I came across these two videos by Austin Gerig of the Said Business School at Oxford. One of his specialities is the impact of HFT upon markets and the videos below represent the price movements of 40 large-cap US stocks in 1-minute interval without HFT and with HFT. You notice that with HFT there is…Details
They forgot to mention – a massive wealth transference device where the proprietors of the fund get rich whilst the fund stakeholders get a return less than they could have got by simply buying an index fund. Did I miss anything out? What is a Hedge Fund Infographic from HedgeFundFundamentalsDetails
Graham Davidsonwas in a slump, the worst he’d ever known. In 15 years as a foreign-exchange trader in Sydney, New York and London, he’d always made money. Now, in the winter of 2011, he seemed to have lost his touch, Bloomberg Markets magazine will report in its April issue. Davidson’s trades were all in the…Details
In my car shopping times I spent a bit of time with Astons and was impressed at the amount of money they wanted for a car that had an interior like a Ford Mondeo and was clearly built for Hobbits. The interesting thing is that if you see an English review of an Aston they…Details
One of the joys of trading is that you dont really have to be a grown up in the sense that you dont need to go to a defined place of work, put up with other people or endure the childishness of office politics. However, running your own business does bring with it some responsibilities…Details
I often tell people to keep a simple file with nothing more than price and a few straight lines. Unfortunately, most interpret this as cover your charts with what looks to be a map of the Melbourne tram network. It is surprising how much information price by itself can convey to you.
I have long suspected that the majority of CEO’s in the Western world, particularly in the US and Australia are vastly overpaid in terms of the value they bring to both shareholders and communities. Many years ago i looked at the share price performance of companies that had the highest paid CEO’s – at the…Details
This is my WTF moment for this week – possibly this year. Did you know that in Arizona it is illegal to massage a horse without a licence.We are talking about therapeutic massage here, not the you have been out on the trail too long and that filly looks mighty fetching in this light. Interestingly,…Details