Meet the editors

Charlie Morris

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After a career as an officer in the Grenadier Guards, Charlie spent 17 years as the Head of Absolute Return at HSBC Global Asset Management, managing more than £3 billion in client funds.

During his time, Charlie helped both protect and grow the wealth of scores of wealthy investors. In fact – and keeping in mind that past performance is no guide to future results – between 2003 and 2015, his fund made a cumulative return of more than 100%.

To be blunt, what Charlie Morris doesn’t know about the financial markets just isn’t worth knowing. He knows how to succeed in the financial world. And now he’s sharing that insight with Fleet Street Letter readers.

He’s known and respected as a specialist on gold, crypto-currencies and momentum investing. In fact, he’s made over 200 appearances as a guest expert on various financial television programs.

In short, he’s not an ‘armchair pundit’… he’s a battle hardened investor with real experience making money in the financial markets.

Fleet Street Letter

Tim Price

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Tim graduated with a BA in English language and literature from Christ Church, Oxford University in 1991, whereupon he entered the City as a bond salesman.

Having worked at Paribas Capital Markets and Merrill Lynch International, he helped to set up an award-winning investment management department at Ansbacher & Co. in 2001. He then moved to Union Bancaire Privée (UBP) in London where he was chief investment officer, global strategies, helping to manage over $1 billion in an absolute return programme for institutional clients.

Tim currently works as director of investment at PFP Wealth Management, a UK-based investment and financial advisory practice which advises on and manages £1.5 billion in client asset. He is also a regular contributor of articles to MoneyWeek and to our Roundtable discussions.

Tim runs an investment advisory service, The Price Report, especially for MoneyWeek readers – giving individual investors the chance to hear the very latest views, insights and specific tips from top-level City investors and professional managers.

London Investment AlertThe Price Report

Dr Mike Tubbs

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For decades, Dr Mike Tubbs worked on the 'inside' of corporate giants such as Xerox, Battelle and Lucas. Working in the research and development departments, he learnt what became the key to his investing. Knowledge which gave him a unique perspective on the stock markets.

Dr Tubbs went on to create the R&D Scorecard which was presented annually to the Department of Trade & Industry and the European Commission. It was a guide for European businesses on how to improve prospects using correctly applied research and development.

Now, Dr Tubbs and his team, including managing editor Merryn Somerset Webb, use all their experience and contacts to run a successful investment advisory service, Research Investments, for an exclusive set of private investors. They search the stock markets of the world to find companies who wisely reinvest profits into R&D - Dr Tubbs calls the strategy "invisible dividends".

Research Investments

Eoin Treacy

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Eoin is known the world over for his trading prowess, having taught hundreds of people on three continents how to trade successfully. He’s the author of Crowd Money, described as "a treasure trove of ideas and insights" by Agora Founder Bill Bonner.

Frontier Tech InvestorTrigger Point Trader

Stephen Bland

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Stephen Bland qualified as a chartered accountant in 1971 and between 1977 and 2001 ran his own successful accountancy practice in London. He has been an active private investor for 40 years. In 1999 he began writing on investing for the Motley Fool website (under the nickname "TMF Pyad") and a number of other financial publications.

Since January 2008 he has been a contributor to MoneyWeek. Stephen also runs his own investment newsletter, The Dividend Letter, based on his hugely successful 'High Yield Portfolio' (HYP) strategy.

The Dividend Letter

Dan Denning

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Dan Denning and The Fleet Street Letter go back a long way.

Born in Colorado, in the United States, Dan has always had a huge amount of respect for the ideas and values that have made The Fleet Street Letter so successful. His belief in free markets, sound money, personal liberty and small government have underpinned everything he’s done during 18 years in the financial publishing industry.

In 1999, he began working remotely with Lord William Rees-Mogg to publish his work in America. In 2004-5 he had the privilege of working directly with him in London.

Dan left London in 2005 to build a publishing business based in Melbourne. It’s now Australia’s biggest and most respected independent financial publishing house.

But in 2015, Dan returned to London – the heart of the financial world – to relaunch The Fleet Street Letter at a critical moment in British history.

The Southbank Private Briefing

Akhil Patel

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During the early 1990’s Akhil witnessed the effects of economic recession first hand through his family’s struggling business. A combination of constrained credit and the loss of jobs impacted his and many other families greatly. Eventually these were overcome and they experienced rising prosperity during the boom years of the late 1990s and early 2000s. But when the Global Financial Crisis hit in 2007, the financial problems returned.
Struck by the fact that the GFC seemed to him to be like the events of the early 90’s repeating themselves - but with increased severity – Akhil’s passion for studying cycles really took off.

He wanted to understand why history was repeating; why there was no general awareness of this; and what people needed to know to avoid being affected by the same issues that had impacted his family. Through his research he met future business partner and good friend Phil Anderson – author of the acclaimed financial book The Secret Life of Real Estate and Banking in 2010.

Since then he has written many research papers with Phil on property, stocks and commodities. And the fruits of this collaboration are what you’ll read about in his newsletter Cycles, Trends and Forecasts!

Akhil has professional experience in audit, central government and international banking and has worked on a range of issues from reviewing large infrastructure PPP deals to helping establish the UK's £3 billion International Climate Fund. He has two Masters Degrees (in Finance and Public Policy) and a first degree in the Classics from Oxford. In 2013, he established Ascendant Strategy to produce research that helps investors make better investment decisions based on an understanding of the key economic and financial cycles driving markets. He is also himself a stock and property investor and so puts into practice what he researches.

Each and every week you’ll get powerful knowledge of the cycles he studies. The primary focus is on the property market, but you’re also going to get information that will help you understand the stock market and how to read charts; plus what’s going on with interest rates; all you need to know about money and banking; and how politics affects the economic cycle (and how it does not).

Cycles, Trends and Forecasts
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