“We are drowning in information but starved for knowledge” John Naisbitt
News & Views
It may all be rather embarrassing but the fact that the Government is floundering shows at last just how difficult leaving the EU was always going to be. In fact, the complete break that a dwindling band of zealots still crave looks increasingly impossible.
When we look back on 2017, it will be on a year which has lived up to almost all of the excitable financial market expectations. Most stock markets are higher and the world index has racked up an unparalleled run of eleven successive monthly gains this year.
Rouge/Noir, Pair/Impair, Manque/Passe? Staking money on whether a cryptocurrency will go up or down is, to put it mildly, like gambling.
Sterling enjoyed a festive uplift yesterday, but it was short lived.
In a week when apparently the bitcoin implied market value bested that of Coca-Cola (KO in New York) my thoughts drift back towards gold.
Between September 2015 and October 2017, the proportion of the portfolio’s revenues derived from the UK increased from 41.9 per cent to 55.5 per cent
“All that matters is winnin’!” No doubt I missed the deep philosophical undertones that the script writers of Dallas embedded within their hit show of too long ago to remember but even in my formative years I quickly realised that hitting a big oil find was good news.
A wise person once told me that a good way of showing true knowledge and understanding is explaining something in straightforward and easy to understand language.
A couple of months or so into the life of the Dynamic Opportunities Fund I realise we have done something rather unusual by top-slicing four (and counting) of our investments to crystalise some profits.
ITV’s (ITV) trading statement on Tuesday had more contrast settings than even a new-fangled TV and the share price whipsawed up and subsequently down in the hours afterwards.