I was recently reading the Cooper report on superannuation in Australia and several things jumped out at me from this report. Several are quite telling in what they reflect about peoples capacity to make long term informed decisions and several about the investment industry itself. According to the Cooper Review the average superannuation balance in…Details
And the question of the day is. What’s the one thing we will probably never build in Australia in my lifetime? If you answered a high speed rail network you win the internet. However, the good thing is that Australian Governments don’t have a monopoly on short sighted cretinism. The same debate is occurring in…Details
Occasionally I get sent a link to an article that is misguided that it deserves attention. I recently got sent this link – When its actually okay to go naked I will save you the trouble of reading it by selecting the bits I like the best. To understand why writing naked calls is so…Details
Can someone tell me who are all these sad bastards who are sending me invitation to Linkedin. Is it common practice to send invites to people you don’t know? If you read this blog stop sending them to me before I sign you up to transexual dating service.
You would naturally think that financial markets were hotbeds of rationalism and hard headedness. That only ideas that actually worked would be taken seriously. If you are of this opinion you are in for nasty shock. Any funds under management you have are being managed by people who believe that the best time to buy…Details
Piece from the NYTon how hedge funds are not doing all that well. There is a mythology around hedge funds that they are all seeing, all knowing and always profitable when this is very far from the truth. There are obviously giant profitable funds that are run by sane sensible individuals using robust logical models…Details
Watching stuff blow up never gets old……..
Okidoki…..apparently oil is going to $150. So file this Barrons cover away and see how they go
In trading there are two paths that a trader can follow – one is noise free and somewhat serene. The other is to be surrounded by noise in the belief that this noise somehow brings something to the trading decision. I have just quickly done a google search for the phrase Greek riots and google…Details