The week beginning 28 November saw two key international indicators – Chinese manufacturing PMIs and the US non-farms payroll report – give encouraging signs.
Other than the announcement of a UK National Productivity Investment Fund, week the week beginning 21 November didn’t provide us with as much fiscal stimulus as we would like. Meanwhile, deflationary pressures eased a little in Japan.
The week commencing 14 November was all about the US. There was better than expected retail sales growth in the US which, given the oversized contribution to gross domestic product that consumption provides, is good news.
The week beginning 7 November showed that predicting the future is difficult....
There is growing pressure on corporate profit & loss (P&L) accounts following the BREXIT vote, Sterling depreciation and uncertainty with regard to the future Economic strategy to be adopted by the new Chancellor in November.
It isn’t often that a neo-Malthusian perma-bear like me is roused to defend the bulls, but one of our own has gone rogue. In fact, by the look of my email inbox, Crispin Odey – he of Odey Asset Management – is on the rampage.
"I feel in very safe hands working with Susie......
I cannot thank Lauren enough for all her hard work and advice as regard my retirement pension....
Back in January RBS’s European Economist Andrew Roberts’ view that 2016 would be a cataclysmic year received much airtime. Roberts – a notorious bear – has made similar doom and gloom predictions in previous years.
Helm Godfrey’s Dan Burnham joins exclusive ranks of UK’s youngest Personal Financial Society Fellows
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Helm Godfrey IFA Dan Burnham has become one of the youngest advisers in the country to achieve The Chartered Insurance Institute’s (CII) highest professional standard, reaching Fellowship status at age 29.