Restaurants in Barcelona

Restaurants in Barcelona

I was really looking forward to the food in Spain and specifically in Barcelona! It did not disappoint. Sharing my experiences and review of the various restaurants in Barcelona! The Good Places La Vinateria del Call near Rambla and in the Gothic Quarters Familia Lonja de Tapas near the Picasso Museum in the Gothic Quarters La Casa de les Lletres near the Gothic Quarters Cerveceria Catalana near La Gracia Street The Okay Places Irati near Rambla Maximum Gelaters Des De…

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Switch To Canadian App Store From US App Store Without a US Credit Card!

Switch To Canadian App Store From US App Store Without a US Credit Card!

I recently bought Amazon Echo ! I am based out of a Toronto, Canada. I could not find Amazon Alexa App on the Canadian App Store ! You need that app in order to setup Alexa. I searched the internet on how do I go about switching to the US App store so that I can download Alexa and complete my Amazon Echo setup ! Most of the articles I found on the internet was outdated ( the steps described…

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What Cities to Visit in Spain ?

What Cities to Visit in Spain ?

I had this same question just two months ago in June of 2017 . After doing some research I had decided to visit Barcelona and Madrid in Spain . Now that my trips is almost over  I recommend both cities. Deciding where you go will depend purely on what you enjoy. Barcelona The good : Architecture- If you are a fan of Gaudi this is the place to be . I really enjoyed the Palace of Guel, Park Guel ,…

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Keysight Technologies – Keys.N

Keysight Technologies – Keys.N

I came across Keysight Technologies on BNN . It was recommended as part of two BNN guest’s top picks. Another reason it caught my interest was because I used to use their products when I worked at Blackberry to develop and test our chip set . Jennifer Rahman recommended on her top picks. Some points that she highlighted I found attractive: 50 percent of their businesses is repeat business 5 G deployment will require products offered from this company to…

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Snapchat Put – 32% Return in less than a week !

Snapchat Put – 32% Return in less than a week !

I had bought a Snapchat put on  Aug 7th, 2017 to offset  the downside risk of my equity long position. Especially to protect it against large possible downward movements last Friday – when SNAP’s second quarter earnings came out. I paid $505 for a put contract for 500 shares with an Aug 18th expiry rate and a $13 strike price.  The $505 is the premium I paid for the downward protection.  I mainly bought it to offset  the risk of…

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Free Ebooks from Microsoft

Free Ebooks from Microsoft

Eric Ligman – A Director @ Microsoft in Sales posts links to free ebooks once a year.   I found the list of books to be useful. I downloaded books about the Cloud , Micro services, Azure , Excel and SQL . From his post ” Giving Away MILLIONS of FREE Microsoft eBooks again, including: Windows 10, Office 365, Office 2016, Power BI, Azure, Windows 8.1, Office 2013, SharePoint 2016, SharePoint 2013, Dynamics CRM, PowerShell, Exchange Server, System Center, Cloud, SQL…

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Snapchat – Lessons

Snapchat – Lessons

About five weeks ago I picked up SNAP for a short term trade. I wrote about it here . I made a few mistakes with this trade. Mistakes  I had bought the stock at $17 per share and had watched it run up to almost $18 – choosing not to sell at this point. Greed can at times mess up short term positions. At that time I didn’t realize a key event that was on the horizon for SNAP. The…

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Katanga Mining Limited (KAT.TO) – Sold !

Katanga Mining Limited (KAT.TO) – Sold !

Earlier this week I had opened a long position in Katanga Mining (KAT.TO) for a short term trade. Some earlier posts about KAT.TO .  Today, I had sold my position for a 2.5% gain. If I had set my sell target just a bit higher I could have made a 5% gain. However, KAT.TO didn’t behave as I had expected – wrote about my expectations earlier in this post . I  am human so I do feel bad that I…

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Aug 3rd/4th 2017 Market Analysis – KAT.TO LAC.TO TESLA

Aug 3rd/4th 2017 Market Analysis – KAT.TO LAC.TO TESLA

I had a short term position in Katanga Mining Limited  (KAT.TO) and I was expecting a boost for this stock based on Tesla’s results. Cobalt is a metal used in electric cars similar to Lithium .  Unfortunately for me I didn’t see any sort of gains for KAT.TO correlating to Tesla’s results. I did see a 7% gain in Lithium stocks – in both LAC.TO / LACDF and PE . I own a small position in PE and I just…

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Short Term Trade – Katanga Mining Limited KAT.TO

Short Term Trade – Katanga Mining Limited KAT.TO

I hold many long term positions – I also enjoy doing short term trades.  It keeps me engaged . One of the stocks I  currently own for a short term trade is Katanga Mining Limied ( KAT.TO ) . I first heard of this company from BNN. At that time  I wrote about it and saved it as a ticker I need to do more research on.  From the actions I have outlined in that post I have only  done one…

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