This unadulterated episode of 8RD+ Versustakes features the Dutch-based EUR 53.3 billion revenue conglomerate Unilever in the world of FATTY ACIDS. As a theoretical framework we are probing the subjects of asymmetric information, impression management, planned obsolescence, and of course my favorite term FRAGILITY. In laymen terms, we are talking about who controls the markets […]
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Introduction. This is Part III in my (7/.V) article series “In the Hands of a Few” (ITHOAF) with a touch of Tokyo Drift of the action movie series “The Fast and The Furious” (F&F). Too much drift can be deadly: Saleen Automotive Inc. – an American manufacturer of specialty high-performance sports cars with the slogan “Power in the Hands of a Few” – […]
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It has been a good while since my last post. The time is ripe for something a bit different. Having worked in things related to automated and/or high-frequency trading for a number of lucky years (7+), the essay below reflects ideas that are long overdue from my perspective; “nothing is exactly as it seems and reality is hidden […]
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