Rehab for the world economy

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US stocks: Are you feeling lucky?

The world’s biggest ever initial public offering (IPO) of company stock has just taken place in the USA. Alibaba (NYSE:BABA), …

Avoid the fashion for Japan

Still avoiding Japan

Just over a year ago I explained why I was unconvinced about the long term case for investing in Japanese …

Gold price fools

Nearly 500 years ago an English farmer and poet called Thomas Tusser coined (ahem) the phrase “A fool and his …

Dr. Strangelove central bankers

Why central planning is M.A.D

An open letter from To: Developed country governments Cc: Developed country central bankers Dear Vote Seekers, I was born half …