Tuesday Breakfast Links
- Posted by Jeff Carter
- on December 13th, 2011
Interesting blog post about cooking, with a little religion mixed in.
Great story about someone receiving long overdue credit for unselfish actions.
Did coffee fuel the age of enlightenment?
Sarah Palin calls out Congress on the insider trading scandal.
Dust up over settlement procedures in Ag markets at $CME. It’s not true that CME management was apathetic about which venue it pushed customers. CME pushed the markets electronic, and pushed hard. Ever since they mandated 25% of the Eurodollar futures to the screen back in 2002, they have been selling their customers on the virtue of screen trading. Not that it took much pushing. For floor traders, there are economies of scale and scope to the floor. Screen trading is extremely expensive. They also lose the “edge”. For the community away from the floor, they gain the edge and decrease all in costs by eliminating one or two levels of distribution. Open outcry has been toast for a while, but this puts six feet of dirt on it. Only the options are left.
Pedophilia rampant in Hollywood. Why aren’t they investigating this more closely? Pedophiles, no matter how famous deserve the same sort of perp walk and media treatment coaches are getting right now. There is no excuse.
Why the Eurozone deal will fail. We ought to start a dead pool on the Euro.
No one knows where the money is. I think it’s in someone else’s account. Trading is a zero sum game.
How do you teach entrepreneurship?
People sometimes read books over the holiday season. Here are a couple of good ones.
I have noticed this too. A few years ago, my wife and I noticed that a couple would be out. The guy would be dressed like a bum, the girl dressed to the nines.
In Illinois, there are layers and layers of government. They all get pensions too.
I am totally making this. You can buy belly in Chicago at the Butcher and Larder. I bought a ten pound belly and split it with a friend. I still am cooking some of it. It’s so good. Don’t know how James Altucher can give it up.
The information in this blog post represents my own opinions and does not contain a recommendation for any particular security or investment. I or my affiliates may hold positions or other interests in securities mentioned in the Blog, please see my Disclaimer page for my full disclaimer.
Jeffrey Carter is an angel investor and independent trader. He specializes in turning concepts into profits. He co-founded Hyde Park Angels one of the most active angel groups in the United States in April of 2007. He previously served on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange Board of Directors. He has done market commentary for (More...)
Tags Cloud$DF $KKR Aberdeen Group Alberta Clipper Ben Bernanke Business and Economy Chamath Palihapitiya Climate Change Skeptics CoinDesk Conservatives Dan Dicker Debate Democracy Dominion Bond Rating Service Fiscal Cliff Glock Goldman Gun running scandal Hailo Hurricane Katrina Independence Day Influenza ise Jack Jacobs Jack Reed James Surowiecki JD Jeremy Neuner John Boehner Laurence Meyer Liz Claman Michael Madigan Microsoft PowerPoint Oil Plant Pro-Life Ray Rayner Regulatory capture Sex scandal Suicide Syria Tim Geithner Tribune Washington World Series
Becker Posner Blog
Ben Horowitz Blog
Betting the Business
Black Line Review
Blue Sky Innovation
Both Sides of the Table
Business News Network
Chicago Booth Graduate School of Business
Cooler By The Lake
Daily Economic Release Calendar
Doug Ross @ Journal
Economics of a POW Camp
Foundation for Families
Garden and Gun
George Stigler Institute
Good Beer Hunting
Great Food In Chicago-Steve Dolinsky
Hyde Park Angels
Illinois College of Business
John Taylor's Blog
Legal Issues in Angel Funding
Macroblog-Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
Microbrews in Chicago
Mike And G
Milton Friedman Institute
National World War Two Museum
Notes From Underground
Ronald Coase Institute
Senate Banking Committee
The Alpha Pages
The Big Picture
The Clubber Fund
The Daily Crux
The Grumpy Economist
The Jack B Show
The Minimalist Trader
The Musings of The Big Red Car
The Polsky Center
The Streetwise Professor
Tough Love Marketing
US Federal Reserve Bank
US House Financial Services Committee
World War Two Blog