Posts Tagged ‘China’

  • Expensive Oil: Bad for Market, Cheap Oil: Bad for Market
    Posted by on December 14th, 2014 at 7:14 am, Comments: 0

    Ha, I shook my head when I started to see headlines that cheap oil was bad for stocks.  I also didn’t see any headlines blaming […]

  • Ebola Helping the Market Break
    Posted by on October 13th, 2014 at 10:41 pm, Comments: 0

    This market is reminding me a little of 1987.  The trading action the week before the crash in 1987 was extremely volatile.  There were weird […]

  • What Stops The Music?
    Posted by on September 17th, 2014 at 8:57 am, Comments: 0

    The stock market has been going up for the last five years.  Sure, there have been some pullbacks, but this market feels like the 1996-2000 […]

  • We Don’t Have A Strategy Yet
    Posted by on August 29th, 2014 at 9:04 am, Comments: 0

    That excuse can work in startups.  When you are a founder and your investor or board member questions you about something, it’s totally allowable to […]

  • Aiding the World’s Poor
    Posted by on July 27th, 2014 at 9:00 am, Comments: 0

    It seems there is never a shortage of causes or poor people.  One of the conundrums for rich countries is how to bring poor countries […]

  • Should Startups Pay Attention to MacroEconomics?
    Posted by on June 13th, 2014 at 8:10 am, Comments: 0

    MacroEconomics can be boring.  The measurements for them are also pretty messy.  There are lots of worries with running a startup company.  Two of the […]

  • Should We Ban GMO Crops?
    Posted by on May 18th, 2014 at 10:00 am, Comments: 0

    The Chinese Army banned GMO crops.  I am glad they did.  I am not glad because I am against GMO seeds. I am glad because […]

  • Innovation Trumps All And Bends Markets
    Posted by on December 9th, 2013 at 7:42 am, Comments: 0

    One of the inherent principles of central planners is they think they can bend markets.  I recall in the Obamacare dialogue that the words “bend […]

    Posted by on November 18th, 2013 at 9:50 pm, Comments: 0

    The Obama administration has faked the census numbers that are used to compile unemployment statistics.  Government stats are now no more believable than anything you […]

  • Follow The Hot Money
    Posted by on May 10th, 2013 at 7:00 am, Comments: 0

    One of the ways to make money in the market is momentum trade.  Plenty of people try it.  Richard Driehaus built an empire momentum trading. […]

  • Is This Something? Bird Flu Strikes Again
    Posted by on April 26th, 2013 at 7:18 am, Comments: 0

    Bird flu is in the news again. Either it’s important or there isn’t much news to report and they are searching for stories. On Agricultural websites, there […]

  • Breakfast Links
    Posted by on April 16th, 2013 at 5:00 am, Comments: 0

    Unless you were an ostrich, you heard about the Boston Marathon bombings yesterday.  Terrorism strikes again.  It’s the first successful organized terror attack since 9/11 […]

  • Can You Avoid Bird Flu in China?
    Posted by on April 7th, 2013 at 9:19 am, Comments: 0

    The last time there was an outbreak of bird flu in China, there was some panic.  In Illinois, convicted Democrat Governor Rod Blagojevich used it […]

  • Breakfast Links
    Posted by on March 16th, 2013 at 7:10 am, Comments: 0

    Some interesting videos on founding a company here. The Cover up is always worse than the Crime. ($JPM) Why a nationalized energy trust is a […]

  • Breakfast Links
    Posted by on February 28th, 2013 at 5:23 am, Comments: 0

    I am riding 100 miles(in one day) in August.  Support me here if you want.  The money goes to African bike relief.  Last year, the […]

  • When 2+2=More
    Posted by on January 5th, 2013 at 8:32 am, Comments: 0

    Yesterday, I was with a delegation from China.  Tianyi Zhu and Vincent Ma set the whole thing up.  It was very interesting.  We gave them […]

  • America Is Innovative, Still the Greatest Country in the World
    Posted by on December 23rd, 2012 at 7:29 am, Comments: 0

    One of the things I really dislike about many Americans is they say we need to be more humble.  We aren’t the greatest country.  They […]

  • Some Reasons Jobs Go To China
    Posted by on December 6th, 2012 at 8:19 am, Comments: 0

    Some people think the answer to economic difficulties is simply take all the jobs from outside the US and force them to come here.  They […]