The Value of a Rupee

May 23, 2011 by

Greetings from India, home of the Indian Rupee. Having previously written about the value of the Canadian Dollar, Chinese Renminbi,...

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The Cost of Living in China

Jul 31, 2010 by

Last year, I went to Germany and compared German and American prices. This year brought me to the Chinese eastern seaboard, where I...

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Living Well: Purchasing Power ...

Jul 26, 2009 by

Often, people say that they wish America was more like Europe, as Europeans supposedly have a higher quality of life. Just as I have...

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Systemic Risk Vs. Idiosyncrati...

Jan 26, 2007 by

Today, the market went down. It went down in the U.S. (IYY: -1.14%), it went down in Asia (EPP: -2.29%), it went down in Europe (FEZ:...

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Correlation: Are these things ...

Dec 16, 2006 by

Definition: Correlation: The strength and direction of a linear relationship between two random variables (historical prices of two...

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