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How to Go Broke In Style

I have to admit the amount of money some folks can go through in a very short period of time is quite amazing…. Over 60% of NBA players reportedly go broke within five years of retirement. Iverson, who retired from the NBA in 2010, fell right into that trap. In his heyday, Iverson had expensive…

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Outsmart Your Own Biases

……..It can be dangerous to rely too heavily on what experts call System 1 thinking—automatic judgments that stem from associations stored in memory—instead of logically working through the information that’s available. No doubt, System 1 is critical to survival. It’s what makes you swerve to avoid a car accident. But as the psychologist Daniel Kahneman…

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What Would You Pay To Be Happy?

The happiest man in the world is a 67-year-old Buddhist monk called Matthieu Ricard. He starts his day sitting in a meadow in front of his hermitage in Nepal. He watches hundreds of miles of Himalayan peaks glowing in front of him in the rising sun. The scene “blends naturally and seamlessly with the peace…

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The Decline Of Pseudoscience

Have we reached peak green juice? The New York Times’ Brooks Barnes suggests as much in a recent story about what a haute-hippie refuge in California is bringing to an already over-saturated market: With every mini-mall, gas station and gym in Los Angeles now boasting a juice bar, or so it seems, the truly cutting-edge folks need to raise…

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Information Overload

I am currently rereading Nate Silvers – The Signal and the Noise: Why So Many Predictions Fail – but Some Dont . It is a book that I consider compulsory reading for  any trader. The first part of the book deals with baseball – a sporting endevour which lends itself to statistical analysis and which has seen…

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Paul Tudor Jones – 13 Insights

1. Markets have consistently experienced “100-year events” every five years. While I spend a significant amount of my time on analytics and collecting fundamental information, at the end of the day, I am a slave to the tape (and proud of it). 2. Younger generation are hampered by the need to understand (and rationalize) why something should go…

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Letting Go

Every year I shred all my documents that I no longer need – I find shredding to be very liberating. Just a pity you cannot shred people as easily…. Behaviour Gap is well worth subscribing to for this simple little graphics.  

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Tantrum Of The Week

I was going to drop this into the email of the week category but it seemed to be more of a sook of the week sort of thing. Unfortunately, this one wasn’t sent to me so I had to read it over LB’s shoulder but its contents are more than worthy pf repeating. Our erstwhile correspondent stated that…

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