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June 14th, 2017

#23 — S&P 3000?

Are stock markets over valued or is there more upside from here? In my last email I highlighted the fact that lots of market commentators are suggesting that stock markets are heavily over valued at the moment and it might be time to get out and move your investments into ...

by Andrew Craig

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June 8th, 2017

#22 — Sell in may and go away - continued...

In my most recent article, I looked at the classic stock market idea of “Sell in May”. By the end of the article, I suggested that regular monthly investment was likely a better overall approach than trying to time the market by doing things like selling in May to buy back...

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May 17th, 2017

#21 — Sell in May and go away?

Today I wanted to write about a quote that is well known in the investment community: Sell in May and go away, don’t come back till St. Leger’s Day Investopedia tells me that “This phrase refers to the custom of aristocrats, merchants and bankers who liked to leave the ci...

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April 18th, 2017

#20 — How to buy gold - Part II

In my last article, we kicked off the subject of how you might go about investing in precious metals by looking at: Buying physical bullion and taking delivery – i.e. hiding gold and / or silver coins or bars in your own home (ideally doing this should involve a safe or, at...

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March 13th, 2017

#19 — How to buy gold

In my last post I highlighted how gold has returned no less than 12.3% per annum since 2002 (in sterling terms). Today I thought I might spend a little time discussing various different ways you can invest in gold (and silver) since many people have been in touch to ask about this ...

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February 23rd, 2017

#18 — Which investment has averaged 12.3% a year for sixteen years?

The answer may surprise you. Gold I have had a reasonable number of questions of late about precious metals and, in particular, how to go about buying them if so inclined, so thought it might be instructive to write an update on the issue. There seem to be few subjects ...

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December 5th, 2016

#17 — Keeping It Simple – Funds to “Own The World”

PLEASE NOTE: The first half of this post, was updated in January 2017 as a response to a large number of people who have got in touch to ask questions on the below and, more generally, about our products and services. Many people have asked if I "still believe in ...

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November 23rd, 2016

#16 — Financial Literacy Trumps Trump

Last month I wrote a series of three related articles that I hope you had a chance to check out. The first looked at whether we are heading for a massive crash. The second looked at two reasons we may not be headed for a crash after all and the ...

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October 21st, 2016

#15 — Why crashes don't matter

Over my last two articles I have looked at whether or not I think a massive correction is coming in stock markets (and, by extension, other financial and property markets more generally). I signed off the most recent one by saying that I basically don’t care what happens to st...

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October 17th, 2016

#14 — Reasons we might not be heading for a crash...

Last week I wrote about the many reasons we may well be headed for a big stock market crash. At the end I wrote: “Next time I will … talk about how you might consider investing given what is going on.” So here are some follow up thoughts: The first thing I will...

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