“The time many people think is best to invest is period just before a crash”

May 12, 2021 | Stockmarket

For a while in both the late ’80s and ’00s, every other person you met at a dinner party (kids etc.) called themselves a property developer, or at least said they ‘were in property’. Which meant they’d done up a house, sold it at a profit and decided it was easy money. Which it very shortly wasn’t. It’s the same with the stock market. When a man fixing our boiler tipped me off about a sure-thing tech share he’d heard about at the pub, it wasn’t hard to predict the end of the .com boom. How long before we forget the Covid Crash and history repeats? A while, yet, I’d say; but history does and will always repeat, alas.

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“FCA lays out plan to shake up listing rules”

“FCA lays out plan to shake up listing rules”

Great! A shake up of the rules to ensure that the City of London remains one of the world’s leading stockmarkets. Encouraging entrepreneurs and giving investors more great wealth creating opportunities. Alternative view: You’ll be able to float your business and only...