It’s that time of the year again

Planning Fallacy

It’s that time of the year again, when avalanches of New Year’s resolutions are launched with idealistic plans for drastic self-improvement in 2016. We resolve to quit drinking, smoking, or both.  We resolve to help others and to spend more time with our friends and…

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Diversify, diversify, and then diversify some more

diversify diversify diversify

Could we both agree on the following notion? That, in the investment field, there is no one instrument that can perform all the time, and that there is no one who can say with certainty—in advance—which instrument would perform best.  The future is uncertain and markets are random. As such, what Harry Markowitz…

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A few thoughts on our second brain

Our Second brain and intuition

I can literally envision all you regular readers rolling your eyes at yet another “brainy” post and thinking: “Tacomob, haven’t you written more than enough about the brain already?  Isn’t there some other topic on your mind?” Of course there is, and that’s why I am…

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Don’t worry, be …

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… Hmm, I don’t know how that header should be completed. Do you?  No? Then, let’s find out together. In my opinion, the standard saying: “Don’t worry, be happy” seems to be too simplified because not only do I doubt that one can be happy all the time, it also would…

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