As we weather the COVID-19 storm thoughts invariably turn to what life will look like after the storm passes and as luck would have it there is no shortage of economists to tell us what life will be like. Most of their prognostications seem to fall somewhere between being the last person on the Titanic…Details
A few years ago, when coaching a group of senior traders at a large US investment bank, one of the participants revealed to me that he was also a tournament poker player and was ranked in the world’s top 200 players. Curious to know more, I asked him what he felt gave him an edge…Details
Harry’s Garage is, in my opinion, the best motoring show going around at present. As to why he sold his Zonda – wait till you hear the servicing costs and that might give you a clue….
Picture the scene: you’re attending a regular medical checkup, fielding questions about your health and lifestyle, when your doctor tells you they can accurately estimate your life expectancy from your answers. Would you want to hear the truth, no matter how brutal it might be? Or would you prefer to live in ignorance? If you…Details
The chart below comes from Bianco Research via The Irrelevant Investor and it shows a potted history of the largest stocks in the S&P500 over the past 60 years. I always find things like this fascinating as they reinforce the understanding that your history is not the only history. Traders who began their careers this…Details
I snipped this out of the WSJ as the majority of the article is hidden behind a paywall but the introductory paragraph gives you the general idea. More here – The Wall Street Journal PS Not so well off folks can also be clueless about such things. Many years ago my recently divorced neighbour knocked…Details
One to print out and stick on your desk as you may never see it again.