(originally posted on December 3rd 2009) I was met by an interesting sight as I left the office. An elderly man was “walking” a Lhasa Apso. However the dog just … Continue Reading Dragging the dog
(Originally posted on November 20th 2009) I have had epilepsy since I was a kid. For a brief period I was drug free but had a relapse when I had … Continue Reading Epileptic Disaster
(Originally posted on November 19th 2009.) These times are different and they express recovery in different ways. You have the traditional J curve which is unrealistic. A W is possible … Continue Reading Square roots and W
(Originally posted on November 17th 2009) Not my words!!! It is one of the many “jokes” that was circulated by Mark Lowe. I do not think that is true. A … Continue Reading Blondes are more expensive than Ferraris
(Originally posted on November 11th 2009) The other day as I read a headline of a lady claiming that a hedge fund manager in the city had sexually harassed her. … Continue Reading Sex and the city
(Originally posted on November 10th 2009) Today there is no other alternative but to invest in alternative investments. However more and more banks and financial institutions are distinguishing investments by … Continue Reading Emerging markets?
(Originally posted on October 29th 2009) “Regrets? I’ve had a few, But then again, too few to mention. I did what I had to do And saw it through without … Continue Reading Regrets
It disheartens me to say this but a lot of private wealth managers and client relationship managers are doppelgangers. LMost of them smile when they are in front of you … Continue Reading The Doppelgänger
(Originally posted on October 27th 2009) Veterans day is coming and the poppy has started to accessorise everyone’s clothing. I hope that what I write today will not come back … Continue Reading Remembering our soldiers
(Originally posted on October 26th 2009) This whole Galleon affair has got me nervous. Where do you draw a line on insider trading? Can something I say about a particular … Continue Reading The veil of secrecy
(Originally posted on 23rd October 2009) I have started watching Law & Order: Criminal Intent again after Jeff Goldblum has come into it.Yesterday’s episode dealt with Hedge Funds. Somehow even … Continue Reading TV Shows
(Originally posted on September 29th 2009.) I no longer feel special. This realisation has dawned on me when I heard a group of grandmothers talking about exchange rates, markets going … Continue Reading Cats in the cradles
(Originally posted on 15th of September 2009) It would be irresponsible of me not to make any comment with the one year anniversary of what would become one of the … Continue Reading The fall of the monarchy
(Originally posted on August 12th 2009) My friend Sunil Chandy made the following statement “A good song is one where the meaning of words and the meaning of the music … Continue Reading Music
(Originally posted on July 21st 2009) One of the best feelings I get is when the “experts” from the major financial institutions comes up with the same conclusion that I … Continue Reading Authors or Analysts?
Matthew Lynn who is a columnist for Bloomberg wrote a very interesting article on whether the seriousness of Steven Jobs health was of material consequence to release the information earlier … Continue Reading Leaders