Can you buy a stake in the famous Eiffel Tower? The Société de la Tour Eiffel is a stock market oddity – and one that provides a useful lesson.
God’s fund manager – how the Vatican made billions from stocks
Bernardino Nogara single-handedly changed the financial fate of the Catholic church. How did he do it, and what can we learn from his work?
The Wall Street Journal from 1 January 2000 – what does it teach us?
Year-end is prediction time. Looking back 22 years, what did the world’s #1 financial newspaper say in its millennium prediction issue?
M&A in luxury goods – 3 stocks to keep an eye on
The luxury goods industry has seen a flurry of takeovers, and more deals are likely to come. Which companies will be in the crosshairs?
Lloyd’s of London – a secular new theme?
Insurance market Lloyd’s of London wants to double in size. How can private investors participate in the opportunity?
Readers meet readers – and everyone gets new ideas
My readers are an incredible pool of investment ideas and sector knowledge. Does it pay to bring them together?
Membership Collective Group – benefitting from the boom in private membership clubs?
Private clubs are having a moment, and Membership Collective Group owns one of the world’s best-known club brands. Following its 75% drop, is the stock a buy?
Small-cap stocks – big problems, or big opportunities?
Will small caps be the biggest winners of the next few years, or will they lag the overall market?
Petrolina Holdings – a secret Cyprus real estate fund
Petrolina Holdings is Cyprus’s largest oil company. It also owns a vast stretch of beachside land. Is the stock about to experience a revaluation?
Butterfield – a “Plan B” bank option that you can invest in
High-net-worth individuals are looking to diversify their wealth. Butterfield is an interesting option – for both banking and investing.
How to benefit from PayPal’s censorship policy
The market punished PayPal for its recent user policy “error”. Will we see new competitors emerge as a result? Is there a clever way for private investors to benefit?
European bank stocks – a surprise winner of higher interest rates
Large-cap European bank stocks have been out of favour for 14 years. Is now the time to take a closer look again?