I love alternate indices. RAFI which can be invested through PowerShares is probably my favourite investable index. The other index I really like is the Christmas Price Index. I had written a post on the … Continue Reading An APPLE a day
Analysing this series from a pure numbers point of view and as a portfolio has been very interesting. To see my theory finally come alive has been rewarding. Although I … Continue Reading Analysis Test Series England vs. South Africa
South Africa did a straight swap where they replaced Duanne Olivier for Kagiso Rabada. Olivier’s performance was well below standard. His economy rate was very high. His strike rate was … Continue Reading Analysis England vs. South Africa third Test Match
As expected England played with an unchanged side and South Africa made quite a few changes. Du Plesis was back and captaining the side. Rabada was left out because he … Continue Reading Analysis England vs. South Africa 2nd Test.
(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
The Ashes season has started. Probably it was one of the most exciting first test match of an Ashes series.Australia won the first test match in 2005. The Australian index … Continue Reading Ashes Index
Today is four years since the bombings in London. A lot has changed since then. However the Ashes is upon us again and it is less than 24 hours away.As … Continue Reading Recovery of the Urn
There seems to be an overdose of cricket in my blogs but I cannot help that.All the strong favourites are no more bankable. Australia have crashed out. England lost a … Continue Reading Emerging markets may be better.
England had a successful weekend of sports.However the markets fell and by a bigger margin that Australia. Does this mean my theory about the relationship between sport and the markets … Continue Reading Cricket
(Originally posted on June 6th 2009) I hate discussing finance over the weekend.However I am still reeling under the shock that Netherlands beat the English cricket team. The minnows have … Continue Reading Relationships between sports and markets
(Originally posted on June 1st 2009) A new month and the sun is shining brightly. The markets have been boosted by the news that the Chinese manufacturing markets have grown.However … Continue Reading June Market Outlook
(Originally posted on June 4th 2009) The chances of the Australian cricket team doing well in the T20 have taken a big beating by the disciplinary actions enforced on Andrew … Continue Reading Index investing