The Chicago Sun-Times employs a monkey to pick stocks every year. And when I say a monkey, I don't mean some idiot stockbroker who talks about shorting futures at the top of his voice in a trendy wine bar; I mean an actual simian. Surely my spam stocks would be better than the monkey's picks? In the last four years, said monkey has delivered returns of 36%, 35%, 4% and 36% again. Warren Buffet himself can't match that. At around the same time that I read this amusing article, another of those annoying emails hawking some crappy little company's stock arrived in my inbox. On a whim

Posted on December 29, 2016 by Jon Rice in Experiments