Great investment thinkers are hard to find. I’m talking about the really great ones, not the ones writing useless but catchily titled blogs.Read More
I don’t have a coherent post this week. With the markets in turmoil I’ve been putting together a list of things to think about for investors including buying an ETF that goes up when the S&P goes down (NYSE:SPDN). Complex pros and cons to this and I’ve also been looking at indicators I’ve discussed before in my Boom & Doom posts.
The Indian grannies gathering interest at 6.5% (the Reserve Bank of India rate) in their savings accounts suddenly look like geniuses compared to their wheeler dealer grandkids. The Indian markets are down about 12% since August.
I’m happy to chat to any readers on the phone about my findings. If there is enough interest I could put together a webinar.
I’m wandering the Lake District as the summer holidays come to a close. The 4 year old is obsessed with all things Peter Rabbit by Beatrix Potter while the 7 year old loves “Swallows and Amazons”. Both books are set up here in The Lakes.Read More
The biggest surprise in running Four Minute Investing has been finding out that so many of my peer group who work in finance, find it difficult to make decisions about their own personal investments.Read More
I was at a family wedding this weekend. A number of my relatives flew into London for the occasion. At the dinner I ended up sitting next to one of my uncles who served in the education department of the Indian Navy for his entire career. He is eighty this year and complaining that the college he teaches at keeps dragging him back each year as they can’t find anyone else to teach his subject.Read More