Jim Mellon

Mellon on the Markets

Mellon on the Markets

5 mins. to read

As featured in this month’s Master Investor Magazine. The trickier the times, the greater the opportunities for profit (and loss!). And we are now firmly in tricky times. I have spoken and written before about the imperative of seeing through the fog of financial battle in order to achieve success. by this I mean focusing…

Will There Be Jobs that Robots Won’t Be Taking Over?

Will There Be Jobs that Robots Won’t Be Taking Over?

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We often get asked by concerned parents which fields of study they should be encouraging their children to pursue, in light of the fact that technology is progressing at an ever faster pace and that many of today’s jobs will be replaced by robots over the next 50 years. Definitely not finance is usually our…

Mellon on the Markets

Mellon on the Markets

8 mins. to read

The dog days of the markets are apparently what we face for a while. There is no discernable trend in the equity markets of the West and even Japan seems to have stalled, hopefully temporarily. China is the only major market, (soundly recommended by Merryn Somerset Webb at the recent Master Investor conference), to be…

Mellon on the Markets

Mellon on the Markets

5 mins. to read

Well, another year, and another Master Investor. This year was particularly special, as we had 3800 people through the door, and a huge amount of publicity. Over the years, I’ve made new friends at the show and it’s always great to welcome them back. My slides will be linked to this article (see below), so…

Mellon on the Markets – Europe’s Phoney Recovery

Mellon on the Markets – Europe’s Phoney Recovery

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Jim’s top 3 thoughts of the month: 1 – QE will not successfully stimulate European economies. 2 – After making 130% on Apple, I would now go short. 3 – Synergy Pharma as trading buy. I am writing this in my flat in Berlin, looking out over the Reichstag, scene of heavy fighting at the…