Aug 272014
 

Tweet Well. That was a good clever start to an article if I’ve ever seen one. Oh. Turns out I already made the same joke. I even made the same joke about how witty I was in making the joke. It’s all very meta. Last week I re-joined Facebook, after being off the site for approximately the last five years. Why? It’s not something I’m going to admit very freely, but it’s because I may be feeling a little homesick. Nobody ever talks about that with their WHOO! TRAVELING IS Read More […]

May 282014
 

Tweet Oh boy! Not only is the title more clever than that time I came up with Linky and the Brain for a Saturday Morning Dump back in the day, but I’m going to take a look at investing in World Wrestling Entertainment (NYSE: WWE). If you’re anything like me, you’d be hilarious and handsome. You also would have spent altogether too much time in your youth smelling what The Rock was cooking. That’s a wrestling reference. You should expect a lot more of those. Here’s a one-year chart. As Read More […]

Apr 032014
 

Tweet A few months ago, I embarked on a project I called The Financial Uproar Less Than Cash Index (or NAMBLA for short). I’d run a screen which identified stocks trading for less than the cash on their balance sheet, blindly buy all the stocks that fit the criteria, and then take all the gains to the imaginary bank. Because I’d be nuts if I’d risk actual cash on this hair brained scheme. Wil-E-Coyote strapping rockets to his roller skates was a smarter idea. And in my haste to make Read More […]

Feb 252013
 

Tweet Because I spend hours and hours scouring the internet instead of doing anything productive, I’ve discovered a Canadian way to invest in payday loans. And no, I’m not talking about lending your buddy $50 for smokes and booze until next week. Besides, he’s not going to pay you back. You suck. I know, I know. We all think payday loans are bad, and dumb, and worse than a Suze Orman endorsed prepaid credit card. And obviously, I’m not encouraging anybody reading this to go out and borrow money from Read More […]