Category Archives: Private enterprise

Lenten Reflections: Forty Things I Really Like And‚Ķ (Day 33)–What price those peaches?

Markets. What else would warm the cockles of an economist’s heart? I was talking with someone the other day and let slip that I was trained as an economist. “Are you a Keynesian?” he asked. I laughed and replied that … Continue reading

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Gaming the Olympics

If I try to be generous to American television broadcasting giant, NBC, I would say that, in their packaging of the London 2012 Olympic coverage, they are trying to save us all from undue stress and strain, and to ease … Continue reading

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Such an utter twit!

During the past few weeks I have become a total twit. True, Roald Dahl’s or Monty Python’s idiotic characters have made me laugh or inspired me in many different ways. But, I decided that it was time to stop fooling … Continue reading

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Write on!

I had lunch last week with a friend who is a publisher-editor. We do this occasionally at one of the cheap and cheerful small restaurants near his office. We do not have any specific agenda and usually talk about several … Continue reading

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Trader’s Friday Fun

We should all understand that foreign exchange trading is not a get-rich-quick activity: money will not fall from the sky into our laps. It’s not a game, but a business. It’s hard, but,¬†literally could be a rewarding part of life’s … Continue reading

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Friday 13th, full moons, and trading heebee-jeebees

A respected professional trader makes a point of alerting people that trading is a hard way to make a living. I have no hesitation in agreeing with him. I will expand on this in a future post. I am not … Continue reading

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Can you trust your eyes? What trading can teach you.

Honestly, I have been wanting to write about this topic for a few days. I hesitated earlier in the week as I pondered how my trading week was going to play out: I was due to attend a conference and … Continue reading

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