Tatton Weekly: Returning Themes; Trump’s dislike of German cars; A new ‘K-spring’ (up cycle) dawning?

Mike Gordon

Returning themes;   Trump’s dislike of German Cars;  Long wave economic analysis: A new ‘K-spring’ (up cycle) dawning?;  Chinese central bank playing Whack-A-Mole with their economy? Returning themes US industry contrary to the stock market appears to not yet believe in Trump’s ‘America First’ agenda. Soft forward indicators like purchasing manager surveys may all be… Read more »

Tatton Weekly: Return of the ‘old normal’ or calm before the storm?; Central bank monetary policy: Divergence; Emerging Markets Outperform

Mike Gordon

Return of the ‘old normal’ or calm before the storm?;  Central bank monetary policy: Divergence; Emerging Markets Outperform; Intel bets big on driverless cars Return of the ‘old normal’ or calm before the storm? The first quarter of 2017, therefore, feels like another one of those rare ‘Goldilocks’ periods, when the stock market climate is neither… Read more »

Journal: Your Money questions

Trevor Clark

Rutherford Wilkinson operations director Trevor Clark answers readers’ Your Money queries in the Journal on the pensions advice allowance and the tax implications of selling an inherited property. If you have a question about any aspect of financial planning you would like Trevor to answer, please email it to: yourmoney@rwpfg.co.uk. Q: I think the pensions advice… Read more »

Tatton Weekly: Spring Budget: still waiting for a cure?; Does waning Chinese stimulus threaten global growth?; Bitcoin more valuable than gold?

Mike Gordon

The Chancellor’s spring Budget: still waiting for a cure?;   UK Housing Stable, London Faltering;   Bitcoin more valuable than gold?;   Snap Inc: The hottest IPO turns lukewarm as investors consider the future of advertising;   Does waning Chinese stimulus threaten global growth?;   Prospect Theory: the problem of ‘perceived performance’ The Chancellor’s spring… Read more »

Budget 2017: Commentary and round-up from Rutherford Wilkinson

Mike Gordon

Below are some of the key announcements in the Budget: Self-employed workers will see their Class 4 national insurance contributions (NICs) increase by 1% to 10% in April 2018, with a further percentage point rise to 11% from April 2019. The government had previously announced that Class 2 NICs will be abolished from April 2018. The… Read more »