While you may not remember life as a toddler, you most likely believe that your selfhood then—your essential being—was intrinsically the same as it is today. Buddhists, though, suggest that this is just an illusion—a philosophy that’s increasingly supported by scientific research. “Buddhists argue that nothing is constant, everything changes through time, you have a…Details
It sounds like the sinister plot of some straight-to-DVD movie. Since 2009, Volkswagen had been installing elaborate software in 482,000 “clean diesel” vehicles sold in the US, so that the cars’ pollution controls only worked when being tested for emissions. The rest of the time, the vehicles could freely spew hazardous, smog-forming compounds. Suffice to…Details
As a former owner of 1970’s model Datsun’s I can only offer….WTF were they thinking.
Whilst I am not an economist nor am I even a macro trader – I am still vaguely sensible enough to spot a relationship… It is intriguing how little attention this gets on the sell side of economics (namely politics) and the implied problems this creates for the local economy.Details
With the traditional wet your pants month of October approaching I thought it might be interesting to look at average monthly returns for a variety of markets. All the usual caveats about averages apply.
One of the biggest barriers to understanding others is excessive egocentrism. You can’t see into the mind of others because you can’t get over yourself. You can’t overcome your own experiences, beliefs, attitudes, emotions, knowledge, and visual perspective to recognize that others may view the world differently. Copernicus may have removed the Earth from the…Details