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Assets Chasing Assets

The world of finance confuses many. The world of economics confuses many. A complete understanding of either is impossible because both are chaotic enough that at some point chance has an effect. To me, the essence of both are four … Continue reading

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Weirdnesses Approaching

As if the world wasn’t weird enough, it’s getting weirder. Sometimes that’s a good thing. Luckily, humans evolved to be adaptable, and that adaptability is being tested. The following is a Friday night random list of shifts, changes, and trends … Continue reading

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Personal Finance Perspective

Fasten seat belts, or the mental equivalent. Today I read something that convinced me to put personal finance (the inspiration for this blog) in perspective. They’ve finally proved that the universe is weird. As if you didn’t know that, but … Continue reading

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Three Guys Walk Into A Bar

A day trader, a commodities speculator, and a traditional investor happened to meet each other over a bar, or at least above a restaurant that serves beer and wine. It wasn’t a joke, but we had to laugh. We’re all … Continue reading

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Dramastic

Isn’t the English language marvelous? It’s been said that it never turned away a word, so it arguably has the largest vocabulary of any common language. Besides, if Stephen Colbert can make up words, so can I. I made up … Continue reading

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Real Time Abstract Money

Got any spare time? Got any spare money? It’s hard to find either nowadays, at least in the bits of North America that I’m aware of. A friend came back from months of visiting Mexico and told me about a … Continue reading

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