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12th annual Charity Croquet Tournament
30 July 2019

12th Annual Croquet Tournament 2019

Estate Capital held their 12th annual Charity Croquet Tournament on Friday 6th July. The event was hosted by Lord Mayor Cllr Peter Black and held for the second time at the Lord Mayors Mansion House in Ffynone. Twelve teams, representing…

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Governor Jerome Powell
16 July 2019

Jerome has recognised a policy error

While we were compiling the research for our 30th Edition portfolios last November, we were concerned about several factors that were unsettling world markets. On the back of some outstanding growth figures for 2018, Jerome Powell the Chairman of the…

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Busy trading floor of the New York Stock Exchange
15 July 2019

Late cycle, but not end of cycle

There are ongoing concerns about the likelihood of a global recession due to the length of this bull run, slowing economic growth and high levels of global debt. However, looking forward there is cause for some cautious optimism. The price…

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Federal Reserve Building, Washington DC, USA.
12 July 2019

Some recession indicators have flashed

On 22nd March, the US Treasury yield curve inverted, causing concern in financial markets and acting as a warning to investors. Th is movement could imply that US bond market investors believe that the Fed made a policy error by…

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Aerial photo of the Silicon Valley in California
10 July 2019

Big Tech is continuing on a role

The US economy has delivered strong growth in Q1 with annual GDP growth hitting 3.2% which is well above the expected forecasts with some analysts predicting only 2% growth. These lower growth predictions were due to the long government shut…

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Female Industrial Engineer Works on Personal Computer
9 July 2019

A record 32.7 million people are in work

Against a backdrop of prolonged uncertainty over Brexit, the UK economy still expanded in Q1 by 0.5% as nearly all major sectors added to national GDP growth. UK GDP grew by 2% year-on-year despite the distractions. Business investment has fallen…

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