I remember my first summer in London. The year was 1996 and even though it was the wettest month on record at the time, all seemed blissful and nice. Of course, our memoires are those we choose to remember and in time many things appear far “rosier” than they might act...

The world of investments can be a daunting place. There is the fear that something will go wrong, or that someone is trying to rip you off, and of course there is so much we do not know. On the other hand, without risk, there is no return and accordingly, we have to li...

We had a bit of wobble in the US stock market last week and it is worthwhile putting that into perspective. First of all, this has been the first sign in a very long time that this market actually can go down. Lest we forget, we have been going up very steadily for alm...

I read an article recently, which described how the financial crisis of 2008 mostly hurt the middle classes. It’s rather obvious really, but I suppose sometimes we don’t see the forest for all the trees. But let’s take it step by step, so that it becomes clear to every...

If you look at history, some of the decisions with the biggest impact on the world were seemingly taken completely at random. How else can we explain Marmite? And who knows what we were thinking when we didn’t buy the emerging markets in 2009. Some of the fastest growi...

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