Tag: economy

  • Bootleg cigarette plant in the polder

    Bootleg cigarette plant in the polder

    A couple of weeks ago I noticed a news item about a bootleg cigarette plant in the polder. First I was a bit surprised, because who would make all that effort of setting up an illegal factory in one of the most regulated countries in the world. And then trying to sell a product which […]

  • November Status Permanent Portfolio

    November status. Saving as if it’s going out of fashion. The total amount of my assets is going in the right direction, but the allocation is still very poor.   Amount Percentage Stock 6.41 5.78% Bonds 0.00 0.00% Cash 104.49 94.22% Gold 0.00 0.00% Total 110.90 100.00%

  • Going English…

    It’s been a while since my last post, so a quick update is in order. First things first, I’m changing from Dutch to English. Hopefully I’ll get a bigger audience, because last years I got very little response. Also there’s another reason. This year I started to blog a bit about financial issues, mainly about […]