C/ Was the Financial Crisis avoidable ?

Was the Financial Crisis of 2008 avoidable ? As the AIG Trial has officially been launched with the Ex US Treasury Timmy Geithner summoned earlier 2 weeks ago my attention is was once again headed toward this Financial Crisis 2008. Ignorance... Read more →

NR/ « News Review » of Cellular biology

“kinesin, as example of an cytoskeletal protein” NR/ « News Review » of different discoveries which occurred from June 2014 to September 2014 with an extra borderline weird discovery from the archives. As of the latest we learn... Read more →

BR/ “naked economics” by Charles Wheelan

From what I was exposed, learning Economics from University isn’t unfortunately the best way to understand it. Sure I was presented with the classical theories of demand and supply, the effects of policy and showed to all sorts of graphs but... Read more →

Genetics and epigenetics an update

The magazine « Pour la Science » published a whole issue on areas involved in molecular biology. Named “L’hérédité sans gènes“ published last year. Many subjects were treated and a lot was written on current research on the fields... Read more →

S/ What is MiFid II ?

MiFid II is a major set of reforms set agreed on last January* on which the expectance is to revolutionize the European market place as we know it. Based upon MiFiD I which was set in 2004, MiFiD II should be incorporated within 2015-16 and... Read more →

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 →
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