I have been following some of the commentary regarding the VIX of late – much of the commentary seems to be of the ilk that there is something wrong with the index because perceptions of volatility (fear) have been dropping out of the market. From my perspective too much is read into a simple tool…

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Steven A Cohen

Cohen is the founder of SAC Capital Advisors a hedge fund that manages about $14 billion. Cohen is considered to be a very canny and aggressive trader who seems to trade a multitude of time frames. Lately however, his firm has come under scrutiny from the SEC regarding possible insider trading. As with all things…

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Much is said of the need for therapy in one form or another. The unfortunate thing about therapy is that it often takes time to find a modality that either resonates with or is effective upon the individual. However, I have through simple happenstance found possibly the best form of therapy for the year, short…

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Well There Ya Go……

The Observer‘s panel of stock-picking professionals has been undone in our 2012 investment challenge by a ginger feline called Orlando who spent time paw-ing over the FT. The Observer portfolio challenge pitted professionals Justin Urquhart Stewart of wealth managers Seven Investment Management, Paul Kavanagh of stockbrokers Killick & Co, and Schroders fund manager Andy Brough against students from…

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Wolfram Alpha Mobile Apps

Those clever clogs at Wolfram Alpha have diverted some of their considerable brain power into generating mobile apps (iPhone/IPad only) Whilst probably a little beyond what most people want it does show that someone is slowly bringing some quality to mobile finance apps which to date have sucked the big one…..

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Email Of The Week

In the weeks leading up the beginning of the Mentor Program we send out a slew of videos and other material to bring people up to speed with the things we will be discussing during the program. The writer of our email of the week writes…… Do I have to watch all the videos you…

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It has been awhile since I got any hate mail – even my blasphemous efforts of last week largely went unnoticed. So its time to tray a little harder – this time I am going to have a go at a true cult – those who worship at the alter of Warren Buffett. This was…

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Lying Bastards

Rolling Stone…..Even worse was the incredible episode in which bailout recipient AIG paid more than $1 million each to 73 employees of AIG Financial Products, the tiny unit widely blamed for having destroyed the insurance giant (and perhaps even triggered the whole crisis) with its reckless issuance of nearly half a trillion dollars in toxic…

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