The Survivors

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 took the decision to reinforce all those areas most often hit by...
Q4 2019 Commentary

Q4 2019 Commentary

Dear Fintax Investor, Please find below the link to the Q4 2019 Fintax Funds manager commentary, provided by the MGIM advisory team.   https://fintaxgroup.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/fintaxq42019.pdf Commentary: Spectacular in the Vernacular It is often when things...
The Rather Fat Finger Error

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 week we witnessed a particularly fat finger-error that had a remarkable...
Mona Lisa Smile – The Pursuit of Perfection

Mona Lisa Smile – The Pursuit of Perfection

A celebrity make-up artist recently made the following comment when interviewed by the New Yorker Magazine: ‘’It’s Instagram Face, duh. It’s like an unrealistic sculpture. Volume on volume. A face that looks like it’s made out of clay.” Instagram filters are...

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 idea of how this will work, take a look at the video clip contained in...