March 31, 2011- Humanity and Integrity

Do you know why I try to write well for you?  It’s not because I want to please you.  Of course, I’ll be a hypocrite to tell you that I don’t write for you, so I try to put entertaining content that I feel will be relevant to my niche readers. However, what compels me … Continue reading

March 30, 2011- You are not alone – Wonder Years’ Math Class

I woke up quite early awhile ago, and I saw ETC’s 2nd Avenue play a lot of good old time shows.  I wanted to emphasize a few simple lessons I learned.    Have you watched the Wonder Years before?  Well, the episode awhile ago was Math Class. You can watch  full episodes of the Wonder … Continue reading

March 30, 2011 – Always Open Your Mind in the Blogosfear

I will never claim to be “the information”, or “the go to guide for Philippine stocks” or ” the market education guru in the Philippines”  or the ” fill in the blank” Look, I can coexist in this space with everyone else. I’m not here to compete but to collaborate with like-minded individuals. If we … Continue reading

March 29, 2011- Making Millions While Doing Good

I’m busy so this post will be uber fast.  I’ll rewrite this post, I promise.  But for now… Please Please please… (Consider this a draft post) sorry sorry. watch these two videos. I have to go… What Really Matters We think we’re chasing something.  At a certain point, we have a mountain and it’s not … Continue reading

March 28, 2011 – Smart Bets and Chasing Delusions : My Top Solutions for People Who Have No Exposure in the Markets

Let’s assume that you’ve not participated in the rally.  You were asleep.  You were busy with something else.  Your cash is in the money markets.  You don’t know a thing about the markets.  You don’t have a guide. You want to get in, but you’re afraid.  You don’t know what to do.  Are you late? … Continue reading

March 28, 2011 – The 3 Ms that Count – Methods, Markets and Mentors

Recommended Trading Article To Read: Ten Lessons I Have Learned in Working With Traders by Brett Steenbarger Read more here: http://jfditrader.blogspot.com/2011/03/ten-lessons-i-have-learned-in-working.html?showComment=1301294270832#c9076543774604551483 Thank you courtesy of JFDI for reposting this Highlights: Number 6 and 10 – I personally love these. #6 Successful traders possess rich mental maps All successful trading boils down to pattern recognition and the … Continue reading

March 28, 2011 – The Killing Joke

Beyond evil, there is insanity Beyond insanity, there is the Joker Comments: To Willie Revillame and the staff of the show Willing Willie, It isn’t right to laugh and make a joke of people – the child’s dad (for having a parlor business). You are an evil killing joke.  Children are not supposed to be … Continue reading

March 27, 2011 – List of Things before I forget them

Stuffs I need/want to download/buy/ and read: (1-3 – 6 months time frame) 1.) Michael Lewis’ the Big Short – Also finish Liars Poker http://www.thebigmoney.com/articles/recycled/2010/03/15/michael-lewis?page=0,1 2.) David Einhorn’s Fooling Some of the People All of the Time – Financial Forensic Book from a guy I love.  I’m sure once I get a copy of his … Continue reading

March 26,2011 – My love affair with Andy (and the free radicals)

I love Andy Kessler.  I have many idols and mentors that shape my investment philosophies.  He is one of them.  As soon as I read a post that he had written (John Mauldin’s Just one Thing featured him about fogs and guideposts) , I’ve fallen in love with him. Hat tip to my friend L.C. … Continue reading

March 25, 2011 – I Paid a Bribe

Evil is “knowing better but doing worse.” – Philip Zimbardo ___________________________________ When I updated my Flipboard, Apple told me that I was using a jail-broken version.  Scribd also warned me about a document I uploaded that was the property of Merrill Lynch’s reports.  I’m not sure if the next time I download from bit-torrent if … Continue reading