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posted a Quick Tip about Inside Job. February 26, 2011
posted in Movie Hype
INSIDE JOB
It's a documentary format kind of film and you'd have to be very interested in the 2008 financial meltdown to enjoy this film. Or, if you are working or had worked in the financial industry, then …
reviewed How the Economy Works: Confidence, Cr.... December 08, 2010
How the Economy Works: Confidence, Crashes and
The economy has been come quite a hot and controversial topic in modern times.  This is due to what economic class people fall in and what their politic beliefs/stripes are and the current state …
reviewed How the Economy Works: Confidence, Cr.... December 08, 2010
How the Economy Works: Confidence, Crashes and
The economy has been come quite a hot and controversial topic in modern times. This is due to what economic class people fall in and what their politic beliefs/stripes are and the current state of the …
posted a Quick Tip about U.S. Treasury. November 12, 2010
U.S. Treasury
Clueless is the only word that comes to mind with regard to its recent introduction of QE2. What is T.G. thinking?! Trade wars or currency wars?
reviewed U.S. Dollar (USD). November 09, 2010
U.S. Dollar (USD)
The sight is ugly. It has been dropping and dropping slowly over the years and speeding up the last few months while Gold has been doing the reverse. This is not an expert opinion since I'm not working …
posted a Quick Tip about U.S. Dollar (USD). November 09, 2010
U.S. Dollar (USD)
Unfortunately and sad for me to say this but the USD is going down the drain... It is diminishing every day in $ terms and if one keeps this as part of his/her savings, it is certainly buying less and …
posted a Quick Tip about Liquidity Trap. November 09, 2010
Liquidity Trap
It took Japan more than a decade or possibly even more (since it is not entirely out of it yet!) and yet the Feds believe in its recent course. Time will prove if the Feds is brilliant or simply crazy. …
reviewed QE 2 (Quantitative Easing Round 2). November 06, 2010
QE 2 (Quantitative Easing Round 2)
When it comes to innovation, America is a winner. Big time!    When it comes to solving problems, America is a loser. Long Term!      Wall Street, the Feds, the U.S. …
posted a Quick Tip about QE 2 (Quantitative Easing Round 2). November 06, 2010
QE 2 (Quantitative Easing Round 2)
Episode 2 of another nightmare some 2 years ago. 600 billions to the financial market? Whatever for? Been reported all over Asia as America's means of exporting inflation which is counterproductive. …
The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine
My innocence and belief in the foundations of free-market capitalism has slowly eroded over the last decade, starting with the implosion of Enron (where I worked) to the financial crisis we currently …
reviewed The Rational Optimist: How Prosperity.... October 11, 2010
The Rational Optimist: How Prosperity Evolves
The Rational Optimist is a self-described contrarian view of the economy and economic development, from prehistory until now. Author Matt Ridley is unabashedly optimistic about the future of humanity …
reviewed Wealth. October 11, 2010
posted in Inspirations
Wealth
Wealth – you can accumulate it but you can’t take it with you…   When it comes to wealth, we all have our distinctive views about it.   What it entails? …   …
posted a Quick Tip about Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explo.... September 16, 2010
Freakonomics
mildly interesting but over-rated. Brain candy, as they say, but a bit of fun.
reviewed Too Big to Fail: The Inside Story of .... September 13, 2010
Too Big to Fail: The Inside Story of How Wall
Too Big to Fail   by Andrew Ross Sorkin    2010      Reviewed by :  Dr. Joseph S. Maresca      This is an excellent rendition on the …
reviewed Cosmic Computer by H. Beam Piper. September 02, 2010
Cosmic Computer by H. Beam Piper
What was your first impression? This is a well nuanced story with the two fisted rough and tumble one expects from 1950s SF but there are a couple more thought provoking underlayers which don't become …
posted a Quick Tip about The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Ma.... August 25, 2010
The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine
Entertaining and Informative Review of the recent market crash.
reviewed The Rational Optimist: How Prosperity.... August 05, 2010
The Rational Optimist: How Prosperity Evolves
If you don't already believe that we now live in the most prosperous era in human history, The Rational Optimist should convince you. Every generation before us lived shorter, harder lives, with more …
reviewed The Great Reflation: How Investors Ca.... August 04, 2010
The Great Reflation: How Investors Can Profit From
While I am not a total beginner, when it comes to investments, I enjoy reading books that are easy to read and that explain the financial situation/crisis in a clear and precise manner - I hate reading …
posted a Quick Tip about Reinventing Foreign Aid. July 25, 2010
Reinventing Foreign Aid
Foregin aid has always been a topic of debate - this book emphasizes its current impact.
posted a Quick Tip about The Communist Manifesto (Penguin Clas.... July 14, 2010
The Communist Manifesto (Penguin Classics)
Marx's Communist Manifesto is a piece of political history. Though his political and economic policies were only possible during the era of the industrial revolution, it makes for an interesting read.
posted a Quick Tip about The End of Poverty: Economic Possibil.... July 13, 2010
Book Cover
This book would be interesting to keep and see how it fares with the economics of the future 20 years from now.
posted a Quick Tip about Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explo.... July 13, 2010
Freakonomics
You don't have to agree with everything written in this book but this author certainly provides interesting commentary.
The Rational Optimist: How Prosperity Evolves
Matt Ridley has done it. He has written a book that takes a realist's approach at looking toward the future. His findings... it's a heck of a lot better than people are predicting.   …
posted a Quick Tip about The Communist Manifesto (Penguin Clas.... July 04, 2010
The Communist Manifesto (Penguin Classics)
Marx and Engels fable about unionization and sharing the wealth. It was too unrealistic to ever be adopted where Marx thought it cshould be. Instead it became the social plan in an agrarian culture making …
posted a Quick Tip about Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explo.... July 03, 2010
Freakonomics
very unique way of looking at some ordinary situations
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