Did We Just Have A Dead Cat Bounce?

The phrase ‘dead cat bounce’ refers to the rather morbid idea that even a dead cat will bounce if it falls from a great height – it’s an old Wall Street turn of phrase. In other words, it means that it’s a temporary correction in a market that is destined to keep on falling. Or,…

The Emotional Burden Of Investing

Human beings aren’t known to make the wisest decisions when we are under emotional pressure. It’s easy to shout that sound and somewhat obvious advice at the character on the TV screen when they are making all the wrong decisions under pressure (think: any horror movie ever) but put ourselves in their shoes and we…

Risky Business?

When we hear the word “risk”, we automatically think of something negative. Combine that in a sentence with, “your money”, and in under five seconds your mind has taken you from a retirement sipping cocktails on a sandy beach to working three jobs until your body gives up. It’s an emotional rollercoaster. In finance, risk…

Strictly Come Dancing Competition!

Dee and Alan are raising money for Martin House Hospice by being part of a fun Strictly Come Dancing Competition. Our first rehearsal is this Sunday afternoon – wish us luck! We are performing on 17th November in Wetherby – tickets are available if you want a good laugh. We would appreciate any donations through…

Timing Or Time In?

It always amazes me that Warren Buffet, one of the world’s richest men and long standing investment guru, the sage of Omaha, is constantly ignored both by the public and the press. He has a few golden rules that most don’t follow, so here’s a few of them to consider. Invest in what you know…