Category "Investment Approach"
Just how important is a common language to investing? While some investors view it as the sort of soft, fluffy stuff best left to liberal arts majors, empirically—and in our experience— it is an essential feature of high performing investment...
Fraudster alert: 10 ways investors can avoid being duped
History is ripe with hucksters. Investors were reminded of this again this month when stock market darling Gowex declared bankruptcy.
The leopard and his spots: Deception in emerging markets
In a recent National Geographic article, paleontologists reported the discovery of a new fossil. The 126 million year old creature was given the name Cretophasmomima melanogramma which sounds slightly more exotic than its meaning: ancient black-lined stick insect.
The danger in a single story
In the months since the news of the crisis in Ukraine first broke, media outlets have followed a conflict that has gone from an internal matter to one that is international in scope.
The mountains we climb: Failure and the pursuit of the extraordinary
It was pitch black and a frigid -30 degrees when we began our descent. What meagre light we had came from beat up headlamps and the muted glow of stars.
An “escape” from Bangkok: Part 2
I had arrived in Bangkok—without luggage (later found in Vietnam)—after a nearly 24 hour flight. The hotel I chose was situated somewhere near the U.S. embassy; a fact I mention only because its location had been a real debate for me.
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