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Investment Strategy

How the wealthy invest

All investors can learn from what the wealthiest are up to. Whatever the size of your investments, the basic strategies … 0 176
Stocks and Shares

US stocks include less “tech” than people think

It’s well known that US stocks, overall, are some of the most expensive in the world. One reason that’s given … 0 127
Europe

Why German stocks look attractive

Over the long run, German stocks have matched the performance of US stocks. But they’ve lagged behind in recent years, … 0 172
Investment Strategy

Message from China: “Mess with us and we’ll mess back”

Buenos Aires, Argentina This morning, I saw a woman crossing the road. That’s an ordinary, mundane, everyday occurrence. But this … 0 191
North America

Has socialism reached the US?

Buenos Aires, Argentina I spend a lot of time trying to make sense of what’s going on the world, with … 0 166
Investment Strategy

Saving, investing and how much to put in stocks

Sussex, England “All my friends have got one. They’re pretty cool.” My London-based, 25 year-old niece was showing me her … 0 206
Investment Strategy

Avoiding the extremes

London, England In what seems like a previous life, I lived just down the road from where I’m staying today. … 0 150
Stocks and Shares

The “paradox of inflation” for stocks…and a potentially massive opportunity

Sussex, England “…murmur murmur murmur Brexit mumble mumble mumble Brexit mutter mutter mutter Brexit…” Repeat endlessly…ad infinitum… For as long … 0 188
Europe

From hot to cold

Buenos Aires, Argentina I’m in transit. Late last night I got back to Buenos Aires from Uruguay, driving most of … 0 159
Asia

After 2018’s sharp drop, are Chinese stocks cheap enough?

Chinese stocks go through frequent cycles of boom and bust. The market saw major peaks in October 2007, May 2015 … 0 183
Gold and Precious Metals

Shark attack?

Rocha, Uruguay A worrying chart below…but first an update on my sojourn in Uruguay. Yesterday morning, a large group (pod?) … 0 212