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Don’t Copy These People! Plus Income Prospects.

22nd May 2020. This will be the last of our Friday updates during this “health emergency”.  I hope you have found them helpful, passing over the fence a sense of our thinking as the weeks [...]

Preparation, Not Celebration

15th May 2020. On a personal note, thank you to all of the Dennehy Weller & Co team.  I had a “virtual” holiday for the last few days (under orders to not open my laptop!), [...]

Ready, Steady… Slow

Friday, 1st May 2020. Over the last week there is much greater clarity on a range of issues.  One is how we are likely to behave as the lock-down is eased, and the other is [...]

10 Funds For The Bounce

24th April 2020 This week we identify which funds you might buy and why.  There is clear potential if you take a decade-long view, and that is our context today.  Yet there is much uncertainty [...]

The Case For The Cautious Optimist

Friday 17th April, 2020. For some time before the virus struck we had been warning that the financial markets were vulnerable.  Primarily this is derived from the US stock market, but also due to overwhelming [...]

Market update:  Our poor old brains

Friday 3rd April, 2020   It has been a relatively quiet week in markets, even though there have been some very sad and continuing fatalities, plus nasty economic numbers. This week I am bringing you [...]

Market update: Still too much complacency

Monday 30th March, 2020   On the Friday before Black Monday in 1987 we were only stopped from selling the great bulk of our advisory client holdings because an unofficial Bank Holiday was declared – [...]

Market update: Shining a light

I hate to start with a non-investment matter but it is impossible to avoid the coronavirus issue. If you and yours are thinking about having a beer in the pub this weekend, or going to [...]

Market update: Trump can’t conjure away the virus

A month ago we would have been looking forward to a bit of a fall in markets – it’s healthy, and creates opportunities to buy a bit more cheaply.  It was early days for the [...]

Understanding Dementia

Being diagnosed with dementia can be a lonely and worrying time, not to mention a huge shock for family members too. It’s an increasingly widespread illness, with the Alzheimer’s Society projecting that the number of [...]