The Rise Continues

Tuesday, January 21, 2020– U.S. markets were closed yesterday in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. day. We wish our readers a happy holiday and hope that you enjoyed the long weekend.The mixture of better…

Rule Britannia

Ian Cowie explains why the sun is shining on UK investment companies. Clouds of political uncertainty, which had overshadowed British shares for several years, have begun to clear and the sun is shining on the…

Settled Tensions Lead to Strong Rise

Monday, January 13, 2020– U.S. stocks scored a solid weekly gain in the first full week of trading for 2020. The large cap indexes pushed further into record territory, as the prospects for armed conflict…

A Few Thoughts on the Next Decade

Monday, December 30, 2019– We wish our readers a good holiday and a Healthy and Prosperous New Year! Looking at the markets as we close out the year, US investors can breathe a sigh of…

In the Face of it All, Record Highs

Monday, December 23, 2019- In the wake of further political tension, impeachment hearings and uncertainties regarding next year’s election, the markets are dancing to the beat of their own drum as once again they are…

First Leg of Trade Pact

December 16, 2019- It was a record week for the major US Indices as trade talks between the US and China ushered their first resolution. The first leg of the trade deal was agreed to…

Lessons in liquidity

When a city figure as senior as the Governor of the Bank of England says that one form of pooled fund holding billions of pounds on behalf of millions of people is 'built on a…

Strong Employment is the Driver

Monday, December 9, 2019- After what looked to be a tough week for the markets amid President Trump’s comments that it may be late 2020 before we can establish a trade accord with China, Friday’s…