One of the few books in my investment library that I still thumb through on a regular basis is Market Wizards – every other book gets read once and then dumped in the back of the bookshelf. One lesson that I took from Market Wizards was from Stanley Drunkenmillar who used to run George Soro’s…Details
With the majority of world markets running hot I thought it would be interesting to compare last years returns for a handful of markets with their returns YTD. In the chart below I have looked at the value of $1 invested in each market for the 2014 calendar year and for the calendar YTD. This…Details
Apparently, Apple has been added to that anachronistic oddball index the Dow. For fun I have looked at the relative performance of the two over one year, two years, five years and finally dating back to 1980.
In one of those wonderful dualisms that seem to accompany markets as prices go up people start calling for them to fall. The media of late has been awash with reports from various poorly performing fund managers as to why the market is about to crash.I understand the medias fascination with these voices – negativity…Details