Monthly Archives: May 2008

Maphacker 2

Ever heard about Arthur Anderson Accounting? The story of Arthur Anderson is quite ironic, as the founder was a believer in high ethical standards. He, however, passed away in 1947. After auditing Enron, Arthur Anderson collapsed as a company in 2002. The company had 85000 employees worldwide. The big question is, are the Enron and… Continue reading »


Maphacker (noun) – A player who uses a hack to see the entire gaming field, giving him an unfair advantage. The word maphacker is so catchy, though, that I would like to apply it in a much broader sense. I will try to start a trend, and have maphacker become part of our common vocabulary. Also, I will list… Continue reading »

Who’s Driving the Price of Oil Up?

I have to admit it: I’m a speculator. I own shares in the United States Oil Fund (USO). I even own call options on USO. Needless to say, I have made a nice return so far. You have probably heard that speculators are driving the price of oil up.  It’s all over the news. The recent run-ups have nothing to… Continue reading »