Observations by Patrick Geddes & Dan Spier January 26, 2021
In the past 18 months, we’ve witnessed some extraordinary changes in how retail stock investors trade, from the broad shift for many brokerage firms toward zero commissions to the jump in trading by individuals in 2020, presumably a result of the pandemic...
Observations by Patrick Geddes January 18, 2019
The passing this week of Jack Bogle, founder of Vanguard, has highlighted what an extraordinary ethical visionary he has been. While we may mourn his death, we also celebrate how much better the world is because of his impact....
Observations by Dorian Young August 22, 2018
The Global Industry Classification Standard (GICS®) will be revamping its shrunken Telecommunication Services sector (now just 1.9% of the S&P 500 Index) into a hot, newly renamed Communication Services sector...
Observations by Ran Leshem August 1, 2018
Over the past couple of years, the equity markets appeared to have experienced a period of extremely low volatility. The one-year trailing volatility on the S&P 500 reached 6.77% at the end of 2017! In response to the low volatility...
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