Bill Gross, one of the world’s most famous and influential money managers, has retired at the age of 74. A specialist fixed income investor, known as the Bond King, Gross is best known for co-founding Pimco Asset Management, and for … Continued

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13th February 2019

Spring Newsletter – 2019

The uncertainty associated with the current Brexit debate is proving to be a real distraction for investors. This is understandable because it is very unsettling and markets don’t like uncertainty. This leads to lower share prices and it has a … Continued

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OUR European Tour ambassador Richie Ramsay took time out from a hectic early season schedule to pay a visit to Blairgowrie Golf Club. He delighted members at the renowned Perthshire club, where Carbon enjoys a corporate partnership, by taking part … Continued

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Global stocks have been on something of a rollercoaster ride just lately, with markets trading at, or near, a two-year low. Doubtless many investors, especially those who are close to retirement, are feeling fearful. Fear is a hugely powerful emotion. … Continued

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The broker and fund platform Hargreaves Lansdown has just brought out a list of recommended funds called the Wealth 50, which has received plenty of attention in the financial media. HL used to have a larger list, the Wealth 150, … Continued

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For an invention that has made investing easier, cheaper and more efficient for the masses, index funds receive a surprising amount of bad press. Here are seven common myths about the growing popularity of passive investing that should be taken … Continued

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CARBON’S European Tour ambassador Richie Ramsay endured an emotional finale to the 2018 season when holding onto the all-important playing card hinged on holing his final putt at the Andalucia Valderrama Masters. Now, after a relaxing winter break, the Scot … Continued

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Despite being bombarded by emails and adverts about seasonal sales from retailers, there were no equivalents in the financial press where headlines normally read like, “Investors left reeling as markets tumble” or, “Where next for markets amidst BREXIT turmoil?”. The … Continued

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With the nights getting darker and the winter chill beginning to bite, it is time for me, the Michael Bublé of financial planning, to prepare my seasonal Christmas blog. Last year’s Christmas blog was based on Dickens’s A Christmas Carol and … Continued

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“The foodbank was there when we really needed it, it was an absolute lifeline.” This Christmas, Carbon is delighted to be supporting The Trussell Trust’s Foodbank Network as part of our festive charitable giving. The network consists of 428 foodbanks … Continued

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