This has been a terrible day for experts. Economic professionals were overwhelmingly of the opinion that leaving the European Union would hurt the United Kingdom. And until a few hours ago, the consensus of public opinion experts — at least if one uses prediction markets as a proxy — was that voters would in the end…Details
So I am sitting with my feet on the desk contemplating visiting the girl who buys clothes for me at David Jones at lunchtime, my visits down to DJ’s were always full of little surprises. Before I could drag my arse out of my chair my phone rings. This time it is actually one of…Details
This weeks current episode of Talking Trading ruffled the feathers of at least angry inch. LB received an email from someone complaining “that you feminists complain about the littlest things” My response was that his wife must have been talking about the size of his penis again……Details
With the Poms shortly to decide whether or not to stay with Europe or go it alone the following graphic from the WSJ is interesting. As you can see the Pound has had a crisis of confidence at least once a decade since the the end of the Second World War. It has been interesting…Details
Yesterday LB and I caught up with Mark B one of our original Mentor Program graduates for lunch. As one might expect the conversation turned to trading and Mark made the excellent point that trading is about managing being uncomfortable. This discomfort can come at any time in the trading process and the trader has…Details
Stabilization Stress Test from Photon Bandit on Vimeo.
My junk email folder is a magnet what I would call examples of shit market analysis. For reasons unknown to me several times a week I get emails detailing a given point of analysis on either the entire market or a given instrument. What interests me about the analysis I receive is how irrelevant they…Details
Often I look around and am surprised that it s actually 2016 and not 1966. This is particularly true when you look at the Conservative side of politics where many of their ilk would still like banks to shut at 2.30pm, for there to be a photograph of the Queen in every school and government…Details