Posts tagged Bubble

Now is that a speculative bubble or what?

Dec. 5, 2011, 1:39 a.m. Bubble , CLPL , GREG , Ponzi Scheme , warrants

It was only yesterday that I talked about how doomsday theorist are crawling out of the woodwork. It only needs one glance at the top gainers list of the Colombo Stock Exchange for the previous week to know that those fears are justified. Top Gainers for the week ending Dec 02 at the Colombo Stock E ...

The Bourse - A junky looking for a quick fix.

Nov. 30, 2011, 3:56 p.m. Bartleet , Bubble , sec

For the 5 people who have never gotten high, I will try to explain it. at first, before you are really high, you become really giddy and will laugh at the slightest thing. you also may remember random things and pointlessly share them. When you are high, it feels very much like your dreaming.- The U ...

Moving the goal posts

Aug. 10, 2011, 1:38 a.m. Bubble , cse , entropy , sec

The absolute zero of temperature is unattainable - the third law of thermodynamics.   Prof. Jerence Nansel Oleap Fernando better known as Prof JNO, lectured us on Thermodynamics during our final year at the University of Colombo. He likened the attempt to reach absolute zero to a game of footb ...

Double Dip Recessions and Bubble 2.0

Aug. 9, 2011, 4:19 a.m. Bubble , Recession

The grim prospects of a double dip recession appear to be amongst us and already some economists are saying 'I told you so' while others are saying it's going to be bigger and badder than the one before. In response markets across the world have been tumbling. The sell offs began with the US credit ...