But it could also be better….
Recently, I have seen some YTD returns and thought I would collate some of the more interesting ones into a dodgy table. The stand out performer is undoubtedly the Nikkei. Its amazing what you can do to an index when you attempt to do at least something to address inter generational economic problems. From my…Details
Seems to have worked out fine….
The four top performers for the last month were all equity markets.
This is very clever if you have ever wondered what the components of the Dow were at any given point in time. Click the image below to be taken to the interactive site.
Still struggling to move through the 15,000 point mark but November uptrend is still in place.
Source : Bloomberg Businessweek
I have written extensively about Apple in the past in the context of people falling in love with a stock and being blind to any possibility that their decision making could be flawed. This sort of situation which is also being repeated to a lesser degree with gold highlights the myriad of cognitive biases that…Details
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