Chaos theory studies the behaviour of dynamic systems that are highly sensitive to initial conditions. In a chaotic system, tiny changes in initial conditions lead to wildly divergent outcomes further down the line. Under chaos, short term prediction may
Take the European stockmarket, for instance. It powered ahead in the first quarter of 2015, as Europe finally seemed to have got its act together (economically speaking) and European companies showed signs of a good year for corporate profits.
There are going to be good weeks and bad weeks—both for economic growth, for earnings, and therefore for the performance of the stock market
Sir Roger Gifford is the former Lord Mayor of London, non-executive director of Multrees and current country head of SEB UK, and has worked in the financial services industry for over 30 years.
This week, Andrew Hubbard adopts the persona of Dr John Watson to chronicle Sherlock Holmes’ attempt to understand the tax system and the true intentions of parliament. But will the clues in the latest annual report on The Code of Practice on Taxati
Whatever your view point, it’s hard to deny that the use of robotics, automation and algorithms for financial management and/or transactions is of huge interest to the sector.
The question is what does the real data look like," said David Bailin, who manages about $65 billion in alternative and traditional assets for wealthy clients at Citi.
It was every bit the rollercoaster year, not just because volatility has been exceptionally high, but because the major markets around the world tugged in very different directions.