Category Archives: Personal Development

2018 Summary

By | December 31, 2018

Work: Consistently placed capital in commercial real state space and in common equities Investment return summary will be discussed in a separate post Personal Improvement: Running and Training: Total mileage: 2107 miles Number of Races: 10 (1 1-mile race, 1 5K-race, 1 4mile-race, 1 5-mile race, 1 10K-race, 1 15K-race, 1 15-mile training race and… Read More »

Santa Rosa Marathon Race Recap

By | September 3, 2018

This site is typically about investments and things in economy. However, I have one and only one other personal hobby, which is in-line with his pursuit of craftsmanship in investing, – long distance running. As it is not a weekly or monthly event for me to run a full marathon race, please bear with me… Read More »

A few recent thoughts on international trades, investing and life in general

By | July 16, 2018

Trade: tariffs are always a mean to the end and it should never be the end Despite various headlines lately on tariffs, and for a while, it seems that US is “picking a fight” with the rest of the world (or at least with the countries that are running a trade surplus against US), such… Read More »

Good luck to all warriors running Boston Marathon 2018 today!

By | April 16, 2018

April 16 is Patriots’ Day – the day marks 2018 Boston Marathon. Currently the weather forecast points to a snowy Sunday followed by a raining Monday with wind blowing against the runners from northeast at 26 mph strength. Look like it is going to be a very challenging race condition. But at the same time,… Read More »

5 similarities between long-term investing and training for (and running) a marathon

By | April 2, 2018

Long term investing and training for (and running) a marathon have a lot in common. I have experiences in both front: I am a long-term investor for over 15 years and I am an active runner raced in 5K, 4M, 10K, 15K and Marathon races. With experiences from both activities, I noticed a lot common… Read More »

Everyone is a company

By | February 17, 2018

It is naturally the case, isn’t it? Your body, your belongings are your physical assets. Your reputation is your intangibles. Your borrowings (credit card, loans, mortgages, excessive level of cholesterol/body fat/blood sugar) are the liabilities. Your wages/incomes are the revenue you earn, the food you eat, the utility bills you pay are the operating expenses.… Read More »