NEWS, VIEWS & TRUTHS (3RD DEC – 7TH DEC)

What. A. Week.  You know those weeks when everything starts out rosy? And then ends up like the front end of the Titanic?  Those weeks?  Welcome to my world; welcome to this week’s News, Views and Truths. So, let’s start by casting our minds back to Monday.  What a wonderful start to the week; the …

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NEWS, VIEWS & TRUTHS (26TH NOV – 30TH NOV)

Morning all you lucky, lucky people. Friday is amongst us and as we stand on the edge of the Christmas period, I hope you have your advent calendars ready for tomorrow morning.  If you have, well done.  If you haven’t, what are you waiting for?  But don’t rush off too hastily; the least you can …

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NEWS, VIEWS & TRUTHS (19TH NOV – 23RD NOV)

Congratulations!  You have made it through another week, especially as the easterly wind blows in and already, social media is throwing around the #snowvember hashtag.  So reward yourself with a cuppa, perhaps even a Hobnob or two and enjoy this week’s News, Views and Truths. The market is a very special thing.  It is the …

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NEWS, VIEWS & TRUTHS (12TH NOV – 16TH NOV)

Hello dear readers; I hope that I find you well this Friday and equally hope that you enjoy this week’s News, Views and Truths. First off, let me caveat this week’s publication with the fact that I am writing this ex-ante, in that at the time of tippy-tappying on my keyboard, it is in fact …

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NEWS, VIEWS & TRUTHS (5TH NOV – 9TH NOV)

Here we go again – Friday. That shining beacon of hope at the end of the working week.  And quite the week too.  So as per usual, please allow me to furnish you with our own particular News, Views and Truths. Dominating this week was the US midterm election, held every 4 years and placed …

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NEWS, VIEWS & TRUTHS (29TH OCT – 2ND NOV)

The sun is out, the sky is blue. There’s not a cloud to spoil the view. And it’s Friday; welcome to News, Views and Truths. This week’s piece is a rather special one, being that Three Counties held its annual client day at Beamish Hall yesterday. For all of you that attended, many many thanks …

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NEWS, VIEWS & TRUTHS (22ND OCT – 26TH OCT)

Good afternoon to you all; in fact great afternoon to you all.  It’s cold out there and it’s only going to get colder. So my suggestion to you is to sit back, and enjoy this week’s News, Views and Truths. And by “enjoy”, I mean “be informed”… Because this week in the markets has not …

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NEWS, VIEWS & TRUTHS (15TH OCT – 19TH OCT)

Here we go again; Friday. The most glorious of days, announcing the weekend and the potential that those two days contain. And to deliver the “sprinkles”, welcome to this week’s News, Views and Truths. So after last week’s global market shake-out, most indices have returned to some semblance of normality. The FTSE 100 has creeped …

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NEWS, VIEWS & TRUTHS (8TH OCT – 12TH OCT)

Good afternoon to you all, I hope this week’s News, Views and Truths finds you all well. It’s a bit stormy. Weather wise and market wise. So let’s get into it. As regular readers will be aware of, there are a number of headwinds that are challenging the unopposed gains investors have seen in global …

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