From: May 2014

State of Markets – Sold in May…But Why?

Ivan and I have been running the SocialLeverage50 now (formerly Stocktwits50)) for over three years. Until February of this year, life was grand, returns great and win rates were high. The markets had good price momentum and our job and style were to capture this momentum. As part of the service, please try it out …

Paris, Barcelona and Madrid – From My Goofy Eyes

Liz Fleming invited me over to ‘Venture Day Madrid‘ last week. Liz runs the Venture Lab Team and put on this amazing one day show for Spain’s IE Business school . Liz is an amazing talent and ambassador for Spanish entrepreneurship. Naturally, she’s Irish. I turned the event into a 10 day sightseeing event and …

The Pressure of This Boom….Revisited

Last March I wrote about the pressure of this boom. As the rising tide recedes in May 2014, we are seeing some of the damages. When the last boom ended in 2008, we were awash with ‘Asshats’ in the financial world. The Fly and I singled out Bill Miller as ‘Asshat of the Year’ and …