8th August 2019

The risk equation

Ask an economist to define risk when it comes to investment, and they will most likely reply ‘it depends’.  Of course, there are complex mathematical models that attempt to quantify risk, but these on their own are never likely to … Continued

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The final Carbon Social Cycle Club ride of the year, on the morning of Friday 6th September, heads north to beautiful Royal Deeside. We’ll meet at Aboyne at 8.45am and head west along the South Deeside Road to Crathie before crossing the North Deeside Road and … Continued

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In Monday 22nd July’s edition of The Press and Journal, Investment Director, Barry O’Neill, highlights the need to explore how accessible your investment funds are. The article is a timely reminder in light of the recent issues experienced by investors in funds … Continued

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If, like us, you’re a fan of Sherlock Holmes, you may have noticed that a new 50 pence coin commemorating his creator Sir Arthur Conan Doyle was recently released by the Royal Mint. The new coin marks the 160th anniversary … Continued

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CARBON’S European Tour ambassador Richie Ramsay is looking forward to teeing-up on home turf this month. He’s on familiar ground at The Renaissance, near Edinburgh, for the Aberdeen Standard Investments Scottish Open before hopefully heading across the Irish Sea for … Continued

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We all want to believe that whoever is managing our money has a unique ability to pick the winning companies of the future whilst simultaneously avoiding the dinosaurs. Sadly, the success rate of money managers who describe themselves as ‘stock-pickers’ … Continued

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We were delighted last month to once again be sponsoring The Bill McLaren Voice of Rugby Golf Day at Blairgowrie Golf Club, set in glorious Perthshire countryside. Spirits were high as the teams enjoyed fine weather and tackled the superb … Continued

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People invest for two main reasons – to grow their wealth or to protect their existing wealth. We seek to grow our wealth to reach financial goals, such as buying a home, starting a business, paying for children’s education or … Continued

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Here at Carbon, we are firm advocates of evidence-based investing. But what exactly does that mean? Well, the financial services industry is full of people making promises they can’t keep – promises about ‘beating the market’, about picking the best … Continued

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Carbon was delighted to support the 2019 Blackadders Barrie Douglas Foundation Scottish Junior Masters tournament which was held over three days at Perthshire’s Strathmore Golf Centre. The Foundation, created in memory of the former Scottish boys and R&A selector, aims … Continued

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