Since the Federal reserve and just about every Western country tried to reflate us out of the 2008 depression, there have been many people crying INFLATION.
Inflation creates a specifically strong reaction amongst many (older) people who’s parents or grandparents were ravaged by inflation during the middle of the 20th century or who bore the brunt of inflation in the 1970s. … Read more
Goldman Sachs has produced a comprehensive yet concise flowchart showing how the Brexit process should play out over the next few years.
The chart, which was in the latest “Top of Mind” note sent to clients by the investment bank this week, doesn’t present any new information but it is a handy cut-out-and-keep guide to the Brexit process (feel free to bookmark this page!)
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As a new General Manager, you’ll have to start making decisions, and its good to have some background on Decision Theory. So here’s some basics on how to think about decisions, and how to assess what sort of risk taker you are.
OK, imagine the following, you are offered a strategy that will give you a 50/50 chance of earning $1,000 profit.… Read more
… your wealth.
“Leverage, concentration and illiquidity are the three things that can kill you”
Steve Cohen‘s words provide real guidance in the current low reward investing world. What specifically does he mean by this and how could it kill your investments?
Leverage gets more investors in trouble than probably any other single factor. The best way I can describe it is that its Gambling with money you don’t have.… Read more
With the start of a new year upon us, its time to look forward to what we have in store in 2015. What are your thoughts? Doom and gloom or a bright new dawn?
Mine are, more of the same, we’ll be struggling through for a couple more years… generally I believe there will be a modest increase in the business environment driven by a more positive view out of the USA, dragging Asia into growth.… Read more