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
(Originally posted on July 9th 2009) I am writing this from the tube. A strange place to be writing a blog from but thank God for emails and blackberries.There were … Continue Reading Relationships
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
(Originally June 18th 2009) There is a Chinese proverb that says “The palest ink is better than the best memory”.It is for moments like this where I believe this blog … Continue Reading Hedging
(Originally posted on June 17th 2009 I have been receiving so many distressed funds that it almost depresses me. Is the market in a worse situation than I think it … Continue Reading Distressed Funds
(Originally posted on June 15th 2009) Maybe my theory about the relationship between sports and financial markets is wrong.If this theory was true then the English markets should have opened … Continue Reading Relationship between sports and markets?
1 hour and 11 minutes till the tube strike ends. Do I wait for the tube strike to end or start my journey now? My purpose and destination will not … Continue Reading Opportunity costs
The tube strike is on. Waiting for transportation is crazy. LI guess the strike is partially justified. Demanding that the employees that made mistakes be given their jobs back does … Continue Reading Do what you want to but don’t get caught
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 3rd 2009) Last evening to this morning has been busy with meetings I have been in meetings, conferences and seminars before where it mostly was useless … Continue Reading A long sermon on a pretty Sunday
(Originally posted on June 2nd 2009) Emotions play an important role in the world of finance.Clinical data rose 7.1% because their flagship antidepressant will not reduce a person’s sex drive. … Continue Reading Emotional Market
(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 5th 2009) I am at the world polo event and was invited by one of the hedge funds that I know. Like others in the industry … Continue Reading The fall of a hedge fund
(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