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London Forex Show

London Forex Show – 20th February 2015 (2)

Today’s post is the second part of my review of the presentations in the main conference room at last week’s London Forex show at Olympia. The presentations In the previous post...

Weekly Roundup, 26th February 2015

Weekly Roundup, 26th February 2015

We begin this week’s roundup in the FT, with John Authers. Active fund management John’s column was about the misleading marketing used by active fund managers, and the shortcomings of...

Pensions Commission

Pensions Commission – Consensus Revisited

Today’s post looks at a report issued this week which calls for a Pension Commission to be established. The Report The report, written by Ben Franklin,  comes from the International...

Weekly Roundup, 16th February 2015

Weekly Roundup, 16th February 2015

We begin today’s Weekly Roundup with the FT’s “Chart that tells a story”. Income gap narrows The chart below shows how the after-tax income of the richest, poorest and average...

Weekly Roundup, 11th February 2015

Weekly Roundup, 11th February 2015

For a change, we do not begin our weekly roundup in the FT.  Instead we will take a look at AltFi. AltFi / P2P / Mini-bonds AltFi, the alternative finance...

Sequencing

Sequencing Risk – Pound Cost Ravaging

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Weekly Roundup, 3rd February 2015

Weekly Roundup, 3rd February 2015

We begin our weekly roundup as usual in the FT. Passive investing Judith Evans and Jonthan Eley put together a special feature on the impact of passive funds, and ETFs...

Weekly Roundup,26th January 2015

Weekly Roundup, 26th January 2015

We begin our Weekly Roundup as usual in the FT, with Jonathan Eley. Don’t buy IPOs This week’s “chart that tells a story” really does what it says on the...

Growth stocks

Growth Stocks Investor Forum, 21st Jan 2015

I haven’t invested in growth stocks for a decade, having got by since then with sensible asset allocation and directing new funds to passive vehicles. But one of my investing...

Weekly Roundup,20th January 2015

Weekly Roundup, 20th January 2015

As usual, we begin our weekly roundup in the FT. FX Turbulence Paul Murphy and Judith Evans1 both wrote about the fallout from the sudden removal of the three-year-old Swiss...