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The ABC of investing

  I had a call the other day from a BBC journalist. She was making a programme about investing for beginners. What, she asked, would I say is the ABC of investing? Thankfully, I was well prepared because my colleagues and I had just produced a video on that very subject. The video features...

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We need to make modern slavery unsustainable

  There was an interesting call in May of this year for fund managers to put pressure on businesses that fail to stop slave labour. As reported by Reuters, Fiona Reynolds, head of London-based Principles of Responsible Investment (PRI), issued a rallying cry...

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A landmark day for British fund management

  Make no mistake, this is a landmark day in the history of British fund management. Yes, there’ve been City “stars” who have fizzled out over the years. But surely none has crashed to earth in quite such dramatic fashion as Neil Russell...

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What if tomorrow never comes?

  By ALAN SMITH, CEO of Capital Asset Management   My first contact with Stephen was when he called Capital in the Spring of 2016. He explained that he and his wife Carol were previously advised by a firm of financial planners, but...

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Booth and Fama: a 50-year friendship that changed investing

  By DAVE BUTLER, Co-CEO of Dimensional Fund Advisors   When David Booth first stepped into Gene Fama’s class at the University of Chicago, he expected to one day join him as an academic. That was David’s plan. On the first day of...

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If you don’t ask, you don’t get

  By JASON BUTLER   I recently heard the multimillionaire property investor and training entrepreneur Rob Moore speak for 2.5 hours at his Mind & Money event. I found Rob to be engaging, honest, insightful, and inspirational. While my personal values and financial...

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Robin’s Reads, Week 41, 2019

Week 41. By ROBIN POWELL   We’ve reached the end of another week already. Here are the articles that caught my eye these past seven days.   INVESTING  Active managers fare no better in bear markets than they do in the bull variety...

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