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Brexit means Brexit after all
Brexit is inching closer to resolution. We update our decision tree to help investors assess the possible paths forward.
Vibrant capitalism and Silicon Valley: the secret sauce of US equities
In 1962, a young Stanford graduate and former middle distance runner named Phil Knight sold his car and bought a ticket to Japan, at the time
America’s technology giants are in the antitrust spotlight
Just like other life-transforming technologies of the past, today’s tech giants are reaching maturity — that inevitable transformation from f
Investment Insights Q4 2019
Trade wars continue to cloud the outlook for businesses and consumers. Closer to home, Brexit uncertainty has gone from bad to worse. Our new Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s first few weeks in office have been pretty spectacular.
Investment Update Q4 2019
Please Mr Trump, don't mention the war.
The global economy is sinking into a slowdown, but is this the beginning of the end? It’s too early to tell.
Online retailers benefit from a presence on the high street
We’re spending more time than ever before shopping through our smartphones and laptops rather than braving multi-storey car parks and crowded high streets.
Webinar with Ian Dembinski - selling your business
Ian Dembinski shares his thoughts with BCMS in a 15 minute interview on how entrepreneurs can manage their wealth effectively post the sale of a business.
Investing in defensive equity sectors as the cycle matures
When the pace of economic growth begins to slow and the outlook becomes more gloomy, it makes sense for investors to start shifting their equity investments away from cyclical sectors and towards defensive ones, even if you don’t think a recession is necessarily likely to ensue.
Sixty years of Barbie
The world’s most famous doll made her debut at a time when the fight for women’s rights was gaining renewed momentum. She was intended to inspire young girls to believe that they could “be anything”, yet during her 60 years as a cultural icon she has attracted as much criticism as she has praise. Has Barbie helped or hindered the fight for gender equality?