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Our light-hearted take on the world of investing


Understanding investing in 50 objects: Options are a must

Philip Ryland highlights three objects that tell you – almost – everything you need to know about options  Continue reading


The unbearable lightness of interest rates

On monetary policy, margins and promises  Continue reading

Friday,22 July 2016

Apple, Alphabet and others will profit from Pokémon Go

It's not only the mobile game's creators who stand to benefit from its phenomenal success  Continue reading

Understanding investment in 50 objects: A balancing act

An enigmatic painting and a Salvador Dalí sketch provide important insights into accounting  Continue reading

Wednesday,20 July 2016

Meerkats v robots: comparing the Comparethemarket.com market

The price comparison industry is maturing. So are its challenges  Continue reading

Tuesday,19 July 2016

Pokémon Go: Investors should stop to think

Huge interest in the game has sent Nintendo's shares skyward, but it's speculation more than fact  Continue reading

Monday,18 July 2016

Service growth has been varied within the various sub-sectors but still comprises the mainstay of economic growth.  Continue reading

Friday,15 July 2016

Chart: Bango and Nintendo soar on success of Pokémon Go

Rapid adoption of the mobile game has sent the pair's shares up more than a fifth this week  Continue reading

Thursday,14 July 2016

The alternative market's reaction to the current political situation has not been good, but there could be buying opportunities  Continue reading

Wednesday,13 July 2016

Hugging your activist investor to death

Share price falls and a weaker currency could encourage overseas activists  Continue reading

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