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How Quantitative Tightening (QT) Might Impact Investors

How Quantitative Tightening (QT) Might Impact Investors By:Tim Bennett 06.07.2017Central Banks are threatening to throw monetary policy into reverse gear to fend off inflation. Tim Bennett looks at how and asks what it could mean for investors. https://youtu.be/vToIXysEvQIAfter years of interest rates being lowered by Central Banks and additional money being created via Quantitative Easing …

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How to Buy Insurance against the FTSE Falling

How to Buy Insurance against the FTSE Falling By: Tim Bennett15.12.2016With the FTSE recently retreating from all-time highs, Tim Bennett looks at a way investors can shield themselves against short-term dips.

How to Insure Yourself against the FTSE Falling

How to Insure Yourself against the FTSE Falling By: Tim Bennett 15.12.2016With the FTSE recently retreating from all-time highs, Tim Bennett looks at a way investors can shield themselves against short-term dips.

How to Weigh Up a Fund Using the Sharpe Ratio

How to Weigh Up a Fund Using the Sharpe Ratio By: Tim Bennett02.09.2016Tim Bennett explains a popular number that allows investors to compare funds and the managers who run them.

Why Hedge Funds are Having a Hard Time

Why Hedge Funds are Having a Hard Time By: Tim Bennett 12.08.2016Volatile markets should be great news for hedge funds and yet many are struggling. This week I sum up why and the lessons for investors.

Why Sky-High Bond Prices Have Kept On Rising

Why Sky-High Bond Prices Have Kept On Rising By: Tim Bennett 29.07.2016This week Tim Bennett looks at why government bond prices have carried on rising in 2016 despite the record-low yield on offer.