The Evidence-Based Investor

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Believe in proper financial planning? See you in Brum

Posted by Robin Powell on January 13, 2016

There are so many conferences about wealth management and financial advice that it’s a wonder any of us who work in this field manage to get any work done! But if there’s one conference I’d recommend that investment professionals attend, it’s BACK2Y.

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Did your adviser really tip Woodford before he was famous?

Posted by Robin Powell on January 12, 2016

There are hundreds of thousands of money managers in the world, and it’s a mark of how few of them manage to deliver consistently strong performance that those who do so are household names. Warren Buffett, of course, is the name repeated most often, while here in Britain the fund industry’s blue-eye boy is Neil […]

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Good investment advice makes for boring TV

Posted by Robin Powell on January 11, 2016

The media has an important role to play in producing better outcomes for investors.

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#SFTW: Investors beware — the spirit of Gordon Gekko lives on

Posted by Robin Powell on January 8, 2016

SOMETHING FOR THE WEEKEND There’s plenty of excitement in the financial blogosphere about The Big Short — the new movie about the credit crisis of 2007-08, based on the book by Michael Lewis, and starring Christian Bale, Steve Carrell and Brad Pitt. Frustratingly, I still have a few days to wait before it’s released in […]

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