Hougaku Gakushuu Senryaku

That’s the title of a book on the strategy for effectively learning law (in Japanese) I am releasing as a PDF file with this post. The Japanese title would be 法学学習戦略。 Here is a link to the free PDF file: A printed version is available for $7 at this Createspace page. It sells for the … [Read more…]

OPEC Oil Outlook

As discussed in this article by Ambrose Evans-Pritchard in the Telegraph, the “OPEC Oil Outlook” recently published assumes that neither global warming regulation nor electric vehicles will influence oil demand much until 2040. They recommend that firing coal for generating electricity should be reduced to deal with global warming. In other words, they do agree … [Read more…]

Nakamoto SAtoshi

I just noted what you get if you take the three letters spelled in capital above. Of course that may be just a slightly weird coincidence worth noting only for its entertainment value. On the other hand, it may be an explanation why nobody is able to find SAtoshi. I noticed this while reading a … [Read more…]

Get It While You Can

Business Insider has interviewed Jim Chanos, who has made a name for himself in investing as a specialist for shorting companies. Chanos thinks people should short oil companies. Here is his reason as stated in that interview: I think if you were to look out five or 10 years, if I was a member of … [Read more…]

OPEC Failure

Bloomberg reports on the last OPEC meeting. According to their article, OPEC has failed to decide on any significant production limits. In their words: OPEC has abandoned all pretense of acting as a cartel. It’s now every member for itself. As expected, oil prices went down even more. The basic problem with the OPEC cartel … [Read more…]