Ontario Canada chose to increase minimum down payment percent for more expensive houses. There are more such taxes and constraints introduced around the world. Many people think that these are such […]
It is nice to be back to the modern world where internet is actually functional. One actually has to experience the inconvenience to appreciate how great the internet is nowadays. Learned quite a few tricks to deal with bad internet connections and I will post them in coming weeks. For now, it is catch up […]
I used to curse Rogers for its internet stability issues. I have even posted multiple times here about that. This time, however, is something totally different. I used to subscribe to Rogers with their most expensive cable internet plan. It used to cost near $200 Canadian a month. Even with that subscription plan, I still […]
This video is part of the Economics course offered at Yale. A good discussion of performance measures like Sharpe Ratio and the half truth nature of Efficent Markets Hypothesis. This video is about an hour long.
Many people who invest in real estates including majority of the people in the industry think that they can see the trend. In other words, they think they know where the price for certain region of properties will go in coming 6 to 9 months. In reality, research shows such belief is not true at […]
As banks refuse to lend money to small and medium size businesses, technology is filling in with huge implications on the traditional banking services.
Paul Tudor Jones presents his solution to avoid the collapse of our civilization. I have talked about this issue of corporation before but this is not the main reason for which the mess that the world economy has got into. The main reason is that all governments choose to grab more power and money […]