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Assessing a Biden presidency

Although Donald Trump has yet to formally concede defeat in the US presidential election, it is now looking increasingly likely that come 20 January 2021, Joe Biden will be the President of the United States. What might a Biden presidency look like?

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Book: The Wisdom of Markets

I am very pleased to announce the publication of my book “The Wisdom of Markets and the Madness of Crowds”, a compendium of market sayings and axioms to guide you and your investments through these turbulent times. Available now from the publisher, OMFIF press.

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Lockdown 2.0

All over Europe the lockdown shutters are coming down again, commercial life is being suspended again, companies and livelihoods threatened again. But Lockdown 2.0 feels rather different from last spring, and not necessarily in a good way.

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The state of the Financial Services industry, part 2

Our piece two months ago on poor service in the Financial Services industry received a large number of replies. Many of them were from individual readers, usually in complete agreement and often detailing similar experiences of doing business with the banking system. But some were from people in the financial industry itself. And they shed some light on one possible reason why the industry is so resistant to change.

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