Market Round-Up: 8 July – 12 July 2019

The US Fed Chair, Jerome Powell’s semi-annual testimony to Congress …

Beyond Reasonable Doubt

When taking a company public, there’s a recipe for success; a small …

The Working Week

Ancient Babylon was a truly wonderful place. A sprawling landscape har…

Need a Lift?

Being taken for a ride as an investor is rarely an inviting propositio…

Football Is an Age-old Love Affair

“Some people believe football is a matter of life and death, I am ve…

A Brief History of Trade Wars

Many an educated man has theorised on the certainties of life, each of…

Seven Steps

According to UN estimates, India’s population should overtake China…

Music to Our Ears

There are few women in the world who have received at least one nomina…

Read My Lips

In a recent feature run by Time Magazine to commemorate the anniversar…

California Gold

James Wilson Marshall was an unlucky man. Born in New Jersey in 1810, …

From Blackwall to Black Friday

It was in December 1606 when just 144 men set sail from Blackwall, Lon…

The ‘Truth Effect’

Ceterum Censeo Carthaginem esse delendam! Although a rallying cry to d…

Black Holes and Blancmanges

The realms of space travel and accounting rarely come into contact wit…

What’s in a Name

It is often the first or last thing you think of when setting up a bus…

No Smoke Without Fire

They say there’s no smoke without fire, but can there be smokers wit…

Commercial Symbiosis

Heinrich Anton de Bary, the influential German botanist, surgeon and m…

The Mangelwurzel

The humble mangelwurzel, despite its versatility and high nutrient con…

Pret a Manger

“What’s in a name?” asks Juliet in one of Shakespeare’s most f…

Jurassic Spark

It was way back in 1933 when the Sinclair Oil Corporation, once one of…

What a Grind

Simply typing “going it alone” in to any search engine and a myria…

Shifting Down a Gear

“The poetry of motion! The real way to travel! The only way to t…

Spotify Sinks Teeth Into FAANG

Over the last few years, the technology sector has been outperforming …

A Presidential Influence

Chester James Carville Jr. is not a name immediately recognisable to t…

Shoppers Left In The Cold

The early part of 2018 has already seen some truly significant meeting…

KFC’s Poultry Preparation

The city of Preston is a place steeped in history, from the town’s l…

A Retailer’s Dilemma

Rolling Stone magazine gave it a glowing review of 4.5/5, applauding i…

Cumberland Place – Change of Ownership

Cumberland Place Financial Management will become part of 1825, Standa…

Market Round-Up: 1 July – 5 July 2019

With the sun shining over SW19, the real racket was to be found in EC4…

Market Round-Up: 24 June – 28 June 2019

It was a case of déjà vu this week, not only in cricket but also for…

Market Round-Up: 17 June – 21 June 2019

The past five days have definitely been one for ‘numerophiles’ out…

Market Round-Up: 10 June – 14 June 2019

In a reversal of the themes experienced during recent weeks, political…

Market Round-Up: 3 June – 7 June 2019

After talks/tweets of increased trade tariffs had knocked global marke…

Market Round-Up: 27 May – 31 May 2019

In a week that saw economists become more like geologists, a burgeonin…

Market Round-Up: 20 May – 24 May 2019

Similar to trading conditions in 2018, events in both Washington and W…

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