Portfolio management: lessons learned from Lehman collapse

Reading Time: 2 minutes I have NOT added any new money to my brokrage account since Sept 15 2008 Lehman Brothers collapse, so it’s easier to calculate the performance of my portfolio (+25%, from Sept 30 2009 to today Sept 14 2009), and compare to benchmark (S&P -16.75%, from Sept 15 2008 to Sept 14 2009). We can not… Continue reading Portfolio management: lessons learned from Lehman collapse

Huntsman named new US ambassador to China

Reading Time: < 1 minute I knew about Huntsman (the company) because of last year’s private equity back out from announced acquisition. And I knew Jon Huntsman Sr. found Huntsman Cancer Institute, besides founding the Huntsman chemical company. I didn’t know Jon Huntsman Jr. is a moderate (pragmatic) republican, and he and his wife has adopted a baby girl from… Continue reading Huntsman named new US ambassador to China