Hugh Hendry's Eclectica Fund has had a great Q4 (up 3.3%, 4.0%, and 5.0% in the last 3 months) despite portfolio risk being quadruple his 'old normal'. How did he achieve this? He begins... "There are times when an investor has no cho...
Canadian Real Estate, the Black Swan and the Russian Bear The Slope upload app does not want to grab the chart of USD:CAD & Oil Index. Click to view the big mov...
The U.S. Case-Shiller 20 City Composite housing data to July 2014 were released and looking at the M/M and Y/Y charts it's easy to see that seasonal buying has agai...
Mathematics or emotion?
Channeling BDI : Coneheads all.
This Is What It Feels Like To Have Your Life Savings Confiscated By The Global EliteBy Michael, on March 29th, 2013What would you do if you woke up one day and discovered that the banksters had “legally” stolen about 80 percent of...
Cyprus Parliament President Says "No Future" Under Troika, Calls For "Iceland" Solution
I didn’t originally intend to split this week’s letter into two parts but due to a special guest writer and the importance of getting to the crux of the eurozone debt crisis I have decided to focus today’s letter on Europe and Frid...
The following fascinating chart from Tableausoftware shows the history of US unemployment by state since 1976, and specifically the difference from historical averages. What the chart shows is that as more and more people have migrate...
While relaxing on a Saturday afternoon, doing some market related work, I thought I would pass this on to my fellow traders on The Slope.A while ago, I listened in on a video done by Tim? Bourquin who has interviewed hundreds of succ...
A brief guide to why China grows so fast