ARTICLES RELATING TO SIMON BROWN

The risk of future regulation to your portfolio

2020-01-10 14:23

As the world adapts to climate change, and data privacy becomes an election issue, investors should scrutinise their stockholding and consider possible new laws affecting certain sectors

Measuring the value of a company

2019-11-21 13:22

Calculating a company’s return on equity is a great way to determine its value. Investment expert Simon Brown explains his method of using this ratio to determine the profitability of a company.

Back to basics

2019-10-24 13:50

Reading won’t necessarily turn you into a top trader, but it will help you direct your thoughts around your own investment strategies. Simon Brown revisits some of his favourite reads.

When to cash in on cash

2019-09-09 16:35

Storing a cash pile under your bed isn’t a good idea, but having cash available for uncertain times or expensive occurrences is essential. After all, markets do crash and unexpected life events can happen.

It’s never too late to save for retirement

2019-08-06 16:49

We need to throw out outdated views about retirement, writes investment expert Simon Brown. Starting with the idea that you can be too late in building wealth and financial independence.

 

How to count your losses

2019-11-22 14:31

Following on from his previous column, Simon Brown offers advice on how traders should employ stop-losses to manage risk.

While stocks last...

2019-11-07 13:24

After doing some research, investment expert Simon Brown found that the expected duration for a stock to maintain a major listing is around 20 years. How, then, should investors approach long-term investing, given this information?

What goes up…

2019-10-09 18:46

Using the principle of supply and demand, investment expert Simon Brown explains why investors need to be cautious with commodity stocks. Unlike the price of products and services, which will go up over time, commodity prices may go up – but will likely eventually come back down again.

When the going gets tough…

2019-09-05 10:59

In the absence of clear long-term trends, derivative traders are especially experiencing difficulty under current market conditions. But if you can make it during tough times, you’ll do very well when the bull is back.

A world drunk on debt

2019-07-23 13:48

The only way to lower current global debt levels is by decreasing government spending or increasing taxes. That won’t be happening anytime soon, which means the debt spiral continues.

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