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The K is not OK
December 2020: The consensus is we are in a K shaped recovery - that means winners and losers. What impact will this have on the economy and will the vaccine change its course?
A vaccine: to v or not to v? That is the question
September 2020: The superforecasters of the Good Judgement Project believe there is a 93% probability we will have an FDA-approved vaccine in a year, and enough of it to inoculate 25m people in the US. This is up from just 20% in the dark days of April.
Would a stock, by any other name, rise just as high?
Traditional finance theory tells us that markets are rational. Investors incorporate all public and private information when making their investment decisions. This school of thought is grappling with the field of behavioural finance, which asserts that human psychology and biases also act in an irrational way to influence these same investment decisions.
Gravity: suspended until further notice
February 2020: What on earth is going on? Gravity is a universal constant. But it turns out that zero interest rates can suspend it – in financial markets, at least.
How Corporate America stole its own future
November 2019: US companies are paying shareholders more than they can afford
Has We killed the unicorns?
October 2019: WeWork’s ill-fated IPO is the tip of an iceberg
Mad for growth
September 2019: Investors chasing growth stocks creates both danger and opportunities
A 21st century fairy tale: the venture capitalist and the unicorn
June 2019: The percentage of unprofitable companies listing on public markets has never been higher
On starlings and casinos
Prospect theory, complex systems research and the work of two physicists can help investors make better decisions.
Behind the illusion of stability
The epicentre of risk in the financial system has moved.
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