Archive for the 'Minutiae' Category

On the Nature of Price Movement

Saturday, March 18th, 2017

There are, I think it is safe to tentatively assert, only two reasons why the prices of things – whether goods, services, financial instruments, derivatives or other commodities – fluctuate.  These can be categorized as flow and state.  Consider first the notion of flow.  At the margin where price determinations are made, there are usually […]

Cramer and Island Reversals

Thursday, February 16th, 2012

For some reason I had CNBC on this morning by mistake.  I no longer wtach CNBC as I cannot stand listening to Cramer in the morning, or anytime really.  I laughed out loud when I heard him say “Yeah, huge island reversal in Apple yesterday, not to get too technical…” or somehting like that.  Hmm.  […]

Update on China: Unfortunate Personal Anecdote Involving President Hu

Thursday, January 20th, 2011

I left at 5PM this afternoon to take my daughter to her Tae Kwon Do class near downtown Chicago.  Strangely, there was a police cruiser blocking the entrance to the Kennedy Expressway, the only way to get to downtown Chicago in a reasonable amount of time.  I stopped by his car and asked him what […]

Back Online

Wednesday, May 3rd, 2006

You may notice that there seem to be alot of things missing here. Well, I used to host everything at home and my Red Hat 9 server was hacked so I lost everything since I last backed up my database in January. Yes, I know.

Never Mind the Bollocks…

Saturday, February 25th, 2006

At least someone has the balls to say f*ck off to the music industry. When I was a teenager we covered the pistols. Someday I will relate my own small nexus with the recording industry. The Sex Pistols have done us all a great service. I found this tidbit through Drudge which in turn linked […]

Billy Crystal

Sunday, November 20th, 2005

My other brother-in-law is a set designer at the La Jolla playhouse in or about San Diego. On the side he designed the set for the Billy Crystal show about his formative years. Both the show and the set have received great reviews. b-i-l Dave got us tickets to the show when it opened in […]