The Professor’s latest briefing

The story to date
Investors have usually had five investment options into which to place their funds to date:

Corporate bonds;
Government bonds;


11 thoughts on “The Professor’s latest briefing”

  1. Gotta love Ritchie:

    Murray Maclehose says:
    May 8 2018 at 10:33 am
    Anything by Milton Friedman, or just watch his simple explanations on youtube.

    Richard Murphy says:
    May 8 2018 at 11:34 am
    So long as you appreciate just about every element is based on falsehoods

  2. Commodities
    Insurance policies

    And that’s just off the top of the head.

  3. Classic Cars, Coins, Stamps, Watches, Jewelry, Antiques, Trees, Memorabilia….
    ….speculating that anything will increase in value above RPI over time.

    The Cartier & Rolex watches and the 964 are now worth far more than I paid for them.

  4. No 5 is “alternative investments” which covers everything else. Of course, that leaves a big question – why has he omitted cash?

    The normal categorisation is 1 cash, 2 fixed interest, 3 equities, 4 Property, 5 commodities, 6 Alternatives (including Derivatives)

  5. “Direct ownership” of a business is simply owning 100% of the shares in it, is it not?

  6. So long as you appreciate just about every element is based on falsehoods

    At least the Great Tuber has learned to defame people who are actually deceased.

  7. @ Chester Draws
    That is included in category 6 which covers everything not included in categories 1-5.

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