I have always been opposed to investing directly in Marks & Spencer. My view was simple. M&S sat in no man’s land. You had John Lewis that provided high-end goods. On the other end, there was Primark. If M&S made a few wrong calls on fashion then they would have a major slump. This did […]Read More Marks and Spencer
(Originally posted on July 21st 2009) One of the best feelings I get is when the “experts” from the major financial institutions comes up with the same conclusion that I have after I have realised it.Yes it is narcissistic of me but that it is the flower of my birthday and therefore it is to […]Read More Authors or Analysts?
(Originally posted on June 6th 2009) I hate discussing finance over the weekend.However I am still reeling under the shock that Netherlands beat the English cricket team. The minnows have beaten one of the giants. West Indies are currently over powering Australia. If my theory about the relationship between sport and financial markets are true […]Read More Relationships between sports and markets
(Originally posted on June 4th 2009) The chances of the Australian cricket team doing well in the T20 have taken a big beating by the disciplinary actions enforced on Andrew Symonds because he had a bit too much to drink. It really does not matter that he was not included in the squad for the […]Read More Index investing