As we have so often pointed out, investing is really simple if you take it for what it is. You are taking a bet, which you believe has a (high) chance of working out in your favour, on a random set of outcomes. It is why investing is so often compared to gambling. True...

Equities are an amazing asset class. Not only have the markets gone up for more than 100 years, but also the way we buy shares of exchange traded companies and what we can do with them is simply mind-boggling. Nowadays, anyone can buy anything, anytime and from anywher...

Back when I lived in London in the mid-nineties, I used the price of orange juice as a barometer of wealth within the individual boroughs. For example, I discovered that a litre of orange juice in Mayfair cost £2.89, whereas in Fulham the same brand would only cost £1....

“We do things the way we do them, because we have always done them this way”, may very well be the most expensive words in the history of our family. What my colleague has referred to as a minor miracle, in that our family’s wealth has survived more than three generati...

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