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Trigger’s Tip: Between the cliff and the fog, you must decide

When your children leave school nearly all of them suffer the difficult burden of believing that there is right and there is wrong, and that’s it. All is black and white. Life then teaches you, [...]

June 9th, 2016|Categories: Market Commentary|Tags: , , , , |3 Comments

Is the EU falling apart? With or without Brexit?

As I speak to many people about the upcoming referendum I am constantly surprised that few have much knowledge of the unsettling political trends across the EU. Most have a sense that it got ugly [...]

June 9th, 2016|Categories: Market Commentary|Tags: , , , |5 Comments

Brexit Trade Facts: Hot Air And The Mole Hill

Is trade THE killer issue? Claim and counter claim has certainly sown confusion,which is a great pity. We wanted to explore the facts and were surprised by the real numbers and the facts about the [...]

June 9th, 2016|Categories: Market Commentary|Tags: , , , , |5 Comments

Of Brexit and icebergs

We can’t avoid the Brexit referendum, as it is dominating both the front pages and business pages. This is a personal view. Anyone who tells you that they know what will happen in the UK [...]

June 3rd, 2016|Categories: Market Commentary|Tags: , , , |16 Comments

People are angry

People are angry. This is what polls tell us throughout the developed world. This dissension has allowed Trump and Saunders to emerge in the US; a raft of more extreme left and right wing politicians [...]

May 13th, 2016|Categories: Market Commentary|Tags: , |4 Comments

Is Jamaica or Iran to your taste?

It's not an easy time to make money in mainstream stock markets. Yet the returns from frontier emerging markets have been positive over the last 6 months, in contrast to the UK stock market. Are [...]

May 11th, 2016|Categories: Travel Notes|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Is Jamaica or Iran to your taste?

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