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New Gudauri Ski Resort in Georgia

New Gudauri Ski Resort in Georgia

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New Gudauri is a rapidly developing ski resort in Georgia developed by REDCO Real estate development company, the resort is located some 120km from the nation's capital Tbilisi in Gudauri. Surrounded by some of Europe’s most dramatic peaks, Gudauri represents one of the most picturesque winter destinations for both experienced skiers and amateurs.  The resort offers fantastic skiing and snowboarding, as well as paragliding and heli-skiing facilities. Gudauri - Georgian Winter Capital for skiing, snowboarding, paragliding and heli-skiing New Gudauri Ski Resort is both a great destination for…

Lindt Factory Shop Induno Oluno

Lindt Factory Shop Induno Oluno

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This Lindt factory shop is located in the town of Induno Oluno (Varese), Italy on Largo Edoardo Bulgheroni street 1. Chocoladefabriken Lindt & Sprüngli AG, more commonly known simply as Lindt, is a Swiss chocolatier and confectionery company founded in 1845 and known for its chocolate truffles and chocolate bars, among other sweets. We visited this factory shop in mid-November 2019, during our about a week-long trip to Italy and Switzerland. As we had a hotel booked in Induno Oluno (Villa Porro Pirelli, Induno Oluno, Italy) after some Google search we found this shop, and that's how we…

Fooled by Randomness: The Hidden Role of Chance in Life and in the Markets

Fooled by Randomness: The Hidden Role of Chance in Life and in the Markets

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I was first introduced to the works of Nassim Nicholas Taleb from a fellow option trader when in a conversation I mentioned the term "Black Swan", my friend told me that Mr. Nassim Taleb is the author of this term and that he actually is quite active on Twitter. I followed Nassim Taleb on Twitter, read a bit Wikipedia about him and basically forgot about him, when a couple of weeks later I was reading another trader's blog in which he mentions that has re-read all the books of Nassim Taleb. Now I decided - I should act, quickly googled which book I should read first - and Fooled by Randomness…

Latest Stock Buy: 500 shares of BGLF

Latest Stock Buy: 500 shares of BGLF

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On January 6th, 2020 I bought an additional 500 shares of Blackstone/GSO Loan Financing Ltd (LON: BGLF) at EUR 0.84 per share.  With its quarterly dividend of 0.025 euro cents per share, this latest buy has a dividend yield of 11.90% and will pay us an additional EUR 12.5 every quarter. Awesome! I have been buying BGLF stock since 2018, in total, this is already the fifth time I'm buying this great dividend payer.  To finance this purchase I sold some of my Nasdaq Baltic holdings (SAF Tehnika) Using dollar-cost averaging my cost per share is EUR 0.84 For the rest of the year, I'm looking to…

Trading Results Week 8/2020 (+$124.20)

Trading Results Week 8/2020 (+$124.20)

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Trading week 8/2020 lasted from February 17 until February 21, 2020 Actually the US markets were open just from the February 18, as February was a public holiday in the US - Washington's Birthday) This was the second week in a row when income from trading was positive. small, but positive.  No new opened trades this week. Wow. A week and no open trades. For me this is rare. From closed trades, I closed 3 trades: 2 futures on gold and one call on FXI Week 1-8 2020 Trading Results So far, after eight weeks of trading in 2020, my total net income for the year is very humble +$338.60, while…

TOP 10 Laptops with NVIDIA GeForce MX230 Graphics Card (Entry Level Gaming)

TOP 10 Laptops with NVIDIA GeForce MX230 Graphics Card (Entry Level Gaming)

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The Nvidia GeForce MX230 is an entry-level dedicated laptop graphics card with DirectX 12 support (FL 12_1) based (most likely) on the Pascal architecture (and not Maxwell as the older MX130). Similar to the faster MX250, the MX230 is based on the GP108 chip. Most of the new laptops with MX230 graphic card wear Dell or Lenovo brand name. As MX230 is a relatively new graphics card, it's not rare to find it together with the latest 10th generation Intel Core i7 processor laptop models Keep reading to learn more about TOP 10 Laptops with NVIDIA GeForce MX230 Graphics Card Disclosure: This…

Winter in Georgia: Gombori Pass

Winter in Georgia: Gombori Pass

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Some call Gombori pass - A Picturesque Road To Kakheti, here at  Piece of Life we can only agree. The road indeed is spectacular If you don't have problems with endless turns or drastic changes of elevation and air pressure, then Gombori road is your road of choice to Kakheti. The pass itself peaks at 1620 meters above sea level. Gombori road is spectacular at any time of year. Small idyllic villages, magnificent sceneries of Alazani valley and Caucasus Mountains, panoramic views, sheep flocks, ancient forests, beautiful meadows and sea of clouds are just a short list of what awaits you on…

Villa Porro Pirelli, Induno Oluno, Italy

Villa Porro Pirelli, Induno Oluno, Italy

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Villa Porro Pirelli is set in Induno Olona, 5 km from Varese and 8 km from the Swiss border. It features air-conditioned rooms and a free outdoor pool, gym and solarium. We booked here a one night stay in the mid-November 2019, and paid about $70 or $80 for our stay here. To get here, we arrived from Switzerland. Induno Oluno is a small Italian town quite close to Milan (some 60 km). With antique furnishings, elegant rooms at the Porro Pirelli include a minibar and trouser press. Some rooms have wood-beamed ceilings, and WiFi is free throughout. Villa Porro Pirelli  Breakfast is served in…

Adjusting Covered Calls: SPCE

Adjusting Covered Calls: SPCE

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Covered calls probably are my favorite options trading strategy as it involves the least risk A covered call refers to a transaction in the financial market in which the investor selling call options owns the equivalent amount of the underlying security. To execute this an investor holding a long position in an asset then writes (sells) call options on that same asset to generate an income stream. The investor's long position in the asset is the "cover" because it means the seller can deliver the shares if the buyer of the call option chooses to exercise. If the investor simultaneously buys a…

Latest Stock Buy: 60 shares of EDF

Latest Stock Buy: 60 shares of EDF

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On January 3, 2020, I bought an additional 60 shares of Stone Harbor Emerging Markets Income Fund (EDF ) at $13.73 per share. With its monthly dividend of 0.18 cents per share, this latest buy has a dividend yield of 15.73% and will pay us $10.8 every month (before tax). Awesome! This buy marks the first stock buy for 2020 while in total this was already third time buying EDF. It's interesting to note that first I bought in back in July 2018, paying $13.17 per share, then in August 2019 paying $13,90 per share and now $13.73 per share.  Using dollar-cost averaging my average cost per one EDF …