Simple Heresy

Piece from Science Week about how very simple decision making processes are trumping very complex financial machinations. My favourite part – Given a portfolio of the same 50 stocks, an investor would need to wait 500 years before Markowitz’s Nobel-winning formula yielded superior returns to 1/N, the researchers estimated.



I am a bit of a fitness app connoisseur and like the idea of keeping all my data in one spot but since I am not of the narcissistic generation I would probably untick the box that saws spill my guts and share every aspect of my life with everyone else on the planet.

Millionaire Households

If you were asked to generate a list of which countries had the most millionaires as a percentage of their population would you have come up with this list. Proportion of millionaire household by market 1. Singapore         15.5% 2. Switzerland        9.9% 3. Qatar                    8.9% 4. Hong…


Too Stupid To Trade?

I used to think that there was no such thing as being too stupid to trade since trading is not really an intellectual endeavour. All it requires is a sound method and a robust psyche to keep plugging away with your method. Developing a sound trading system is not really that hard, if you can…


Quote Of The Day

“For me, trading is all about mastery:  the mastery of markets’ complexities and the myriad challenges of self-mastery. “Brett Steenbarger, I quite like Steenbargers work – a copy of his Enhancing Trader Performance: Proven Strategies From the Cutting Edge of Trading Psychology sits in my bookshelf. However, I have to take issue with this quote…


Make Yourself Smarter Time

Okay blogopytes time for some reading. India Is Growing, But Indians Are Still Starving – much is made of the coming of the Indian juggernaut but until they can actually feed their people they will continue to lag behind the other emerging superpower China. The Only Thing That Really Matters. When We’re Cowed By The…