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What’s the Wifi??

“I fear the day that technology will surpass our human interaction. The world will have a generation of idiots” (Albert Einstein)​So quarter 1 has come to an end. This time last year there were fears over China and recession swirling around. Whilst we saw a little pull back in some of the markets in March most…

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No thanks I Invest in Property…..

“Compound Interest is the eighth wonder of the world, he who understands it earns it, he who doesn’t pays it” (Albert Einstein)The third quarter has now been and gone. Quarter four is historically the most fruitful  for investors. We often see larger volumes being traded and whenever the S&P 500 has been up in August…

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Why Predictions are like Pringles

In mid-December, Phil McNulty, the BBC’s chief football writer, offered us his predictions for the rest of the English Premier League season. Chelsea, the champions, had just played Leicester City, a team that had been relegation favourites just a few months before. Leicester won the game. This result would have been surprising had it not…

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What’s it worth??

“Price is what you pay, value is what you get” (Warren Buffet)November has  passed and 2017 is rapidly drawing to a close. The bulls still appear to be rampaging in the US, where we have a confident economy and we should all be wealthier than we were this time last year given the market increases….. Regular…

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But What about North Korea???

“Let our advance worrying become advance thinking and planning” (Winston Churchill)Due to holiday season, share trading during August are almost always at their lowest volumes. We now head into the final third of the year when volume increases again. The latter parts of the year normally produce the biggest gains, especially Q4, so lets see what happens. The…

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Pensions are safe, right??

“SHOULD YOU FIND YOURSELF IN A CHRONICALLY LEAKING BOAT, ENERGY DEVOTED TO CHANGING VESSELS IS LIKELY TO BE MORE PRODUCTIVE THAN ENERGY DEVOTED TO FIXING LEAKS”(Warren Buffet)Yet another month has passed us by and I think it is fair to say that markets in general are still struggling to find their direction. We are of…

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FOUR STEPS TO FINANCIAL FREEDOM

​The world of financial independence is governed by universal dynamics: supply, demand, wealth, greed, etc. These dynamics are as old as civilisation itself. Winning the wealth-building game is about recognising and exploiting those dynamics, not denying them.  If you are not yet wealthy and are worried that you will never be able to achieve financial independence,…

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Calm before the storm??

“Quality is remembered long after price is forgotten”(Guccio Gucci)  Another month has passed by in what seems like a blink of an eye. Holiday season is pretty much coming to an end so will this mean the end to the somewhat passive market environment we have had of late? During the month of August  we saw the…