Tag Archives: Stockmarket

Investment Lesson: 1955 – 2011

Time for reflection… let’s look at the performance of the largest 750 companies listed on the UK stockmarket; FTSE All-Share Index from February 1955 to June 2011. Investors can draw two lessons. First, since 1955, bull markets in the FTSE All-Share Index have lasted longer than bear markets and delivered gains that are disproportionately greater […]

The Unexpected Recovery

Last week, the world celebrated an unusual two-year anniversary: 24 months from the low point in the global markets, the point of maximum pain and panic following the 2008 economic meltdown and so-called Great Recession. On March 9, 2009, the major global markets fell to their lowest levels since October of 1996 – 13 years […]