Watch out: Here comes the big squeeze

What’s the ‘big squeeze’? It’s the start of the end of extremely accommodative monetary policy from both central banks and governments. The reason for the support was the outbreak of…

Time to be bold on China?

Bloomberg has published a piece this week highlighting a Chinese Hedge Fund betting big on a Chinese stocks rebound. The Fund is called Guangdong Zhengyuan Private Fund Investment Management Co.…

Why the USD remains unchallenged

There is often talk about the USD being challenged as the ‘King of currencies’. See here for some of the reasons for the USD’s status previously outlined. However, a helpful…

Retail buys the dip, but professionals fear it

Bloomberg published an interesting piece this week where it highlights the contrast between retail buying equity dips and professionals selling equities. According to Bloomberg, the Bank of America noted that…

Two lessons as Goldman goes heavy into tech

Goldman Sachs (GS) was reported by Bloomberg this week to be ‘doubling down on technology’. This is not a surprise as COVID-19 has accelerated humanities move into technology as we…

Adapt or die: The financial market mantra

Bloomberg had an interesting piece out this week on how the 60/40 stock-bond ratio mix that has been the bedrock of many investors portfolios could be dead. The reason is…

Is Britain facing a winter of discontent?

Bloomberg had an interesting piece this week outlining that the United Kingdom is facing a very challenging winter as a number of factors converge. A lack of labour, heating bills…

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