Will new Prime Minister attack pension benefits?
I have long been a paid-up member of the disruptors brigade, arguing technology will make us all happier, wealthier individuals – along the way upending whole business sectors.
Investors pile into asset class post-Brexit vote
Questions surround validity of forecasting
Following last week's successful Brexit vote, investors should be under no illusion that globalisation is now under attack.
David Stevenson asks whether investors should be embracing more stock market risk.
Revolution in stock analysis
Passive fees under pressure
Nearing end of stockmarket cycle
We have all become rather blasé about our low savings rate culture. We know we have binged on debt and tend to sigh about the low levels of savings.
Robust investing and good business ethics
Central bank ammunition
Buyback ETFs undershooting benchmark indices
Until just a few months ago, emerging markets seemed doomed. The four horsemen of the EM apocalypse were supposed to be Brazil, Turkey, South Africa and everyone's least favourite demon – Russia.
We journalistic types love to talk about disruption, but change is threatening.
Negative reaction to Budget
'Fearing fear itself'
We poor humble journalist types constantly struggle to explain complex stuff, but, every once in a while, someone or something comes along which brilliantly captures the inane opacity of global finance in a simple thought.
I am in Sydney for a conference and as I write, all I can hear is the sound of drills and building site construction along the harbour side.
I have been known to write the odd column for other publications, not least the pink one, where last weekend I was holding forth on the subject of smart beta and why retail investors in particular need to tread carefully.
Where next for the oil price?
Every year, almost like clockwork, the 'demography' argument pops up within the broader investment debate, writes David Stevenson.