Category Archives: Arbitrage

P2P Lending: Lending Club Review – Follow Up

Back in June of last year I wrote about Lending Club.  It has been about 9 months and I am ready to offer my experience and opinion about the site and its value proposition to the average Jane and John Doe. … Continue reading

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Energy Aware Internet Routing

Technology Review reports today about a new energy aware internet routing process.  Some folks at MIT, Carnegie Mellon and Akamai looked into energy price fluctuations and data center loads across the country to see if there could be any cost savings to rerouting data … Continue reading

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Zero Sum Real Estate

Back in the late 90’s and early 2000 the rage was making a quick buck in the stock market. You could throw a dart at a moving stock ticker and still make money. Authors, talk show hosts, and other ‘experts’ … Continue reading

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Its Your Money, BUT…..

The Times reports in this article that you can now make an arbitrage profit off of all those pennies and nickels lying around… in theory that is. Increasing metals prices has driven the value of pennies and nickels to more … Continue reading

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Conditional Probability and Arbitrage

The relationship between arbitrage opportunity and conditional probability appears to be so straightforward that it may seem dull to dig any deeper; but I consider it interesting and quite revealing. What is arbitrage? The concept of arbitrage is very simple: … Continue reading

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