reading some financial “thrillers”. When Genius Failed by far the best. almost done with it. The Goldman Sachs story: Money Power How goldman sachs rules the world or something was also good, and seems pretty fair despite the lurid cover & title. House of Cards by same author about Bear Sterns not as exciting due to lack of clear villain and 90 pages about the fall of the firm, then let’s now get into a history of back in 1904 Sy Lewis founded bear sterns okay that’s what you start with, nimrod. He gave away the ending in Goldman Sachs book too in the prologue but it was so fascinating I forgave him. The Quants also intriguing. The Greatest Trade Ever is next
I wouldn’t mind blowing up a hedge fund and all my arrogant computer models being wrong and throwing the world financial system into chaos, and my net worth tumbling from nine figures to seven.
the scale may be faulty.
wt (on linoleum floor, AM): 173.6
wt (on vinyl floor, AM): 173.6
wt (on vinyl floor, PM): 173.2
Rex weight (he has to ask permission but he did): 55.6
weight of my father-in-law in 2nd grade/5th grade/high school (i’ve heard all three variations of this story): 35.0
number of times I’ve heard this story: 242.0
Squat: 45×6, 135×3, 225×2, 315, 355, 385, 405, 425, 435, 445, 455; 365,370,375,380,385,390×1
Floor Press: 45(btn)x8, 135×4, 205×2, 255, 275, 295, 310, 320; 275,280,285,290,295×2, 300×1, 275×3,3,3,2
Pulls (0.5″): 135×3, 205×2, 275, 315; 255,260×2
hung from the chinup bar and did some band pulls but not too long and not too many