How you may fail in portfolio risk (what to do about it) (Ep. 17)
Most financial advisors are using portfolio risk measures that are just extensions of a discredited method to measure risk; risks that led to several financial collapses.
Why is silver leaving London Vaults? And is gold joining in?
The London silver vaults are looking increasingly depleted, and it is not immediately clear why. When we covered this story last year so much precious metal was leaving, it looked...Read More
FTX COLLAPSE: Risk Management Lessons to Save Your Money
The FTX collapse is a cautionary tale of many things, greed and hubris among them of course, but also a failure to really appreciate the importance of risk management. Many unsophisticated investors wonder why you would need to bother with complex models, when you can simply invest in an index fund or base your strategy on financial press hype.
Black Swan Put Protection: How to Impement It in Your Portfolio
Options, particularly put options, have a big role in risk management. In this video we discuss how S&P 500 put options can hedge risks and how much it costs to employ put options to hedge risks.
Great Dollar Expectations
It might be apocryphal but apparently Leonard Cohen took six months to write Hallelujah whereas Dylan wrote Blowin in the wind in three minutes.
What Does The Chinese Microchip Ban Mean For Your Portfolio
A brief peak behind the curtain revealed some palace intrigue that went viral this week. President Xi’s predecessor, Hu Jintao, was forcibly escorted out of the party conference. China watchers speculated health concerns or a purge; but it’s unlikely we’ll ever really know.