Category: Business

01 Nov 2018

AMAZONIAN sized risk

We can’t help but stare at the Amazon ($AMZN) charts this month in amazement. An investment down -25% over the case of a few weeks is generally seen as an unmitigated disaster. As a sign of big problems and a failing business. But while Amazon has shed a quarter of its Trillion dollar value recently […]

13 Jun 2017

The Man behind the Sharpe Ratio

Hearing William Sharpe talk about his namesake ratio that now reigns as one of the most quoted risk-adjusted ratios feels a little weird – like meeting Gordon Moore of Moore’s Semiconductor Law or Pythagoras of triangle fame.