samedi 19 mai 2018

Ada PDF Writer v.004

Thanks to a nice contribution by G. CannoneA.R.I. Srl, the documents produced by my open-source component Ada PDF Writer now pass a popular online PDF validator.

Additionally you can see Ada PDF Writer in action here:

Ada PDF Writer producing parcel labels programmatically - click image to enlarge.

More informations and screenshots on Ada PDF Writer can be found here.


jeudi 22 mars 2018

Avindex 1.0 and other indices, snapshot 2018.03.22

Avindex 1.0 - Click to enlarge

Dow Jones - Click to enlarge

Dow Jones - Click to enlarge

Fed Fund rates and LIBOR (in USD) - Click to enlarge

Fed Fund rates and LIBOR (in USD) - Click to enlarge

dimanche 18 mars 2018

LEA with integrated mini-pseudo-compiler

A dream come true: 
  • you have a small algorithm in Ada to be tested
  • you punch a key
  • the result appears immediately

LEA at work - click to enlarge

Of course the work has just begun...

Link to the LEA project: here.

dimanche 11 mars 2018

dimanche 4 mars 2018

Avindex 1.0, snapshot 2018.03.04

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Party is still going on the high-yield / junk bond side (the heavy weight of our index).
On the stocks side, despite a few recent hiccups, leveraged speculation is at record levels, according to margin debt statistics:

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It will be interesting to see when the rate hikes will begin to spoil the party.

Fed Fund rates and LIBOR (in USD) - Click to enlarge

Or perhaps it is already happenning? Assuming general debt levels have doubled since last crisis (to be confirmed by further research), the "pain threshold" should be logically now around 2.5% (then, it was around 5%). 

Fed Fund rates and LIBOR (in USD) - Click to enlarge


mardi 27 février 2018

The Davos Top

The Davos Top - one month later...

Dow Jones & comments from the Very Stable Genius (click to make picture bigger)


Dow Jones, long-term  (click to make picture bigger)

Meanwhile, short-term interest rates are climbing to around 2% (longer-term rates are climbing as well), after a decade of free credit - i.e. almost interest-free leverage, margin investing, corporate buybacks, corporate debt, consumer debt, auto loans, mortgages... That is, higher rates will be a hurdle to the leveraged investors in stocks, the indebted companies's shares, and the companies' customers - in the end: the consumers, who are leveraged as well!

Libor USD (click to make picture bigger)

jeudi 8 février 2018

Big mistake!

Tweet of the day: "Big mistake!" 👌😰


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Click to make it bigger

Ada PDF Writer v.004

Thanks to a nice contribution by G. Cannone @  A.R.I. Srl , the documents produced by my open-source component  Ada PDF Writer  now pass a...