“We are drowning in information but starved for knowledge” John Naisbitt
News & Views
One of the least high profile growth sectors in the world is the industrial gases sector, possibly as befits a substance that you may be able to smell but often cannot see.
As a sort of calm returns to equity it is becoming increasingly clear that the talk of ‘regime change’ is premature if not unfounded.
After last week’s biggest positive performance week for the S&P 500 since January 2013 there is a tentative feeling of ‘back to the norms of the last few years’ out there.
For what it’s worth, I think that the main, but not the only, thing to fear is fear itself.
Judging by the range of headlines the world’s financial press unleashed upon their readers during the last ten days, falls in global financial markets elicit far more emotion than a multi-year bull market ever does.
In the market volatility of last week it was surprising to see Randgold Resources(RRS) as one of the FTSE-100’s biggest losers.
Basketball genius Kobe Bryant’s words have spoken to me quite directly over the last week or so as the global stock markets shifted from high optimism to…less optimism.
Another month of data culminated in the coronation of pin-up Rosy Scenario at the latest Plutocrats Assembly in Davos.
Sophos (SOPH) is a UK cyber security group selling anti-virus and encryption software to mid-sized and small companies.
I was a bit worried the other day to read that the humble sandwich might be one of the biggest contributors to global warming…but on this front I fear there are bigger influences at work.