Monthly Archives: September 2011

Experts are full of it …

Good article for those (like me) fed up with ‘experts’ those who are ‘often wrong, never in doubt’. Q&A: An expert on experts tells how to spot the bad ones http://www.thestar.com/living/article/1060063–q-a-an-expert-on-experts-tells-how-to-spot-the-bad-ones Some quotes (bolding mine, the important bits – trust … Continue reading

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Durable goods better

A lot of press/blogging about the Durable Goods figures. And they are an important indicator; economy not as sick as expected. August 2011 Durable Goods Data Shows Underlying Growth http://econintersect.com/wordpress/?p=13754&utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+EconintersectCombinedRssFeed+%28Econintersect+Combined+RSS+Feed%29 US Durable Goods Orders: Another Point for a Good Q3 … Continue reading

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Firefox 7 available for download early

Full version of Firefox 7 (not beta) is available a few hours early at the Mozilla website, here: http://www.mozilla.org/en-US/products/download.html?product=firefox-7.0&os=win&lang=en-US Downloaded and installed. Looks good – only one of my add-ons is not compatible from FF6. It is much faster (your … Continue reading

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I (heart) HFT, still

I’ve written a few posts defending HF traders. Mainly ’cause I get irked by know-nothings haranguing successful traders . Tip to the know nothings, go and find something you can do successfully instead of bitching about those beating you. Even … Continue reading

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Brisbane … again

Business Insider is making a habit of this. Used to illustrate a section of an article about Sydney (Australia) is this picture of Brisbane. http://www.businessinsider.com/most-expensive-houses-billionaires-hong-kong-new-york-2011-9?op=1 Still, any publicity is good publicity 🙂

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Austria … Australia … what’s the difference???

Photo of Brisbane (Australia) used to illustrate article referring to Austria. Whoops. 🙂 From: http://www.businessinsider.com/worlds-richest-countries-2011-9?op=1 UPDATE: Pic on the BI page has now been corrected to show a view of Austria.

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