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Chris Dillow

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03 September 2014

Chris Dillow

About Chris Dillow

Incisive economic commentary plus thoughts on investor behaviour

Recent articles

  1. Rising rates, rising share prices

    22 September 2014

    Higher interest rates can cause share prices to rise, if they are already in bubble territory.

    If you believe that equities are over-valued, you should not expect a rate rise, on its own, to burst the bubble.

  2. Conquer risk

    Conquer risk

    19 September 2014

    Retail investors can manage risk tolerably well by using a few simple principles. Chris Dillow show how to be your own risk manager

    Equity volatility is so high that even over long periods, there’s a good chance of a fall. A completely optimal and efficient way of managing risk might be impossible. For many of us, there is no safe asset. We must simply choose which risk we prefer.

  3. Gold's trouble-free fall

    18 September 2014

    The fact that the gold price has fallen since March, paradoxically, reminds us of its value to investors

    'Gold has tended to fall (in dollar terms) when the dollar has risen'

  4. Next week's economics: 22-26 Sep

    18 September 2014

    The euro area economy is still struggling, next week's figures could show

    'Economic growth is not bringing in the tax revenues the OBR expected. This might be related to the fact that self-employment is growing at the expense of the corporate sector'

  5. Rate rise "long way off"

    Rate rise

    18 September 2014

    Low wage growth will prevent an early rise in UK interest rates

    The Bank of England believes the eurozone’s weakness has added to the "downside risks" facing the UK economy.

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