Why You Should Ignore All Market Forecasts

In the week that RBS tells us to “sell everything” ahead of a “cataclysmic year” it’s worth thinking about whether acting on market forecasts is of any value. Here are three reasons why forecasting is a waste of everybody’s time.   1. Nobody Knows The Future Yes I...

Alternative Investing : Private Equity

This is the last of a short series of blogs on ‘alternatives’ – investments in anything other than stocks, bonds or cash. We have examined the four most common alternative asset classes in general order of risk/return profile; Absolute Return, Commodities, Property...

Alternative Investing : Property

Continuing our short series of blogs on ‘alternatives’ – investments in anything other than stocks, bonds or cash – in which we take a look at the four most common asset classes in general order of risk/return profile; Absolute Return, Commodities, Property and...

Alternative Investing : Commodities

Continuing our short series of blogs on ‘alternatives’ – investments in anything other than stocks, bonds or cash – in which we take a look at the four most common asset classes in general order of risk/return profile; Absolute Return, Commodities, Property and...

Alternative Investing : Absolute Return

This is the first in a short series of blogs on ‘alternatives’ – investments in anything other than stocks, bonds or cash. We will take a look at the four most common alternative asset classes in general order of risk/return profile: Absolute Return, Commodities,...