Thought Leadership

Economic Equivalence

You may have heard of classical economists Thomas Malthus and Adam Smith but not David Ricardo – and yet it…

Rules of Thumb

A rule of thumb is a useful way of problem solving and decision-making based on practical experience, which short-circuits or…

US Treasuries

Technically, a treasury is a place where treasure is stored and may conjure up images of pirates, maps and desert…

Catastrophe

The word catastrophe originally stems from a Greek word meaning overturn or turn of events. In modern English it has…

Mean Reversion

The concept of mean reversion straddles a few disciplines. In psychology, regression to the mean describes the assessment of a…

MMPI Escalator Investment Series

Another good week for the MMPI Escalator Series of investments with a pay-out of 7.60% gross after just one year…

Official Interest Rates

Official Central Bank (Federal Reserve) interest rates are beginning to rise in the US and this is a positive reflection…

Forecasting

A few weeks back we suggested that forecasting must be understood in the context of human cognitive limitations. We’ve been…

Health Checks

Looking after the upkeep of a bicycle might reasonably require an occasional wash, a test cycle and a short examination…

MMPI Escalator Investment Series

This week saw the early maturity of 2 MMPI investment products; MMPI Kick—Out Bond 3 and MMPI Escalator Plan Series…

Forecasting

The art of forecasting is fraught with danger and must be understood in the context of cognitive limitations. Most consumers…

Christmas Greetings

The following medical terms made us giggle during 2016 – hat tip to ASM et al. Abdomen – Don’t ab…