“Now This Is Not The End. It Is Not Even The Beginning Of The End. But It Is, Perhaps, The End Of The Beginning.”

Originally Published Aug. 25, 2015 We’ve just had the first 10% correction in the US stock market in over 3 years, immediately preceded by a halving of equity valuations in the Chinese stock market, together with most other country stockmarkets moving into bear or correction territory. This has been driven by two factors; a slowdown […]

ARE THE FED CALLING A BOTTOM TO THE S&P 500?

Originally Published July 26th 2010. On February 25th 2009 the Fed released details of how US banking organizations were to be assessed to ensure that they had sufficient capital to perform on an ongoing basis. The S&P 500 closed that day on 764.9 and, reached a further inter-day low of 666.79 on March 6th 2009. […]

SO IS THERE A NEW PARADIGM IN UK HOUSE PRICES?

Originally Published July 19th, 2010. According to the Nationwide Building Society, UK new home prices have risen 3% in the first half of 2010, following a previous flat year. This amounts to an astonishing recovery from the global pessimism that remains in most developed economies. So is it sustainable, and why? Like gold bullion, London […]