Todays WTF Moment

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Wow…. Just…Wow

Pacific Investment Management Co. paid its former Chief Investment Officer Bill Gross a bonus of about $290 million in 2013, a year in which his Total Return Fund (PTTRX) trailed a majority of peers, according to documents provided to Bloomberg View by someone with knowledge of Pimco’s bonus policies. Mohamed El-Erian, 56, the former chief executive officer who previously…

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ASX 200 Versus Small Ordinaries

Looking at returns for the top 20 got me thinking about the notion of indices primarily dominated by large caps (top20) and those that were made up of smaller issues. This in some ways confirms my notion that the performance of the local market has been extremely secular and does not have broad support. You…

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With nothing to do on a Sunday afternoon I thought I would have a bit of a play with excel and look at the returns for ASX Top 20 shares. I have split the returns into 1 year, 5 year and 10 years. I have also looked at the maximum drawdown that occurred during that…

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It has been sometime since I posted a chart of the less glamorous metals. If I could characterise the multi-year performance of this issues it would best be summed up by the word drift. The only real stand out in recent times has been the performance of Aluminium and Uranium. Click the chart below for…

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Gold….Maybe Not The End Of The World

First a personal disclaimer – I am short gold and have been for sometime. However, something about  the current market action intrigues me and my interest is catalysed by the comments that surround gold from both bulls and bears. Of late bearish articles regarding gold have been in the ascendency with predictions that gold might…

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Forex Investors May Face $1 Billion Loss

I have to admit that for some reason I find it hard to feel sorry for these people. It is a sad event that people are conned out of their hard earned money. However, you have to posses a remarkable naivety to believe that someone else can make you 1% per day on your capital.…

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Can Money Buy You Happiness?

At the risk of sounding crass – f@3k yes…… It’s an age-old question: Can money buy happiness? Over the past few years, new research has given us a much deeper understanding of the relationship between what we earn and how we feel. Economists have been scrutinizing the links between income and happiness across nations, and…

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‘YES!’ Moves you ‘No’ doesn’t…

I thought you may like to see a great article from my friend Rik Schnabel. If you like it, and you’d like to subscribe to his newsletter (where I swiped this article from – with his permission, of course… click here). ‘YES!’ Moves you ‘No’ doesn’t… It’s amazing how just one tiny, two letter word…

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