I believe that the economy in the U.K. is on an upward trajectory despite news that may state otherwise. This is based on a theoretical idea which I have christened “The Valentine Index.”
The Cricket Portfolio Index looks at making cricket rankings more relevant.
There is a big difference between betting and investing. Investing in inverse ETF's equates to betting. This article talks about the demise of XIV. People investing in products such as XIV should be given a lobotomy sponsored by the NHS. This is starting to bring back memories of 2008. The culprit was Hedge Funds then.… Continue reading Inverse ETF
Bitcoin: Digital gold or fool’s gold? https://vanguardblog.com/2018/02/06/bitcoin-digital-gold-or-fools-gold/
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 following topics Religion-based Indices Condoms and Chocolates Analysis Test Series England vs. South Africa I am still in the process of tweaking my cricket index.… Continue reading An APPLE a day
(Originally posted on March 8th, 2010) Durex in one of their studies just after the financial crisis reported that their sales had gone done and the average number of times people had sex reduced significantly. Around the same time, there was a report stating that the sales of chocolates had gone up. I told my… Continue reading Condoms and Chocolates
I have always been opposed to investing directly in Marks & Spencer. My view was simple. M&S sat in no man's land. You had John Lewis that provided high-end goods. On the other end, there was Primark. If M&S made a few wrong calls on fashion then they would have a major slump. This did… Continue reading Marks and Spencer