The Old Man’s Views

What are we going to do now?

I shed a few tears on Monday when my Queen, Elizabeth, was finally put to rest. Her burial signified an end of an era, and like any end, it means things will change.   In the UK, we can debate the Monarchy’s future; will Charles III will be a good King? How long will it…

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Summertime Blues?

Your favourite Old Man is going on holiday, and as the markets decline, it sure seems like a good time to take a few weeks off. Indeed, considering the state of the economy, this might be the last one I can afford for a few years. I’ve been bearish for the best part of a…

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As an adviser during these dangerous times, how are you dealing with questions and complaints?

As I’ve never been a salesman, my direct involvement with non-professional investors has been minimal, However, that does not mean I have not received complaints when my advice goes wrong, and investors lose money. After spending hours on the phone and listening to clients’ complaints, salespeople can become much angrier than their investors, and they…

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Is the End of the World Nigh?

6-months later, and YouTube is suddenly awash with videos by esteemed oracles, claiming, “Most people do not know what’s coming”. Hopefully, the readers of my shit have been preparing for months!   Today’s social media, like the mainstream media, is about as valuable to traders as bicycles are to a fish.   SP500 has had…

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