Momentum investing made easy?

Momentum investing made easy?

Momentum investing (buying when an asset’s price is going up and selling when it is going down) has been a BIG THING over the last two years in equities, particularly in the US, but it has been around for many years as the basic ploy of FX and commodity traders and...
Sterling: If only everyone had the same view

Sterling: If only everyone had the same view

What a difference a year makes! 2017 has been a volatile year for the FX markets and for Sterling a game of two halves – one vs. Euro the other vs. the USD.  As can be seen below, vs. USD Sterling has gradually strengthened, but vs. Euro it weakened.  This is despite...
Brexitwatch: once more unto the breach

Brexitwatch: once more unto the breach

(Image Source – The Times) Phoney War continues I can assure readers that these are my final words in 2017 on the subject of Brexit. However, things should liven up in the New Year if and when Mrs May switches her attention from the Home Front to engage fully...
That was the year that was

That was the year that was

‘Twice and thrice over, as they say, good is it to repeat and review what is good’ – Plato As this will be the last of these Dynamic Opportunities Fund weekly updates this year it is a good time to think about what we have learnt as investors throughout 2017 and...