The US dollar, which is also known as the greenback, has been coming on and off the boil since the start of the year. Mostly, it has been off.
Browsing: Kuo’s Smart Take
China once had the world at its feet. But something has gone badly wrong.
Overreaction, and its ugly cousin, volatility, is something that we must learn to accept when we invest in shares.
There was a time when we could have earned some interest on any cash that we leave in the bank. That could have gone a little way to ease the damaging effects of inflation. But not any more.
The outcome of the US election shouldn’t change how you invest.
There is a pretty good chance that gold could rise further, even though it has come off its all-time high. But – and here is the big but – I won’t be buying any.
The boss of an American fund-management company has taken a pot-shot at people whom he calls “young and dumb” traders.
Cast your mind back to the 1960s. You can’t? I’m not surprised because some of you probably weren’t even born…
In our webinar last week, some concerned members asked David how they could protect their portfolios with all the uncertainty…
John Maynard Keynes said that in an economic downturn, people should collectively spend more to avoid a deeper recession. But he also admitted that they, instinctively, tend to do the opposite and instead save more. We must avoid falling victim to the paradox of thrift.
Donald Trump has tested positive for COVID-19, and the US election is about to happen. What should investors do?
Our job as investors is to try and identify those last-man-standing companies. To do that, we need to dig into their balance sheets and cash flow statements because cash is king.
A vaccine is not a fancy motorised scooter or a piece of operating software where a minimum viable product or MVP will do. This is not something that can be fixed on the fly after it has been injected into millions.
US Federal Reserve is aiming to boost average inflation above a 2% target, whilst keeping interest rates ultra-low for years to boost employment. The two key words are “average” and “target”.
Speculation is most dangerous when it looks easiest. There is plenty that can go wrong.
It will be a long time before things will return to normal, if that is even possible. But that doesn’t mean that our lives will have to come to a standstill.
We will never be 100% right. But it is always better to be roughly right than to be totally wrong.
The global economy is like a four-engine plane. But as with the plane, when each engine loses power, we can expect economic growth to slow.
Whenever Warren Buffett underperforms the market, there are plenty of people out there who love to take a pop at him. But he is used to it.
Should there ever be a trade-off between the economic health of a country and the health and well-being of its citizens?