Trading is an arena that is rife with metaphors. Every so often some taking head or idiot broker will trot out Rothchilds remark about not buying until there is blood in the streets. Or you will be told to buy Sun Tze Art of War. If they are slightly better educated (doubtful) they might mention…Details
I has completely forgotten about this. Click on the pic to be taken to a great little time waster.
FOR decades looking after other people’s money has been a lucrative business. Profit margins in the asset-management industry were 39% in 2014, according to BCG, a consultancy, compared with 8% in consumer goods and 20% in pharmaceuticals. The industry’s global profits in 2014 were an estimated $102 billion, allowing firms to pay those picking stocks…Details
The ongoing saga of Valeant and its capacity to make dickheads out of apparently the hedge fund industries best and brightest intrigues me because it displays the power of the narrative over rational decision making. Consider that hedge fund managers are the highest paid individuals in the world and for their multi billion dollar salaries…Details
Here is my idea for running a hedge fund – open the fund- take everyone’s money – buy an index ETF and then bugger off. I will be hailed a genius because I will trounce 99.9% of all other hedge fund managers. More hedge funds closed their doors in 2015 than at any time since…Details