Introduction: Alternatives and Hedge Funds

Despite the veneer of secrecy, fortune and mass success, for most people the concept of hedge funds is still misunderstood. Specifically, from the fact that it contradicts it’s namesake by not hedging and actually speculating; and the move away from…

Brexit means Brexit

So we all now know what ‘Brexit means Brexit’ means. After months of listening to Theresa May repeat her ambiguous slogan, without no description as to what Brexit entails, we finally got the definition of what Brexit is. Sorry folks,…

Have we reached peak clean energy?

The growth of the clean energy industry over the past decade has been phenomenal. The latest figures from Bloomberg New Energy Finance put investment into low-carbon energy technologies such as wind and solar power last year at $287bn. This represents…

2017: Politics in Continental Europe

I can only hope that next year will not be the Annus horribilis which this year has turned out to be, but I’m not holding my breath: My base case for 2017 is that politics will – akin to this…

CM Personal Finance 2017 Tips

I’m back again with another personal finance piece, the low-key period between Christmas and New Year can have your mind wonder as to what do with your money for the upcoming year. I’m a millennial so I have always been…

How Do I Workout Around My 9-5?

4 Ways To Incorporate Exercise Into Your Life! For most people working out isn’t particularly the problem, it’s finding the time outside of working hours to fit it in. Often we are exhausted after our daily tasks and other life…

2017 Market Outlook

2016 was an eventful year for markets with negative investor sentiment stemming from China’s ailing economy, political referendums/elections and global central bank decisions at the forefront of this. I certainly was shocked by the results of the Brexit referendum and…

Ethiopia: Africa’s China?

Over the last twenty years or so, Ethiopia, Equatorial Guinea, and Angola have been Africa’s fastest growing economies. As a country possessing few natural mineral resources, Ethiopia’s 9.6% average GDP growth over the last few years has been truly impressive….

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