Category Archives: Investments

Advice and posts on Investments

Alternative Investments

This week’s Financial Question is about alternative investments. QUESTION: Duncan, in these difficult times, should I be looking to alternative investments, the glossy financial magazines appear to think so? ANSWER: A recent magazine cover showed a dejected businessman sprawled on a pavement, an open briefcase beside him and a thought bubble over his head proclaiming that […]

Hedge Funds

Posted in Friday’s Financial Question. This week’s Financial Question is about alternative investments. QUESTION: Duncan, hedge funds are the talk of the cocktail party, what’s your view. Should I be investing? ANSWER: In short, no! Financial products are often bought as a means for people to express beliefs, acquire status or even appear sophisticated. In […]