These are not my words, I’m quoting Ken Fisher, founder and chairman of Fisher Investments. He writes a column in FT Money and this was his message last Saturday. Continue reading Stocks aren’t overvalued – so keep buying
David Stevenson’s Adventurous Investor column in FT Money is always interesting and often useful. Last weekend he was worrying that equities might be getting over-valued. Continue reading Infinite Turbos
I write these posts for fun. Only a few, but you are a cherished few, read them. When there are comments I’m delighted – they are usually much brainier than my post . So what could possibly go wrong? Continue reading 13 Across
I hold a few shares in an oil exploration and production company operating in Latin America. It puzzled me why the region is known as Latin America. Continue reading Oil and Gas
The phoney war’s almost over, in a few days we will face the crunch. I am realistic about the complexity and pessimistic about the effect of the UK’s departure from the EU. Continue reading The Crunch
I hope you won’t mind if I share some scams with you. If you haven’t come across them it may save you embarrassment and dosh. Continue reading Scam Time
There is a tide in the affairs of men.
Which, taken at the flood, leads on to fortune;
Omitted, all the voyage of their life
Is bound in shallows and in miseries.
On such a full sea are we now afloat,
And we must take the current when it serves,
Or lose our ventures.
Continue reading Other Men’s Flowers
Mabel Strickland (1899 – 1988) has been dubbed the uncrowned queen of Malta, not unjustifiably. Continue reading Mabel Strickland and Uncle Ralph
No doubt about it, going to Eton makes you grow up fast. Aged thirteen you choose what newspapers and magazines you want delivered, open a bank or, in my case, a Post Office account and pick a tailor. Continue reading Mr Boddy’s Rag-Bag
Do you have a moral compass? If so, who set it? Is it an innate wish to do the right thing or was it imbued in childhood? We know the answer. Continue reading Right or Wrong?