from Photographers' Blog:

More than cojones

July 14, 2014

Pamplona, Spain

By Vincent West

“Have we vanquished an enemy? None but ourselves.”

- George Mallory, mountaineer.

“I think about my mother," says bullrunner Deirdre Carney.

"I don't think a lot of men think about that. It might be a woman thing… Women think about the loved ones that will be harmed by them being harmed.”

from Photographers' Blog:

Who said farming can’t be fun?

April 18, 2013

Hohenzell, Austria

By Leonhard Foeger

“Sure, you can come and take pictures. We don't have any secrets here and you will have a very special view of the sex life of breeding bulls nowadays,” Josef Miesenberger, head of the artificial insemination station in Hohenzell, told me on the phone when I asked to shoot a story about cattle breeding in Austria.

from Global Investing:

Yuan risks uniting bulls and bears?

March 12, 2012

Is the outlook for China's yuan uniting the biggest global markets bulls and bears? Well, kind of.

from Funds Hub:

Staying long

July 13, 2009

The mammoth rally we had in Q2 may be starting to falter -- the FTSE 100 is now below 4,200, having hit 4,500 last month -- but Octopus's David Crawford is sticking with a 60 percent net long position.

from Funds Hub:

Odey’s Barclays boost

May 15, 2009

There's nothing like backing up your stock market calls with a nice healthy profit, and Crispin Odey has done just that, revealing a 27.74 percent return in April from his European fund.

from Funds Hub:

Saving Hendry? Thanks but no thanks, says Hugh

February 19, 2009

rtr1z9ud1It was always unlikely that a letter of advice was going to change the mind of maverick hedge fund manager Hugh Hendry.

from Funds Hub:

Light at the end of the tunnel?

February 12, 2009

rtxb5afThere's no shortage of bad news in the financial world at the moment.

But one top hedge fund manager believes that equities could soon be heading for a very sharp rally.