In the modern era, we have far greater access to world news at just the click of a button, or from flash news alerts on our phones. This is not always a good thing as newspapers and websites publish news stories that will attract readers. It can be all too easy to focus on these […]
You may have read that well-known stockmarket indices in the US and Europe have reached new highs in recent months. Is a new market high an indication that it is time for investors to cash out?
Why doesn’t the media run more good news stories? One view is bad news sells. If people preferred good news, the media would supply it. However global stock markets don’t see news as necessarily good or bad, rather in terms of what is already built into prices.
Following this week’s stockmarket volatility. Key points: Fundamental elements to market turmoil – sovereign debt concerns and weakening US growth But we believe the past few days reflect investor panic rather than true prospects for global assets There is a significant fundamental element behind the current market volatility, with European sovereigns facing very real problems […]