Rob Marstrand

Rob is the founder of OfWealth, a service that aims to explain to private investors, in simple terms, how to maximise their investment success in world markets. Before that he spent 15 years working for investment bank UBS, the world’s largest wealth manager and stock trader with headquarters in Switzerland. During that time he was based in London, Zurich and Hong Kong and worked in many countries, especially throughout Asia. After that he was Chief Investment Strategist for the Bonner & Partners Family Office for four years, a project set up by Agora founder Bill Bonner that focuses on successful inter-generational wealth transfer and long term investment. Rob has lived in Buenos Aires, Argentina for the past eight years, which is the perfect place to learn about financial crises.

Is high risk speculation worth it?

There’s a constant temptation to speculate on high risk investments that offer the potential for massive returns. Unfortunately they also …

Are US traders taking record levels of valium?

US political intrigue…a resurgent Labour party in the UK polls…North Korea…Syria…the Manchester bombing…Greek debt (again)…potential early Italian elections…Brazilian impeachment…looming protectionism …

Bitcoin goes berserk

The price of Bitcoin is up 19% since I wrote about cryptocurrencies just two days ago. In two days! Oh …

Cryptocurrencies: boom or bubble?

Cryptocurrencies raise some serious questions about the nature of money and whether it should be entrusted to governments and banks …