NEWS, VIEWS & TRUTHS (20TH MAY – 24TH MAY)

Why, hello there. How are you? Well, I hope you’re good. Either way, many thanks for tuning into this week’s News, Views and Truths. I shall avoid the obvious political wranglings this side of the pond. Perhaps the results, when announced on Monday, will affect the markets. To be honest I highly doubt that, as …

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NEWS, VIEWS & TRUTHS (13TH MAY – 17TH MAY)

Congratulations!  You have made it through another week, filled with sunshine and huge amounts of investment market news. What?  You don’t know about the big story?  You haven’t heard what all of FinTwit (‘Financial Twitter’) is tweeting about?  Well, fear no more as I am here to deliver your weekly dose of News, Views and …

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NEWS, VIEWS & TRUTHS (6TH MAY – 10TH MAY)

Afternoon to you all! I hope your week has been fruitful and your weekend plans are all in place.  And as I signal the start of the weekend, please take a few minutes to (hopefully) enjoy this week’s News, Views and Truths. It feels like an age since I mentioned ‘the Trump’ in these pages …

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NEWS, VIEWS & TRUTHS (29TH APR – 3RD MAY)

After a brief hiatus, I’m back. It’s back. Welcome to News, Views and Truths! Firstly, apologies for the lack of content over the last 3 weeks, however normal service has resumed. And it seems normal service has resumed to global stock markets too. Following the sell-off in 2018, year to date returns across most global …

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NEWS, VIEWS & TRUTHS (25TH MAR – 29TH MAR)

Good afternoon and welcome to this week’s News, Views and Truths! The sun is shining and the country is still in one piece… just.  But let’s not let that get in the way of a great weekend, shall we? Despite thoughts to the contrary, the continuing omnishambles that is Brexit is not having much of …

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NEWS, VIEWS & TRUTHS (18TH MAR – 22ND MAR)

We have reached Friday once more with the sun on our backs, which is always a positive!  The birds are singing, trees are beginning to look greener and the first shoots of spring are showing.  What could possibly be better, aside from this week’s News, Views and Truths? Hopefully, more positivity! As your finest purveyor …

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NEWS, VIEWS & TRUTHS (4TH MAR – 8TH MAR)

Friday, it seems, comes around quicker and quicker every week.  Am I getting old or am I simply enjoying myself far too much?  Who knows; what we do know is it’s time for this week’s ‘News, Views and Truths’. So, we had some rather big news this week surrounding the European Central Bank, which I …

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NEWS, VIEWS & TRUTHS (25TH FEB – 1ST MAR)

Good afternoon to you; it is good to be back after last week’s sojourn, ably handled by Mr Martin Howe.  I can, however, guarantee a cow-free zone this week, much to Martin’s chagrin – I don’t think he has a bovine obsession, although I can confirm he loves a pun.  I think you may have …

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NEWS, VIEWS & TRUTHS (18TH FEB – 22ND FEB)

It’s half-term and your regular host Andrew Alexander is enjoying a well-earned few days break with his family. Andrew offered me an opportunity to provide you with some finely tuned market analysis… Which I would have been more than happy to provide, had I not been distracted by a story that appealed to me on …

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