Tag Archives: Credit Suisse

“My word is my Eurobond” – pensions without banks

We have become so obsessed with the paradigm created by Megabank that we consider a “limited level of positive return..guaranteed” something to aspire to. Continue reading

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Debunking the RSA myth that Dutch CDC provide better outcomes

I’ve received this open letter from John Lawson (he of Aviva) which I print in full. Dear Henry, I have mentioned before the folly of relying on the RSA for any rigorous analysis. The RSA is a political construct, not a … Continue reading

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Can a hedge fund make your money prosper?

  Here is a question asked to members of  our Pension Play Pen by Alan Miller. It’s a long question so I’ve broken it down a bit- my answers at the bottom! When you consider predictions (eg LBS’s Dimson & Marsh) … Continue reading

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