A well deserved break


So, I haven’t posted in a long, long time. But I’m back now. I got married and moved and life is finally settling down. So, I can blog again. Also, an FYI, you can follow me on twitter (I actually never stopped tweeting, as it is often much faster and easier): My twitter

READ MORE

My Derby Prediction: Ice Box


In the past I spent some time learning about horse racing. Why, you ask? Well, I read Victor Neiderhoffer’s book, the Education of a Speculator, and he talks about horse racing and what you can learn from it. So, I bought a bunch of books and started reading and studying. What you learn is psychology, […]

READ MORE

RIP Arturo Gatti


Arturo Gatti, one of the most electrifying boxers of all time, died on Saturday. See the below blog post from Daveinhackensack for more, or watch the video of the one of the best boxing rounds of all time (from one of the Gatti vs. Ward fights). Arturo Gatti Dead

READ MORE

Rio Bravo


I love the movie Rio Bravo, and I actually never knew anyone else enjoyed it as much as I do. So today’s Wall Street Journal article by Allen Barra took me by surprise. Here is a snippet: French director Jean-Luc Godard called “Rio Bravo” “a work of extraordinary psychological insight and aesthetic perception.” British film […]

READ MORE

Liberals and Tax Cheating


The blog, Audacious Epigone, has a very interesting post describing a study showing that “Liberals do not consider cheating on taxes to be as morally problematic as conservatives do. This presents an obvious moral quandary of its own, as, putatively less surprisingly, liberals are more likely than conservatives are to favor greater amounts of taxation […]

READ MORE

Quote of the Week


In one instance the regulators asked her about her role in preparing the Stanford International Bank quarterly report. She replied it was her job to edit the report, checking the report’s pie charts “to make sure they equal 100.” Pie chart comment

READ MORE