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Imagine if you'd followed the Bank of Scotland's advice

By Mark Sutcliffe · January 24, 2017 - 0 comments

The inauguration of Donald Trump brings with it a lot of uncertainty, so it's not surprising that a lot of people are speculating about the future and what it means for investing. In the past week, I've read articles predicting significant growth in the U.S. markets during the next year and others advising people to move their money to cash and gold as quickly as possible.

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War planes, mutual funds and survivorship bias

By Mark Sutcliffe · July 13, 2016 - 0 comments

According to the fascinating book How Not To Be Wrong, during World War II a group of mathematical experts was presented with a problem: what's the best way to protect planes from being shot down in battle? You have to be efficient with armour because the more you use, the heavier the plane becomes, meaning it uses more fuel and can't manoeuvre as easily.

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