Six precepts every investor should remember

Six precepts each investor ought to bear in mind

SIR ELTON JOHN has a three-year farewell tour deliberate. This columnist has just a few weeks to go, earlier than heading off to a brand new Economist beat. So it looks as if a good suggestion to summarise among the themes which have dominated this weblog.  To begin, long-term investing. Here are a set of […]

The smartphone and the toilet

The smartphone and the bathroom

THE influence of know-how on the financial system is among the most-debated problems with the second, whether or not it’s the potential for automation to trigger unemployment, enhance long-term productiveness, or widen inequality. A great deal of the annual Barclays Equity-Gilt Study, printed yesterday, was dedicated to the topic. But one part caught my eye; […]

An update from Jeremy Grantham

An replace from Jeremy Grantham

JEREMY Grantham is an investor with 50 years of expertise within the markets who is understood for his warning in regards to the outlook for long-term returns (he works for the GMO fund administration group). But he precipitated a stir earlier this yr when he mentioned the possibilities had been high of a melt-up in […]

A plan that wants extra money

AMERICAN private-sector employees face an issue. Too few of them have private-sector pensions, and the federal government scheme, Social Security, arrange by Franklin Roosevelt (pictured) is much less beneficiant than it was. One research estimated that 20m aged Americans will probably be residing in poverty or near-poverty by 2035. A brand new e-book* by Theresa […]

A plan that wants more cash

AMERICAN private-sector employees face an issue. Too few of them have private-sector pensions, and the federal government scheme, Social Security, arrange by Franklin Roosevelt (pictured) is much less beneficiant than it was once. One examine estimated that 20m aged Americans might be dwelling in poverty or near-poverty by 2035. A brand new guide* by Theresa […]

A plan that needs more money

A plan that wants more cash

AMERICAN private-sector staff face an issue. Too few of them have private-sector pensions, and the federal government scheme, Social Security, arrange by Franklin Roosevelt (pictured) is much less beneficiant than it was once. One examine estimated that 20m aged Americans will probably be residing in poverty or near-poverty by 2035. A brand new e-book* by […]

We have seen the future and it twerks

We have seen the longer term and it twerks

CYNTHIA NIXON is the most recent celebrity to run for office in America; the “Sex and the City” star is making an attempt to be governor of New York. If she succeeds, she is going to comply with in an extended line of celebrities-turned-politicians together with Sonny Bono, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jesse Ventura and most notably, […]

Markets think trade war is good for "absolutely nothing"

Markets assume commerce conflict is nice for "absolutely nothing"

IN THE unique Godzilla film, made in Japan again in 1954, the testing of American nuclear weapons results in the creation of a large dinosaur that threatens to destroy not simply Japan, however the remainder of the world. Now Asians face one other American creation that appears to be laying waste to throughout it. President […]

Beware of performance figures

Beware of efficiency figures

GOLFERS are acquainted with the idea of a “mulligan”—the possibility to retake a shot. Give an averagely gifted participant sufficient mulligans and she or he will get one near the outlet. And a model of the mulligan exists in fund administration too. Readers shall be acquainted from past blog posts with the concept actively managed […]