Video – Paul discusses the current plight of Active Investment

Active investment is under siege – once the staple of institutional and retail investment practice, active now has an awful reputation. I recently met up with Colin Lloyd of Linear Investments in London, and in this short video we explore how we got here and why “Passive” investing isn’t the solution for a community desperate …

The (last) flight of the Easy Bee … how we learned to love the World’s favorite Central Bankline…

It’s nearly 6 yrs since Mario Draghi compared the euro to a bumblebee and uttered “whatever it takes” to calm markets. So was born the Easy Bee, re-opening the credit channel and promoting some semblance of economic growth through out the Eurozone. A success ? Well to win, at first you have to survive. It’s …

Cracking the Genetic Code of Inflation – the future is “metallic gray”

My ex-colleage and good friend Ken Leech often recounted that “the story of interest rates is the story of inflation”. Put differently, where inflation goes determines where interest rates go. Today, inflation is considered a mystery. Despite the trillions of dollars poured into the US, European and Japanese economies over the past ten years, inflation is …