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6th January 2014 - Investment Comment
On December 18, Ben Bernanke announced that the Fed would start to reduce Quantitative Easing. The ‘taper’ reduces monthly asset purchases by $10bn from $85bn to $75bn. The Fed also re-committed itself to an accommo ...
8th December 2013 - Investment Comment
Positive economic news is emanating from a number of directions and taking these and other factors into consideration, we view the equity markets in the developed nations favourably. Emerging markets have suffered this year with fear ...
8th November 2013 - Investment Comment
The US government shutdown has been resolved and the debt ceiling deadline extended to February. Deficit reduction is improving the situation, and growth in the value of housing and overall wealth in the US is increasing consumer con ...
21st October 2013 - Investment Comment
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8th October 2013 - Investment Comment
There is considerable concern about the US government shutdown and the pending debt ceiling deadline. It is to be hoped that a settlement will be reached before the deadline. The underlying economy continues to recover and increasing ...