Market dislocations occur when financial markets, operating under stressful conditions, experience large widespread asset mispricing. Welcome to this week’s edition of “World Out Of Whack” where every Wednesday we take time out of our day to laugh, poke fun at and present to you absurdity in global financial markets in all it’s glorious insanity.
Humble, mindful, curious, and sporting a brain the size of a planet, Mikael Syding is a man you’re going to enjoy listening to. I recorded a recent conversation that I had with Mikael for you but first a bit of background. Mikael managed the long/short equity fund at Futuris/Brummer from 2000
That’s the only way to describe it. If today’s missive is a little shaky or disjointed, it’s because I’ve been running on adrenalin for 15 hours flat, and I’m feeling a little exhausted. We are in the midst of a period of financial history that will go down in the history
Market dislocations occur when financial markets, operating under stressful conditions, experience large widespread asset mispricing. Welcome to this weeks edition of “World Out Of Whack” where every Wednesday we take time out of our day to laugh, poke fun at and present to you absurdity in global financial markets in all it’s insanity. While
Let’s talk debt today. Readers will know that we’ve been keeping a close watch on the global bond markets for a long time now. Contrary to what the politicians would have us believe, there has been no deleveraging after the GFC. Quite the opposite – global debt has been growing steadily by an average of
When my children were born I watched mesmerized as my wife did what countless women before her had done. The physical act of giving birth must be quite simply one of the most painful experiences known to man. Or in this case to women. For some women, childbirth can go
Every Wednesday we’ll be publishing some of the most extraordinary market distortions on this ball of dirt. We call it the WOW, as in “Wow, what a crazy world!” or “Wow, that’s truly insane”. We are eager for the day we struggle to find markets to bring to your attention,
As an investor in private companies, one of the biggest issues you’re potentially facing is a lack of liquidity. When buying shares of a listed company, most of the time you have a luxury of being able to sell your shares literally in seconds. It’s not quite that easy when