For some reason I just find this funny.
CONJURE up an image of a financial risk-taker, and you’ll probably picture an aggressive Wall Street trader, testosterone surging as he closes the deal. But new research suggests that people with low levels of the male sex hormone are also likely to take financial risks. Previous studies have linked high levels of testosterone to certain…Details
Well, so much for newspapers screaming that the days of parity were long gone. I think this example presents somewhat of a salutory lesson about trading within a crisis and is and isnt a good idea. It is clear that the AUD broke down into its trading range on the back of events in Japan. However,…Details
Good to see the local Poseidon boom gets a mention.
This is a chart of the Nikkei ETF – I have chosen the US listed version over the local one simply because of the higher volume, greater liquidity and therefore better price discovery. I don’t find the panic selling of the past week very interesting, what I find interesting is that these sellers didn’t seem…Details
This is an interesting article from Wired the science mag. Although looking at the only graphic in the article I am not certain their metric is doing what the article claims that it is capable of doing. If you look at the graphic it began its move towards zero (the crash zone) in 2003 and the market…Details
With recent events in Japan I thought it might be more appropriate to post something more life affriming from the land of the rising sun. This link goes to a site by Garr Reynolds a marketing and presentation guru living in Japan. Reynolds claim to fame is that he is one of the architects of the…Details
Amazing image of the sun
Despite the headlines screaming that the days of parity are over the Aussie doesnt seem that keen to break out of the current congestion.