Amidst the crowd brawling, diving, flare throwing and general yawnfest that is any soccer tournament came the wonderfully refreshing Icelanders who not only embarrassed the English but gave us their compelling Viking chant.  

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Move On Quickly From Regrets Using This Writing Instruction

Working on self-esteem is not the best way to move on from regrets. “Imagine that you are talking to yourself about this regret from a compassionate and understanding perspective. What would you say?” That is the writing instruction used in a new study which found that self-compassion helps people move on from regrets.  Being kind…

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When new traders move into the arena of trading they face several functional difficulties such as how do markets work, what are the subtle difference between markets and most importantly how does one design and implement a system that is some way logic and effective. If someone manages to navigate this maze and become in…

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Why bad ideas refuse to die

That’s easy – vast numbers of people are friggen stupid. If you don’t believe me just check out Facebook. Today’s rejuvenated flat-Earth philosophy, as promoted by rappers and YouTube videos, is not simply a recrudescence of pre-scientific ignorance. It is, rather, the mother of all conspiracy theories. The point is that everyone who claims the…

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EOFY Dodgy Excel Time

With the EOFY it was time to fire up excel and play with some stock returns. I took the S&P/ASX 50 and decided to see how each stock had fared during the year, this gave me the table below which I have sorted on the basis of highest to lowest. In terms of observations about…

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Culturally Constructed Ignorance Wins the Day

I spend much of my time shrugging off breathless news events. Ebola (now Zika), employment reports, Federal Reserve rate changes, government shutdowns, peak earnings and so on. Much of what passes for earth-shaking news turns out to be, with the benefit of hindsight, something in between idle gossip and fear-mongering. The genuine, not well-anticipated, actual…

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