TV

I have been following The Atlantics remarkable photo essay on WW2. The entire series can be found here Parts of it as you would expect are brutal in the extreme but it does show the extraordinary resilience of people in times of appalling violence. The current series is about life after the war and the image below…

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Volatility

I came across this interesting little graphic in the NYT at the weekend and thought interesting little picture might see what the underlying article has to say.  To save you the trouble of reading it, the article is a little piece regarding volatility and the lack of movement in the S&P500. The concluding paragraph of the article is as…

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Hedge Funds

The hedge-fund industry just had its fourth-worst quarter on record, according to one industry watcher. Hedge funds lost 5.5% in the quarter, according to Hedge Fund Research Inc., “trailing only the third and fourth quarters of 2008 and the third quarter of 1998.” More here This is not surprising – as I have mentioned before…

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