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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 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 power of masks

Sophie Campbell, guest author
LGT, August 3, 2020

The Lystrosaurus

Rusty Guinn
Epsilon Theory, The Zeitgeist, June 17, 2020

Federal Charter of 1291

Investment Office, August 1st 2020
''Could it be that this election is really about where people get their information and where they source it from?''
Tim Pool
Tim Pool, October 18, 2020
"Only BAD News is Allowed About Covid, Good News is IMMEDIATLY Shut Down"
Timothy Pool
Timcast IRL, 6 October 2020
''But although most reports of Powell’s speech focused on inflation, it is arguably the implications for the job market which are the most profound.''
Alan Mudie, Head of Investment Strategy
Societe Generale Private Banking, Weekly Update - Maximum employment - the Fed's new objective, 4 September 2020
''The US is the main exporter of risk-seeking capital, while Emerging Markets are the main exporter of risk-averse capital.''
Michael J. Howell
Capital Wars: The Rise of Global Liquidity, Palgrave Macmillan, 2020

What fun it would be", he thought, "if one didn't have to think about happiness!"

Aldous Huxley
Brave New World, 1932

Showing up is 80 percent of life”

Woody Allen, 1977
Woody Allen Quote

There is nothing like getting your ass kicked to get things into perspective!”

Jay Leno
Joe Rogan Experience #692 - Jay Leno, September 3, 2015

Financial Immortality

Around the turn of the 5th century, St Augustine of Hippo, a Christian theologian and philosopher, wrote in his ‘Confessions’ a whole section (Book XI) devoted to the nature of time. He sought to illustrate how difficult it is to define time and presented it as an enigma.

The Unchained Banker, September 13 2020

The power of masks

We encounter masks everywhere at the moment. What stories and customs do they hide and show?

Sophie Campbell, guest author
LGT, August 3, 2020

The Magic of Moss and What It Teaches Us About the Art of Attentiveness to Life at All Scales

“Life [exists] only because of a myriad of synchronicities that bring us to this particular place at this particular moment. In return for such a gift, the only sane response is to glitter in reply.”

Maria Popova
Brain Pickings

Goodbye to a Legacy: Exxon Mobil

ExxonMobil, formerly Standard Oil of New Jersey, was removed from the DJIA, but Chevron, formerly Standard Oil of California, will remain.

Dr. Brian Taylor, Chief Economist
Global Financial Data, August 24, 2020

“Stop saying the market makes no sense!”

Quote

Jim Cramer
CNBC, Mad Money, August 3 2020

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