17 January 2018


charts and coins
Ring in the New
2018 has arrived, with markets close to all-time highs in many instances.
Book review: Daniel Kahneman – Thinking Fast and Slow
This month we chose to read and discuss Thinking Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman.
Inside The Mind Of A Scammer: FCA Reveals The Tactics Investment Fraudsters Use To Deceive Over 55s
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is urging over 55s to check investment opportunities are genuine before they part with their money.
Be of good cheer!
With Christmas but a few days away, investors could be forgiven for having their minds on things other than what is happening in markets.
One year of Donald Trump and a wobble in Chinese markets
It has been a case of more of the same for the year as equity markets mostly edged higher in November.
Into the Festive Season
Philip Hammond's Autumn Budget passed with few surprises and markets barely registered the event.
Waiting on the red despatch box
Markets have continued in a quietish mood, despite much going on in the background. The recent UK inflation figures had little impact, other than on…
Book review: The Pressure Principle
The JM Finn book club, consisting of a dozen or so investment professionals across the firm, was conceived in 2017 with the hope being that, month by…
CSI Report
Markets remain focused on growth
October was a strong month for equity markets and was typical of developments seen so far in 2017.
History Lessons?
Thirty years ago markets were reeling from the cataclysmic drop in shares that had started in America.
Confidence remains, for now.
Equity markets have marched steadily higher through the year, with the technology sector and Emerging Markets leading the troop.
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