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TEBI’s response to the FCA report

Posted by Robin Powell on February 17, 2017

This coming Monday, 20th February, is the deadline for commenting on the interim report by the Financial Conduct Authority on competition on UK asset management. Here is TEBI’s response. Robin Powell The Evidence-Based Investor The Financial Conduct Authority 25 The North Colonnade London E14 5HS 17th February in 2017   Dear Sir or Madam Re: […]

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The investing equivalent of junk food

Posted by Robin Powell on February 15, 2017

Of all the silly things said in defence of active fund management and conflicted financial advice, I wonder whether the silliest words of all emanated from the mouth of Gary Cohn, the new director of the White House National Economic Council, the other day? In an interview with the Wall Street Journal about the fiduciary […]

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A truly lovely man

Posted by Robin Powell on February 13, 2017

Wow. I wasn’t expecting the huge response I had to my post, Tell them today, about losing my dad. Thank you so much to everyone who sent messages of condolence and support. The two weeks since Father passed away have been far tougher than I expected, but more than anything it’s the kindness of friends […]

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#SFTW: By George, you’ve got some gall

Posted by Robin Powell on February 10, 2017

SOMETHING FOR THE WEEKEND   OK, I admit I was one of those who tittered when the announcement of his name prompted a chorus of boos in the Olympic Stadium in 2012. But, unlike many, I don’t cringe at the thought of George Osborne. Nor am I, on the whole, particularly anti-Conservative. But, I am […]

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