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Poll result: Does cognitive science expose a serious mistake made by most asset allocators?

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In our last newsletter Stephen Duneier of Bija Advisors claimed that cognitive science exposes a serious mistake made by most asset allocators.

We asked you – our readers – whether you agree with this bold statement.

The opinions were were not as divided as one might expect with a topic as controversial as whether investors basically make a mistake by demanding from CIOs to be heavily invested in their own investment fund.

In the end a clear majority voted that they agree that “cognitive science exposes a serious mistake made by most asset allocators”.

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Poll Result: Isn’t a discretionary trader the real ‘black box’?

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In our last newsletter Gernot Heitzinger of smn Investment Services asked whether a discretionary trader isn’t the real ‘black box’.

We asked you – our readers – whether you agree with this bold statement.

The opinions were not as divided as one might expect with a topic as controversial as whether all discretionary trading can not lead to predictable returns.

In the end a clear majority voted that they agree that a discretionary trader is the real ‘black box’.

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Poll Result: “Is Italy is the next domino to fall in the Eurozone?”

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In our last newsletter Jonathan Rochefort of Narrow Road Capital predicted that Italy is the next domino to fall in the Eurozone.

We asked you – our readers – whether you agree with this bold statement.

The opinions were divided as one might expect with a topic as controversial as whether Italy will default or not in the foreseeable future.

In the end the majority voted that they disagree that “Italy is the next domino to fall in the Eurozone”.

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Poll result for “The Fallacy of Activism’s Impact on Corporate Activities”

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In our last newsletter Peter Lupoff of Tiburon Capital Management stated that activism’s impact on corporate activities is a fallacy.

We asked you – our readers – whether you agree with his view.

The opinions once again were divided as one might expect with a topic as controversial as whether activism is a real strategy or rather a tool of event-driven managers.

In the end a narrow majority voted that they agree that activism’s impact on corporate activities is more of a coincidence with the events already likely rather than causing them.

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Poll Result: 53.33% agree that the capital markets revolution is still broadly underestimated

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In our last newsletter Christoph Bruns of Loys AG stated that the capital markets revolution is still broadly underestimated.

We asked our readers whether they agree with his view.

The opinions were divided as one might expect with a topic as controversial as whether future history books will describe the current economic developments as a veritable revolution in the financial world.

Please see below the results and a few opinions that disagree with the author.

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