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Why the status quo is bad for you

Status Quo is an English rock band who plays boogie rock as many of our older clients know.  They have had a long list of hits over the years. Particularly memorable songs include Caroline, Rockin’ All Over The World, Down Down et al.  These hits were at the pinnacle...

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Will property prices fall post-Brexit?

At the time of writing this blog a Brexit deal with the EU seems highly unlikely, thank goodness.  Two years ago there was a referendum. The result was a 52%:48% vote in favour of leaving the EU. There is nothing in EU legislation or rules that require a divorce...

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Why CRAABs could replace FAANGs in the future

For those of you in the know, the popular acronym of FAANGs stands for Facebook, Apple, Amazon, Netflix and Google.  Up until the last quarter of 2018 these shares were considered by most people to be virtually unstoppable. This resulted in many investors investing...

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The wonder of numbers

The world of finance and numbers has been a lifetime passion and fascination to me. I can’t explain why. I guess I am just as passionate about figures as David Attenborough is about nature and wildlife. It’s simply in my blood. One of the most historically interesting...

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WHY MEGATRENDS ARE IMPORTANT FOR INVESTORS

I recently read a BlackRock research study on megatrends, which I found really interesting. What are megatrends? They are powerful, transformative forces that could change the global economy, business and society. These megatrends are longer term in nature and have...

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