Things That Make You Go HMMM

A Walk Around The Fringes Of Finance

Grant Williams, Things that make you go HmmmMuch to his chagrin, Grant Williams has reached 30 years in finance.

Over that period, he has held senior positions at a number of investment banks and brokers in locations as diverse as London, Tokyo, New York, Hong Kong, Sydney and Singapore.

Grant is portfolio and strategy advisor to Vulpes Investment Management in Singapore and also one of the founders of Real Vision Television — an online, on-demand finance channel showcasing the brightest minds in finance.

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...Today we call many such peddlers of confident but usually erroneous predictions about the future 'economisti' (economists) or 'banchieri centrali' (central bankers) and the relationship these flawed prognosticators of today have with modern society is every bit as chequered as that enjoyed by the fortune-tellers of Dante's time—particularly as, not only have many of them been walking forwards with their heads on backwards, but they have also taken to talking from bodily orifices which suggest that, in addition to being backwards, they are also upside-down.

The pages of Things That Make You Go Hmmm... have long-documented the follies of economisti and banchieri centrali (why do things always sound so much more palatable in Italian?), but a recent phenomenon suggests a much darker turn is afoot... Read more