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
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