The City Grump has spent 30 years in an eclectic mixture of fund management, stockbroking and exchanges. He has also co founded and sold two small businesses and still enjoys messing about on the fringes of the City Establishment.
The City Grump is aimed at investors in small companies, the people who run those companies and the politicians and regulators involved therein. His mission is to give a radical yet common sense view of all things financial that affect his audience's lives. His goal is impossible, namely to get our Establishment to understand and believe in his audience.
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One thing that helps to make me less grumpy is to witness the growing debate on how best to persuade others to take a financial interest in your business. There have been lots of ideas and developments this year, so let’s sort the wheat from the chaff. Politicians continue to demand our high street banks lend more to SMEs. Apart from feeding a few column…
The bad news is, everything's awful. The good news is, everything's so awful it can only get better. Convinced? The City Grump is.... After five years of being told I was a miserable moaning minnie, now everyone everywhere is in despair. That’s good news, time to get back into our equity markets. It has been a long wait but at last all is gloom apart,…