Category: Active investing

Black Swans

Social Trading and Black Swans

The perils of Social Trading, including survivorship bias and Black Swans – lessons from the FX meltdown after the removal of the Swiss Franc Euro peg.

Social Trading - an experiment

Social Trading – an experiment

I’m not an active trader at the moment, and haven’t been for a few years. One of my resolutions for 2015 is to get back into it, but I’m going...

US Stocks for UK DIY investors

US Stocks for UK DIY Investors

I have not been a direct investor in US stocks since the dot-com boom (or rather the bust) in 2000, but there have been significant advances in trading technology since...

Stockopedia 3

Stockopedia at the London Investor Show 2014

The first presentation in the main auditorium at the London Investor Show was by Edward Page-Croft from Stockopedia, a company which sells subscriptions to a stock-screening and ranking service. Most...