Category: The City

Why The Origins Of Covid Still Matter To Your Portfolio

I’m sure you’re sick of hearing about Covid. Indeed, you may be hoping that the crisis is behind us. Especially for investors. We’ve got other things to worry about these days. Like inflation, rising interest rates, and a tech bubble. But you might be wrong. There’s at least one remaining angle to the Covid crisis…

The Merchants of Menace and the potential debt disaster

The Merchants of Menace and the potential debt disaster: What happens when interest rates are maintained artificially low over an extended period of time? It may appear to be an academic question. However, if the accurate answer is “the 2008 global financial crisis,” you should sit up and take notice. Especially given where interest rates…

Summer in the City of London, despite Brexit

Summer in the City of London, despite Brexit: My German uncle sent me the traditional Christmas greeting just before Christmas in 2020. However, he added something intriguing. “The English promised themselves too much and did not take into consideration a lot when it comes to Brexit,” he wrote in German. We’d never talked about Brexit…

Conspiracy theorists score hat-trick

Conspiracy theorists score hat-trick: Thank you for your comments on my tirade about changing pandemic narratives. “The conspiracy theorists are about 8-0 up at this point,” said one commenter on social media. But, since my rant on the disintegration of Covid narratives, a lot more has happened. Isn’t the score really soaring right now? Things…

The mainstream media is turning on its masters

      The mainstream media is turning on its masters: I wasn’t expecting this. The world’s mainstream media revolted against its rulers before the populace. Journalists are increasingly publicly questioning, examining, and reporting on what were formerly thought to be conspiracy theories, falsities, and impossibilities. And it’s not just about the pandemic. Inflation has…

Whither the great British pound?

Whither the great British pound?: Nigel Farage has been eager to discuss currencies since the inception of Fortune & Freedom. Changing currency rates are an excellent opportunity for investors to profit. However, trading them is notoriously tricky. Even if you don’t wish to bet on the pound, the pound’s value in the currency market may…

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