The Beginners’ Guide To Risk Environments (TLDR friendly!)

There are two main risk environments that can be observed in the markets - "risk on" and "risk off". As their names imply, the changes in market participants' risk appetite is reflected from the assets they choose to allocate their money in. Risk-on (Bullish) In a risk-on environment, market participants are optimistic about the future … Continue reading The Beginners’ Guide To Risk Environments (TLDR friendly!)

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The Biggest Alcohol Producers that anyone can Invest In

This article is purely for informational purposes only. This is not meant as investment advice nor is it encouraging alcoholism. Please do your own due diligence before you invest in any company.   Kwei Chaw Moutai As its name already suggests, Kwei Chow Moutai specialises in producing Moutai, a brand of Chinese baijiu. It was … Continue reading The Biggest Alcohol Producers that anyone can Invest In

Poker Table to Hedgefund: An unconventional talent acquisition.

One of the world's most successful hedgefunds, Bridgewater Associates, explored an unusual approach to talent acquisition earlier this year. Bridgewater, founded by American billionaire investor Ray Dalio turned to the poker tables when they decided to hire professional poker player Vanessa Selbst. Vanessa Selbst won close to $12 million during her poker stint as is considered the … Continue reading Poker Table to Hedgefund: An unconventional talent acquisition.

Trading vs Poker: “Same same but different?”

This article starts with a tinge of colloquialism - "same same but different". Today, we understand how trading and poker have a few things in common. In both fields, you will find consistently profitable individuals that have made a fortune across decades. Now, if you've never studied poker like a math subject, you'd probably think its … Continue reading Trading vs Poker: “Same same but different?”

The Best Investors You Probably Havent Heard Of

Most people new to investing would have only heard of Warren Buffett and George Soros. So to broaden your horizons here are 3 great investors who have consistently achieved spectacular returns and books that can help you achieve similar returns.

An Alternative Way To Invest In Real Estate

The Asian investment philosophy emphasizes on the merits of having real estate within an investment portfolio, preferably one that generates regular cash flow. Some of the wealthiest people in Asia own multiple real estate across the region and have benefitted greatly from its capital appreciation. However, the biggest barrier to entry for real estate investment … Continue reading An Alternative Way To Invest In Real Estate

Book Review: The Wisdom of Finance

Money is a kind of poetry - Wallace Stevens, Adagia in Opus Posthumous The Wisdom of Finance is a brilliant take on the basics of Finance and introduces a fresh new perspective on financial concepts using literature and history to convey ways in which finance can influence and help us in our daily lives. Regardless … Continue reading Book Review: The Wisdom of Finance

Investment Ideas: iPhone X Suppliers

I'm always frustrated by the lack of investment ideas I have. Just like many other investors, I usually look at the main brands and companies that are openly present in our everyday lives such as Apple, Amazon, and Google. (Ok that is an exaggeration) But I wanted to change that and start looking for more … Continue reading Investment Ideas: iPhone X Suppliers

How to Beat the Market with Almost No Market Risk

The Magic of Convertible Bond Hedging A friend of mine recently introduced me to The David Rubenstein Show: Peer to Peer Conversations where David, the Founder of the Carlyle Group (Private Equity Firm) interviews other leaders in America’s companies to find out what makes a great leader. But, essentially it’s basically a super-rich dude also … Continue reading How to Beat the Market with Almost No Market Risk