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The likely winners in the US-China trade war

Buenos Aires, Argentina A strange thing happened today, Dear Reader. Believe it or not, it’s almost three years since the … 0 21

Why the US-China trade war is not about jobs – Part II

Buenos Aires, Argentina We’re meant to believe that Donald Trump and Xi Jinping are good friends…at least, according to the … 0 815

Why the US-China trade war is not about jobs – Part I

Buenos Aires, Argentina Donald Trump continued to do his favourite thing this week…hanging out on Twitter. We’re supposed to believe … 1 5626
Stocks and Shares

What you see depends on how you look

Personally, when it comes to stocks, I don’t find much value in so-called “technical analysis”, which is the analysis of … 0 75
Stocks and Shares

Can high US profit growth continue?

Since 1900, listed US companies have grown their earnings at just over 1% above inflation. Whereas, over the past 15 … 0 37
Stocks and Shares

Don’t ignore stock buybacks when investing

Too many people ignore stock buybacks when they make their investment decisions. Stock buybacks are a big deal, especially in … 1 86
Economic Crisis

“Modern” money for nothin’

Buenos Aires, Argentina “That ain’t working, that’s the way to do it Money for nothin’ and your chicks for free.” … 0 84
Gold and Precious Metals

The “intrinsic value” myth

The US “Russiagate” investigations into alleged collusion appear to have come to a dead end. Much of the media is … 0 94
Gold and Precious Metals

“Oh Jesus, make it stop!”

Yawn. Zzzzzzz….. Take a deep breath (literally), and read the following aloud…. “At its January meeting, the Committee stated that … 0 112
Stocks and Shares

How do you know when stocks are “cheap”?

Stocks have had a very strong start to 2019, across most of the world. The MSCI All-Countries World Index (ACWI), … 0 173
Stocks and Shares

If I was only allowed one investment, this is it

About 25 years ago, I was a fresh-faced graduate trainee at a leading investment bank in London. One day, my … 0 141