Tag: oil

Dieting, Seed Oils, Microplastics

There are endless debates on how to lose weight. I’m bored of them because people have lost weight using numerous diets: low-fat, low-carb, vegan, keto, fasting, and even a Twinkie Diet. It is the wrong area of focus. … [continue reading]

Reviewing My 2009 Financial Predictions

It is time to review my 2009 Financial Predictions. It seems like a million years since I wrote that post.

S&P 500 By the end of 2009 it will hit 633. This estimate is based solely off earnings

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The Upside of Down

I read a really intelligent post on a financial forum where this book was recommended. Whereas Jared Diamond’s Collapse deals with an ecological breakdown, this book deals with the patterns of all breakdowns.

The Upside of Down: Catastrophe, Creativity, and the Renewal of Civilization
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2009 Financial Predictions

Here are my 2009 Financial Predictions. My general thesis is:

  • Cash is King
  • If You’re Long You’re Wrong.

S&P 500 – By the end of 2009 it will hit 633. This estimate is based solely off earnings ($42.26 … [continue reading]

Anatomy of a Bad Trade

Occasionally I serve up a post on my investing successes. Now let me tell you about the worst trade I ever made and the lessons I learned.

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Oil Hits $55

A year ago it seemed everyone thought oil would keep going up in price. I heard predictions for $200 and even $300 a barrel. Would would have guessed one year ago that oil would be down to $55? That would … [continue reading]