When Volatility Knocks | August 2017

“Using volatility as a measure of risk is nuts.” Charlie Munger The future is full of possibilities, some good some bad. Risk comes from not knowing which of them will come to pass. Given it’s impossible to imagine and consider every potential outcome, we focus our energy on the most likely ones. In market speak, […]

Alternative Facts for Alternative Investors | July 2017

“All generalizations are dangerous, even this one.” Alexandre Dumas Across the taxonomy of investment products, the hedge fund category invokes some rather extreme reactions. On the one hand, there are images of ruthless and greedy managers, whose performance doesn’t always justify their fees or egos. On the flip side, you have some of the world’s […]

Are We There Yet | June 2017

If you don’t know where you’re going, you’ll end up someplace else. Yogi Berra With the kids out of school, families across the country are packing up their cars and embarking on summer road trips. Journeys filled with bad dad jokes, frequent pee stops, and that oh too familiar backseat chorus. ‘Are we there yet?’ […]

The Lure Of The Long Ball | May, 2017

It could be, it might be…it is! A home run! Harry Caray The Home Run. With one single swing of the bat, all the baserunners and the batter come home to score. For a hitter, it doesn’t get much better than knocking the ball out of the park. Between them, Reggie Jackson, Jim Thome, Adam […]

BNN: Business News Network | April 28, 2017

Brian D’Costa’s interview on BNN’s ‘Weekly with Andrew McCreath’ PLAY PART 1 PLAY PART 2