Last week I wrote about how humour can help people appear more competent and achieve a higher status in the eyes of observers. Truth be told that was j…
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One of the key drivers of returns on financial markets are real interest rates. Most investors look at nominal interest rates as a guide to what they c…
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In the world of business, I don’t think there is any job where in some instances the incentives for an employee or business owner are not in conflict w…
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What can I say about gold that hasn’t been said a thousand times? Not much, really. I have compiled my research some years ago in a paper. In essence, …
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In Europe and the United Kingdom, regulators are demanding from banks and insurance companies to include climate-related risks when assessing their bus…
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Readers of these missives will know that my Friday editions are always on the humorous side and try to look at business and investing in a less serious…
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I have written previously about new research that shows that analyst recommendations – contrary to wide held beliefs do add value in terms of outperfor…
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How investors get their news has changed dramatically over the last decade. Traditionally, news media from the FT and the Wall Street Journal to the fi…
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Morningstar has become the go-to source for fund selectors for quite a while now. And this almost monopolistic position apparently has some influence n…
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In Europe and the UK, companies and fund managers face the prospect of a whole range of new regulations in the next couple of years that will require t…
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Christmas is approaching and it is the time to be merry, eat lots of food, sing Carols, and enjoy the Christmas tree. But of course, being the eco-ment…
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