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A Guide to the 2019 Wine Harvest in Burgundy

A Guide to the 2019 Wine Harvest in Burgundy

A data review studying harvest and climate information all the way back to the year 1354 has concluded that summers in Burgundy are drier and hotter more often than they used to be. For winemakers, this means Burgundy grape harvest dates are getting earlier. This...

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Calculating the Odds of Risk Management

Calculating the Odds of Risk Management

Risk management is one of the most important things an investor needs to be able to understand to achieve profit. Along with understanding the cyclical nature of the markets and where they stand at present, risk management could be said to be the most important...

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Sightseeing at Altitude at Chamonix, France

Sightseeing at Altitude at Chamonix, France

The Chamonix ski resort in France has a wide variety of ski runs suitable for all ages and levels of ability. Some of these are among the highest altitudes in the world, serviced by myriad ski lifts of a variety of types to ensure everyone has access to the runs they...

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Introducing the ALS Therapy Development Institute

Introducing the ALS Therapy Development Institute

The ALS Therapy Development Foundation, now called the ALS Therapy Development Institute (ALS TDI), was established by Jamie Heywood in 1999. The founding of this organisation began after Jamie’s brother, Stephen, was diagnosed with the condition aged just 29. Jamie...

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Hosting a Sensory Wine Tasting Experience

Hosting a Sensory Wine Tasting Experience

A wine tasting will always be a sensory experience for the participants, no matter how experienced or knowledgeable they happen to be. By its very nature, a wine tasting involves utilising almost all the senses to arrive at an opinion, regardless of whether that...

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Learning Trading: Essential Ingredients for Success

Learning Trading: Essential Ingredients for Success

There are no fail-safe guarantees for success in trading, but there are a variety of strategies and ingredients that can increase the likelihood of experiencing sustained profitability. Some of the main types of active traders can be seen in the infographic attachment...

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Rock Climbing in Chamonix

Rock Climbing in Chamonix

Chamonix is a resort in the south-east of France best known for its skiing and mountain climbing. Skiers and rock-climbing enthusiasts flock to the commune each year to test their mettle against some of the toughest peaks, or to learn new skills in a scenic and...

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Risk Management in Finance: Exploring Risk Parity

Risk Management in Finance: Exploring Risk Parity

Risk parity refers to a strategy of portfolio allocation that determines allocations using risk, across all the different components of the investment portfolio. It utilises an approach to investing known as MPT, or the modern portfolio theory. An overview of MPT can...

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