Author Archives: Peter J. de Marigny

New Oct Issue: “DITMo Hedge Strategy Report” (Issue#3)

Pull-out Color Return Matrices for a Pitchbook, 12-page Hedge Strategies Report with Unique Return and Risk Probabilities, 18 Strategies, 10 Years of Data, New “Universe Batting Average” and “Summary” just released October 2011, Issue#3 “DITMo Hedge Strategy Monthly” Oct11-Issue3

S. California GARP Conferences: IBM, DITMo, Enhanced Cash

Pj de Marigny, DITMo Strategies Director, GARP, S. California Chapter Two GARP Conferences (One past, one present): Go to www.GARP.com (Free membership for all Powerpoint Presentations of Worldwide Chapters) GARP S. California will be hosting an invitation only conference in Los Angeles sponsored by IBM. Chief Risk Officers of major financial institutions. Date: 29November2011 Time: 7:30am – 10:30am Place: Los […]

Hundredth Monkey Phenomenon: A Monkey or A Black Swan?

100th Monkey Phenomenon: A Monkey or a Black Swan? Pj de Marigny, DITMo Strategies Director, GARP, S. California Chapter 23Oct2008, Newport Beach, CA. In the Ken Keyes, Jr book “Hundredth Monkey” (http://www.amazon.com/Hundredth-Monkey-Ken-Keyes-Jr/dp/094202401X)there exists a theory that ‘thoughts, views, and concerns are transmitted mind to mind.’ This Hundredth Monkey phenomenon may be used to predict trends in consumer products and is […]

Sep2011 Issue#2: “DITMo Hedge Strategy Monthly”

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Is There A Better System Than The Fed?

Is there a better system than the U.S. Fed? Pj de Marigny / DITMo Strategies Director, GARP, S. California Chapter 14July2011, Newport Beach, CA. Alternative systems to the U.S. Central Bank such as a proxy currency, free banking sytem and commodity system. The balance between Fed and Treasury is all but unsustainable in the U.S. deficit trajectory within our political […]

The NEW Roman Empire: Fiscal & Monetary Unity”

“The NEW Roman Empire: Fiscal & Monetary Unity” Pj de Marigny / DITMo Strategies Director, GARP S. California Chapter 03Aug2011, Newport Beach, CA. “Today we are all Romans.” Mitteleuropa, the extension of the Roman Empire from the days of Otto the Great seen by Bismark in 1915 is a present reality. It is the panacea for restoring growth and ensuring […]

Saving Europe, Disposing of Gold

Saving Europe and Disposing of Gold Pj de Marigny, DITMo Strategie Director, GARP, S. California Chapter 05Sep2011, Newport Beach, CA. Is there a panacea for Europe and the United States to avert an economic meltdown? For the United States, supply and demand side solutions include extending unemployment benefits, employment tax credits, rolling back regulatory burdens, Fed monetary manipulations and infrastructure […]

What Is The #1 Financial Risk Today?

What Is The #1 Financial Risk Today? I was speaking to a European (Swiss) colleague recently. He was a top executive for Rothschild Private Bank and he is an FRM. He asked me a question, “What is the number one risk today?” He had a surprising answer. He explained his answer from his clients’ viewpoint on the subject. He told […]

Basel Under Attack!

Basel Under Attack! 12Sept2011 Pj de Marigny, DITMo Strategies Director, GARP S. California Chapter 13Sep2011, Newport Beach, CA. Just so the argument is understood: Basel critics claim Basel is: 1 – anti-American favoring European institutions 2 – over-regulating larger institutions 3 – causes an agency problem in that Basel is not a body under United States authority or voted on […]

Gov’t Partnerships: 8a, NIB, SBIC, Good or Bad?

Gov’t Partnerships: 8a, NIB, SBIC, Good or Bad? Pj de Marigny, DITMo Strategies Director, GARP, S. California Chapter 26Sept2011, Newport Beach, CA. I have witnessed the adverse impact of Gov’t programs through a family-owned small business manufacturer. We employed about 55 mostly minorities in inner-city Brooklyn. The work was difficult, the working conditions were uncomfortable, and the profitability was marginable, […]