23/06/2014- Last week’s markets and economic data expected in the week ahead

Last week’s economic data was overshadowed by central bank announcements and forecasts. In line with expectations, the US Federal Reserve reduced asset purchases by a further $10bn per month to ...

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June 23, 2014

Never invest money you can’t afford to lose – a ‘golden rule’ of investing?

Never invest money you can't afford to lose - a 'golden rule' of investing? I would argue that anybody that uses this rule doesn't understand what investing is at all. I ...

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June 20, 2014

16/06/2014- Last week’s markets and economic data expected in the week ahead

Last week’s economic data was limited but generally positive. The UK highlight was another set of very strong employment data – job creation over the 3 months to April was ...

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June 17, 2014

09/06/2014- Last week’s markets and economic data expected in the week ahead

Last week’s economic calendar included two highlights. On Thursday the European Central Bank cut its main interest rate to 0.15% (from 0.25%) and its deposit rate to -0.10% (from zero), meaning ...

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June 9, 2014