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Why a Brexit wouldn’t be that bad. Actually, why it would be good in the long run
Why my 3 investment pillars are short stocks, long gold and buying deep value stocks (and some crazy hype/hope micro stocks)
I’m selling oil and hating on central banks, altering my outlook
Contango risk explained and the case for $10 oil
Learn about an appropriate framework for you to manage your (or others’) money
New Year resolutions, taking stock and changing direction

http://mikaelsyding.com/trader-or-investor-choose-wisely-padawan/

What kind of an investor are you really?

Calculate the Free Cash Flow yield of your investments. It’s a nice tool for an intuitive feel of the valuation
A simple plug and play formula for estimating annual total stock market returns over a given period of normalization from peaks or troughs
IF a bear market has started, this is what it might look like and how you should adapt to it
A guide to back of the envelope valuation of your own stock portfolio
Ten Signs You Are a Market Moron
The market peak is behind us
Time to buy oil? Asperger aspirations

http://mikaelsyding.com/can-you-handle-the-truth-about-gold-investments/

The gold price is at a 5 year low, down by 40%. That’s a bargain (China hoarding, production costs, negative interest rates,…

It is different this time. Are you completely screwed or can you profit from it? This is HOW the situation differs, and what… 
A beginner’s guide with four separate methods for building a robust investment portfolio, including the Quattro Stagione… 
A description of how to proceed with investment decisions on the stock market. Envision what, if anything, must…
 
Learn how to know if you should short the stock market

Philosophy, Happiness and Lifehacks

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The rich enjoy the little things, perhaps you should too (perhaps not)
To want – a deceptively simple concept, but harder to identify than you might think
My core habits and your takeaways for a better life
Don’t fear procrastination; acknowledge and embrace it
– set aside a certain time for having fun, goofing around and exploring like a child, actually like Google
Snippets of wisdom from Retard’s Playbook (quantum superpositioned decision spectrums, prototyping, never try to impress)
Why and how to sleep better
Rest for real, not pretending in the TV couch
Everyday happiness made easy
Take your losses and move on
Origins, knowing yourself, free will, making a change

http://mikaelsyding.com/relaxing-a-one-breath-guide-to-recharging/

10-second meditation. Just one breath.

http://mikaelsyding.com/distilled-wisdom-useful-quotes/

16 useful quotes

 

Aim Low To Get High – how to maximize motivation

Manage and master change -for increased longevity, better stock market investments and happiness

 

On failure. Would you still like your career if you never struck gold in it?

 

What would you do if financially and materially independent?

-Current trends point to an abundant future, but how do you prepare for

that?

 

How to become a finance mogul (but please don’t)

A practical guide to how to break into high finance

 

http://mikaelsyding.com/never-be-bored-again-idleness-advice-from-a-retard/

Fight long term boredom with a battery of… Vanquish short term idleness with mind games “not at office”…

 

I fully understand if you want to try the money game of wealth, things, fame and status before mindfully focusing on…
 
Are you a man or a dog? How to proudly and rightly stand up for yourself and stake your claim…
What You could learn from my experience of buying Zlatan’s Ferrari convertible (and a Lamborghini)

Investing in yourself, Learning, Improving

Can you read this?

Remember to gauge your progress every now and then
All the things that are wrong with school
how (moderate) procrastination is good for creativity. And a few snippets about the technological Singularity and Simpson’s new book
Unemployed? No education? Learn about the blockchain, make a website, a Power Point presentation and start consulting on the new new thing that all companies and authorities should keep on their radar
A practical step by step guide to kick-starting your education and career in the right direction
How to find your best career in the matrix of the Big 5 human challenges and Big 5 singularity technologies
The “Globen” case; what to expect from a job interview and quirky hedge fund managers

http://mikaelsyding.com/expelliamus/

Recounts of my f***d up background and unlikely career (or was it?)
AI is coming. You’d better think about your career and investment opportunities in AI and robotics. And the importance of Deep Work to keep up.
Don’t be fooled by the bull run. Make yourself future-proof while you can. Help stop the Dutch disease from spreading
50-ish book tips, including 10 required reads for all aspiring investors.
How to write a CV and how to perform during a job interview
…and the difference between doing and not stopping
There is no use in keeping silent, hoping to find out for yourself later. It just slows you down, and if you get caught you… 
Avoid stale heuristics and common sense, take the long route, making your job child’s play and find unexpected… 
This article deals with tough short term decisions and potentially negative long term consequences. It’s not trivial to… 
Don’t be that guy. Who? That guy that throws good money after bad, stays with a girlfriend out of pity or finishes…
Fuck you money is good for escaping a soul sucking job, but don’t reverse the logic by launching a meaningless career
Stimulate your brain and have fun listening to super interesting science pod casts, while improving your prospects
I’m not completely against whoring out… for a while. If you know what you want, and the best way to get there is by first doing something you don’t like, then go ahead. Try Wall Street.
Have you noticed how the years are speeding by? It’s because you’re a loser. Batman hasn’t. Me neither. But there is… 
You might think reading the news and going to the gym are important and healthy habits. They are not.
How to bypass your pros and cons lists, avoid procrastination, and make better decisions
I encourage you to emulate Nobel Prize winner Richard Feynman who took radios apart for fun but ended up becoming…
A general approach to life for better performance

The Economy, how to prepare for and profit from the coming recession
deflation inflation sprezza
How monetary madness is ruining the world… and lots of fun pictures, central bank bashing, GOT references and the four horsemen.
If you thought (not) chasing the stock market was unnerving, deciding on buying gold or not, or that increasing… 
 
Mortgage, variable interest loans, education, stocks, pension; Practical tips on what to do with your money and…

Physical improvement, Working out and Hygiene
perfect skin
Quick fixes (mobility exercises) for posture, back pain, injury prevention and more
Alcohol and age (and some nutrition and gym stuff)
6 easy steps for increased longevity – live long enough to live forever
-or how I stopped getting colds 9 years ago, and increased my bench press by over 25% to 310 lbs
Not even Soylentians eat Soylent. They make their own soylentish goo from other foodstuffs, and most importantly they don’t live exclusively on it.
Have you noticed, like I have, that you can keep your face spotless as long as you wash, moisturize and nourish, but… 
The video shows my trembling arms as I lower the almost 300 lbs toward my chest, manage to get it off, but slowly…
3 jedi mind tricks to stay motivated and fit all year round. Keep your schedule as simple as possible, aim for just…
What mobility exercises to do, and how often, for improved quality of life

Book reviews and recommendations (and other ‘cultural’ stuff like movies and TV-series)
SpreZZaturian reads business books
D Carnegie’s famous book on human relations
50-ish book tips, including 10 required reads for all aspiring investors.

How to win friends and influence people

-my most thorough book review yet; you hardly need to read the book
Forget Asimov and Arthur C Clarke. This is the real deal with Simpson, Naam, Heinlein, Vinge, Banks, Alexander, … 
Europe’s best finance minister, Anders Borg from Sweden, is hooking up with the fraudster and pop singer from Army Of Lovers
Hundreds of book recommendations, and why I think you should skip most classic books

Tips, tricks and other
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retarded recounts, and how to craft serious e-mails that force feeds your message to the reader
 
How to mix a delicious cocktail – easily

Site start-up, announcements etc. (not real articles)
The Retarded Hedge Fund Manager eBook
Another interview… This time with the super cool Aaron Fifield from downunder
The Retarded Hedge Fund Manager the eBook
A short excerpt from my book about my time as a fund manager

Chronological archives (newest on top)
career choice sucess happiness
Why a Brexit wouldn’t be that bad. Actually, why it would be good in the long run
Why my 3 investment pillars are short stocks, long gold and buying deep value stocks (and some crazy hype/hope micro stocks)
Quick fixes (mobility exercises) for posture, back pain, injury prevention and more
Remember to gauge your progress every now and then
All the things that are wrong with school
The rich enjoy the little things, perhaps you should too (perhaps not)
To want – a deceptively simple concept, but harder to identify than you might think
how (moderate) procrastination is good for creativity. And a few snippets about the technological Singularity and Simpson’s new book
Unemployed? No education? Learn about the blockchain, make a website, a Power Point presentation and start consulting on the new new thing that all companies and authorities should keep on their radar
Another interview… This time with the super cool Aaron Fifield from downunder
How monetary madness is ruining the world… and lots of fun pictures, central bank bashing, GOT references and the four horsemen.
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My core habits and your takeaways for a better life
Alcohol and age (and some nutrition and gym stuff)
A practical step by step guide to kick-starting your education and career in the right direction
How to find your best career in the matrix of the Big 5 human challenges and Big 5 singularity technologies
I’m selling oil and hating on central banks, altering my outlook
Don’t fear procrastination; acknowledge and embrace it
Contango risk explained and the case for $10 oil
The “Globen” case; what to expect from a job interview and quirky hedge fund managers
D Carnegie’s famous book on human relations
Recounts of my f***d up background and unlikely career (or was it?)
AI is coming. You’d better think about your career and investment opportunities in AI and robotics. And the importance of Deep Work to keep up.
retarded recounts, and how to craft serious e-mails that force feeds your message to the reader
Learn about an appropriate framework for you to manage your (or others’) money
– set aside a certain time for having fun, goofing around and exploring like a child, actually like Google
Snippets of wisdom from Retard’s Playbook (quantum superpositioned decision spectrums, prototyping, never try to impress)
New Year resolutions, taking stock and changing direction
Why and how to sleep better
Rest for real, not pretending in the TV couch
Everyday happiness made easy
Take your losses and move on
Origins, knowing yourself, free will, making a change

http://mikaelsyding.com/relaxing-a-one-breath-guide-to-recharging/

10-second meditation. Just one breath.

 

Calculate the Free Cash Flow yield of your investments. It’s a nice tool for an intuitive feel of the valuation
A simple plug and play formula for estimating annual total stock market returns, over a given period of normalization from peaks or troughs
Stop hating
IF a bear market has started, this is what it might look like and how you should adapt to it
A guide to back of the envelope valuation of your own stock portfolio
The science behind my “Just One More” meme
Don’t be fooled by the bull run. Make yourself future-proof while you can. Help stop the Dutch disease from spreading
6 easy steps for increased longevity – live long enough to live forever
Ten Signs You Are a Market Moron
-or how I stopped getting colds 9 years ago, and increased my bench press by over 25% to 310 lbs
The market peak is behind us
Make that change. Now. Appreciate the cheaper things in life, and never trust company management
Time to buy oil? Asperger aspirations
A new slant on productivity, after travelling and partying
Choose your sources of inspiration carefully
Aim Low To Get High – how to maximize motivation
How to write a CV and how to perform during a job interview
Be open to the possibility of failing. What career would make you happy, even if you never came out on top?
Kiss ass, work ass off. Don’t accept a Back Office position
Do some easy math, some languages, some programming
What would you do if you didn’t have to do anything? The Singularity is near.
How to win friends and influence people

http://mikaelsyding.com/never-be-bored-again-idleness-advice-from-a-retard/

Fight long term boredom with a battery of… Vanquish short term idleness with mind games “not at office”… If 

 

I fully understand if you want to try the money game of wealth, things, fame and status before mindfully focusing on 
There is no use in keeping silent, hoping to find out for yourself later. It just slows you down, and if you get caught you 
If you thought (not) chasing the stock market was unnerving, deciding on buying gold or not, or that increasing 
Avoid stale heuristics and common sense, take the long route, making your job child’s play and find unexpected 
Have you noticed, like I have, that you can keep your face spotless as long as you wash, moisturize and nourish 
The video shows my trembling arms as I lower the almost 300 lbs toward my chest, gets it off, but slowly 
The price is at a 5 year low, down by 40%. That’s a bargain (China hoarding, production costs, negative interest rates, 
This article deals with tough short term decisions and potentially negative long term consequences. It’s not trivial to 
Don’t be that guy. Who? That guy that throws good money after bad, stays with a girlfriend out of pity or finishes 
Fuck you money is good for escaping a soul sucking job, but don’t reverse the logic by launching a meaningless career 
Stimulate your brain and have fun listening to super interesting science pod casts, while improving your prospects 
Forget Asimov and Arthur C Clarke. This is the real deal with Simpson, Naam, Heinlein, VInge, Banks, Alexander, 
It is different this time. Are you completely screwed or can you profit from it. This is HOW the situation differs, and what 
A beginner’s guide with four separate methods for building a robust investment portfolio, including the Quattro Stagione 
The Retarded Hedge Fund Manager the eBook
Have you noticed how the years are speeding by? It’s because you’re a loser. Batman hasn’t. Me neither. But there is 
You might think reading the news and going to the gym are important and healthy habits. They are not.
A description of how to proceed with investment decisions on the stock market. Envision what, if anything, must 
Europe’s best finance minister, Anders Borg from Sweden, is hooking up with the fraudster and pop singer 
Mortgage, variable interest loans, education, stocks, pension; Practical tips on what to do with your money and 
How to bypass your pros and cons lists, avoid procrastination, and make better decisions
I encourage you to emulate Nobel Prize winner Richard Feynman who took radios apart for fun but ended up becoming …
3 jedi mind tricks to stay motivated and fit all year round. Keep your schedule as simple as possible, aim for just 
re you a man or a dog? How to stand proudly and rightly stand up for yourself and stake your claim
ow to cure your restless legs
Learn to code to be change-resistant
Learn how to know if you should short the stock market
Read the right books, not classics just for the sake of it
A general approach to life for better performance
A short excerpt from my book about my time as a fund manager
What mobility exercises to do and how often for improved quality of life
What You could learn from my experience of buying Zlatan’s Ferrari convertible (and a Lamborghini)
How to mix a delicious cocktail – easily
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5 Comments

  1. Damn!!!! The archives is probably one of the best places on your site, allows me to constantly re-read all the best articles, you need to update it ;)

    Thanks Sprezzaa!

    Fucking legend man!

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