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The Survivors

Commentary: The Survivors The above image tracks the bullet holes on Allied planes that encountered Nazi anti-aircraft fire in World War II. When the Allied military brass saw this picture, they...

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The Rather Fat Finger Error

A fat finger-error is a term used to describe a keyboard input error on the stock market, typically resulting in a buy or sell order being placed at a far greater size or price than intended. Last...

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In the Eye of the Beholder

Bullseye! Tencent, the giant Chinese internet technology company partly owned by Naspers (Prosus) recently announced their plan to seamlessly embed video ads directly into movies. To get a clearer...

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Robin Hoodwinked

Robin Hood steals from the rich and gives to the poor. Robinhood levies hidden charges on the masses to get rich. Robinhood is a fintech company that has become extremely popular with younger stock...

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Don’t Focus on Short-Term Hocus Pocus

Myopia – or more commonly known as short-sightedness – has been the cause of many people’s frustration. Sixty years ago, 10-20% of the Chinese population was short-sighted. Today, up to...

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The Deepfake Headache

Technology is impacting the world in new ways. One of the ways in which it is impacting every person on earth is through its use in telling stories in the political arena.   The first real...

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FANG – Full Steam Ahead!

Whilst investors in equity markets experienced large declines in 2018, thus far in 2019, returns to both equity and fixed income investors have been more favourable. Returns have, for the most part,...

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What is FOMO? Fear of Missing Out

The ‘’Rabbit’’ sculpture by artist Jeff Koons recently sold for a record $91m. It’s been called “…one of the most iconic works of 20th-century art”. A phrase coined by auction house Christie’s. The...

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Beyond Meat – Beyond Returns?

Dear Fintax Investor Last month the Balanced Fund returned 2.7% and the Growth Fund 3.5%. Over rolling 12 months the Funds have now returned 2.3% and 1.8%, respectively, relative to 5.8% for the...

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