august, 24, 2004 archives

selling stock short

there’s things to like about the motley fool, but i hate it when they publish dumb articles like this one that says you should never sell stocks short. the whole unlimited-risk angle of selling stocks short is completely oversold. you see, there’s this thing called a stop order….

fun with archives

rescued from an old disk: trained monkey, before october 1998 and trained monkey, circa november 1998. i just renamed some .php3 files to .php, and fixed up some paths so the right images would load and the links would go to the right places.

i think the original design actually holds up pretty well, although the content is sparse. the later design has the fun fake history of the company, but otherwise doesn’t work as well. but it was the beginning of the hanging-monkey logo, which i only recently abandoned.

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