Like broker, like monkey–or bananas VS big bonuses

Posted: January 12, 2010 in Current events
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Yes, it’s true, proven once again by testing: a monkey outperforms professional investment brokers (in this case Russian ones):

“They are paid a fortune for their ability to make complex decisions about where to invest millions of pounds every single day. But perhaps the job of an investment banker is not quite as difficult as it might seem. A monkey in Russia has out-performed 94 per cent of the country’s investment funds with her portfolio growing by three times in the last year. Moscow TV reported how circus monkey Lusha chose eight companies from a possible 30 to invest her one million roubles – around £21,000…” Here.

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