Investment gurus

David Rosenberg: The last year of the cycle

2018 is starting to look a lot like 1988, 1999 and 2006, reckons investment guru David Rosenberg. Investors should make the most of the next 12 months.

Ben Inker: what could go wrong

Inflation in America probably won’t surge higher, reckons GMO’s Ben Inker. Nevertheless, investors shouldn’t discount it.

Chris Iggo: bitcoin is no currency

Bitcoin may be a phenomenal speculative punt, reckons Axa Investment Management’s Chris Iggo. But a functioning currency it is not.

Jim Rogers: Another bear market is coming

Jim Rogers disagrees with Federal Reserve governor Janet Yellen’s assertion that there will never be another bear market in her lifetime.

Neil Woodford: red lights are flashing in the markets - but Brexit is a huge opportunity

There are “so many lights flashing red that I am losing count”, says fund manager Neil Woodford. But Brexit doom-mongers are profoundly wrong about the prospects for the UK economy.

Peter Thiel: don't underestimate bitcoin

Peter Thiel, co-founder of PayPal and ex-CEO of hedge-fund group Clarium Capital, is generally sceptical of cryptocurrencies. But not bitcoin.

Niall Ferguson: four reasons to worry

Professor Niall Ferguson of Harvard University reckons there are a lot of similarities between now and the days before the last financial crisis.

Jack Bogle: Time for lower returns

The past eight years have been great for stocks. However, Jack Bogle, the founder and former CEO of passive-funds pioneer Vanguard Group, thinks that investors should brace themselves for lower returns.

Francisco García Paramés: Bitcoin is gambling

Buying bitcoin is just a form of gambling, says Francisco García Paramés, Spain’s best-known fund manager – and he doesn’t see the appeal.

Wally Weitz: stocks won't stay expensive forever

It’s only a matter of time before stock prices revert to the mean, reckons Wally Weitz of Weitz Investments.

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