The aggregate expectations of all market participants are always reflected in the prices of quoted assets. Only the flow of news about unexpected events causes these to be adjusted either up or down....

Image from NASA Imagery via Pixabay There can’t be many professional investors whose name is familiar to a large number of people around the world. Perhaps the one whose name is cited most frequently is Warren Buffett, ‘The sage of Omaha’. Buffett’s early investing career as...

Image from Free-Photos on pixabay.com There are some subjects on which just about everyone has an opinion. Politics and sport come to mind immediately and the strongest opinions are often found among those whose experience of the particular field is limited to what they observe via...

Just like making wine, investing effectively is a process with many stages and subject to external influences that we cannot control. Both require attention to seemingly small details in order to produce the optimum results....

The recent collapse of a firm supposedly offering low risk investments which turned out to be the opposite affords the opportunity to consider some of the warning signs when faced with any apparently attractive investment proposition, particularly as these regularly apply to other schemes which...