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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"

“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

The Lystrosaurus

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

Federal Charter of 1291

Investment Office, August 1st 2020
''In sum, we have found surprisingly little evidence to support the classical view that rising debt levels systematically drive higher inflation.''
Nathan Sheets, PhD, Chief Economist, Head of Global Macroeconomic Research; George Jiranek, Associate, Global Macroeconomic Research
PGIM Fixed Income, Perspectives, Is Higher Global Inflation Around the Corner? September 2020
Just 4% of US-listed companies created all the wealth in 90 years
Steef Bergakker, Senior Portfolio Manager
Robeco, Insights, 5-Year Outlook, 19.10.2020
''Liberty is a Value, Not an Instinct.''
Dennis Prager
PragerU, Fireside Chat Ep. 135, May 21, 2020
''President Trump can get more people to show up to a rally in his absence, then both Biden and Kamala can get in person. That’s what's really going on with this election!''
Dr. Steve Turley
Biden SUSPENDS All Public Appearances as Trump SURGES into November!!! October 26, 2020

Hammond: "There is still so much of the world we haven’t been to."

Clarkson: "So many people I haven’t insulted!"

Richard Hammond, Jeremy Clarkson
Jeremy Clarkson's emotional goodbye - Last Episode of The Grand Tour 2019

The situation seems here to be that, before we can explain why people commit mistakes, we must first explain why they should ever be right."

Friedrich August von Hayek, Economics and Knowledge, 1936
Individualism and Economic Order

Safety can be fatal."

Thomas Sowell
The Vision of the Anointed: Self-congratulation as a Basis for Social Policy, 1996

“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

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

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