To call Michael Carroll a loser or any other name that might be deemed appropriate for someone who manages to blow $15mil is an easy thing to do but in many ways it is a simplistic judgement. Certainly reading the article gives a sense of someone completely out of control. However, this is not an…Details
Some interesting developments in metals. Palladium – stopped out after three month run. The entire bullmarket in palladium has thus far lasted since August last year. No signal to go short yet. High Grade Copper – tipped out last session – took off at the same time as palladium. The initial part of this trend…Details
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Richard Feynman has long been one of my intellectual hero’s, a man of searing intelligence who taught himself how to play bongo’s crack safes and pick up women. Not at all the pastimes one expects of a Nobel Prize winning physicist. This link is a geeky look at a hypothetical Feynman job interview. If the…Details
To be honest I don’t know, nor does anyone else despite what they might say. There is usually a substantial amount of nervousness when you have a major markets slip for two days in a row. However, this has to be put into context of the overall gains in the market post the GFC .…Details
…if the Dow is measured in gold. I find this style of charts profoundly inane. You don’t measure the amount of paint you might need to paint a room in the number of babies foreskins it will take.
“If the professional economists can’t predict economies and professional forecasters can’t predict markets, then what chance does the amateur investor have? You know the answer already, which brings me to my own ‘cocktail party’ theory of market forecasting, developed over the years of standing in the middle of living rooms, near punch bowls, listing to…Details