The Weekend Starts Here...

The Weekend Starts Here...

I like to think of myself as a glass half-full kind of person.  Which is why I’ve spent most of this week trying to convince myself that I’m grateful to have something to take my mind off Covid19 and Brexit.  😞  

As the saying goes, there are lies, damned lies, and statistics.  Most of us are pretty useless when it comes to numbers, which is why statistics can be so misleading.  But by applying a bit of common sense we can actually understand what lies behind the numbers [Tim Harford 3 min read]

The Behaviour Gap, and how to avoid it. [Tim Mullooly 3 min read]

Two competing thoughts on pandemic  [Tadas Viskanta 3 min read]

Improvements happen slowly; setbacks in an instant [Morgan Housel 3 min read]

“Despite constant reminders that past performance does not predict future performance, it’s well known that investors continue to act as if it does, and that this irrational behaviour also extends to investment professionals.” No One Consistently Picks the Winners in Advance  [Robin Powell 3 min read]

Well this is…something [Josh Brown 2 min read] It certainly is. Not the classiest thing I’ve ever seen, that’s for sure.

And finally.  Courtesy of my husband, who came across this one, Rubbish Pet Portraits Raise £5k for Homeless [BBC Pictures]  😁 

Whatever you’re up to this weekend, I hope it’s a good one.