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Texas Pension Fund Takes Stake in Bridgewater

Texas Pension Fund Takes Stake in Bridgewater

The Teacher Retirement System of Texas has taken an equity stake in one of the world’s largest hedge funds, Bridgewater Associates. In a deal finalized earlier this week, the approximately $100 billion pension fund will own a small share of […]

Good Reading

Good Reading

Facts and Figures In 1900, American farmers needed an average of three hours of labor to produce 1 kg of wheat. In 2000, they needed 1-2 seconds. In 1900, about 40% of the American labor force was employed in agriculture. […]

Musings on the “400% Man”

Musings on the “400% Man”

When I read the following article at SmartMoney, I said to myself. “I have done almost as well, I am more diversified, and I am willing to explain more of what I do.” Truth is, clever investors, or lucky investors can […]

Micrel Inc: CEO Responds to Comments ($MCRL)

Micrel Inc: CEO Responds to Comments ($MCRL)

In my previous write-ups on Micrel Inc (NASDAQ: MCRL) (found here, here and here), comments were left which President and CEO Ray Zinn wished to respond to. He has informed me of his desire not to get into a pissing match online (my words, not his), […]