Category Archives: Sports

When Stock Prices Become A Social Movement

Stock prices are likely to be among the prices that are relatively vulnerable to purely social movements because there is no accepted theory by which to understand the worth of stocks….investors have no model or at best a very incomplete … Continue reading

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BEST SUPER BOWL Commercials Sneak Peek!

Good stuff! Remember the dot.com Super Bowl ads during the 1990’s Nasdaq bubble?  Dot.coms  with no earnings and big burn rates would spend 70 percent (+/-) of their V.C. funding on Super Bowl ads to generate “eyeballs”?  Moreover,  their stock … Continue reading

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Lionel Messi’s 100-Million-Euro Contract – Spiegel

Betcha Messi glad he didn’t quit now! Lionel Messi’s new contracts with FC Barcelona exceed all limits. Two contracts that Messi signed with FC Barcelona on June 30, 2017 — an employment contract and one covering his marketing rights — … Continue reading

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Dub “Start(me)up” Nation

New cover of Bloomberg BusinessWeek.  Go Dubs!   Number three in 2017–18.   Money! About three years ago, in February 2014, Andre Iguodala spent an off-day during the NBA season at the offices of venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz in Menlo Park, Calif. … Continue reading

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A National Treasure Wins The ESPY Icon Award

Here is actor, Bryan Cranston, presenting  Vin Scully with the ESPY Icon Award on Wednesday night.    Make sure to listen to Cranston’s  wonderful introduction.  It is nothing less than beautiful poetry. “Vin Scully’s narative of Sandy Koufax’s perfect game … Continue reading

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The Pinball Wizards Romp!

Just to understand what high expectations we have for the Golden State Warriors in the Bay Area,  I am a little deflated because the Dubs didn’t go 16-0 in the playoffs.   Tough to live up to those expectations, no?  But, … Continue reading

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The Pinball Wizards

Ever since I was a young boy, I’ve followed basketball. From ‘Frisco down to Oakland The ‘Dubs can whip them all But I ain’t seen nothing like them In any roundball hall… That Steph,KD, Dray and Klay kid Sure play … Continue reading

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POTD: KD N OKC

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Tom Brady: The Greatest of All-Time

“When my information changes, I alter my conclusions.”  – John Maynard Keynes  

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Arbitrageurs Already Exploiting Super Bowl Prop Bets

So, I get a text from my friend,  Ray N., in San Diego regarding our last post,  Ten Strange Super Bowl Prop Bets. The first bet reads: The odds are 19 to one that some fan will troll Brady by … Continue reading

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