Recently, I have seen some YTD returns and thought I would collate some of the more interesting ones into a dodgy table. The stand out performer is undoubtedly the Nikkei. Its amazing what you can do to an index when you attempt to do at least something to address inter generational economic problems. From my…Details
I am not a macro investor by any sense of the word but I always find Hugh Hendry interesting.
Why am I reminded of the expression that you cannot take the South out of the Southerner. As always seems to be the case the evidence doest fit with the anecdote. See here and here There is a lot more going on than women simply not being able to do it because they have babies.Details
Over the years there has developed a belief that people in more developed and richer countries were no happier than their counterparts in poorer less developed countries. Turns out this is not true, it seems that the old adage that you can never be too rich, too good looking or too smart has a ring…Details
A remarkably uplifting young man.
This is a piece by David Foster Wallace. I believe that it is part of a commencement address he gave to Kenyon College a small US college. Someone took his address and turned it into this interesting little short film.