Tag Archives: US Election

A Vote for Smarter Investing?

Smarter Investing

Many clients have been surprised by the exceptionally strong performance of Wealthflow portfolios during the past 12 months. This gives me the opportunity to explain the finer detail, not often discussed, within our ‘systematic’ disciplined investment strategy. In the days immediately following the recent US presidential election, US small company stocks experienced higher returns than […]

Beware: New Year Headlines – Top 10

Beware: New Year Headlines – Top 10

What will 2017 hold? Our natural curiosity about the future makes a ready-made market for speculative media articles about events likely to drive financial markets this year. But the assumption driving much of this coverage is that the mere turn in the calendar from one year to the next justifies overhauling your investment portfolio, generating […]

Forecasting – Season Madness

Forecasting - Season Madness

‘Tis the season to make forecasts. As we approach the end of the year, newsroom staffing dwindles and editors look for space fillers to keep the readers happy. Yes, here come the investment “outlooks” again. Each year at this time, the financial pages are filled with “investment outlooks” that tell us what we can expect […]

What Difference Will the New President Make to My Investments?

Donald Trump has won one of the most acrimonious presidential elections battles in recent US history. He will become the most powerful man on the planet and the leader of the world’s largest economy. You might think, therefore, that the outcome of the election will lead to some big shifts in our investment strategy, but […]

The US election: Certain uncertainty!

Financial Predictions

The US election: the one thing we can be sure about is uncertainty We are somewhat loathe to put out yet another piece about what might happen in the markets as it risks focusing long-term, sensible investors’ minds on short-term events. The referendum on Scottish independence, Grexit, China’s slowdown and most recently Brexit, have come […]