The spectre of inflation is creeping up on us

Deciding where to place financial bets on company sectors, mega trends, individual companies, and collective investments like investment trusts are effected by macro economic factors.  This post is intended to tackle the concept of inflation and how it’s going...
When will interest rates go up?

When will interest rates go up?

Interest rates are the main tool of central bank monetary policy. Whether interest rates are increasing or decreasing affects many aspects of our lives.  What does the future hold for central bank interest rates?  For lay people it’s any ones guess.  For people...

Sprue Aegis profits go up in smoke, a gamble worth taking?

Time for another post in our investing series.  When choosing which company shares to invest in we use techniques similar to those used to select matches to trade on Betfair (the betting exchange).  Not all investments will be successful but by doing a bit of research...