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Stock market and economic commentary: A realist adjusts the sails

“The Pessimist complains about the Wind; The Optimist expects it to change; The Realist adjusts the Sails.” William Arthur Ward, writer Despite the release of data showing the UK economy suffered a record contraction in activity in April and cautionary comments from the Chairman of the Federal Reserve Bank of America (Fed), the past few […]

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Out of adversity comes opportunity: economic and stock market commentary 

As always we sincerely hope that all our clients, their families and friends are keeping safe and well.    On the other side of the windows out of which we now watch the world, spring is in full bloom and the first shoots of the plan to exit lockdown is gathering pace. Covid-19 has had catastrophic […]

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Keith Thompson

Market and economic commentary: Time to reflect

As always, we sincerely hope that all our clients, their families and friends are managing to stay well in these unprecedented and challenging times. Putting to one side the human tragedy and cost in terms of lives lost and health care, there is no doubt that as investors we are living through challenging and unsettling […]

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