Market Round-Up: 20 January – 24 January 2020

Using many factors, including weather conditions, debt levels (debt ac…

Cool Your Jets

It lasted 12 seconds and covered only 120 feet, but on a windswept bea…

Singles Day

“Happiness is not in money, but in shopping” Although not typicall…

Super Mario

In an attempt to create a bestselling computer game for Nintendo, riva…

Don’t Default on Me Argentina

Buenos Aires, South America’s second largest city and yet its most v…

Health and Wealth

Health and wealth, perhaps the two categories at the top of most peopl…

Brexit Spectacles

In his 1973 essay Approaches to What? French philosopher and writer Ge…

In the Eye of the Beholder

In the history of beauty there are very few whose handsomeness is as w…

Probably the Best Mortgage in the World

You’re never more than 30 miles from the sea in Denmark, such is the…

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: 13 January – 17 January 2020

The midpoint of January can be a stressful time for those following fo…

Market Round-Up: 6 January – 10 January 2020

Those expecting a quiet start to 2020 after the turmoil of Brexit and …

Market Round-Up: 30 December 2019 – 3 January 2020

A new year but the same results as a rally that had characterised much…

Market Round-Up: 16 December – 20 December 2019

In something of a contrast to the previous year’s final month, marke…

Market Round-Up: 9 December – 13 December 2019

With enough election coverage to drive most up the wall, it was indeed…

Market Round-Up: 2 December – 6 December 2019

For those economists who routinely wake up checking Donald Trump’s t…

Market Round-Up: 25 November – 29 November 2019

As November comes to a close, we are greeted by the dawn of winter (ac…

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