Stock Analysts

Apparently when they get it wrong stock analysts stamp their feet and threaten to hold their breath until they turn blue STANFORD GRADUATE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS — Like oracles in the stock market, securities analysts come up with earnings estimates that are supposed to signal the worth of a company’s stock. But what happens when…

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What A Pack Of Dicks

This is from the Spanish – you will notice that the peanuts have also banned short selling of their index. It is good to see that cretinism is a universal human trait as is a complete lack of understanding as to how markets and economies work. Due to extreme market volatility, the Spanish regulator CNMV…

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Jeremy Grantham

Jeremy Grantham the head of GMO is known for his quarterly essays to investors. Unlike other fund managers who letters to investors dont contain the usual postdictive crap and what has just happened but rather look at the big picture of what is happening in the world. Sitting in a Panera in Boston’s financial district…

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The Perils Of Paulson

Yesterday I posted a piece that looked at the performance of various fund managers in the current market. One of those profiled was Jeremy Paulson. This piece looks at some of  the difficulties faced by such a large fund manager whose outlier performance numbers  might be fleeting. The hedge fund manager became an overnight sensation…

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