Author: Timos Pietris

Finding Dory? No, Finding Diamonds

Finding Dory? No, Finding Diamonds

Sure, “Diamonds are forever,” but is the industry? It’s not all that clear.

The Big, Bad, Bloated Fed Balance Sheet

The Big, Bad, Bloated Fed Balance Sheet

Money doesn’t grow on trees, but I guess no one told Janet that.

Uncle Sam Wants His Cut—Period.

Uncle Sam Wants His Cut—Period.

“The place burned down? F*ck you, pay me.” –Ray Liotta, Goodfellas

Appreciate the Depreciation

Appreciate the Depreciation

Depreciation: an accountant’s only party trick.

Economies of Scale(s)

Economies of Scale(s)

Oh, hello there! Welcome to Timos’s Silver Scale Shop! We are a specialty boutique that crafts silver balance scales for judges, and…umm…people who like to balance things the good old-fashioned way! While being a boutique manufacturer has been great, it’s not nearly as lucrative as it sounds (and it doesn’t sound all that lucrative). That’s […]

Janet Yellen and the Self-Fulfilling Prophecy

Janet Yellen and the Self-Fulfilling Prophecy

Damn Janet! Back at it again with the rate hike!

Sna-PO: Ghosts of IPOs Past

Sna-PO: Ghosts of IPOs Past

So much price movement that the whiplash could SNAP your neck.

CDS: Crisis Deflected (Sometimes)

CDS: Crisis Deflected (Sometimes)

It’s like fire insurance; except everything is on fire.

Riding a Pot ETF to New Highs

Riding a Pot ETF to New Highs

Making money from buying and selling pot (without jail time).

Gains to Keep You Warm

Shoveling snow is a lot better when you know that you just made a killing in the market.