Category: Personal Ramblings

  • Going to Gamescom this week

    Wednesday morning I’m heading to Gamescom in Cologne, Germany. This event is the (unofficial) successor of the Games Convention in Leipzig and will be one of the largest gaming expos in Europe. There will be four entertainment halls with nearly 400 exhibitors from all over the world, all major game publishers will be there and […]

  • One week in Lanzarote

    This year Carmen and I went on a holiday to Lanzarote, the easternmost island of the Canary Islands. It’s a relatively small island located in the Atlantic Ocean, just a bit more than 100 kilometers west of Africa. We left home very early in the morning on Wednesday July 15th and arrived at the hotel […]

  • Daily economics – stocks are falling

    Just watched the latest episode of Weeds, what a lovely show 🙂 Another series I’ve picked up is Supernatural, I didn’t really expect much of this TV show but after watching the first episode I was hooked and worked my way through the first season pretty quick. Reuters reports “socks” fell to their lowest level […]

  • Daily economics – inflation and more

    The last couple of days have been pretty hot and it’s about to get even hotter, so far this summer is lining up to be pretty good. Here’s another edition of daily economics with an overview of some interesting articles and videos I spotted today (or in the last couple of days). InflationUS presents Hyperinflation […]

  • Chart of the day: the Nikkei 225

    The Japanese Nikkei 225 stock index made headlines today as the index had crossed the 10,000 barrier. The Nikkei index has climbed around 45 percent since its March low and is now at its highest level in eight months. There’s little reason to celebrate though, a quick peep at the chart below reveals that even […]