The Drunkard’s Walk

  Proof of Randomness In 1827 Robert Brown saw a random movement of pollen particles in water. Pollen particles were jumping around randomly. This was called Brownian motion aka the drunkard’s walk. In 1902 Einstein proved this phenomenon and confirmed the presence of atoms and molecules. This was 100 years after atomic theory was proposed [...]

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The Rupee Scare

There is only one problem here, psychology is prone to reversal, after greed comes fear, and then the cycle repeats. Scare is an emotional need Like we need soap operas, we need things to be scared of. Emotions are why we live, so if we don’t have greed and fear, we might not feel alive. [...]

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The Spiritual Gold

Divergence There are many reasons for the divergence between what happens to Gold in India and worldwide. Gold is always a buy in India compared to the world, no wonder the state considers it a problem, puts restrictions on imports and is concerned how to address this obsession. If there is something at the top [...]

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No Free Lunch

Free lunch was a tradition once common in saloons in the US. It was a sales enticement that offered a meal at no cost in order to attract customers and build patronage. So popular was the scheme that a complete meal was offered with a 15 cents drink and people used to throng to such saloons, a few [...]

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Risk Management Framework

With ever evolving markets, a risk management framework which can match a desired risk profile with a risk solution has become a necessity. The Orpheus patented risk management framework is a data innovation methodology that offers a risk management framework to rank, select, identify, and allocate risk. Why do we need a risk management framework? [...]

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Analytics

Orpheus Risk Management Indices (ORMI) © and Analytics The indices values that are disseminated today are broadly based on market capitalization methodology. Market capitalization methodology has been challenged globally for a few broad reasons. 1) As an asset strengthens it is given more weight 2) As an asset weakens it is given lesser weight. This on one side captures [...]

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