The abbreviations used in the lyrics are a selection of civil war references from s headlines, a suggestion of what could happen in the United Kingdom. The lyrics endorse a particularly sensational, violent concept of Anarchy In The U.K.
that reflected the pervasive sense of embittered anger, confusion, restlessness, economic frustration and social alienation which was being felt by a generation of disenfranchised youth amidst the declining economic situation and bland music scene of the mids. Sex Pistols manager Malcolm Anarchy In The U.K. considered the song "a call to arms to the kids who believe that rock and roll was taken away from them. It's a statement of self rule, of ultimate Anarchy In The U.K.
The song was also featured in the video game Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 4 as part of the soundtrack. So What! Megadeth's version has incorrect lyrics. Dave Mustaine explained that he could not understand Johnny Rotten 's singing, so he made up the parts he could not understand in addition, the country is changed to "USA", though the title is kept unchanged.
A missive in this spirit landed in my email box on July 31, courtesy of a financial-services consultant called TORI Global. It read:. The lack of sympathy is entirely understandable, Anarchy In The U.K., but his record and his investment process are both still to be admired. Bad luck, inept management in some of his holdings and the gradual building, and lack of addressing, of negative City sentiment have combined to drive this situation.
Thus, his funds are best understood by evaluating his entire, year investment history, rather than by their admittedly distressing recent news. The italics are mine. On Oct. Eventually, they will return what remains of their original capital.
Addition by Subtraction Two lessons seem clear from the Woodford saga:. That they are permitted to do so in both the United Kingdom and the United States is a triumph of hope over experience. The hope is that, by expanding their investment universes, mutual funds can improve their returns. Having greater opportunities should lead to higher future profits--particularly when, as with private equities, the new asset class offers higher expected returns.
Not so much. Indeed, shows experience, not at all. One problem is that those expected returns may in fact be illusions. Recently, several U. Some argue that such disappointments are to be expected, because when private firms reach such high valuations, they no longer are attractively priced.
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