Bull Bear Ratio

A market sentiment indicator which shows the relationship between bullish and bearish investors. The Investors Intelligence Sentiment Survey (IIS) was launched in January 1963 by A.W. Cohen. The Bull/Bear Ratio summarizes the content of the IIS survey each week. The Bull/Bear Ratio is based on a weekly poll of investment advisors as to whether they … Read more

Munehisa Homma

Munehisa Homma (1724-1803), also referred to as Sokyu Homma or Sokyu Honma, was a wealthy rice merchant from Sakata, Japan who lived during during the Tokugawa Shogonate. The Dojima Rice Exchange of Osaka, established in 1697 was the worlds first futures exchange. Initially, only physical rice was traded, but beginning in 1710 a futures market … Read more

John Zwaanstra

Firm: Penta Investment Advisers City: Tokyo 2020 Age: 54 Zwaanstra founded Penta Investment Advisers in 1998. Prior to that he had spent three years working as a fund manager for George Soros. Zwaanstra divides his time between Tokyo and Hawaii.