10 Excel Tips

Had a sick day…now unable to sleep after sleeping too much.  At least I don’t feel too sick anymore.  So I decided to try and get rid of some of my 38 open tabs in Chrome on my laptop (my phone has 100+, so that will take a while).  While cleaning up I came across …

Ring Around the Debt

http://www.reuters.com/article/us-eurozone-future-idUSKBN18Q23I One idea in the paper that did not involve any mutualization of debt was for a private bank to buy a portfolio of euro zone government bonds and issue its own bond backed by that portfolio. Such a Sovereign Bond Backed Security (SBBS) could have senior and junior tranches and provide a higher level …

Doomed?

“I have, therefore, chosen this time and place to discuss a topic on which ignorance too often abounds and the truth too rarely perceived.  And that is the most important topic on earth: peace.   Today the expenditure of billions of dollars every year on weapons acquired for the purpose of making sure we never …

The goal of ‘Islamic’ terrorism and the danger in failing to understand it.

I think many people have the idea that violence committed by extremists of Islam (i.e., less than 1/10th of 1% of the population from that religion) is done because of one of the following reasons: It’s what Muslims have always done!  (but never Christians or Buddhists…naturally) They are evil. (oh my god talk about oversimplification) They hate us …

Time to sell the EUR

Short-Term RSI has gone below 50, and is really divergent from price.  I recently realized the EUR/USD pair are likely about to complete a H&S pattern…which if the target is reached will take us to 1.106.   Mid-Term Here the uptrend has been broken.  Some support at 1.116 and 1.10.     In other news, JNK has been …