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This article popped into my inbox this morning – Where the Black Swans Hide & the 10 Best Days Myth Here is the abstract – Below we examine market outliers in financial markets. How much effect do these outliers have on long term performance? Can the investor prepare for these anomalies, or are they truly…Details
We are all looking a bit ordinary compared to the Nikkei
People may have outrage fatigue about Wall Street, and more stories about billionaire greedheads getting away with more stealing often cease to amaze. But the HSBC case went miles beyond the usual paper-pushing, keypad-punching sort-of crime, committed by geeks in ties, normally associated with Wall Street. In this case, the bank literally got away with…Details
I recently came across this paper Complex Dynamics in Learning Complicated Games which looks at why some games are easy to master whereas some harder skill based games such as Go or chess are much harder to master. In simple games with a limited number of moves the most effective strategy is fairly easy to…Details
This is probably a question that many on the sidelines are asking themselves having missed the final quarter rally in equity markets. To be honest it is actually an extremely difficult question for a multitude of reasons. 1. There is the eternal question of have you missed the boat? 2. What happens if the market…Details
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…Details