long term investing

Tom Stevenson

Donald Rumsfeld famously called them ‘known-unknowns’ - things we sense are important but don’t fully understand and cannot predict. Bob Dylan put it well, too, when he sneered ‘there’s something going on here, but you don’t know what it is, do you, Mr Jones’. Both point to the investor’s greatest... Show More

Scott Shuttleworth

As Peter Lynch once famously said “You get recessions, you have stock market declines. If you don’t understand that’s going to happen, then you’re not ready, you won’t do well in the markets”. Today I’m going to discuss some ways in which investors can protect their portfolios from downside risk. Show More

Paul Hennessy

Ten years ago, nearly 5,400 US-domiciled mutual funds were available to investors. Today only around 36% of them are still in existence, according to Morningstar data. The chances of long-term investors picking funds that are later merged or closed are fairly high. Show More

PM Capital

Paul Moore, Chief Investment Officer and founder of PM CAPITAL, says recent noise in investment markets linked to specific events such as Brexit has hidden the fact that the world is at an inflection point. Interest rates may have hit their lows after an historic bull run and he says... Show More

Paul Hennessy

There has been a rapid shift in the makeup of global business, beyond the traditional giants. A host of new global companies – such as Google, Apple and Amazon - is rapidly emerging, often with a unique solution to a global problem. Global equity investors need to be mindful that... Show More

Paul Hennessy

Climate change has financial implications that are too big to ignore. Companies that do not anticipate regulatory developments may be at risk of a higher cost of capital, more expensive regulation or redundant assets. At Capital Group, we recognise that corporate decisions have the potential to cause harm to people... Show More

Paul Hennessy

While economic uncertainty remains high, especially in Britain and the US, interestingly many emerging markets’ economies are at the beginning stages of economic reforms and recovery. And with expectations dimming on the prospect of the US Federal Reserve raising interest rates anytime soon, developing countries stand to benefit. What’s more,... Show More

Marcus Padley

Black swan events are events that come as a surprise, have a major impact or consequence and are only rationalised with the benefit of hindsight. They are rare, beyond the realm of expectation and therefore not predictable or predicted. Despite what the sales people tell you, the stock market is... Show More

PM Capital

Paul Moore, CIO at PM CAPITAL talks to Peter Switzer, reflecting on 30 years of investing in the Funds Management Industry. In particular, he details key lessons learnt and the driving philosophy which determines whether he decides to invest or not to invest. “…It is just based on fundamentals…our process... Show More

David Bassanese

Let us put the recent share market performance into a longer-run perspective. Equity returns over the short-run can be uncomfortably volatile. However, according to our research, based on some longer-run valuation measures, the market is not particularly expensive at current levels. Together with recent modest returns, this suggests scope for... Show More