FA Insights is a daily newsletter from Business Insider that delivers the top news and commentary for financial advisors. Black Swans Are Having Their Necks Broken (The Reformed Broker) Investment advisor Josh Brown looks at the stock...Show More Summary
My morning reads: • Remember This Moment When the Black Swans All Had Their necks Broken (The Reformed Broker) • Soros Joins Gold-Stake Cuts Before Bear Market Drop (Bloomberg) • Indulge Your Appetite for Stocks (for now) (Barron’s) but see also Longer odds for short-selling success (The Austrailian) • Abenomics passes an early test (FT...Read More
Black Swan and Antifragile author Nassim Taleb's six rules for success, just posted to his Facebook page: Success in all endeavors is requires absence of specific qualities. 1) To succeed in crime requires absence of empathy, 2) To succeed...Show More Summary
By Bob Wilson: PART I Investors soon learn that corrections can be sudden and large, whereas the market climbs its wall of worry more slowly. I'll call that asymmetry No. 1: trading can be panicky on the downside whereas euphoria is slow to develop. Show More Summary
Mexico's Popocatépetl could be the unseen force capable of toppling world markets. One of the world's largest volcanoes reaching over three miles high at 17 887 feet "Popo" is only overshadowed by its dormant (but not extinct) neighbor volcano Pico de Orizaba which is the third highest peak in North America at 18 491 feet. Show More Summary
"Agon", "Black Swan Pas de Deux", "Far But Close", "Return" Dance Theatre of Harlem Rose Theater, Jazz at Lincoln Center New York, New York April 11, 2013 by Mary Cargill copyright © 2013 by Mary Cargill The Dance Theatre of Harlem hare returned to New York, after a nearly nine-year hiatus due to budget problems. Show More Summary
Batman: Year One was supposed to be Black Swan director Darren Aronofsky's, big superhero project. Unfortunately the project got scrapped in favor of Nolan's Batman Begins. But new concept art shows the Lincoln Continental Batmobile that never was. Read more...
Out for a mommy-son bonding afternoon, Natalie Portman and her little man Aleph stopped off at a Jewish community center in Los Feliz, CA on Monday (May 6). Looking casually cute, the "Black Swan" actress wore jeans, sneakers and a mesh...Show More Summary
As the new Magneto, Michael Fassbender has shown he can bring the murderous rage when required. As seen in Black Swan, Natalie Portman is no stranger to mentally unraveling. So it only feels natural that Fassbender and Portman have signed onto a new adaptation of Macbeth to be helmed by Snowtown director Justin Kurzel. Show More Summary
Australia’s Federal Treasurer Wayne Swan will hand down what is likely to be his final budget on May 14, having failed to achieve his elusive goal of a surplus. With estimates of the fiscal black hole growing bigger by the day, the former...Show More Summary
The Walkmen, Black Flag, Swans, Solange, Mac DeMarco, and more.
A particularly theatrical tweet from Black Swan/Antifragile author Nassim Taleb today: Moral courage doesn't reside in "doing good" so much as in fighting the bad. My moral obligation is to destroy econ estblshmnt, and I will. — Nassim N. Show More Summary
"Black Swan" (and more recently, "Antifragile") author Nassim Taleb is known, among other things, for his impassioned arguments against his detractors (especially on Twitter and Facebook). Yesterday, Taleb sent out a tweet that caused...Show More Summary
The mysterious Black Swan's tale unfolds in Jonathan Hickman and Steve Epting's "New Avengers" #5, and CBR has an exclusive preview of the April 24 release!
First it was floating dead pigs, then ducks, then black swans, then mass chicken exterminations, then fish, and now more pigs and also a brand new entrant to the Chinese animal apocalypse: dogs. AP reports that hundreds more pigs have been found dead in China - this time together with dozens of dogs. Show More Summary
By Greenbackd: By Tobias Carlisle In Fat Tails: How The Equity Q Ratio Anticipates Stock Market Crashes and The Equity Q Ratio: How Overvaluation Leads To Low Returns and Extreme Losses I examined Universa Chief Investment Officer Mark...Show More Summary
The latest installment of the ‘Scary Movie’ franchise includes send ups of ‘Paranormal Activity’, ‘Mama’, ‘Sinister’, ‘The Evil Dead’, ‘Inception’, ‘Black Swan’ and pop culture. The film stars Ashley Tisdale and Simon Rex with cameos from Charlie Sheen, Lindsay Lohan, … Continue reading ?
Visit Indie Shuffle to download. Sounds like: The Subways, Crocodiles, Small Black Song: Cheatahs - The Swan [download here] What's so good? English band Cheatahs are currently opening for Wavves on tour, and that’s exactly how I stumbled upon them. Show More Summary
Basically, if investors had any sense they would be purchasing black swan insurance by the metric ton right about now (instead of shunning it)...
Shanghai just can't catch a break - first it was floating dead pigs, then ducks, then black swans, then mass chicken exterminations, and now fish. From the Telegraph: " Just weeks after over 16,000 putrefying pigs were pulled from Shanghai's Huangpu river, more than 250kg of dead carp had to be retrieved from a river in the city's Songjiang district. Show More Summary