Santa Rally and other market phenomena Mummy, is Santa Claus real? No? Well, is the Santa Rally real? The Santa Rally is the idea that the markets perform well in December compared to other months. The theories behind this vary, but the data seems to suggest that the “Santa Rally” is indeed real. The… Read more
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Timing the stock market: can you easily time the markets? I’ll be brief. No. You can’t. Don’t try. The old saying “buy low, sell high” is the fundamental of investing. Even Homer Simpson knows that! However, timing the market to identify the lows and the highs is exceptionally difficult. Buy and hold For all… Read more
With poor savings rates, peer-to-peer lending is booming. However, peer-to-business may be an even better alternative for investors.
Should I invest in China, India or other emerging markets? Currently, most of my investments are based on the UK economy. However, following a recent visit to China, my head has been turned to other international markets. China – an economic powerhouse Having spent three weeks in China in hotels, I saw a fair… Read more
Is there a “best time” to invest in the FTSE? The latest Two Guys & Your Money podcast recently arrived in my itunes directory! Awesome – I always look forward to listening to these guys. However, the topic of this podcast really interested me this week. It boiled down to the fact that you should… Read more