The Cable Reverses After Super Thursday Decision

August 9, 2017

The Bank of England convened for its highly anticipated Super Thursday meeting on August 3, 2017. At the conclusion of the meeting, MPC members voted by margin of 6:2 to maintain the current bank rate of 0.25%. BOE members cited concerns about UK economic growth prospects for the remainder of 2017, and tempered expectations of […]

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Effective Trading Advice in Today’s Markets

July 10, 2017

A snapshot of global bourses paints a positive picture. The 1-year appreciation with Wall Street indices reflects strong gains across the board. The NASDAQ composite index is up 24.14%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average is up 18.01%, and the S&P 500 index is up 13.86%. Much the same is true across the Atlantic. The Ibex […]

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Instavest – Innovative and Potentially Lucrative

May 29, 2015

With all the different trading platforms and startups that I’ve seen over the years, Instavest has a model I haven’t come across before and I find to be quite interesting.  Essentially, it enforces a paradigm where lead investors (and investing bloggers) have to actually put their money where their mouth is and followers/investors can profit if they are […]

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Yet Another Faulty Investment Strategy I Keep Hearing About

November 24, 2013

I was eating lunch with a co-worker today and he told me how he was getting completely out of stocks in his 401(k) account and switching to all cash and bonds. When I asked why, he acted like I was a dope and said, “the market is up over 20% so far this year. Since […]

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What Was Your First Investment Ever?

April 20, 2013

I was thinking back to how I first became so enthusiastic about saving and investing and how far I’ve come since my dad brought home the first finance book I’d ever read from the library.  It was a book about George Soros and how he’d made Billions on a bet against the British Pound.  I’m […]

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Market Rally Unfazed By Cyprus – Time to Sell Yet?

March 21, 2013

As an investor glued to the news, Jim Cramer and all the doomsday blogs, you’d think markets should have sold off in epic fashion and gold should be breaching $3000 by now.  Calamity after calamity has yet to result in the selloff everyone’s waiting for.  Going back to 2012, we had the European debt crisis. […]

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