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Investment Strategy

Blinder: a power of paradox at Princeton

Pension funds or any investor holding a slug of long-term fixed income needs to factor in some capital losses soon, says Princeton academic and former vice president of the Federal Reserve, Alan Blinder. “The timing is difficult to predict, but three or 15 months, it doesn’t matter. It is predictable,” he says. “The unpredictable part […]
Hedge Funds

Axa staff burn to save the planet

The financial cost of saving the planet became a bit clearer last month, after AGL Energy sold Westpac 10,000 tonnes of emissions trading units, settling in 2012, at a nominal price of $19 a tonne. We’re all starting to feel the lifestyle costs too, as any bloke who’s ever had to use a waterless urinal […]
Hedge Funds

Axa staff burn to save the planet

The financial cost of saving the planet became a bit clearer last month, after AGL Energy sold Westpac 10,000 tonnes of emissions trading units, settling in 2012, at a nominal price of $19 a tonne. We’re all starting to feel the lifestyle costs too, as any bloke who’s ever had to use a waterless urinal […]
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