I have been following some of the commentary regarding the VIX of late – much of the commentary seems to be of the ilk that there is something wrong with the index because perceptions of volatility (fear) have been dropping out of the market. From my perspective too much is read into a simple tool…Details
Why no Wall Street executive has gone to prison.
Cohen is the founder of SAC Capital Advisors a hedge fund that manages about $14 billion. Cohen is considered to be a very canny and aggressive trader who seems to trade a multitude of time frames. Lately however, his firm has come under scrutiny from the SEC regarding possible insider trading. As with all things…Details
Much is said of the need for therapy in one form or another. The unfortunate thing about therapy is that it often takes time to find a modality that either resonates with or is effective upon the individual. However, I have through simple happenstance found possibly the best form of therapy for the year, short…Details
The Observer‘s panel of stock-picking professionals has been undone in our 2012 investment challenge by a ginger feline called Orlando who spent time paw-ing over the FT. The Observer portfolio challenge pitted professionals Justin Urquhart Stewart of wealth managers Seven Investment Management, Paul Kavanagh of stockbrokers Killick & Co, and Schroders fund manager Andy Brough against students from…Details
I had no idea that there are whales alive today that were born when Moby Dick was written in 1851.
Those clever clogs at Wolfram Alpha have diverted some of their considerable brain power into generating mobile apps (iPhone/IPad only) Whilst probably a little beyond what most people want it does show that someone is slowly bringing some quality to mobile finance apps which to date have sucked the big one…..Details