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Kwasi Kwarteng tells Library of Mistakes bond markets don’t act rationally

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Press release For immediate release Former Chancellor of the exchequer Kwasi Kwarteng claimed that bond markets don’t act rationally, speaking in a wide-ranging interview with ...
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What truly drives the world’s financial markets?

“There is so much more to heaven and earth than is dreamt of in numbers and decimal points,” says Professor Russell Napier, Keeper of the ...
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New Podcast out – Michael Howell

We’re delighted to be bringing out a new podcast. In episode 13 of the Library of Mistakes podcast series, legendary market strategist, author and founder ...
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Fraser Allen – how I found the Library of Mistakes

Our media/PR guru tells how he came across the Library. A few years ago, I heard about a mysterious place in Edinburgh called the Library ...
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End of 2022 message from the Keeper – a Big Year for the Library of Mistakes

2022 was a remarkable year for our global initiative to improve understanding of finance, business and human behaviour, one mistake at a time. Most notably, ...
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The LOM – featured on Bloomberg… and by its editor no less

We’re delighted that Bloomberg have given us a plug in their recent story about the ructions around banking and Credit Suisse. This is what Editor-in-Chief ...
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Daniel Peris on The Ownership Dividend

Wed 14 February 2024

A must attend event for anyone interested in portfolio management, we were truly honoured to have someone of the stature of Daniel Peris visit us…

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Mistake of the Year Awards

Wed 7 February 2024

On the 7th of February 2024, we held the society event of the year in Edinburgh! This was the society event of the year in Edinburgh,…

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Max Ward – My Mistakes as a Fund Manager

4 December 2023

Mistakes are our passion at our wonderful library – most of the time it’s someone opining on the errors of others but every so often…

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Patrick Schotanus – The Market Mind Hypothesis

15 November 2023

We are very proud to support the Market Mind Hypothesis and its proponent Dr Patrick Schotanus — a project going from strength to strength, attracting…

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Charles Williams and Andrew Speirs – The Iceland Banking Saga – Fixing The Calamity

2 November 2023

On 2 November we hosted another event about the Iceland Banking Saga. In October 2008, Iceland’s three major banks went bankrupt after a decade of rapid…

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