Modern Portfolio Theory in One Page

This article on Modern Portfolio Theory is <a href

Homeland Insecurity

This article arrived in my inbox recently.

...when an envelope with suspiciou

CBS Disappoints!

After writing two posts (one and <a href=”http://www.milindspandit.or

Special Relativity in One Page

This article on Special Relativity is <a href=”http://

CBS is "very cheap"

Previously in Transcendental Generalization, I discussed reasons to b

Deficit, Interest Rates, Exchange Rates, and Inflation: A Tutorial

I think I’ve finally found a simple explanation of the relationships between the trade deficit, interest rates, foreign exchange rates, and

Lego PC

This article from PC magazine came into my inbox today.

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Starbucks Drops Chantico

Try it fast before it is gone. Starbucks has decided to st

Netflix Sneakiness--"Throttling"

Previously in Transcendental Generalization:

The sneaky

Seeking Simplicity

I love taking a complex subject and distilling it into a simple, brief, elegant form. I have been inspired by the work of <a href=”http://wu

The Best Investor of His Generation

Excellent article by Patricia Sellers, <a href

Danish ADRs

Large numbers of Muslims are boycotting Danish companies because Danish newspaper

How to Pick Stocks Like Warren Buffett

I borrowed <a href=”

Closed End Funds: A Follow-Up

Previously in Transcendental Generalization:

The expert

CBS Investor Meeting

Originally broadcast Thursday January 26, 4:30 PM EST and available at

Spenders, Workers, Owners

A nice article by Richard Bach, author of <a href=”http://www.amaz

Investing in Special Situations

After reading Joel Greenblatt’s <a href=”

Household Hazardous Waste Disposal

Don’t throw flourescent (or compact flourescent for that matter) bulbs in the garbage! They contain mercury which could enter the water supp

Blackberry Helmet

Blackberry users should check out this hilarious video. Warning: brief n

Geocaching Pitfalls

Previously in Transcendental Generalization:


Why You Should Buy CBS

I conclude that CBS is trading at a significant discount to its fair-market value. There is an opportunity to make a significant gain in a r

Book Review: Secrets of the Millionaire Mind

Despite a couple of flaws, this book is worth reading and I even found it worth giving as a gift. First the flaws:

  • The book is sp

Book Review: Pioneering Portfolio Management

This book by David F. Swensen, Chief Investment Officer and manager of Yale’s endowment, contains some of the driest prose I have ever encou

Independent Wealth in One Page

This article on attaining independent wealth is one of

Hardest Simple Sliding-Block Puzzle

You can try this puzzle online.

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