China Investment Co. is hiring

Reading Time: < 1 minute Here is their web site. Unfortunately the decriptions are in Chinese, and they require resume in Simplified Chinese. The positions are based in Beijing. Thanks to my wife who found their Ads at WSJ yesterday. It says apply at their web site: www.china-inv.cn . The application deadline is June 28. As name implies, most are… Continue reading China Investment Co. is hiring

Mark to market hearing

Reading Time: < 1 minute A bunch of politicians (accounting newbies) questioning accountants C-span video here. All right, more finger pointing. Now people (oh, I mean Wall Street and their friends at Washington) are blaming mark to market (wiki), for the financial crisis. This is almost same as blaming starbucks for one’s coffee addiction problem. Coffee, if consumed modestly, is… Continue reading Mark to market hearing

Back from Chicago

Reading Time: 3 minutes First I would like to say Chicago is freezing cold. I did not spend much time outside, but I did feel it when I was waiting for the bus and train from Midway to hotel (and back). It’s a short trip, 29 hours exactly (4PM yesteday to 9PM today), and the main purpose was taking… Continue reading Back from Chicago

Got RIM, booked Chicago trip

Reading Time: < 1 minute Got some RIM stock (Nasdaq: RIMM) yesterday, as I saw some weakness have already priced into its current price. At P/E (ttm) of about 12, and projected single digit growth in 2009 (after serveral years hyper growth), the expectation on the stock is really low these days. At the same time, the newly released Bold… Continue reading Got RIM, booked Chicago trip

CFA, extend airline membership miles etc.

Reading Time: 2 minutes Final push for Dec 6 CFA I Working on Schweser practice exam now. One lesson from last June test is too little practice exam (only one). Lets see if I could complete all 3 practice exams by Dec 5: with careful reviews and reading on weak spots. Unite miles for WSJ I got this idea… Continue reading CFA, extend airline membership miles etc.

Olympic game starts, CFA level I registration

Reading Time: < 1 minute Yes, the game already started, e.g, the women’s soccer. This morning I saw the team USA vs. team Norway on MSNBC. The US lost 2 goals in first 5 minutes, not a good way to start a game. BTW, here is the TV schedule on NBA family (NBC, CNBC, MSNBC, Telemundo, USA, Oxygen). You need… Continue reading Olympic game starts, CFA level I registration

June 08 CFA result

Reading Time: 3 minutes IS out. I could not fall asleep this morning at 5:30 AM, 2.5 hrs before the official score release. Logged into the web, hope to see something, nothing there, watched some Bloomberg TV, and back to sleep (listened to iPod actually because I could not fall asleep). 8:00 AM, back to computer again, could not… Continue reading June 08 CFA result

CFA testing day experience, thoughts

Reading Time: 3 minutes (Update June 8 ) Read couple interesting blogs on yesteday CFA exam. This one from Singapore, and another one from China (in Chinese). (Original June 7) After came back from the Hilton hotel testing center, I went directly to Schnucks store, to get the Stella Artois beer, and 3 oranges. Why 3 oranges, because I… Continue reading CFA testing day experience, thoughts