Does America really have talent?

Its been a while since I have posted anything. Its summer, so I have been lazy and not that enthusiastic about working. Anyway, I was watching America’s got talent yesterday and was quite surprised by some of the acts that made it to the top […]

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Bailout in 2008

I was reading FORTUNE the other day and stumbled upon an article about how the life of  Erin Callan, former CFO of Lehman Brothers changed after the financial crisis in 2008. A thought struck me; many investment firms were taking too much risk. Take AIG […]

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Twitter frenzy

Twitter has been gaining attention since it actually began. Some people, however, use the service too generically. Twitter's slogan was "What are you doing" but now the slogan is "What's happening". Some people literally respond to "whats happening". Those people might tweet "I am drinking […]

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Hedge funds:What are they?

Hedge funds have been making the news lately and I am not surprised that they are. Hedge funds, like mutual funds, basically pool money from investors and invest that money. Mutual funds are tightly regulated, while hedge funds are not regulated…

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Futures Basics

Lets face it, future contracts are extremely risky. One bad trade could wipe your account clean. Like options, futures have great leverage. In the futures market, there are two participants, hedgers and speculators. Hedgers are actually interested in the commodity being traded and want to lock in a price so that they can profit from the changes. A hedger might be a farmer or a coffee company…

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3D animation

I was looking through the files on my desktop today and found some of the files that I had worked on for 3d animation. I was in 3d animation last year, but it did not work out well. I did not take it this year. […]

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Options explained

There are many things that somebody could invest in. You could invest in stocks, bonds, mutual funds,etc.  Some of the best investment vehicles, such as futures and options are the ones that many traders fear and don't really understand. Options are derivatives that derive their […]

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