One of David Thornton’s investment rules of thumb is that you must be wary when a CEO goes for no obvious reason.
Articles written by David Thornton
With Russia and its leader Vladimir Putin in the news, David Thornton, former manager of an East European investment fund, reflects on his experience of the country and the man.
The list of holdings in Neil Woodford’s new fund can teach investors a lot about how to construct a portfolio, says David Thornton.
This newly listed marketing company could be an interesting long-term prospect for investors who like frontier markets, says David Thornton.
These days, a fund manager’s job isn’t just to make money, says David Thornton. It’s increasingly to ensure that the businesses they invest in are well run.
Filling a niche role is a great way for small companies to compete in crowded markets. David Thornton looks at one British small-cap company doing just that.
When footballers break the rules, they are punished. When bankers do it, shareholders are punished. It’s time that changed, says David Thornton.
This small-cap company aims to match its clients with academics and researchers hoping to identify the next big thing. It’s one to keep a close eye on, says David Thornton.
The amount of money in football these days is astonishing. But it’s not a business any sensible investor should go anywhere near, says David Thornton.
Taxi drivers opposing Uber, the smartphone cab app, are going to have to face up to the inevitable, says David Thornton. Adapt or go out of business.