Well, it’s ended up being an ‘interesting’ week, hasn’t it? Here are a few distractions for you…. Charts don’t always show the full picture – [3 min read] I’ve recently started to study the Stoics. One of their philosophies was the practice of Inversion. Interesting stuff when applied to our...

Why you never want to purchase leveraged ETFs [3 min read] Florence Nightingale invented infographics, apparently – who knew? [3 min read] One from the archives – a vintage interview with Nobel laureate Eugene Fama from 1999. [20 min video] Millionaire tells millennials: if you want a house, stop buying avocado...

If you have ever ordered a new car you will know how difficult it can be to reach the point where you find out how much you actually need to pay.  An endless list of choices: upholstery, in-car entertainment, sat nav, not to mention paint…....

This week’s blog covers a subject close to our hearts: Costs  [2 min read] Chairman and co-founder of Dimensional Fund Advisors, David Booth, reminds us that successful investing involves not just following the evidence, but having the discipline to stay the course when times get tough in his letter...

Investors have a lot of control over what kind of lifetime investment experience they have.  Nevertheless, the charts in this article make for interesting reading.  [4 min read] In a similar vein, it takes a lot of self-control to earn market returns [3 min read] Professor Eugene Fama explains how...

If, like me, you love lists, then you’ll enjoy this one.  An article about why we like lists – in list form, obviously [3 min read] You know the active management industry is well and truly on the back foot when they start peddling nonsense like this. [2 min read] Putting...

When it comes to investing, being a snob can be very costly  [3 min read] Everyone in our office uses multiple monitors – except for me and Rob.  The argument for doing so is that it is more efficient.  I tend to side more with this argument that doing...