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Why Do So Many Traders Fail?

Why Do So Many Traders Fail?

Thomas Walker August 12, 2016 0

The idea that 90% of people who take up trading fail and end up blowing their accounts is a commonly heard one in articles, videos and on trading forums. The exact number varies, with

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The Interest Rate: Will They, Won’t They?

The Interest Rate: Will They, Won’t They?

Thomas Walker August 3, 2016 0

Hardly any time seems to have passed since the last time the Bank of England was gearing up to reveal its new interest rate. That time, of course, the BOE defied expectations and kept

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Meddling Regulator Plays Havoc With BT Shares

Meddling Regulator Plays Havoc With BT Shares

Thomas Walker July 26, 2016 0

BT shareholders have had a bit of a rollercoaster ride recently thanks to the actions of national telecoms regulator Ofcom. The company’s share price has been in an erratic downward slide over recent weeks thanks

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It is Time to End the Attack on Buy-to-Let

It is Time to End the Attack on Buy-to-Let

Alexander Fiúza July 22, 2016 0

Over the last year the Cameron government used the tax code to heavily discourage buy-to-let investment, through such means as the 3% surcharge on second homes, the changes to mortgage interest relief and the

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What Brexit Showed us About People’s Understanding of Markets

What Brexit Showed us About People’s Understanding of Markets

Thomas Walker July 19, 2016 0

In the aftermath of the Brexit vote, a lot of remain supporters were very quick to point to the markets for evidence of what a calamity the outcome was going to be. Surely enough,

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Entrepreneurs Will Thrive in Post-Brexit Britain

Entrepreneurs Will Thrive in Post-Brexit Britain

Sorcha Ni Bhuaigh July 15, 2016 0

The aftermath of the EU referendum has seen widespread panic and speculation from nearly every pro-Remain campaigner regarding the future of Britain’s economy. Recently, the German FDP party commissioned a London billboard saying “Dear

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Traders Await Interest Rate Announcement

Traders Await Interest Rate Announcement

Thomas Walker July 14, 2016 2

On Thursday 14 July the Bank of England will make its monthly interest rate decision. Normally a rate increase leads to the Pound gaining value against other currencies, as well as leading interest rates

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The Euro is Deepening the Depression in Southern Europe

The Euro is Deepening the Depression in Southern Europe

Alexander Fiúza June 13, 2016 0

Currency union used to be very fashionable. There was a time when the Euro was the future – it led to increased growth, lower unemployment, and greater prosperity. Opposing it – and opposing the

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