The Evidence-Based Investor

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#SFTW: Has MiFID II been kicked into the long grass?

Posted by Robin Powell on November 6, 2015

SOMETHING FOR THE WEEKEND   I’m not quite the enthusiast for the European Union I once was. I’m as exasperated as any other UK tax payer at some of the things it spends our money on. But I am frustrated at the lack of serious debate on some of the issues involved, especially with that […]

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Has MiFID II been kicked into the long grass?

Posted by Robin Powell on November 6, 2015

I’m not quite the enthusiast for the European Union I once was. I’m as exasperated as any other UK tax payer at some of the things it spends our money on. But I am frustrated at the lack of serious debate on some of the issues involved, especially with that all-important referendum on Britain’s membership […]

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Could any other industry get away with this?

Posted by Robin Powell on November 5, 2015

It’s three years since I started researching the financial services industry, but every day I see and hear things that frankly astound me.

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Why financial planning is so important — an interview with Barry Ritholtz (Part 2)

Posted by Robin Powell on November 4, 2015

The world of wealth management is changing for the better. It used to be all about products and sales; increasingly it’s about education and proper financial planning. It used to be an industry; now it’s reverting to what it should have been all along, a profession. One of the companies that’s setting the standard for […]

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