Thursday, 15 January 2015

How to Fix an iPad with “Black” or “Red” Screen

An iPad with a “red” is one that cannot display green, so that the screen would look overwhelmingly red; and a “black” screen is one that does not display anything, but you know that it is working inside. In both cases, there are some colour problems in the screen so that the content cannot be displayed correctly.

In case if your iPad encounters such a problem, how can you solve it as soon as possible? The answer may actually surprise you, because it is very brutal and barbaric.

Friday, 9 January 2015

The Wisdoms of Ed Seykota

Futures trader Ed Seykota was first profiled in the original Market Wizards book by Jack Schwager. Among many things, the book revealed Seykota as being one of the best traders of in the world and a mentor to many other successful traders (including Bruce Kovner and Michael Marcus). He was also an early pioneer of computerized trading and an expert in his field.

Most importantly, Seykota is best known for his wisdom about the market and how to trade correctly. Many people benefited by his insights and get better results financially.

Here are a few well-known quotes from him:

Thursday, 1 January 2015

Progenics Pharmaceutical (PGNX) as of 1 Jan 2015

This post will analyse the shares of Progenics Pharmaceutical (PGNX) according to the method of Jesse Stine, as outlined in his book Insider Buy Superstocks (2013).


Progenics Pharmaceutical (PGNX) is developing innovative medicines for oncology, with a pipeline that includes several product candidates in later-stage clinical development. Among other assets in its pipeline of targeted radiotherapy and molecular imaging compounds is Azedra™, an ultra-orphan radiotherapy candidate also in a phase 2 study under an SPA. Progenics' first commercial product, Relistor® (methylnaltrexone bromide) for opioid-induced constipation, is partnered with and marketed by Salix Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Wednesday, 31 December 2014

Scarborough Fair

Scarborough Fair is one of the two most famous traditional English ballads in the world (the other being Green Sleeves). The original composer of the ballad is already forgotten, and many versions of the song exist. The song relates the tale of a young man who instructs the listener to tell his former love to perform for him a series of impossible tasks, such as making him a shirt without a seam and then washing it in a dry well, adding that if she completes these tasks he will take her back. 

Sunday, 28 December 2014

10 Tips for Young Wall Street

[This article is from:]

Turney Duff was an unlikely Wall Street trader: He didn't go to one of the usual Ivy League Wall Street feeder schools and he didn't eat, sleep and drink finance. He got his foot in the door (by luck, as he tells it) at Morgan Stanley and soared to the top of his game at hedge funds including Galleon and Argus. He also fell prey to all the trappings of Wall Street: money, sex, drugs, alcohol and power. He chronicles the spectacular rise and fall of his Wall Street career in the book, "The Buy Side." Here, he offers his advice to young Wall Street.

Wednesday, 24 December 2014

The Elusive Superstock – A Summary of Insider Buy Superstocks (2013)

Insider Buy Superstocks (2013) by Jesse Stine is a rare book that identifies the essence of a great stock market winner. This book covers the three most important questions in investing: what to buy, when to buy and when to sell. It is a complete guide to investing wealth to each individual investors, virtually second to none except the classic How to Make Money in Stocks by William O’Neil.

Unfortunately for the busy readers, there is quite a lot of information in the book to digest. To save your time, here is a summary of the most important information inside the book.

Saturday, 20 December 2014

“I Lost Two Bucks.”

[The following story comes from Chapter 12 of Jesse Livermore: World's Greatest Stock Trader (2001) by Richard Smitten. Jesse Livermore, the famous stock operator, was having lunch with some famous friends like Walter Chrysler (Chrysler Corporation), Ed Kelley (United Fruit) and T. Coleman Du Pont (DuPont). They asked Livermore (whom they call J.L.) about a recent wheat trade of his.]

“I just felt the demand for wheat in America was underestimated and the price was going to rise. I waited for what I call my pivotal point and stepped in and bought five million bushels of wheat, about seven million dollars worth.