Meet and greet – what a treat!

Meet and greet – what a treat!

‘I believe in luck and fate and I believe in karma, that the energy you put out in the world comes back to meet you’ – Chris Pine Too many years ago to remember – but only a couple of years or so into my own investment career – I had the opportunity...
Disbelieving the Fed

Disbelieving the Fed

Every alternate meeting, effectively each quarter, the FOMC participants prepare forecasts of GDP growth, Unemployment, Inflation and, somewhat bizarrely, their own decisions (the dot plot) over the next three years and the ‘longer run’. The chart shows a rather wide...
Ghosts returning to haunt?

Ghosts returning to haunt?

If you recognise five or more of the above corporate logos then you will remember the ideological privatisation debate of the 1980s. You may even followed the advice being told to ‘Sid’ and bought a few shares yourself. Whilst the policy has had a few setbacks (anyone...
Our own ‘Bake Off’ technical challenge!

Our own ‘Bake Off’ technical challenge!

‘I think baking is very rewarding, and if you follow a good recipe, you will get success’ – Mary Berry I must admit I am still not totally convinced by the Channel 4 version of Great British Bake Off. However if there is anything which can help gloss over the...