“No passive investor cares much about governance of a particular company.” Todd Henderson and Dorothy Shapiro Lund, Wall Street Journal, 22nd June 2017 The above quotation comes from an article published in the Wall Street Journal (WSJ), access to which is only available to subscribers, although...

I have read two articles in the last few days which triggered a trip down Memory Lane. The first was this Morningstar article, which looks at the history of the ‘cult’ fund manager over the last 30 years. Thirty years ago, in June 1987, I joined Hargreaves...

My monthly book review is up on the blog [5 min read] When Amazon first launched, the trade-off for getting great prices was a delay in receiving what you bought (as opposed to the instant gratification of walking out of the store with the item), and the lack...

I do the vast majority of my reading in the early mornings, when it’s quiet and peaceful.  It’s a great way to ease myself into the working day.  Throughout this month I’ve watched the sunrise arrive just ever so slightly later each day and now...

This week’s blog – Can’t buy me love….  [1-2 min read] Based on a report by PwC, this infographic on the economic impact of AI is an interesting read [3 min read] You are what you read.  I read ‘The Shallows’ this week (more on that in August’s book review), and this article...

“The habit of being happy enables one to be freed, or largely freed, from the domination of outward conditions.” – Robert Louis Stevenson An interesting study was published recently, which found that spending money to buy time makes us happier. The study was carried out amongst adults in the...