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Risk vs volatility: misunderstood partners in crime

Wednesday, May 13, 2015 | More »

I hear these two terms – risk and volatility – all day long, almost always interchangeably. They sound like the same thing, but the truth is although they are related terms, conceptually they can be quite different. A lot of this misconception stems from the fact that traders are the most visibl...


Of alternative boom-bust cycles and crazy e-commerce valuations

Several years ago, I came across an interesting piece of research (by the then-Merrill Lynch). They had analysed long term market behaviour of investors, performance of key asset classes in public markets, and had correlated it with the stage of the economic cycle, and then summarised all this analy...

5 November, 2014 | More »