FAANG FOCUS

FAANG FOCUS

  The strengthening US dollar, tightening monetary policy and widening geopolitical risks have shaped the winners and losers in investors’ portfolios in the first half of 2018. Big tech groups, oil and small cap US companies have proved the standout successes for...
THE MARCHES

THE MARCHES

There are travel books, and then there are travel books! While Rory Stewart would take umbrage at someone calling him a “travel writer”, that is what he is, if understood as someone who writes about people as much as he writes about places. While not as seasoned a...
THANK THE EGYPTIANS

THANK THE EGYPTIANS

What do we have to thank the Egyptians for? Well, for one, the pyramids whose iconic shape has been used to explain many phenomena including the infamous pyramid scheme. However, it can be put to much better use as a tool for retirement planning. Using data from the...