[in-depth] 2021 virtual in-depth night woo woo!!

Hi! Welcome to my virtual in-depth presentation. I’m Joanna, a grade 10 TALONS. I spent my 2021 In-Depth project diving into the fascinating and complex world of finance and the stock market. I have created a personal guide on how to invest and research-based outlooks on the stock market and cryptocurrency to demonstrate my learning (access password: 2021). Hope you have a fun experience exploring my guide and the engaging…

[in-depth] Be fearful when others are greedy. Be greedy when others are fearful.

“I will tell you how to become rich. Close the doors. Be fearful when others are greedy. Be greedy when others are fearful.” — Warren Buffett GENERAL PROGRESS REPORT  Wow, the last blog post before in-depth night. I can’t believe 3.5 months have already passed since I first began this project. To end off this year’s in-depth, David and I are developing and maintaining a trading portfolio on Wall Street…

[in-depth] in each revolution, we create a brand new way of trading, transacting and storing value — but we don’t get rid of the old ones

“In each revolution, we create a brand new way of trading, transacting and storing value — but we don’t get rid of the old ones” – Chris Skinner GENERAL PROGRESS REPORT  The finance industry is a complex web of interconnected sub-sections that are continuously growing and changing. Stock, the main focus of our project, is only a piece of the puzzle. To achieve a comprehensive perspective of finance, we must…

[in-depth] no one can see a bubble. that’s what makes it a bubble

“No one can see a bubble. That’s what makes it a bubble.” – The Big Short  GENERAL PROGRESS REPORT   The last two weeks began with a text from my mentor. He sent David and me three movies to watch: The Big Short, Too Big to Fail, and Wall Street. Each of the movies listed above takes the complex finance scene and portrays it in a hilarious and terrifying way. The…

[in-depth] life is like adidas and nike, ‘nothing is impossible’ so ‘just do it’

“Life is like Adidas and Nike, ‘nothing is impossible’ so ‘just do it’” ― Unknown GENERAL PROGRESS REPORT   Following the rough plan devised in the previous weeks, I have made great strides in the pursuit of better understanding the finance industry and how stocks and the market function. After an open and honest discussion about our goals for this year’s in-depth and our concerns on the progress of the project,…

[in-depth] the purpose of studying economics is to learn how to avoid being deceived by economists

“The purpose of studying economics is …to learn how to avoid being deceived by economists” ― Niall Kishtainy, The Economics Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained GENERAL PROGRESS REPORT   In the past three weeks of in-depth, I made a surprising amount of progress as the result of my mentor and peers’ aid. Before my first meeting with my mentor, I read and took notes on two books he suggested me to…

[in-depth] risk comes from not knowing what you’re doing

“Risk comes from not knowing what you’re doing” – Warren Buffett    As another year drifted away slowly, the annual In-Depth Project returns. This year, I originally planned to pursue my artistic passion for poetry and its publication, which was, admittedly, the topic I attempted, and failed, to pursue last year. But, after my efforts to find a published poetry mentor was unsuccessful (again) and a careful consideration of the…

[eminent] wang zhenyi – virtual learning center

Welcome to my virtual Night of the Notables Learning Center! I’m Wang Zhenyi, an astronomer, poet, mathematician, scholar, and a fierce advocate of social justice from the mid-1700s Qing dynasty. Today, I’ll demonstrate how and why I’m considered one of the most relevant and prolific scholars of the Qing Dynasty in my personal online portfolio – the password is eminent2020. Thank you for your time today, and I hope you…

[leadership] developing the leaders around me

Session 1: The Law of Magnetism Meaning:  The Law of Magnetism, a main principle introduced in the first session of Developing the Leaders Around You, by John C. Maxwell, dictates that “Who You Are is Who You Attract.” People naturally gravitate towards others similar to themselves, especially in a leadership capacity. It takes a leader to attract other leaders because “it takes a leader to know [other leaders,] it takes a leader…