The DQYDJ Weekender, 4/23/16 Weekly Roundup

August 22nd, 2020 by 

Still lot of changes on the backend.  You'll see soon.

(Why would I make it up?)

My dad is in town - he says "hi"!

Links We Liked!

  • Nelson at Financial Uproar discusses covered calls, outsourcing them to a closed end fund... and how it might be a crowded trade.
  • (PDF) The CFPB released a study of an under-considered expense of payday loans - that borrowers might not have the cash to pay for them with ACH from their bank accounts, leading to charges from another institution.
  • Meb Faber discusses mean reversion trades, and a possible upcoming 'rubber band' effect in commodities and foreign stock.
  • At Budgets are Sexy - how attempting to be a sperm donor can end up costing money(!).
  • Political Calculations finds a 'hockey stick' in the number of volcanic eruptions recorded worldwide - but what does it really tell us?
  • We wrote about large banknotes, include the 500 Euro and the 100 Dollar note.  How hard would it be to retire them, however?
  • And more on the large note front - have you ever seen a 500 Euro note?


PK started DQYDJ in 2009 to research and discuss finance and investing and help answer financial questions. He's expanded DQYDJ to build visualizations, calculators, and interactive tools.

PK is in his mid-30s and lives in New Hampshire with his wife, kids, and dog.

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