Portfolio Construction

The main objective for portfolio construction is to build a suite of investments, from a range of asset classes, that balance the need for cash, protection from market downturns and consistency in returns with your long-term growth objectives.

Integral to the decision process accompanying portfolio composition is correlation.

Scene set: A London Summer; Friday Early Evening 7.00pm. Corner table in the dimly lit but always adequately bright main room at Le Cafe.

Him: To even the most obscured eye — she is beautiful. Gentle, radiant, warm and open to the wonders of the world. Childlike in her fascination…

Dazed and confused

“I feel sorry for people that don’t drink, because when they wake up in the morning, that is the best they are going to feel all day-”― Frank Sinatra

Red lights abound ; restaurants closing, social circles contracting, millions of global job losses — one would not…

mother, wife and nani,
a lady never lazy,
you led us by example,
indeed you often made us crazy

a tower of kindness,
although small in size,
you always knew the answers,
always very wise

79 years over which you danced,
you leave a legacy,
not soon enhanced

your love…

strokes of change

masking the problem

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has released an updated global passenger forecast predicting that air travel will not return to pre-COVID-19 levels until 2024, a year later than previously projected.

Passenger traffic worldwide in June 2020 fell by 86.5 per cent compared to the same period…

global hedgeyourmoney

‘authority, rule, political supremacy…’

Huawei has emerged as an unparalleled global leader in the development of 5G networks. It recently overtook Samsung as the world’s largest smartphone maker and became the first Chinese tech company to become globally dominant.

Global power and suprematic control previously the reserve of…

Tikking time bomb?

‘alarming developments’

At midnight on June 30 1997, Hong Kong officially reverted to Chinese sovereignty, ending 156 years of British rule. After a formal handover ceremony on July 1, the colony became the Hong Kong special administrative region (HKSAR) of the People’s Republic of China.

An hour…

Too big to flail? — ‘time for a whipping…’

The youngest person to assume the presidency was Theodore Roosevelt.

In a seminal act Roosevelt delivered a 20,000-word address to Congress asking it to curb the power of large corporations (trusts). Arguably he coined and popularised the pejorative pre-fix ‘big’.


Guv Dhaliwal

VC/Investor/Advisor @fuelventures Wolverhampton->Cambridge->London->Hong Kong->LA …….Do the maff…

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