An engineer’s unfiltered take on the stock market

Asset Classes

  • Equities — basically stocks
  • Bonds — IOU issued by governments and companies when they want to borrow money from investors. Fixed interest and percentage return is based on risk, and they usually have a fixed timeframe of return
  • Property — commercial or residential. Real Estate baby
  • Commodities — Oil, Gas, Metals, traded primarily on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. Futures set the price of these commodities.
  • Cash — Rock hard, stone-cold cash. Liquid AF. Slosh baby slosh


Bank of Banks

Interest Rates


A crude seesaw of price, interest rates, and bond yield

Quantitative Easing


Money Printer goes Brrrrr…..




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