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The return of Value stocks
Seasoned stock market investors tend to divide shares in two main categories: Momentum and Value. The latter fits into the traditional philosophy of trading by acquiring stocks that are cheap but nevertheless have the potential to outperform more glamorous (and pricier) ones – something akin to bargain hunting. (Interestingly, data analysis shows that historically cheap[…]
The American Turbo-Charged Recovery
The US economy is currently on track to surpass previous growth expectations, as demonstrated by the latest job numbers published on Good Friday, which gave account of 916,000 new jobs created in the country during the month of March, largely exceeding the consensus forecast of 647,000. At the same time, other economic indicators point at[…]
Aiming for greatness
Just around the corner from Crystal Palace, Sydenham is a leafy South London suburb, where street layouts haven’t changed much since Victorian times, when the young Ernest Shackleton walked them on the way home from school. As an adult, Shackleton would go for longer walks and journeys. His odysseys are legendary and include leading several[…]