Today’s post is about the Sharpe Ratio, which compares the returns from investment to their volatility/variability.

Sharpe Ratio

The Sharpe Ratio (SR) is a measure of return per unit risk (or rather, volatility), named after the Stanford professor (and Nobel laureate) William F. Sharpe who invented it in 1966.

The…


We begin today’s Weekly Roundup in the FT, where Kate Beioley was looking at the returns on UK asset classes.

Returns on UK assets

It’s a thinnish Roundup this week, with most of the press occupied by Brexit shenanigans.

Kate Beioley

The research comes from the London Business School (via Numis), and…


We begin today’s Weekly Roundup in the FT, with the Chart That Tells A Story. This week it was about household wealth by age.

Wealth by age


We begin today’s Weekly Roundup in the FT, with the Chart That Tells A Story. This week it was about gold.

Gold


We begin today’s Weekly Roundup in the FT, with Merryn Somerset Webb, who was writing about Bitcoin.

Bitcoin

After a break last week for Xmas Day, this week’s roundup is a catch-up edition.


We start today’s Weekly Roundup in the FT with Merryn Somerset Webb, who thinks that the UK market is cheap.

UK is cheap

It’s a thin roundup this week, as many people seem to be in Christmas mode already.


We begin today’s Weekly Roundup in the FT, with Claer Barrett, who was writing about financial advisors.

Financial advisors


We begin today’s Weekly Roundup in the FT, with Jason Butler, who was writing about financial fitness.

Financial fitness


We begin today’s Weekly Roundup in the FT, where John Redwood was concerned that the row about Italy’s budget was leaving the euro zone in limbo.

Italian budget


We begin today’s Weekly Roundup in the FT, with the Chart That Tells A Story. This week it was about the oil majors.

Oil prices

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