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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"

“Social Justice”

Charles Gave
Gavekal-IS, Publication Nr 84, Risk Measurement, December 17, 2020

Season's Greetings

Investment Office, December 2020

“Ignorance, there is no authority in the world like it.”

Orson Welles
Orson Welles Talks About Making “Citizen Kane”, The Dick Cavett Show, May 14, 1970

The power of masks

Sophie Campbell, guest author
LGT, August 3, 2020
"...judging from the private sector balance sheet… 2020 looks more like a boom year than a recession."
Nikolaj Schmidt, Chief International Economist
T. Rowe Price Insights on Macroeconomics, Pleasant Recession, Unpleasant Recovery, March 2021
''You are engineers of human souls...''
Joseph Vissarionovich Stalin
During his meeting with writers in preparation for the first Congress of the Union of Soviet Writers, October 1932
''Covid did not crash the economy, government crushed the economy.''
Kristi Noem, 33rd and current governor of South Dakota since January 5, 2019.
2021 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Florida., February 27, 2021
“Nobody has any intention of building a wall!”
GDR head of State, Walter Ulbricht
June 15, 1961

“Never let the truth get in the way of a good story.”

Quote often attributed to Samuel Langhorne Clemens (1835 - 1910),
also known as Mark Twain, an American writer, humorist, entrepreneur, publisher, and lecturer

"That’s how I started, I began at the top. And I have been working my way down ever since."

Orson Welles
F for Fake, 1973

"Why the heck did history decide to stop repeating just when I needed it???"

Scott Adams
Loserthink: How Untrained Brains Are Ruining America, November 2019

''You are engineers of human souls...''

Excerpt

Joseph Vissarionovich Stalin
During his meeting with writers in preparation for the first Congress of the Union of Soviet Writers, October 1932

Modern Pandemics: Recession and Recovery

Ma, Chang, John Rogers, and Sili Zhou
International Finance Discussion Papers 1295. Washington: Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, August 2020

“Nobody has any intention of building a wall!”

"Niemand hat die Absicht, eine Mauer zu errichten!"

GDR head of State, Walter Ulbricht
June 15, 1961

''But still the “totalitarian temptation”, as Jean-François Revel called it, is there''

Quote

Roger Scruton
How to Be a Conservative, Blooomsbury, 2014

Price of a single ticket to Disney World

Actual ticket price vs. 1971 ticket price adjusted for inflation

Giles Parkinson, Portfolio Manager
Aviva Investors, Pricing power is the magic ingredient for equity investors, 27 November 2020

“Ignorance, there is no authority in the world like it.”

Excerpt

Orson Welles
Orson Welles Talks About Making “Citizen Kane”, The Dick Cavett Show, May 14, 1970

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