Post. 3 May 2020.

But the experience left him with a particular appreciation of why, as the philosopher Pascal put it, “all of humanity’s problems stem from man’s inability to sit quietly in a room alone”. Unlike many financial types, Sokoloff tends to ignore high-speed media and the blizzard of big data and focuses instead on emotions and instinct, trying to pinpoint important anomalies that signal secular shifts across politics, economics, markets and history.