The Zeitgeist Investor: Unlocking The Mind of the Market by Tim Richards- Publication Date: 31 August 2012
Are markets rational?
Investors once believed that armed with charts, balance sheets and profit forecasts they could work out where the market would be next year and the year after.
But after the financial crash of 2008, most experts have come to believe that what really drives the markets is psychology.
Unless you’re a millionaire lottery winner or are certain of a windfall inheritance you’re going to have to come up with another plan for paying for retirement.
It’s a cliche that this is the longest holiday of your life - but with life expectancy on the rise (hurrah) you’ll need a lot of spending money to make it enjoyable.
If you’re dreaming of spending your twilight years on sun-kissed Barbados beaches rather than suburban bowling greens, then you’ll need to devise a really serious retirement saving plan.
Long forgotten by global businesses after post-colonial optimism turned to conflict and clientelism, sub-Saharan markets are undergoing a long-overdue resurgence, driven by resource wealth, demographics and improvements to security and economic management. This combination has created a new class of African entrepreneurs and consumers who are leading the continent's rise.
African markets are still in many cases unstructured and difficult to access, but with the continent growing and changing at a startling rate, the time for businesses to get in is now.
‘Tech Mega-Trends: How To Ride The Wave’ is the essential guide to investing in the global technology sector. The book races through twenty tech mega-trends, imparting the author’s extensive experience of the technology, media and telecom industries. It draws lessons from the past as well as predicts future investment mega-themes. Amongst the mega-trends covered in the book are the mobile internet, the app revolution, cyber security, mobile payments, net neutrality, social networks and big data.
It is the most successful business of our times. With the iPod, the iPhone, and then the iPad, Steve Jobs and Apple turned the music, mobile and computing and publishing industries upside down. The coolest, most innovative business in the world became the biggest company in the world.
But at the end of 2011 Steve Jobs died.
The question that no one dared asked was a simple one? Could the company survive without the driven, intense industrial genius who created it?
In this brilliant, forensically argued essay, business writer and technology entrepreneur Paul Tuner argues that it cannot.
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