As we head into the New Year, most of us look back on 2023 and assess our performance in the markets we choose to trade. And also look forward. Do we keep to our winning strategies that served us well and ditch those that didn’t?
Author: John Burford
The Nasdaq has advanced an astonishing 60% this year in spite of a huge spike in interest rates. I see that last week, US financial advisors made their largest stock inflows since at least 2016 – the vast majority into the Marvellous Magnificent Seven. These
A little over a month ago just as the first news emerged of the Israel invasion, I stated that this event marked a watershed moment in global affairs – and in financial markets. Events since then have not deterred me from this view one iota.
Long time readers will know I have been a major sceptic of the plan to electrify everything on the misguided mission to outlaw fossil fuels. In fact, it has the potential to bring down economies – and many governments. My stance is not because of
With last weekend’s ‘surprise’ Hamas attack on Israel, it exposed a massive crack in the Middle East powder keg security that had kept the lid on wars there in recent months. With the wholesale ground invasion of Gaza imminent with even more innocent Palestinians to
Ever since I first came across the growing anxiety over the ‘climate change’ meme early this century, one of the most remarkable features has been the escalating growth of the confidence (hubris?) of our leaders to claim to be able to alter the natural trends