Despite a good showing last night the S&P500 is still stuck in an extended sideways move.
Led Zeppelin has beaten a lawsuit claiming that the iconic guitar riff in “Stairway to Heaven” was copied from Spirit’s 1968 instrumental “Taurus.” On Thursday, after a week’s worth of testimony and arguments, the jury came back with its verdict in a case that’s been decades in the making. At trial, Led Zeppelin members Jimmy…Details
So I am sitting with my feet on the desk contemplating visiting the girl who buys clothes for me at David Jones at lunchtime, my visits down to DJ’s were always full of little surprises. Before I could drag my arse out of my chair my phone rings. This time it is actually one of…Details
This weeks current episode of Talking Trading ruffled the feathers of at least angry inch. LB received an email from someone complaining “that you feminists complain about the littlest things” My response was that his wife must have been talking about the size of his penis again……Details
With the Poms shortly to decide whether or not to stay with Europe or go it alone the following graphic from the WSJ is interesting. As you can see the Pound has had a crisis of confidence at least once a decade since the the end of the Second World War. It has been interesting…Details
With the circus that American laughingly call an election year in full swing I wondered what the had happened to the market during previous election years. So with a rainy Friday afternoon, Google, and a truck load of historical data it was time for some dodgy excel. The chart below looks at the return of…Details
Under Genghis Khan’s direction, the Mongols were as ruthless about stealing and absorbing the best of each culture they encountered as they were about conquest itself. Though there were essentially no technological inventions, no beautiful buildings or even great Mongol art, with each battle and enemy, their culture learned and absorbed something new. Genghis Khan…Details