Category Archive: Op-Eds

Ramblings on The Sunset Industry, Bankers and Knowledge Workers

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Photograph courtesy of Ms Jeannie Tan, S.F.. A quick chat with some young bankers, on the other side of 20, who were fresh management trainees not too long ago, reminded me of the… Continue reading

Wake Me Up When September Ends – The Uncertain Days Ahead and Gold

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Some days you will wake up in the morning and feel like you have not a single care in the world and nothing you can possibly do about anyway in our global problems;… Continue reading

Market Thoughts : The US Fed and The Welcome Change of Tact

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Photo courtesy of Mr K.C., Boston.   Playing to forget Drowzee (rare Pokemon) markets with volatility grinding to a halt until Fed chair Yellen spoke on Friday to give world markets direction from… Continue reading

Behind Every Default Was Once A Darling – Swiber

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photo courtesy of Ms Jeannie Tan, wildlife photographer, SF.     Emotions are running high after an eventful week which ended with the release of the European Banking Authority’s stress test results on… Continue reading

Prisoner’s Dilemma Assessment of The Market

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photo courtesy of Ms Jeannie Tan, wildlife photographer, SF.   The ordinary person would not be denying that we are living in strange times these days with an apparently random act of terrorism… Continue reading

My Education From A Bond Seminar

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photo courtesy of Ms Jeannie Tan, wildlife photographer, SF.   The good fortune of residing in Singapore struck me when I saw a policeman the other day who was quite little, whom I… Continue reading

It’s Just Too Hard to Think About Central Banks

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It is just too hard to think about the central banks these days and I, for one, have been rather pleased with my New Year resolution, shared with my good friend, where we… Continue reading

No Business Like The Bond Business As The Curtains Fall

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March 14, 2016 This post was written for http://www.hnworth.com, a site targeting high net worth individuals in Singapore. Have fun reading ! ******************************** If there is no business like show business then the… Continue reading

THE LITTLE GOLD SOVEREIGN

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    This post was written for http://www.hnworth.com, a site targeting high net worth individuals in Singapore. Have fun reading ! ******************************** When your parent bestows a nice little gift of a Queen… Continue reading

Market Views : Negative Rates, Pillow Talk and Gold

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  What we wrote in 2014. https://tradehaven.net/fx-thoughts-a-new-era-of-megalomaniac-central-bankers/ “We all struggle to rationalise in our heads. 1. Is spending a lot more than you earn a good thing ? 2. Is printing money the… Continue reading