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A Stradivarius of an airplane

Blain's Morning Porridge  "She was a Stradivarius of an Airplane!" Some marvellous stuff in the papers this morning and on the screens – slight delay to the Porridge this morning is because we watched the USAF RAF flypast from Sheffield. What a wonderful story; in 1944 a damaged B-17...
US insurers accelerate ETF use

According to a new report from Greenwich Associates and sponsored by State Street Global Advisors, Insurance Company Investments in ETFs: Accelerating Growth Ahead, 62 percent of US insurance companies are now utilizing exchange-traded funds (ETFs) in their general accounts for reserve and surplus...
Lenin was right

Blain's Morning Porridge  "Lenin was right. There is no subtler, no surer means of overturning the existing basis of society than to debauch the currency." I must post this line from one of my favourite financial sector commentaries – Duncan Farr of Jeffries who covers...
BNY Mellon US Master Trust Universe posts negative result

The BNY Mellon US Master Trust Universe returned a median -5.91 percent in the fourth quarter of 2018, returning to negative performance after positive performance for the two prior quarters. The BNY Mellon US Master Trust Universe offers peer comparisons of performance by plan type and size. It...
Warmer than a Scottish summer


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