Category: Chris

Don’t Ever Say THIS to Me!

“Oh, but he’s ex-Goldman Sachs.” This post is dedicated to our friend Greg Miller of Myanmar Capital Partners who, though he’s an “ex-hot shot investment banker”, remains an exceptional individual and a talented professional. In the world of private equity, the statement above tends to crop up often. It is brandished

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The Next Big Thing in Finance!

That’s what its being called. Crowdfinance or crowdfunding, is a space we’ve spoken about repeatedly on this site. Mainstream media have been a little slow to wake up to it, but wake up to it they will. It is MASSIVELY DISRUPTIVE, and the implications for traditional brokers, investment bankers, venture

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Gold For Delivery Please!

Government corruption. Tautology. “The extent of corruption in Europe is ‘breathtaking’ and it costs the EU economy at least 120bn Euros, annually the European commission says.” There you have it. This statement comes directly from the European commission in a recently published report, almost certainly an incompetent bureaucratic nightmare itself

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The #1 Investment Going into 2014?

What should we expect after eating an exceptionally spicy 3-day-old, reheated “jungle curry” from a Mumbai Street Hawker? Decisions made when investing, trading, and in fact almost any business all center around the calculation of probabilities. Probabilities for some things are easier to determine than others, which is where I’m

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