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Market Comment: Autumn No Time To Relax

7th September 2020 Last time we started with the question: What happens when governments stop the emergency support for their economies? e.g. furlough schemes and cheap loans. Well the dreaded Autumn has arrived, and with [...]

September 7th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorised|0 Comments

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 [...]

April 3rd, 2020|Categories: Uncategorised|2 Comments

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 – [...]

March 30th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorised|3 Comments

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 [...]

March 20th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorised|6 Comments

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 [...]

February 28th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorised|1 Comment

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 [...]

January 29th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorised|Comments Off on Understanding Dementia