Housing prices rose strongly in 2020, most of the growth in non-Urban areas. Furnishings and additions were also unusually strong as more people used their house for an office and school during COVID lockdowns. Uncertainty around gold’s direction continues, but Bitcoin looks to break out above $60K soon. The US auto manufacturers are suffering from Read more ➝
Macroeconomic charts say industrials will do well. China and US push limits and fears of trade wars and currency problems. Oil remains strong, as seasonality supports more large cap strength.
Value stocks have been on a tear, while growth stocks and tech leaders have taken a back seat since late January. This has pressured the overall market indexes, e.g. the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq. March volatility arrived as promised and next week could exacerbate into more weakness as put-call ratios continue to rise and Read more ➝
UK budget changes were announced with repercussions for tax payers and pensioners. Buffet on bonds, and SPACs boom.
Inflation threats scared the market, and sent tech shares down. We discuss seasonality and highlight weakness can resurface after a bounce.
The global semiconductor shortage calls for capital investments. Commodity inflation is here. CPIs are low still, but long bonds sell off. Biotech is a sweet spot.
A wild week for marijuana, bitcoin and ‘meme’ trading. The UK market is viewed as undervalued after Brexit.
Now National Insurance contributions – for British citizens including expats – are paid according to the type of CLASS of contribution that you are liable to make. Which CLASS is relevant to you can be the first complicated calculation.
A love of GameStop (GME), SPACs, and IPOs is matched with disdain for US stocks in general this week. Dividends are supposed to make a comeback in 2021, with GDP growth and an end to COVID.
We look at the future trends and technological changes coming in the next ten years that will affect human productivity. Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things, Robotics, Autonomous Vehicles and Blockchain Technologies all have their place in making workers more productive and changing how we all view wealth, leisure, and healthcare. We look at specific funds Read more ➝