Curiously on the stockmarket front, things generally have been very sanguine overall. There have been continuing outflows of funds as investors have chosen to withdraw and build cash balances but despite some torrid political events
So what do readers and the market think of the new service Lloyds Banking is launching?
Yes, I know – I spoke about the fantastic value represented by so many commercial property Investment Trusts savaged by a number of reasons including the Woodford saga in regard to ‘New River’ specifically.
Then we have the colossal uncertainty caused by Brexit. No, we can’t ‘blame’ Brexit and the vote as the reason for ‘not doing it’
I have touched upon personal vulnerability before. It is a subject close to our hearts for clients. The conviction of the Church Warden over the killing of a vulnerable elderly man after first ensuring his Will had been changed in his favour, as well as defrauding an elderly woman (and potentially others) reminded us that we all need to be vigilant
With Sterling so low and prospects for the UK being so unsettled because of the Brexit situation that the opportunities for corporate takeover are very high.
Well here we are, with a new Government and the most ever Cabinet changes in a sitting party of power for sixty years. Whatever your views on Boris, I have optimism that going forwards
I really enjoyed the BBC2 programmes inside the Bank of England (iPlayer available!). However, something really struck me on the last episode.
I am pleased to report that we have some constructive news for ex-Organic Investment management clients.
Did you realise that despite all the negativity, in the US at the end of 2018, the numbers of jobs available exceeded the numbers of those seeking work? That’s quite a turnaround!