I came across a piece titled The Best Ten Years Ever and being a student of market history I took more than a cursory glance. The article is filled with some very interesting charts based around the S&P500 and a series of metrics measuring performance. Things like this appeal to me because they offer a…Details
Can you guess what that subject is? A study that involved 4,500 couples, came up with some fascinating results. Co-author, Dr Sonya Britt-Lutter said: “Arguments about money are the top predictor of divorce. It’s not children, in-laws or anything else. It’s money – for both men and women.” The study controlled for income, debt and…Details
ACCORDING TO THE Harvard Business Review, more people under the age of 45 (43%) say they’re ‘constantly exhausted at work’, instead of over the age of 45 (35%). Funnily enough… the least exhausted are those greater than 60 years old. So, it might be time that we stopped using age as an excuse for not…Details
SCENE: EXCLUSIVE INTERNATIONAL tropical hotel. I’m sitting by the pool, margarita in hand, sunglasses on – looking at share charts on my laptop. Mid 60s deck chair neighbour wearing retina-damaging speedos, a forest of body hair, sporting an over-tanned big brown belly leans over to me. “What’s that you’re looking at, love?” Me: “Share charts”…Details
Image and blog title courtesy of the good Dr Joe….
The first time hedge fund legend Paul Tudor Jones met quant maven John Overdeck was over a greasy meal of cut-price pepperoni pizza. It was January 2001, and the two were dining at the Pizza Hut in Greenwich, Connecticut — “my Sunday evening go-to restaurant,” according to Jones — to discuss a business plan for…Details
Back in 2009, a research team at Bangor University in Wales published a study showing that mental fatigue impairs physical performance. Subjects spent 90 minutes sitting in front of a computer screen either watching a bland documentary or playing a simple but focus-demanding computer game. Afterwards, when they hopped on an exercise bike for a time-to-exhaustion test,…Details