The sometimes eccentric views of John Hempton
Friday, October 22, 2021
How not to apply for a job - L'Oreal edition
I accepted an invite on LinkedIn from a finance student at an Australian University. Nothing unusual about that. Said finance student then d...
Friday, May 21, 2021
Grenke's audit statement
Grenke is a Geman listed (but global) equipment leasing company who has been subject to a short-seller research report (which Grenke support...
Saturday, May 8, 2021
How big is this crypto boom?
Google Trends doesn't predict stock market rallies, well somtimes it does. But more likely it is coincident with them, the suckers at th...
Friday, April 30, 2021
The tough task facing the Australian securities regulator
Australia has several jurisdictional issues that make it a haven for corporate criminals. These features are sometimes for better, sometimes...
Monday, March 22, 2021
How big is the Greensill problem at Credit Suisse?
The franchise of Swiss Banks has historically been access to large numbers of seriously high net worth individuals and stuffing them full of...
Friday, March 12, 2021
Greensill - who is holding the bag - part two
Insurance Australia Group reacted to my last post by stating that they carried no net risk. It was all reinsured to Tokio Marine (the big ...
Monday, March 8, 2021
Greensill - who is holding the bag?
There has been much fabulous reporting in the lead-up to the collapse of Greensill, the eponymously named Australian domiciled but London he...
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