The Fundamentals of Market Crises: Avoiding a Financial Black Hole

Advisers should be forming judgements about the likelihood of developing market crises and discussing them with clients.

Although markets regularly have periods of falling prices, it seems easy to focus on the upside, directing relatively little effort towards spotting the next crisis. Press coverage seems short-term, with negative events rapidly forgotten.  While discussions with managers tend to concentrate on the positives and the potential for downward market moves can seem neglected.

Q G Rayer (2017), The fundamentals of market crises: avoiding a financial black hole, Investment Week, https://www.investmentweek.co.uk/investment-week/opinion/3012856/the-fundamentals-of-market-crises-avoiding-a-financial-black-hole, 4 pages, 29 June 2017.


 

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About Dr Quintin Rayer

Quintin is a Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investments, a Chartered Wealth Manager and holds a Physics degree from Imperial College London and a Physics doctorate in atmospheric physics from Oxford University and is a Fellow of the Institute of Physics.