Unpaid Internships: Yes or No?

Today I want to discuss a growing trend in the industry (and across all industries) and get your take on it. I'm talking about unpaid internships . These internships are being...

Do You Think the Market Is Rigged?

I just started reading Flash Boys: A Wall Street Revolt and I'm not the least bit surprised that I love it so far. Michael Lewis is out promoting the book, naturally, and he...

Uncle Eddie's Guide to Rum

I've been meaning to do this for some time now and, with the holiday party/gift giving season right around the corner, I figured now was as good a time as any. Those of you who...

Great Article on Day Trading

I think every one of us at one time or another has at least thought about walking away and day trading our own account. Most of us never do it (I did it for about 6 months and...

Ray Dalio Teaches Econ 101

This is really excellent. Imagine having Bridgewater 's Ray Dalio as your Econ 101 professor. Then imagine that the class was only 30 minutes long. I can't for the life of me...

How Would You Spend a Year Off?

Have you ever thought about taking a year off? I'm not talking about a gap year or a year between graduating college and starting work - because in this economy you probably...

Drunk Broker Causes "Major Geopolitical Event" in Oil

Every once in a while I come across a story that just writes itself. I went out with a pal on Friday night and got tore up from the floor up after a couple months of pseudo-...

Is This a Great Country or What?

America is not a place without its problems, but there are some things we do better than any other country on Earth. Opportunity has to be at the top of that list. America is...

ETF Stripping and Insider Trading

This post comes as a suggestion from HappyPantsMcGee (or HPM, or whatever the Diddy wannabe is calling himself this week). He asked me to explain the practice of ETF stripping...

How To Get a Drink at a Busy Bar

Some of you older guys might be wondering why I would post something like this. The answer is that the younger guys need to hear it. That, and there is far too much shit being...

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