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Equity Markets at Important Levels – Chart Examples

A simple glance at the major equity charts tells us that, in local currency terms, European and Japanese stocks are outperforming. US stocks are losing momentum and emerging markets as an asset class are still range bound. It would seem that investors are chasing the QE trades and reducing US exposure to do so. The first chat below shows the Euro Stoxx ...

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Damned if they Raise; Damned if they Don’t. The Dilemma Facing the US Central Bank

Stewart Richardson Renowned investors are becoming worried and credible institutions are becoming increasingly nervous about what impact interest rate rises could have the US equity market. From where we sit, we think that a phrase used by Marc Faber some months ago sums it up quite nicely (and we paraphrase here)...equity markets are going to fall a long way but it ...

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Investing in the Recovery - Top Shares Tips for 2014

The days grow shorter, time rolls on and 2014 comes into view. However well or otherwise your investments performed this year, your thoughts will inevitably turn to the prospects for doing better going into the New Year.   Our experts’ share choices are many and varied. They range from stocks that have yet to be listed, to long-established giants on the world ...