Being or Nothingness – Joe K

Being or Nothingness – Joe K

Feb 20

Those that have read “The Psychopath Test” by Jon Ronson may remember the mystery about a book titled “Being or Nothingness” by Joe K. The book was sent anonymously to select recipients worldwide, with seemingly no thematic connection.

Upon digging through some old boxes today I discovered that I myself was also a recipient of this strange book! I’d received it several years ago in a package from Sweden with my address handwritten on it.

Kieran McKenna Starts Mastic Hedge Fund

Kieran McKenna Starts Mastic Hedge Fund

Nov 04

(Bloomberg) — Kieran McKenna, who traded oil for Credit Suisse AG and JPMorgan Chase & Co., started a hedge fund that will accept money from outside investors next month, according to Mastic Investment Advisory AG, his new company.

The Mastic fund will make “extensive use” of options and has a relative-value biased strategy, according to the company’s e-mail. “There are contrasting outlooks from the fundamental hydrocarbon supply-and-demand balance issues that remain unresolved,” McKenna said.

Chuck Norris Trading Facts

Chuck Norris Trading Facts

Nov 03
  • Chuck Norris has no Stop Loss, because he never loses.
  • When Chuck Norris was a Trainee learning to trade, the Markets adapted to him.
  • Chuck Norris doesn’t predict the price of oil. Oil just does whatever the fuck Chuck Norris says!
  • The lie was not that Chuck Norris owned Enron. He did. But he didn’t lose money. He made a huge profit on his LONG investment in Enron. Nobody has the guts to question how.
  • When told of ”Fear and Greed” and their roles in the market, Chuck Norris had to ask what ”fear” meant.
  • Chuck Norris RECEIVES a commission every time he trades.
  • options are a zero-sum game. Except for Chuck Norris. Chuck Norris ALWAYS wins.
  • The world is not going through a food crisis because of speculation – Chuck Norris simply had a larger breakfast than usual.
Traders: Psychopaths?

Traders: Psychopaths?

Oct 02

A new study from the University in St. Gallen, Switzerland compares traders with psychopaths:

Even the experts were surprised by the result. They attest to the stock market professionals with a penchant for immense destruction. The performance of the 27 dealers is even worse than the psychopaths.