History Spanish Monopoly - Aphorisms…

from Nassim Taleb.

Well worth the time.

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History Spanish Monopoly - Rise Fenrir, Your Time Approaches

It sates itself on the life-blood
of fated men,
paints red the powers’ homes
with crimson gore.
Black become the sun’s beams
in the summers that follow,
weathers all treacherous.
Do you still seek to know? And what?
Brothers will fight
and kill each other,
sisters’ children
will defile kinship.
It is harsh in the world,
whoredom rife
—an axe age, a sword age (and the sun rises)
—shields are riven—
a wind age, a wolf age—
before the world goes headlong.
No man will have
mercy on another


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This made me laugh out loud.

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History Spanish Monopoly - Why Greece Matters to You – the American Taxpayer

First, Bear Stearns made a bunch of stupid bets on sub-prime mortgages, and you – the American Taxpayer -  bailed them out to the tune of $29 billion in guarantees to JPMorgan, (who bought Bear Stearns only on the condition that the government assume that debt.)

Then, Fannie Mae & Freddie Mac made a bunch of stupid bets on subprime mortgages and you – the American Taxpayer – bailed them out to the tune of $800 billion.

The Lehman Brothers went belly up, which forced AIG to pay billions of dollars in claims on credit default swaps – claims they were unable to pay, so you – the American Taxpayer – bailed out AIG to the tune of $145 billion.

Then the Big Wall Street Banks went kablooie, because they made stupid bets and you – The American Taxpayer – bailed them out with $800 billion in loans. (No, you will not see any return on that “investment”, other than the comfort of watching Goldman Sachs give out $14 billion in bonuses last year.)

Then, Chrysler and GM both came to Washington with their hands out because they made stupid agreements with the UAW and stupid inverstment decisions, and you – the American Taxpayer – bailed them out with “only” about $20 billion.

What have you – the American Taxpayer – received for all this largess doled into the laps of these idiot gamblers? You have the worst economy since the great depression. You have over 22% of the population “under-employed”. You have plummeting home values. You have more tax. You have known tax cheats heading Treasury and the IRS.

Now Greece is going to go bankrupt, and guess who is going to bailout that government? The IMF gives money to Greece. 20% of the IMF’s funding comes from the US Taxpayer, so you – the American Taxpayer – are now sending $7 billion to the Greek government so it can pay its bills.

Spain, Portugal, Ireland, Italy, France and the UK are in line for the same thing.

What can you do about it?

You could start by re-reading the US Declaration of Independence and contemplating this phrase:

We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights, that among these are life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. That to secure these rights, governments are instituted among men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed. That whenever any form of government becomes destructive to these ends, it is the right of the people to alter or to abolish it, and to institute new government, laying its foundation on such principles and organizing its powers in such form, as to them shall seem most likely to effect their safety and happiness.

When the colonists determined that the government of Great Britain – their government – had become destructive to the very people it was supposed to protect, they moved to “alter or abolish” that government and establish a new one that would be most likely to secure their life, liberty and happiness.

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During the Spanish history of Jamaica, the island was relatively ignored by Lord Cromwell decided to break the Spanish trade monopoly in the Americas.

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Slavery, and the Spanish monopoly over commerce, taxes and duty slowly gave . which contains many relics of pre-Colombian history and is perhaps the most

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In December 1762, Silang expelled the Spanish from the coastal city of Vigan and set which, throughout its checkered history extending over the next century, The monopoly brought in large profits for the government and made the

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Mar 22, 2010 A few years ago, she did a new translation of a Spanish novel the globe had voted the 17th-century book the greatest novel in history.

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The most important facts and information on the history of Cuba, The Spanish Crown tried to turn tobacco farming into a monopoly whose profits would go

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File Format: PDF/Adobe Acrobat - Quick ViewYour browser may not have a PDF reader available. Google recommends visiting our text version of this document.by L Gfilvez-Mufioz - 1999Historically, all parts of the tobacco industry have been very important for .. in 1887 in order to manage the Spanish tobacco monopoly. The management

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The steady stream of American immigration from the east became an unruly torrent once the Mexican Revolution broke the Spanish monopoly on California trade.

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The History of Maritime Piracy. Cindy Vallar, Editor & Reviewer . defeat of the Spanish Armada in 1588 weakened Spain's monopoly of the New World,

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File Format: Microsoft Word - View as HTMLThroughout its history, whether as a cocoa, a drinking chocolate . An Italian traveller, Francesco Carletti, was the first to break the Spanish monopoly.

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The defeat of the Spanish Armada marked the decline of Spain as a world power and the end of the Spanish monopoly in North America. Holy Roman Emperor Charles V, marked the high point of Spain's power and influence in world history .

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In October 1977, the government relinquished its monopoly on radio news lead to an improvement in the rather erratic programming of Spanish television.

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Dec 15, 2009 Writes a history of the region upon his return to Spain in 1526, 1575 The Portuguese break the Spanish monopoly on tobacco farming,

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The history of the Philippines is believed to have begun with the arrival of that the Spanish reduced trade by attempting to enforce a Spanish monopoly.

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At the Spanish end, all trade has to be channelled through the official Casa de Contratacin (House of Trade) established in Seville in 1503. This monopoly

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In 1567, he and his cousin John Hawkins had tried to break the Spanish monopoly of the African slave trade to the Americas. When they arrived off the coast

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Although Western time line puts Philippine history in accordance to their to Spanish rule in the Philippines reflects this ancient trade monopoly.

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Spanish efforts to retain their monopoly on the rich profits from trade with their colonies provided a challenge to the rising maritime nations of Europe.

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Apr 8, 2004 From Franco to Aznar: the History Behind the Spanish Elections the first task of government: to establish a monopoly on violence."

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Seville has the trade monopoly for the New World. 1516. Charles V inherits the Spanish crown: 16th C. Suppression of two Arab revolts

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by DRM Medina - 19971. Soc Hist Med. 1997 Aug;10(2):221-42. Scientific rhetoric in the consolidation of a therapeutic monopoly. Medical discourses of Spanish radiotherapists,

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Your browser may not have a PDF reader available. Google recommends visiting our text version of this document.by M CAMARA - 2009 - Related articlesthe Spanish tobacco monopoly, 188796, Accounting, Business & Financial History, 12(2), pp. 317345. Macıas, M. (2002b) Privatization and management

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4 posts - 3 authors - Last post: yesterdayMy own basic perspective on the history of man, wrote Murray Rothbard, These restrictions and inefficiencies of the Spanish monopoly

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Sep 17, 1997 The establishment of the Royal Tobacco Monopoly in Spanish America was a the three stages of the monopoly's history: the pre-factory,

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A History of Belize, Nation in the Making - traces the history of Belize. Spanish treated Amerindians cruelly Spain defended its monopoly by destroying

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2 posts - 2 authors - Last post: Jul 12, 2002Why couldn't the US make its nuclear monopoly after WWII permanent? Inter- War Era, Spanish Civil War, History - Other Eras

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History Spanish Monopoly - Back in the Saddle

Back in November 2009 I made the decision to stop trading. I had been working at it for over 2 years, and had managed to lose a boatload over that time period. It was time to stop, time to regroup, time to rethink. It was a painful decision because trading – in so many ways – is a perfect “job” for me. It fits me in a thousand vital ways. But it wasn’t fitting me in one very important way – making a living.

I stayed away as long as I could – over 3 months. But I have decided it is time to get back on that pony. This time, I am a lot wiser. I learned a lot in those first two years, but the main thing I learned is that I was not being a professional trader. So what am I going to do differently this time?

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History Spanish Monopoly - Becoming “as a little child”

People were also bringing babies to Jesus to have him touch them. When the disciples saw this, they rebuked them. But Jesus called the children to him and said, “Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of God belongs to such as these. I tell you the truth, anyone who will not receive the kingdom of God like a little child will never enter it.” Luke 18:15-17

In this passage, Jesus says that we cannot enter “the Kingdom of God” unless with receive it like a little child. A lot of people think that when Jesus says “the Kingdom of God”, he is referring to the place that believers end up after they die, but that is a mistake. A kingdom is, by definition, the place ruled by a King. The Kingdom of God is therefore the place that is under the rule of God. Or to put it more succinctly: everything everywhere. That means that the danger for us is this: if we do not become like little children, we will be right smack in the middle of God’s Kingdom, and yet not be part of it.

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History Spanish Monopoly - GST in life, business and trading

One of the behaviors I am working on with my clients to is to train them to take a Goal/Strategy/Tactic approach to running their businesses. A Goal is the end state of whatever you are trying to achieve. A Strategy defines how you will accomplish that goal, and a Tactic is a specific step you will take to execute that strategy. For most of my clients, the goals are clearly defined, but the strategies are not, and for those who have good strategies, few have clearly defined tactics. Without clear goals, strategies and tactics, it is much harder to achieve what you want to achieve. Hard work is no substitute for clearly defined goals, strategies and tactics.

With that introduction, I turn to Brett Steenbarger who (once again) points us to a way to assess the mood of the market daily. One of my continuing failures as a trader has been not recognizing the mood of the market, and trading contrary to the mood. It is a continual struggle for me to find the “sweet spot” between “looking at too much data” and “not looking at enough data”, and in that struggle I often lose sight of what the market is trying to tell me. Dr. Brett helps to point the way towards recognizing the data that matters and the data that doesn’t.

Now that I have identified that particular weakness of mine, I need a plan to overcome it. My goal is to execute trades that are consistent with the market’s sentiment. If I am satisfied with that goal, (and I am), then my next job is to refine my strategies for identifying the market sentiment. With appropriate strategies, then and only then am I ready to define my tactics for executing those strategies.

I know the GST approach doesn’t work for everyone, but for those – like me – who need an ordered approach to accomplishing anything, it is a worthwhile model for to follow.

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History Spanish Monopoly - Thoughts on Lent

I came to the Xian Calendar fairly late. I was raised in a church that thought anything liturgical smacked of Roman Catholicism and since everyone knew that Roman Catholics were going to hell, we had nothing to do with liturgy. As a result, I had just about zero familiarity with Xian liturgies until I was 40. (By the way, – just to be clear – I no longer believe Roman Catholics are going to hell. Unless they are bankers. And that has nothing to do with being Catholic. But I digress.)

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History Spanish Monopoly - Cool Sites I’ve found lately

Socialnomics: a blog about the economics of social media. Very cool
Make Use Of: Geeky cool like PC Mag was in the late 80s only very up-to-date.
ZeroHedge: The best financial news site in the multiverse, bar none. And that includes Bloomberg and WSJ.
Freshbooks: A free, online billing system for small business. I’ve been using the Time Tracking feature and love it.

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