The Evidence-Based Investor

No sales agenda. No marketing spin. Just the evidence.

Focus on risk, not return

Posted by Robin Powell on September 25, 2017

My colleagues and I are working with some really exciting companies at the moment — firms at the forefront of positive change in the global investing industry. One of them is Scalable Capital, Europe’s fastest growing digital wealth manager. There are several reasons why I think Scalable has a very bright future. For a start, […]

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Inside ETFs Europe is just one month away

Posted by Robin Powell on September 22, 2017

For the last couple of years I’ve thoroughly enjoyed Europe’s largest ETF event, Inside ETFs. This year the venue moves from Amsterdam to Hilton Park Lane in London, the dates are 23rd-25th October, and I’m pleased to say that Ember Regis Group, producers of The Evidence-Based Investor, is one of the sponsors. As part of […]

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Hugh Hendry: The humbling of a fallen fund “star”

Posted by helen.brown on September 20, 2017

This is my favourite read of the day. It’s by Simon English in the London Evening Standard and it’s about the demise of Hugh Hendry, a “star” hedge fund manager who has crashed to earth in rather spectacular fashion. It’s brilliantly written and encapsulates the lack of humility and basic self-awareness of so many of […]

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Video: Why invest in stocks with markets at all-time highs?

Posted by Robin Powell on September 18, 2017

As I write, global stock markets are yet again rising to new all-time highs. It’s at times like these that investors need to remind themselves that stock investing is not a one-way street. Prices can fall very quickly, or indeed drift lower over a period of several years. What will happen to markets from here, […]

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