Tag Archives: Ireland

My rambling review of 2017 (mostly my screw-ups)

January 12, 2018

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“Regrets, I’ve had a few, but then again too few to mention…” so sang the late great Frank Sinatra. Whilst an undoubtedly great song I have always struggled with that line. You see I’ve never understood people who say “I have no regrets….” for when I look back at my life I have plenty of […]

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10th Nov 2017 – A follow-up to ‘McWilliams Ireland’ show. My thoughts on the rising cost of living in Ireland.

November 10, 2017

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Last night in Ireland on channel TV3 there was a TV show called ‘McWilliams Ireland’ driven by the Irish media personality, and occasional economist, David McWilliams (that was my Irish mate’s joke) which is a series looking at modern Ireland through the lens of an economist and the impact it has on everyday Irish folks. […]

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3rd March 2017: The plight of George Best and the value of Success Structures

March 3, 2017

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Hello Traders, Something a little different for a Friday evening / weekend read. I was fortunate enough to be taken to see the movie Best – George Best: All By Himself earlier this week in Dublin. Those of you who know me will know that I am a north-west lad who grew up on the religion […]

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2nd November USD/MXN: Nature Abhors A Vacuum

November 2, 2016

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Hello traders, Well this US election is starting to get a bit tasty isn’t it? Up until a week ago it looked like a complete white-wash (I use that word lightly) for the Clinton Campaign. However after last Fridays revelation that the FBI were re-opening their investigation into her improper use of a personal email […]

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Ireland and the ISEQ. Tip TV follow-up. What does the future hold?

March 24, 2015

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Hello traders, Last Friday I was on TipTV talking about European indices and in particular ISEQ, the Irish Index. (Well it had been St. Patrick’s Day and I now live in Dublin so it seemed fair.) I thought I’d post up the charts for a look and some discussion. Lets start with the Monthly Chart: […]

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A great piece on how to understand the predicament of Ireland and the economic system in general.

November 26, 2010

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I can claim no credit for this piece but it’s a great way for traders and non-finance types to understand the predicament of Ireland and the economic system in general.  This was attached to the comments on Robert Peston’s latest post on his BBC blog. The piece itself was shamelessly lifted from ZeroHedge. Enjoy. Mary is the […]

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