Here are some interesting news I’ve stumbled into for the day. 1. HSBC is being charged by the Swiss with aiding tax evasion, on top of money laundering and a bazillion other missteps the bank has had lately. I tweeted about it yesterday because the news release I read made the most hilarious statement about […]
Take a cool look at the country, Nigeria. It helps your objectivity if you’re not from it, but even if you were, even if you’ve lived in it all your life, you cannot deny that it is very poorly arranged, socio-politically. Perhaps it was always like this, perhaps not. But it is evident that having […]
I’m writing this post for a good friend who is starting out trying to build her portfolio. At the same time, anyone could use it, if they’re new to building an investment portfolio. As always however, they are opinions. That you choose to act on them places full responsibility on you. Investing in the markets […]
Living is a fever On the outside, blistering heat Yet winter cold,within. I’ll light a fire in my soul, constantly and live until living kills me.
Taxes are a funny thing. Even as an accountant, once tax code issues come up, I have to suppress a strong instinct to zone out. It’s such a veritable maze, and one gets the feeling America wants it that way. After all, some years ago, Congress wanted to pass a bill to simplify the tax […]
Since the slide in oil prices began, I’ve made some arguments to the effect that we will see a bounce back in oil prices. Given that conviction, I am slowly building up an exposure to energy sector. For direct exposure, I have a relatively modest exposure to late 2016 and early 2017 crude oil futures. […]