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. […]
The most recent quarter, Apple sold 75million iPhones, a whole bunch of other devices and walked away with $18 billion in profit. For that quarter alone. First perspective: $18 billion is NASA’s entire 2015 budget. With that windfall, Apple currently has $178 billion in raw cash on their balance sheet. Second perspective: Celine Dion gets […]
This is a follow up on my last year’s quarterly review found here A bit of good news came my way, so far. You remember the Nigerian edition of currency risk that happened last year where the naira, which we had been artificially keeping up, fell precipitously, due to lower oil prices. You can get […]
One cool evening at the Baloguns’, he and Halima had stood in the backyard outside the kitchen, looking out into the quiet skies. They were talking. It got really dark after a while, and even though he was supposed to join the others back inside, he wouldn’t. Every now and then, someone would come into […]
I’ve been staring at the sky since my love took off my heart is a runway. My clouds are treacherous but you’re a LearJet built for flight. Leaving these dark skies behind Leaving me standing silently in the night. Leaving me food for thought. It’s been six weeks since I spoke to you And I keep […]