From the videos description – Economists were seduced by physics because it made their claims seem more scientific. Their belief was in the concept of equilibrium, in which it would be impossible to profit from trading around a circle of goods or a circle of currencies without actually producing anything. Of course, that is possible,…Details
This is an interesting piece and Peter Attia is an interesting fellow. Having graduated as an aeronautical engineer he went back to school to pursue a career in medicine. I dont fall completely into the camp that carbohydrates are totally evil (I like chocolate too much) and I have also found that a ketogenic state…Details
I came across this chart from Bespoke. When I saw this file in its orignal context it seemed to imply that a higher relative strength equalled a higher return and that there was a sharp distinction between the returns possible as a function of the size of a given instrument. I wasn’t able to recreate…Details
There are two reasons not to listen to anything the finance media says. The first is that they have no idea what they are talking about (see earlier piece on gold predictions) The second reason can be found below. Charles Payne, a contributor and frequent guest host for Fox News and Fox Business, was compensated…Details
Business Insider..…..While gold prices were on their ascent, we heard some bullish calls from high-profile Wall Streeters that would make dotcom era equity analysts blush. For whatever reason, gold ultra-bulls argued that the precious metal would be worth multiples of where it is today. We’ve heard targets from $5,000 to $46,000.
With nothing to do on a cold Melbourne morning other than freeze to death I thought I would dust off this old spreadsheet on correlations. These are the ASX20 plus the All Ords and the S&P500. Correlations less than 1 are in red and those greater than 0.6 are in blue. Make of it what…Details