Stock market falls – time in the market, timing the market

October has been a rotten month for global stock markets. The FTSE 100 closed at 6,939 yesterday having peaked at 7,877 on 22/5/18 – a decline of 11.9%, although this does not take into account dividends. The S&P 500, a more representative stock market index of the US economy than the Dow Jones peaked at 2,929 on 24/9/18 and closed …

To Risk or Not Risk, That is the Question

March has been and gone and I’ve not found time, or truth be told the inspiration to pen a single investment blog. At a time when I have been very busy with investment reviews and end of tax year planning, stock markets have fortunately been tranquil. With equity markets hitting new highs my investment reviews have all followed the same …