Monthly Archives: February 2013


Bank-Bailout-2   "If Congress allows this meat-cleaver approach to take place, it will jeopardize our military readiness. It will eviscerate job-creating investments in education and energy and medical research. It won't consider whether we're cutting some bloated program that has outlived its usefulness or a vital service that Americans depend on every single day." President Obama on the sequester The President gave that speech surrounded by police and firefighters the implication being that those first responders'

Weekly update 25/02/2013 by A.D

4 Dear all, A lot happened last week with the unexpected Fed’s minutes hinting possible tightening to come, the European Commission granting France and other Eurozone countries some extension for their budget deficit target, and the loss of AAA for the UK. Let’s review those events … 1. UK : the unavoidable loss of its AAA rating   The UK got finally downgraded. It is not a surprise at all though, given the state of its economy. First its government debt to GDP is not looking good

Visualizing Bob Farrell’s 10 Investing Rules Written by Lance Roberts

11 Investor-psychology-cycle-021913 As the markets once again approach historic highs - the overly exuberant tone, extreme complacency and weakness in the economic data, bring to mind Bob Farrell's 10 investment rules.  These rules should be a staple for any long term successful investor.  These rules are often quoted yet rarely heeded - just as they are now.  Bob Farrell is a Wall Street veteran with over 50 years of experience in crafting his investing rules.  Farrell obtained his masters degree from Columbia Business School

Weekly update 18/02/2013 by A.D (in French)

weekly update 18/02/2013 Bonjour à tous, Pas mal de chiffres publiés la semaine dernière, je reviendrai dessus dans cette note, ainsi que sur le sommet du G20 qui a eu lieu le week-end dernier.