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Gerald Ashley is an advisor, writer and speaker on business risk and decision making. He has over thirty years experience in international finance, having worked for Baring Brothers in London and Hong Kong, and the Bank for International Settlements in Basel, Switzerland. He is now Managing Director of St. Mawgan & Co which he co-founded in 2001, a London-based consultancy specialising in strategy consulting, risk management and decision making in finance, business and risk-taking. He is a Visiting Fellow at Newcastle Business School and a regular contrib... Read more on Gerald Ashley
The Working Manager
In the first part of the book Ashley discusses, compares and challenges set notions on speculation and investment. He also compares investment and speculation to gambling. The discussion is fairly...Read more
Your Trading Edge
'Financial Speculation' is based on experience of the markets rather than theory or assumptions.
Many of the author's views and many of the techniques he suggests may be...
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lanning for the Unpredictable
Crashes may have different names, but human attitudes to risk are far too predictable, says Gerald Ashley, author of “Financial Speculation”. He explains how to...
Financial Speculation: Trading Financial Biases and Behaviour
by Gerald Ashley
Reviewed by Max Zeledon
Trading is a risky business for both newbies and experts alike. Indeed, the more we learn...
Gerald Ashley took part in the newspaper review on the Sky News Channel - Sky News Channel26th August 2011Read more
Private Investors Urged To Embrace Behavioural Finance ApproachJulian Evans, Wall Street Journal20th September 2010Read more
Curb Your EnthusiasmJules Evans, Politics of Wellbeing19th August 2010Read more
Gerald was a guest on the Wilson's World with Michael Wilson Show9th June 2010Read more
Gerald was a guest on The Bob Marrone Show24th September 2009Read more
the author's conclusions are clearly those of someone who has worked at the sharp end of the business...a good read for any trader, or any person who is thinking about getting into trading- Your...Read more
Planning for the Unpredictable: Crashes may have different names, but human attitudes to risk are far too predictable, says Gerald Ashley, author of Financial Speculation. He explains how to...Read more
A highly instructive and engaging work full of colorful historical personalities, market anecdotes, and useful lessons that will definitely make you a better trader- Seeking Alpha11th June 2009Press...Read more