The Contrarian Investor: A torrid year for equities in 2015?

A torrid year for equities in 2015?

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On paper, UK equities - especially those within the FTSE 100 - should be tearing away right now. The UK economy, despite being a tad lopsided (much too focused on consumer spending and its housing market), is growing strongly.

Recent data from ASDA suggests that UK consumers’ weekly discretionary income is now at a five-year high. Sterling also looks to be in good shape, and the UK stock market boasts a great collection of world...

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