BREXIT: REASON TO BE (MORE) CHEERFULAre you fed up or even depressed with Brexit moaners? Try this as an antidote!
- Blame Game
- Exchange Rate
“Imports are now more expensive – it’s going to create inflation!” Funny that is seen as bad news – I thought we were worried about...READ MORE.
Imports will be more expensive: well, isn’t this a gift to many...READ MORE.
Yes, they will be more expensive because of our now weaker pound. OK but our exports will be...READ MORE.
POST BREXIT RECESSION
So the much-followed Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) has fallen below 50 for the first time since 2009 and that is meant to suggest...READ MORE.
One thing people don’t cut back on in times of uncertainty is booze. They may postpone replacing...READ MORE.
BREXIT: DEFENDING OURSELVES
Heavy duty nuclear submarines are one way of defending ourselves but in the digital age of bewilderingly fast developments, we need to be ready for ...READ MORE.
There are some scary stories around about residential property prices in London "dropping 20-30%”. Some of it is true but...READ MORE.
When they try to talk down residential property prices remember this:...READ MORE.
BREXIT COMMERCIAL PROPERTY FEARS
Property companies have been marked down sharply and when property funds stop investors taking out their money, that sends a scary message. But...READ MORE.
The Governor of The Bank of England has made it clear that he will do what it takes to keep the financial system from seizing up. This means...READ MORE.
“BREXIT CLIPS ITV WINGS” SAYS THE SUNDAY TIMES ON 24/7
Sure ITV and other UK-centric advertising stock will turn down because of...READ MORE.
They’re dying – even the successful ones are dying but more slowly. So they’re desperate and ...READ MORE.
Some people enjoy being negative and defeatist, so Brexit is a gift for them. Such people sit around moaning; those listening...READ MORE.
Most of us know that our little-loved City of London is a huge generator of wealth for the UK. It’s not just the bankers that we love to kick, its...READ MORE.
CITY JOB LOSSES
Yes, some jobs in the city will move to Europe – 10% is my guess but current job losses are due to on-going squeezed margins and ...READ MORE.
The weak pound is terrific news for our big international companies where the vast proportion of...READ MORE.
THE EXCHANGE RATE II
It’s going to stay low for quite a time so yes, holidays will be more expensive BUT...READ MORE.
Memories are short: Over the last 5 years the pound has been worth 1.10 to 1.40 Euros. I don’t see it going out...READ MORE.
BREXIT: A DEFENSIVE CLUE?
Only a couple of days ago I drew attention to the fact that we are one of the Top 5 countries in the world in ...READ MORE.
BREXIT: NOW DEFENSIVELY WEAKER?
Many people seem worried about how safe we are going to be outside the EU. As we have learnt, the European Union needs all...READ MORE.
IMF PANIC PANTS?
The International Monetary Fund doesn’t seem to rate us very highly. A couple of years ago they warned that...READ MORE.
BREXIT: LONDON RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY
The market is understandably patchy as many prospective buyers ‘wait and see’ but it’s not...READ MORE.
Are you serious? Just listen to ‘foreign’ executives and why they enjoy ...READ MORE.
However bad a situation, there are always winners. The trick is to find these winners; celebrate them; copy them and if possible, invest in them. They will be:...READ MORE.
INVESTING: FTSE 100
It’s no accident that the share prices of our biggest companies (FTSE 100) went up on average, by...READ MORE.
BLAME IT ON BREXIT!
Sport – So Wales has dropped its bid for the 2026 Commonwealth Games citing ‘current uncertainty as a result of the Brexit vote.’ Come on!!...READ MORE.
“BREXIT HITTING EUROPEAN BANKS!”
We know the big American and British banks led the financial meltdown but they have been...READ MORE.
STILL IN DENIAL?
Amazing how many senior people are, behind closed doors, blaming ‘the ignorant public’, looking for ...READ MORE.
BREXIT: “HIGH STREET GLOOM SPREADS”
We’re now reading about terrible trading conditions” in the press, currently driven by the fact that even the highly-regarded ‘Next’ is finding it tough.You can be sure there is going to be ...READ MORE.
Taking pleasure in others problems? It’s not a nice quality but let’s do some! Most European countries are ...READ MORE.