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The Investment Office system of knowledge organization, by which resources are arranged and ordered systematically, using an experimental multi-dimensional approach to the domain.

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Beyond Finance Non-Linear Views on Financial Markets and the Economy
Quotes on the fly Quotes and Excerpts on Capital Markets and the Economy
The Coffee Chronicles Cool Quotes from Everywhere and Nowhere, on Contradictions, Existence and Nothingness
The Chart Room As in “a picture is worth a thousand words”, “un bon croquis vaut mieux qu'un long discours”, "百闻不如一见"

The Use of Knowledge in Society

Friedrich A. Hayek
The American Economic Review, September 1945

Reflections on the timelessness of happiness and the oddballs of life

Andrea Zazzarelli
Fathom Consulting, Thank Fathom it's Friday, 3 May 2019
Walks a bit like a ‘v’, talks a bit like a ‘v’ but this is not a ‘v’.
Carsten Brzeski, Chief Economist, Eurozone and Global Head of Macro
ING, Snap, Germany: This is not a ‘v’, 25 May 2020
''The technocracy is as much a social class as a governing body.''
George Friedman, The Storm Before the Calm: America's Discord, the Coming Crisis of the 2020s, and the Triumph Beyond.
Doubleday, February 2020
“The depression tail risk grows bigger the longer the economy is kept in its public health-induced coma.”
Francis A. Scotland, Director of Global Macro Research
Brandywine Global, Around the Curve, Depression, Recovery, and the Risk of Time, May 11 2020
''All my life I’ve known better than to depend on the experts. How could I have been so stupid, to let them go ahead?''
President John Fitzgerald Kennedy (1917–63), conversation with Theodore C. Sorensen concerning the Bay of Pigs.—Sorensen, Kennedy, p. 309 (1965).

KC-10 “Hey Sir, how are you doing?”

F-15 “Great, kind of boring out there.”

KC-10 “Oooh man, I thought you would have some exciting news for me!”

F-15 “No, all quiet on the Western Front.”

Small Talk During Mid-air Refuelling: KC-10 Refuels F-15 Eagles
MiliSource, April 23, 2018

…It’s almost like people really wanted a panic…”

Elon Musk on the Covid-19 situation
Joe Rogan Experience #1470, May 7, 2020

It was all very well to say "Drink me," but the wise little Alice was not going to do that in a hurry. "No, I’ll look first," she said, "and see whether it’s marked “poison” or not."

Lewis Carroll, Author

The Use of Knowledge in Society

"The Use of Knowledge in Society" is an academic paper written by economist Friedrich Hayek, that was first published in 1945. At that time a clear counterargument to a planned and centralized economy, it is more actual than ever!

Friedrich A. Hayek
The American Economic Review, September 1945

''The technocracy is as much a social class as a governing body.''

Excerpt

George Friedman, The Storm Before the Calm: America's Discord, the Coming Crisis of the 2020s, and the Triumph Beyond.
Doubleday, February 2020

''All my life I’ve known better than to depend on the experts. How could I have been so stupid, to let them go ahead?''

Quote

President John Fitzgerald Kennedy (1917–63), conversation with Theodore C. Sorensen concerning the Bay of Pigs.—Sorensen, Kennedy, p. 309 (1965).

''There are decades where nothing happens; and there are weeks where decades happen.''

Quote

Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov, better known by his alias Lenin, 1870-1924

Now, Zoom is worth more than the top seven airlines combined.

Iman Gosh
Visual Capitalist, May 15, 2020

''Although it may appear that Saudi Arabia and Russia are in conflict, the true foes for both countries are technology and capitalism.''

Excerpt

Brian L. Kloss, Tracy Chen
Brandywine Global, Around the Curve, The End of the World As We Know It?, March 31 2020

''COVID-19 doesn’t actually change anything – it accelerates wider structural change''

Stephen Springham
Knight Frank, The Doomsday of All Scenarios? COVID-19 Market Update, 30/03/2020

Direct-Drive Motor Company

Founded in 1917 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Direct Drive Motor Car Company built automobiles under the brand Champion. In 1923 the Company was renamed as the Champion Motors Corporation (between 1908 and 1923 there were three car brands in the US with the same name).

Investment Office, October 2019