Staying in the market through thick and thin may keep down costs and shows faith in a fund manager’s ability to recover – but it is not the best approach, argues Douglas Chadwick.
The Brexit outcome will have a big impact on the value of sterling versus the dollar, and substantial consequences for UK investors.
Traditional investment wisdom says trying to time the markets is a fool’s errand – but as Douglas Chadwick explains, observant investors can maximise their profits that way.
There is still momentum in American technology stocks but, as Douglas Chadwick points out, the Facebook, Apple, Amazon, Netflix and Alphabet’s Google (FAANG) stocks are probably the wrong place to be.
The trade tariff war is a little like putting dirty fuel into your car and then wondering why it won’t run, says Douglas Chadwick
The slide earlier this year may portend a much deeper pullback ahead for the markets. With that in mind, Douglas Chadwick is staying cautious.
A damaging market correction is looking a distinct possibility; rather than suffer losses, building up your cash pile may be better.
‘How stupid can you get?’ was a question teachers often used to ask me. ‘How stupid do you want?’ was always my reply.
As I write this article, many stock markets from all over the world are at, or close to, recent all-time highs.