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Archive for June, 2011

Baseball in the Garden of Eden

Baseball in the Garden of Eden

The true story of the origin of baseball. [Read More]

Is the West History: 3 Property Rights and Democracy

Is the West History: 3 Property Rights and Democracy

Niall Ferguson how different land-ownership policies in English North America and Spanish South America impacted the wealth of nations. [Read More]

Is GDP Growth Rate Stable?

Is GDP Growth Rate Stable?

U.S. GDP growth and the sources of growth are examined to answer the question, is GDP growth at all stable and predictable? [Read More]

Is The West History: 2 Science

Is The West History: 2 Science

Niall Ferguson explores the role science has played in making the west the most successful culture on the planet. [Read More]

Net Profit Margin and Mean Reversion: Economic Perspective

Net Profit Margin and Mean Reversion: Economic Perspective

Net Profit Margin as the share of output that goes to capital. [Read More]

Is the West History: 1 Competition

Is the West History: 1 Competition

In this BBC documentary, Niall Ferguson explores how competition among nation states resulted in the rise of the European civilization and how it came to dominate the world. [Read More]

Net Profit Margin and Mean Reversion: Accounting Perspective

Net Profit Margin and Mean Reversion: Accounting Perspective

Net Profit Margin as Net Profit After Tax / Total Sales [Read More]

Are Stocks Less Risky in the Long Run? (Part 2)

Are Stocks Less Risky in the Long Run? (Part 2)

The question of whether stocks become less risky with longer holding periods is delved into deeper. [Read More]

A Simple Model for Stock Returns

A Simple Model for Stock Returns

A simple economic model for stock returns based on Discounted Cashflow (DCF) of corporate earnings derived from Real GDP and Corporate Profit Margins. [Read More]

Are Stocks Less Risky in the Long Run?

Are Stocks Less Risky in the Long Run?

The question of whether stocks become less risky for longer holding periods is considered. [Read More]

Girl on the Magazine Cover

Girl on the Magazine Cover

How professional models are photographed, c. 1940. [Read More]

Dragnet: The Big Producer

Dragnet: The Big Producer

A former silent movie producer is caught producing and distirbuting smut. An episode of the television show Dragnet titled The Big Producer. [Read More]

Wordpress: How to Disable Post Revisions

Wordpress: How to Disable Post Revisions

By disabling post revisions in Wordpress, it reduced the database size and allowed the wordpress MySQL database backups to complete. [Read More]

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Investing Returns for 2017

Investing Returns for 2017

2017 was a banner year for stock investors. [Read More]

Timescales of Human Interest

Timescales of Human Interest

What periods of time are of concern for humans? [Read More]

Ocean-Front Property in Arizona

Ocean-Front Property in Arizona

Assessing the problem of Global Sea Level Variation. [Read More]

Investing Returns for 2016

Investing Returns for 2016

2016 was a decent year for most investors. [Read More]

Christmas Playlist 2016

Christmas Playlist 2016

45 Albums, 541 Christmas songs. [Read More]

Battle of Jutland

Battle of Jutland

The Battle of Jutland was the biggest surface sea battle in history. On May 31, 1916 the Imperial German high seas [Read More]

Drie Lilien

Drie Lilien

German marching song [Read More]

Yuval Harari: A Brief History of Humankind

Yuval Harari: A Brief History of Humankind

Photos courtesy of Standard Travel Photos A Brief History of Humankind How did Homo Sapiens come to dominate the [Read More]

Investing Returns for 2015

Investing Returns for 2015

2015 was a poor year for investors. [Read More]

Evaluation of Stock Market Forecasting Models: CAPE Model

Evaluation of Stock Market Forecasting Models: CAPE Model

How well does Earnings Yield Model forecast stock market returns. [Read More]

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