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People are not robots

Time for Wall Street to Produce Products for People, Not Robots

Investors have a tendency to unnecessarily intervene and rebalance their portfolios, which often results in long-term underperformance (see chart below). 87 more words

Behavioral Economics

Trading on the news or volatility - to choose a novice trader?

Of course, to make money on currency exchange rates of binary options, any trader should follow the schedule of trading sessions.

But many beginners (and not only) to forget to take into account important thing that can bring them to naught trading – economic news! 626 more words



Like everyone else today, I’m reading Katherine Burton’s amazing inside look at Renaissance Technologies, the greatest hedge fund in history.

Among their secrets – hiring non-finance people with science and math backgrounds, avoiding contact with Wall Street at all costs, constantly developing new edges as old ones grow stale – their ability to stick to what they know works is probably a key one. 312 more words

Black Swans

Volatility is your friend - Embrace it!

“The markets have turned volatile”; “Volatility has returned with a vengeance” !!

These are the headlines that you would often hear/read on the mainstream media once in a while. 808 more words


'Technical recession looms' for Singapore

(Source: business.asiaone.com)

The Singapore economy could sink into a technical recession this year amid fallout from the United States election results, weak global growth and rising market volatility, said OCBC economist Selena Ling. 433 more words

Money Matters

Asian currencies show tentative signs of recovery

(Source: www.straitstimes.com)

Asian markets and currencies inched towards a tentative recovery yesterday after suffering volatility in the wake of Mr Donald Trump’s shock victory in the US presidential election last week. 300 more words

Current Affairs

Impetuous Markets

As regular readers are acutely aware, I’m a big fan of Bloomberg’s Richard Breslow. I’d even go so far as to say he’s a better writer than me (I know, I know, Heisenberg is supposed to exhibit Trump-like cockiness and a unwavering lack of humility… sorry). 380 more words