Let’s Talk About Risk

In the world of investment, an MPS is a managed portfolio service – sometimes known as a model portfolio service. Many financial advisers recommend managed portfolio services to their clients because of the value and quality of service they provide for investors.

Jargon Busters: What is ESG Investing?

“What is the purpose of investing?” On the face of it, this might seem a simple question to answer. Afterall, investing is all about making money… right? Perhaps not entirely. While wealth planners and other financial professionals certainly do aim to help their clients achieve financial goals, money-making is no longer the sole motivation for…

Market Commentary: June 2022

From Bear Market To Recovery It’s official: the S&P 500 is now in a bear market, joining its peer, the Nasdaq 100. Recovery is inevitable, but what do recoveries typically look like?   Since 1950, S&P 500 bear markets have taken an average of 154 days (or 5 months) to find a bottom. On average,…

Market Commentary: November 2021

Rates, Seasonal Spending and Covid ConcernsUK Markets    An unambiguously strong labour market release has emphasised that December’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) meeting is very much live. A repeat of this strength in next month’s release, which will be published two days before the MPC’s decision, could easily be enough to generate a majority for a…