I took Interactive Brokers (IB) account for trading in NSE (India) around 18 months back. My idea was to use IB API and make an automated trading system to run small scalping and market making programs. IB is probably the only one offering API trading for NSE in India. I made a scalping program using IB Java API and was running it from my MacBook. I am not sure, if you know that a MacBook can sometimes behave like a powerful server.Continue reading
Byju’s TutorVista acquisition explained
An interesting article touching briefly on how con men at TutorVista played tricks with Pearson.
Let’s picture a civil servant called A who finds himself overworked. Whether this overwork is real or imaginary is immaterial; but we should observe, in passing, that A’s sensation (or illusion) might easily result from his own decreasing energy—a normal symptom of middle-age. For this real or imagined overwork there are, broadly speaking, three possible remediesContinue reading
Excerpts from a TechCrunch Article:
Jobs’ relationship with Bill Gates goes back the furthest and is the most complicated. But the two pioneers of the PC era met one last time near the end of Jobs’ life and talked for several hours. Gates told Jobs that he proved his model—of controlling computer products from end to end—works. And Jobs said that Microsoft’s model of licensing out the OS to other manufacturers worked as well.Continue reading