Saturday, 9 August 2008

Beijing 2008 Olympics

Highlights of the opening ceremony.

You can click to watch the video in high quality.

UN chides media ‘frenzy’ over Beijing smog

BEIJING - THE United Nations’ environment boss has rebuked global media for a 'frenzied focus' on Beijing’s pollution and ‘amnesia’ over past hosts’ similar problems.

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Thursday, 7 August 2008


Along the river during the Ching-Ming Festival

This painting was originally painted during the Northern Song Dynasty, 1085-1145. It was repainted again during the Qing Dynasty. It is measured 528cm in width and 24.8cm in height. It is considered as one of the Great Treasure of China and was exhibited in the Hong Kong Museum of Art last year.

Take your time and walk through this painting which stretches across some length. At each of the three white boxes, click your mouse within the box and you will be amazed.

View the painting here

Wednesday, 6 August 2008

You Can’t Control Animal Spirits

A regulator can never, and should never attempt to, control the animal spirits of the market. When markets are going up should a regulator stop them? How can a regulator “decide” that the market is too high? That it is just a bubble? They can’t -- no one can.

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Tuesday, 5 August 2008


This is my first attempt to use Fibo Fan tool.

Finish Strong

Life is 10% what you make it and 90% how you take it – Irving Berlin

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HSBC warns on credit crisis in Asia

HSBC on Monday warned the credit crisis was beginning to hit Asia as the banking group signalled emerging markets would not be immune to a severe economic slowdown in the US.

Stephen Green, HSBC’s chairman, said the bank had seen signs of an economic slowdown in countries such as India and Vietnam, combined with rising inflation. Falling stock markets had hit demand for wealth management products in the region.

Monday, 4 August 2008


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Sunday, 3 August 2008


I Dont Like To Sleep Alone - Paul Anka

My Way - Paul Anka

Put Your Head On My Shoulder - Paul Anka

S&P emails slammed mortgage debt products

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Analysts at Standard & Poor’s Rating Services warned against mortgage-related debt products in internal e-mails that, in one case, called the complex financial deals “ridiculous,” the Wall Street Journal reported in its weekend edition.

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