Whether you’re naked and hungry on the savannah, driving in traffic or at the controls of your favorite video game, being slow to react can get you eaten, injured or splattered across the screen. While we intuitively know this, a new study offers dramatic evidence of how much speed of response still matters: In men…Details
This is an interesting episode from the ABC’s Health Report. Long story made short – the way you think doesn’t give you cancer and the way you think about your cancer once you have it doesn’t determine or influence your survival. Somewhat puts a hole in all those dickheads who post in social media, although…Details
Here are two charts I snipped from Bespoke – those folks who generate massive numbers of metrics very few of which I understand. Whenever, I come across something like this the first question I ask is does it in some way assist in the trading process. Trading is an information management profession – everyday we are…Details
I came across this study the other day – Which Investment Behaviors Really Matter for Individual Investors? by a group at Goethe University in Frankfurt. The aim of the study was to examine various investor behaviours and see if these behaviours had any impact if any upon investor returns. As the study points out there…Details
During my sabbatical I got bounced the video below – it only goes for about 90 seconds so its easy to get through. If you are under the age of 25 cannot concentrate for more than 90 seconds the general gist of the story is that the current market looks exactly like 1929 and the…Details
Who gives a shit is the only response I could think of to the implied question. If you are naive enough to believe that working in the finance industry is the same as doing charitable work in Africa then you are profoundly deluded.
Once again Michael Pascoe gets it right. I worked in broking for years and two things amazed me. Firstly, how little brokers know about markets. They have a lot of platitudes in their sales arsenal but very few have a deep understanding of how the market actually works. Secondly, it is the most self interested…Details
Hi, I’m Caroline Stephen. I’m the host of the Talking Trading radio show at www.talkingtrading.com.au. Each week I bring you free interviews so that you can hear what the movers and shakers are doing and trading in today’s markets. If you haven’t registered on that website yet, what in the heck are you waiting for?…Details