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.

Why you should love wild price swings

When something is described as “volatile” it’s usually seen as negative. Volatile substances are seen as dangerous. Volatile people are …

Has Trump taken the shine off gold?

Judging by past evidence, Donald Trump’s motto could be “Build it then gild it”. Trump’s penthouses, planes, casinos and hotels …

The Bucks Stop Here

Author: Jim Parton

By most people’s standards, Jim Parton was being paid vast sums of money for doing nothing very much in the City. That is until, right in the middle of the recession, he is unceremoniously fired by his ungrateful boss. Sound familiar? Of course. But this is not 2009 mid credit crunch, this is the…

Lies, damned lies and CPI

“There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies and statistics.” Benjamin Disraeli, British prime minister (attributed by Mark Twain, …

Turbocharge your stock profits

Investing in stocks is full of uncertainties. There are loads of things that you can’t control. But there’s one thing …

Where should you put your money?

We live in difficult times for investors. Practically all major asset classes are richly valued in most developed markets. Yields …