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James Ferguson

Biography

James Ferguson qualified with an MA (Hons) in economics from Edinburgh University in 1985. For the last 21 years he has had a high-powered career in institutional stock broking, specialising in equities, working for Nomura, Robert Fleming, SBC Warburg, Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein and Mitsubishi Securities.

Articles written by James Ferguson

05/12/2008 17/10/2008

Why gold bugs will get bitten by deflation

With commodities no longer driving inflation, deflation is a very real risk. This has huge implications for investors with big holdings in gold. James Ferguson explains why he believes the gold price is due for a fall.

10/10/2008 03/10/2008 26/09/2008

Don’t bank on buy-to-let

More than two-fifths of buy-to-let landlords are still bullish. But with some investors so close to the wire already, repossessions are a distinct possibility.

27/06/2008 08/06/2008

Is it time to buy again?

How is the credit crisis affecting the stockmarket? James Ferguson looks at the shares that could weather the storm best, and what you need to know before buying.

14/05/2008 10/04/2008 19/03/2008
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