Government Interventions

A sense of worry about the many negative unintended consequences of recent actions has come over me. Perhaps it has something to do with receiving “healthy” doses of government propaganda during my ten years in the Soviet Armenian school system. I can still remember the brain-cleansing we had to undergo…

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Time – The Critical Dimension

I have been thinking about the concept of time a bit recently. Even though we get exposed to it from an early age, it is not an easy concept to internalize. While I am still learning what time really is, I understood it a bit better after my mother fell victim to cancer. Let me give you a few examples of what I mean by understanding time. I implemented a few systems in the past and although my work was done in months, the result of my work…

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Daily Speculations

Daily Speculations is a blog mainly about the markets but hidden under the market context there are very interesting experiences, lessons, and thoughts about life in general. I have recently joined the discussion and hope to add my modest contribution (you can find what I have said so far by clicking on Legacy Daily in the list of the names on the left)…

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Ecclesiastes

Please read this book from the Bible. It may take you 20 minutes. If you haven’t read this recently, please read it. You will not regret it. Recent reading of it hit the spot for me so I pasted the entire book below. I welcome your comments, as always.

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Assets and Capital

My friend sent me a funny link about CNBC that brought forward a few thoughts about assets. What I am about to write you can and should safely ignore as it is likely to have little to no impact on your life. If you know me, you already know I don’t know anything and carry my cross like everyone else in the world. If you don’t even know me, how can you take what I say as anything of value, anything to use as basis for even a simple decision…

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