Posts Tagged ‘USDA’

  • Want to Start A Movement? Want to Change The World? Here is How
    Posted by on October 12th, 2014 at 7:51 am, Comments: 0

    As an old trader, I get pretty good at pattern recognition.  Sometimes I am wrong.  Confirmation bias may seep in, or I may not be […]

  • Is Big Data Creating Groupthink?
    Posted by on September 14th, 2014 at 9:43 am, Comments: 0

    In the article, “We Are All Quants Now”, a 7 year old girl responds, “I’m not sure,” said the little girl, “I’ll bring it to […]

  • Are You Afraid of The Lunatic Fringe?
    Posted by on August 27th, 2014 at 8:45 am, Comments: 0

    Last evening I went to an event in Milwaukie, WI.  It was part rally, part information, part networking reception to raise some money for Vernon […]

  • Small Business is Just As Important as Scalable Startups
    Posted by on July 16th, 2014 at 9:37 am, Comments: 0

    Chicago is a very difficult place to start a small independent lifestyle business. The video takes an unfair shot at Mayor Emanuel. He inherited a […]

  • Can You Farm? Restoration Agriculture Turning Rules of Farming on Their Head
    Posted by on July 10th, 2014 at 7:40 am, Comments: 0

    One of the reasons we headed up to Wisconsin is because my wife is into the nascent farm movement that is happening around the country. […]

  • Free To Choose and Farmageddon
    Posted by on August 29th, 2011 at 8:24 am, Comments: 0

    Last night I went to see the documentary Farmageddon in Chicago. I also stayed for the full panel discussion. The film is shocking. Documentaries are […]

  • Government Estimates
    Posted by on March 27th, 2011 at 9:37 pm, Comments: 0

    One of the services that government provides markets is statistical information. Virtually every government agency produces reams of statistics for people to chew on. The […]