Wealth Management

COMMENT

Tuesday 27 May 2014
VLADIMIR Putin’s pivot to the East can no longer be in any doubt.
Tuesday 27 May 2014
TRADERS’ best ideas often turn out to be their worst. It’s almost ironic. Great ideas turn into bad trades, and bad trades turn into lost money. It only takes one of these bad trades to wipe out the profit from hundreds of better ones.
Wednesday 21 May 2014
The UK and US are consistently beating growth expectations – but sensible investors should proceed with caution
Tuesday 20 May 2014
WHEN in distress, US banks call Warren Buffett. In Europe, banks have turned to Qatar.
Tuesday 20 May 2014
ALWAYS getting stopped out? We’ve all seen the videos online. Trade with a tight stop loss order and a high per pip value, and you’re on your way to riches. Yet, as many discover too late, it’s not that easy.
Tuesday 20 May 2014
CURRENCY STRATEGIST CHRIS VECCHIO My pick: Holding short euro basket Expertise: Fundamental and technical analysis with risk management Average time frame of trades: A few hours to a few weeks
Wednesday 14 May 2014
In a low interest rate environment, the power of compounding can make fee leakage a sizeable drain on your wealth
Wednesday 14 May 2014
GOVERNMENT proposals last week that £85bn of assets controlled by local authority pension funds be switched to passive index trackers have intensified the debate over the value of active managers and the fees they charge.
Tuesday 13 May 2014
SHOULD investment banks cut off the tail before it infects the body, or nurse it back to health? This is the conundrum confronting banks with fixed income divisions.
Tuesday 13 May 2014
WE ALL know what most traders do wrong: they trade against the trend, their average gain is usually twice the average loss, and they will add to losing positions.
Tuesday 13 May 2014
CURRENCY STRATEGIST CHRIS VECCHIO My pick: Short euro basket Expertise: Fundamental and technical analysis with risk management Average time frame of trades: A few hours to a few weeks
Tuesday 06 May 2014
Yellen risks making the same mistake as Greenspan in 2004
Tuesday 06 May 2014
IT MIGHT seem a long time until 13 September, but at the beginning of May it’s a key date. This year it brings Britain’s classic horse race, the St Leger.
Tuesday 06 May 2014
IT’S HARD to imagine, but it wasn’t even two years ago that the potential for a break-up of the Eurozone was front page news.
Tuesday 06 May 2014
CURRENCY STRATEGIST CHRIS VECCHIO My pick: Stay short euro-Aussie, short euro-dollar Expertise: Fundamental and technical analysis with risk management Average time frame of trades: A few hours to a few weeks
Wednesday 30 April 2014
But investors must be ultra-selective to see any long-term gains
Tuesday 29 April 2014
A strong pound brings opportunities for the discerning trader
Tuesday 29 April 2014
CAN THERE be a clearer illustration of the difference between French and British attitudes to business than this week’s M&A headlines?
Tuesday 29 April 2014
A NEW and exciting currency pair has entered the stage and, with it, a strong rally. The newly introduced USD/CNH is the offshore equivalent of the Chinese yuan and, since the start of 2014, it has rallied by 2,300 pips.
Tuesday 29 April 2014
CURRENCY STRATEGIST CHRIS VECCHIO My pick: Stay short euro-Aussie, short euro-dollar Expertise: Fundamental and technical analysis with risk management Average time frame of trades: A few hours to a few weeks
Tuesday 22 April 2014
AS WE approach the month of “sell in May and go away”, markets remain range-bound, if not directionless.
Tuesday 22 April 2014
WHEN trading, you often hear the expression “risk on/ risk off”.
Tuesday 22 April 2014
CURRENCY STRATEGIST CHRIS VECCHIO My pick: Stay short euro-Aussie, short euro-dollar Expertise: Fundamental and technical analysis with risk management
Tuesday 22 April 2014
Traders set to increasingly feel the pinch from flare-ups in petro-states
Tuesday 22 April 2014
CONFLICT in Ukraine has added another major geopolitical risk for energy markets in 2014.
Tuesday 22 April 2014
THE BOOST the energy sector received up until early March is unlikely to be repeated as we move into the second quarter. Oil traders will be keeping an eye on several issues.
Wednesday 16 April 2014
Current accounts offer eye-catching rates, but remember the tax advantages of Isas
Wednesday 16 April 2014
Multi-asset funds will likely become increasingly popular as the bumpy global recovery continues
Tuesday 15 April 2014
The ECB will opt for a massive sum to force the euro down
Tuesday 15 April 2014
MARKET darlings have been feeling the pain of rejection. Now safer dividend stocks are the new best thing, but curiously there is another contender for reallocating funds – France.
Tuesday 15 April 2014
MOST of the time, trading a breakout is a simple way to trade the markets. It was one of the first few techniques I learnt when I started to trade FX back in 2006 and, as a well-documented trading edge, it has been used for many decades.
Tuesday 15 April 2014
CURRENCY STRATEGIST CHRIS VECCHIO My pick: Stay short euro-Aussie, short euro-dollar Expertise: Fundamental and technical analysis with risk management Average time frame of trades: A few hours to a few weeks
Wednesday 09 April 2014
A number of the industry’s big beasts have moved on, leading some to question the value of active management
Tuesday 08 April 2014
INVESTING in banks has become as chancy as having a flutter on the Grand National. False starts, stewards inquiries and the City equivalent of leaping 30 fences – all enlivened by thundering competition.
Tuesday 08 April 2014
THE BRITISH pound has risen 10 per cent against the US dollar, 6 per cent against the euro, and 11 per cent against the Japanese yen since July of last year.
Tuesday 08 April 2014
CHIEF STRATEGIST JOHN KICKLIGHTER
Tuesday 08 April 2014
The wisdom of crowds looks set to bridge the gap between retail and institutional investors
Tuesday 08 April 2014
YES George Magnus
Wednesday 02 April 2014
THE ISA deadline is just days away, and the chancellor’s recent decision to enhance the tax wrapper’s flexibility (as well as increasing the annual allowance to £15,000 from 1 July) has heightened its attractiveness as a vehicle for long-term capi
Wednesday 02 April 2014
THE LAST-MINUTE Isa frenzy is underway. But as you scramble to fill up the £11,520 allowance before 5 April, be wary of some of the most common mistakes made by hasty investors.
Tuesday 01 April 2014
IT MAY be 1 April, but there’ll be no joking at the European Central Bank (ECB). It meets again this week, and the pressure is on.
Tuesday 01 April 2014
CURRENCY STRATEGIST CHRIS VECCHIO My pick: Short euro-Aussie, short euro-dollar Expertise: Fundamental and technical analysis with risk management Average time frame of trades: A few hours to a few weeks
Tuesday 01 April 2014
STRUGGLING with your stop loss? Try out the Average True Range (ATR) indicator next time you trade. The ATR is a simple tool that shows the average range of a typical trading day.
Wednesday 26 March 2014
The tax wrapper has even greater potential for capital growth, but pension tax relief will still prove decisive
Wednesday 26 March 2014
@AnnabelPalmer1
Tuesday 25 March 2014
FROM advisers to potential investors, many are salivating over the forthcoming Alibaba listing stateside. Investors who dabbled in Facebook and Twitter will now have access to the champion of Chinese internet players, where e-commerce is booming.
Tuesday 25 March 2014
HOW IS this possible and how can you leverage this? Well, if you gain 2 per cent of your account every time you book a gain and only loss 1 per cent on your bad trades, you will still be ahead.
Tuesday 25 March 2014
CURRENCY STRATEGIST CHRIS VECCHIO My pick: Out of euro long, looking short post-FOMC meeting Expertise: Fundamental and technical analysis Average time frame of trades: A few hours to a few weeks
Wednesday 19 March 2014
But the tax wrapper is not always the best vehicle, as the funds are locked away until the child turns 18
Wednesday 19 March 2014
@AnnabelPalmer1

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