David Brett

Investment Writer

Fund Manager, Schroders

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Markets

29MAR 2019

The chart that tells the story of value investing’s potential

Value stocks are currently the most out of favour in the history of financial records. Is now the time for value to make its comeback?

2019

MARCH

12MAR 2019

Markets

Countdown to Brexit: three market indicators to watch

With Brexit uncertainty affecting UK assets, we offer a basic explanation on three market indicators that investors might like to discuss with their adviser.

07MAR 2019

Markets

The '£17,051 cost' of mistiming your investments

When markets fall the natural instinct is to sell. Our research highlights how costly it can be to miss the stock market’s best days.

JANUARY

23JAN 2019

Markets

The yield curve explained: is it predicting recession?

Since 1980 the yield curve has accurately predicted the last five US recessions. After nearly a decade of economic expansion, is it telling us that another one is on its way in 2019?

11JAN 2019

Markets

29 reasons not to invest in the stock market

Over the past three decades there have been plenty of stock market shocks to dissuade people from investing. Our data shows what happened after each event.

02JAN 2019

Markets

How Q4 ranks among the worst 20 quarters of the past half century

Global stocks have suffered their worst quarter since 2011. We look at how it compared with the 20 worst quarters over the last 48 years and the potential silver lining for investors today.

2018

DECEMBER

27DEC 2018

Markets

How the FTSE 100 returned 94% without moving

The FTSE 100 is back below the level it was in 1999. However, investors could still have achieved a positive return over the last 19 years had they opted to reinvest their dividends, Schroders’ calculations show.

24DEC 2018

Markets

Financial markets 2018: the year in review

2018 proved a tricky year for investors with asset prices across the board falling. Here’s a rundown of what happened and why.