Broomer's Blog

From the monthly archives: January 2016

We are pleased to present below all posts archived in 'January 2016'. If you still can't find what you are looking for, try using the search box.

Time to 'Sell everything' ahead of 'cataclysmic' crisis?

Markets have had a ‘delicate’ start to the year and headlines such as 'Sell everything’ appearing on Investment Week do nothing to soothe nerves.

My knee jerk reaction was that the current situation is a great deal away from where it was in 2008. The situation in the global banking sector is very different and, while memories in stock markets are pitifully short, they are not that short. 

Continue reading »

As good as it gets?

The Federal Reserve has finally moved on interest rates and the time is approaching where the Bank of England may soon follow. Seven years after the financial crisis the psychological scars remain but much of the financial damage has been repaired. In the US, banks have been restored to robust health, the stock market is near its peak and the focal point of the crisis, the US housing market is well on the road to recovery. 

Continue reading »