What People Remember

This came into my inbox today, and has been attributed to Maya Angelou.

Advantage Nurture?

On old debate questions what determines the condition of offspring: nature (genetics) or nurture (environmental factors including relationsh

UAE May Sell Dollars

From American Public Media’s Marketplace. <block

The Dollar Crisis

Will the US dollar plummet in value with respect to other currencies, and if so, when? This question has been on my mind for about a year an

Enron and GAAP

Simple, eloquent commentary on the implications of the Enron acco

Deliberate vs. Emergent Strategy

The misunderstanding of the proponents of “intelligent design” is similar to the misunderstanding of business leaders who assume strategy is

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=”http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/redirect?link_code=ur2&tag=transcenden05-20&camp=1789&creative=9325&path=http%3A%2F%2F

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 www.cbscorporation.com.

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=”http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/redirect?link_code=ur2&tag=transcenden05-20&camp=1789&#

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