Unicorns don’t exist – do they? So how come so many bright people want to buy their shares? Victor Hill would really like to know.
There are multiple red lights flashing on the global investment flight deck console. But the flight controls aren’t working anymore. Victor Hill is having a recurring nightmare.
Netflix is taking talent from Auntie BBC just as Apple is parking its tanks on Netflix’s AstroTurf. Meanwhile, small video games companies are thriving in the UK. Things are moving in the tech realms of the very large and the very small, writes Victor Hill.
So we are still not OUT – though we might be out soon. Strangely, the markets don’t seem concerned. Could absentee politicians obsessed by passing inane resolutions be the reason why the UK economy is doing fine?
We thought it would be some way off in the future, but some early basic cyborgs have already arrived – and will soon be knocking on investors’ doors, writes Victor Hill.
Is Huawei a threat to our security? The case against it is compelling. But that’s not the half of it. Italy has joined the Chinese Belt & Road Initiative. The Dragon is now inside the city walls, writes Victor Hill.
On Wednesday, the Chancellor reviewed the state of the British economy at a time of existential political uncertainty. It was as if a conjurer at a children’s party just could not get the ill-mannered children’s attention, writes Victor Hill…
When bitcoin plunged in value in early 2018 many of us thought that was that. Cryptocurrency – always a dubious asset class – had hyped itself out. Well, think again – second-generation crypto will soon be everywhere we look, writes Victor Hill.
Despite Brexit the UK economy is growing faster than many of our European neighbours, unemployment is still falling and public finances are improving. The automotive sector is a worry. But always look on the bright side, says Victor Hill.
Not only is a no-deal/WTO Brexit now the most likely outcome, but paradoxically it is the only outcome which will deliver the certainty craved by big business. Adapt the brace position, says Victor Hill: this could be a bumpy landing…