The little book that beats the market

This book written by Joel Greenblatt claims to be able to beat the market. In other words that it can provide annual returns higher than most financial products available today. These are ambitious claims from an adjunct professor of Columbia... Read more →

C/ The Clock-watcher

Epigenetics is clearly one of the « hottest » fields in molecular biology at the moment alongside iRNA. It is surprising how far we have come since the famous “human genome project” from the late 1990’s. For those aren’t aware the... Read more →

S/ Mutual fund benchmark and alpha and beta

Numerous asset management firms offer mutual funds to the general public with different asset sizes, strategies and fees. As of 2013 there is around 1’400 mutual funds under Swiss rule  and are more or less 7’000 mutual funds from the... Read more →