Never was so much owed by so many to so few
(Reuters) – Opening a hedge fund is easier now than it has been in years, but keeping it open is a lot tougher, data released on Thursday show. During the first quarter, 298 new hedge funds opened their doors for business, the largest number of launches since before the financial crisis, performance and asset tracker…Details
I just opened up an email account I keep for subscribing to various bits and pieces that I dont want cluttering up my inbox to be greeted by the ASX Investor Update which is always good for a giggle. The feature story in this one is – Shares Look Cheap. My immediate response was well…Details
The following two charts caught my eye simply because of the congestion of price.
UNITED NATIONS — Without too much fanfare, the United Nations admits in its newest report on the progress of the so-called Millennium Development Goals that wealth creation and not wealth redistribution is the main driver behind reduced levels of extreme poverty around the world. Of course, the UN, being an organization that spends most of…Details
Finally something interesting and worthwhile happens in a country whose name ends in stan.
We have yet another country going down the gurgler – this time its Italy. And I’m surprised that everyone else is surprised since if you have ever been to Italy you will know that it is not the most well run place. In fact you get the distinct impression that running a hot bath would…Details
Psychologist: Why we screw up when the heat is on Psychologist Sian Beilock has investigated what happens in the brain when our performance crumbles under pressure. She talked to Tiffany O’Callaghan about what it takes to stay on form under stress, and why being smarter can be more hindrance than help What made you want to research…Details