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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…

Annuities rate of return

Annuities again – rate of return

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Weekly Roundup, 13th January 2015

Weekly Roundup, 13th January 2015

We begin the weekly roundup with the FT round table. FT Round Table – themes for 2015 The FT got a panel of pundits together to discuss 2015. As well…

Weekly Roundup, 6th January 2015

Weekly Roundup, 6th January 2015

We begin our weekly roundup as usual in the FT. P2P developments Judith Evans reported that Zopa plan to target the retirement market with an annuity replacement product based on…

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Weekly Roundup, 23rd December 2014

We start today’s weekly roundup with more pensions reviews. IPB pensions review Josephine Cumbo in the FT reported that pensions minister Steve Webb wanted “big, bold answers” from the industry….

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Weekly Roundup, 15th December 2014

We start today’s weekly roundup with Jonathan Eley’s FT column. UK savings rate Jonathan was looking at a report from the Social Market foundation, a think-tank. They note that despite…

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Weekly Roundup, 10th December 2014

We begin today’s weekly roundup with a chart from the FT. Hidden fund costs The charges on active funds seem to be in the news every week at the moment….

autumn statement

Autumn Statement 2014

Here’s my reaction to yesterday’s Autumn Statement by the Chancellor, and its impacts on 7C investors. Trapped in my mansion I’m a fan of Osborne and his handling of the…