Monkey Darts Bulletins

The archive of all our previous articles, musings and bulletins

What your cells look like at minus 180°C

What your cells look like at minus 180°C

Recently I’ve found myself looking at pictures of dangerous pathogens. Many of the pictures were produced by Dr Elizabeth Fischer of the Rocky Mountain Laboratories. Dr Fischer has spent three decades creating images of deadly diseases: from Ebola to HIV and...

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The no.1 most important concept in investing

The no.1 most important concept in investing

I read a thought-provoking piece on risk this week. It was about how a terrible event changed one man’s outlook on life and how he thinks about risk. And it absolutely reinforced something I’ve always known to be true about investing. That is, that you need to...

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Why Warren Buffett Has Just Done A Massive U-Turn

Why Warren Buffett Has Just Done A Massive U-Turn

The legend of Warren Buffett is built on his ability to see what other investors miss. And to sit out on the hot assets other investors are clamouring over. Usually, he turns out to be right... even if people poke fun at him along the way. In the end days of the...

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Bleak news: Stocks surge! Be careful…

Bleak news: Stocks surge! Be careful…

Is that it? Is the bear market over? Look at a chart of the US stock market over the past few weeks and you could certainly make a pretty optimistic case. It sure looks like we’ve seen the bottom of this big sell-off: The Dow dropped around 38% between 12th February...

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Which stocks will survive this sector’s “darkest hour”?

Which stocks will survive this sector’s “darkest hour”?

When Richard Branson was asked how to become a millionaire, he retorted: ‘There’s really nothing to it. Start as a billionaire and then buy an airline.’ Investing in the “bottomless pit” And everybody’s favourite go-to quote machine on anything stock market related,...

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Why your blood could be the key to controlling the coronavirus

Why your blood could be the key to controlling the coronavirus

Some good news for you today. Over the last few weeks, I’ve been following some of the efforts to find a drug to treat the coronavirus, now being called Sars-CoV-2. And there has been some impressive progress (and potential investment opportunities too). 1. Vaccine...

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Time to Buy Tesla?

Time to Buy Tesla?

One of the shares that has been hit hardest during the stock market rout is Tesla. Peak to trough, the shares have fallen 60%. And many analysts are saying the worst has yet to come. Tesla has now closed operations at its two main car factories in the US. And if these...

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More pain to come before we beat the bug

More pain to come before we beat the bug

More pain to come before we beat the bug Hi The good news is that, according to Bloomberg... “China could be just days away from declaring it has no new cases” of coronavirus. That’s if we believe State figures, of course. Since the start of the virus story, official...

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Britain’s other health crisis

Britain’s other health crisis

In the last ten years, many in Britain have fallen foul of a dangerous new addiction: opioids. These painkillers – such as fentanyl and oxycotin – have become an increasingly important way to treat chronic pain. The Lancet, one of the world’s leading medical journals,...

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