Physics Envy and Economic Theor

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,…

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Correlations

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…

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