Posts Tagged ‘China’

  • Are You A Puppet?
    Posted by on March 22nd, 2015 at 10:02 am, Comments: 0

    If you read ZeroHedge enough, you will eventually think dark thoughts all the time.  His blog is predicated on fear.  Sometimes there are some posts […]

  • Where To Find Money If You Are A Startup
    Posted by on February 10th, 2015 at 6:47 am, Comments: 0

    If you are a startup, how do you find money?  The other day when I spoke to a class at Chicago Booth we discussed it. […]

  • Distractions, Multitasking Make You Worse
    Posted by on January 29th, 2015 at 9:58 am, Comments: 0

    My wife sent me an article she read.  I think it’s totally accurate.  It’s really accurate when I look at my own life, and I […]

  • Want To Go To College And Study Engineering For Free?
    Posted by on January 25th, 2015 at 8:02 am, Comments: 0

    The world needs more engineers.  We can always use them. Engineering is a great way to structure your thinking.  It’s a great way to organize […]

  • Bitcoin Exchange Regulations
    Posted by on January 21st, 2015 at 8:36 am, Comments: 0

    The blog TBI has a piece up on the state of bitcoin.  In it he identifies one of the challenges of bitcoin: 2) We’re in […]

  • When Will US Companies Scream About The Dollar?
    Posted by on January 5th, 2015 at 7:12 am, Comments: 0

    One of the things that businesses watch carefully is the value of the US dollar.  One of the shining parts of the American economy over […]

  • Younger Generation Engaging Less in Entrepreneurial Efforts
    Posted by on January 3rd, 2015 at 8:49 am, Comments: 0

    The trend is clear.  Younger people used to start a lot more entrepreneurial type businesses in years past than they do today.  Only 3.6% of […]

  • 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 […]