Author: cdcwm

This will be a familiar term to any parent taking a young family on a long car journey. In the 1970s on the backseat of a hot, cloying Ford Cortina, I remember my own brother asking the very same question as we embarked on a...

It has been a few weeks since our last update and during that time financial markets have continued to gyrate. In the US, the S&P500 is down around 200 points, but in the UK, the FTSE100 is actually up by a corresponding amount. Two years ago...

In our last Budget note in October 2021, we highlighted our growing concern about inflation. At the time, Rishi Sunak said inflation would probably average 4% over the course of 2022 and whilst, at the time, he could not have predicted the surge in energy...

Verso Wealth Management acquires CDC, extending its presence to the North East Crawley, West Sussex, 15 March 2022: Verso Wealth Management (Verso) is pleased to announce its acquisition of CDC Wealth Management Limited (CDC). This acquisition continues Verso’s strategy to build a market leading, national wealth...

Only a few weeks ago when we sent the January edition of the half-yearly profile report, we said that inflation would be the statistic to watch in 2022. Whilst it is probably too early in the year to wallow in self-congratulation, so far our prognosis...

It is only a fortnight since we wrote to CDC customers with their half yearly Profile Report. In it, we were able to look back on 2021, and reflect on what had been a very successful year for investors. How things have changed in such...

The latest Budget is memorable for a number of reasons. The first is that it was Rishi Sunak’s first true opportunity to start pontificating about a life after COVID, which, as the title suggests, he heralded as ‘the age of optimism’. It was also the...

Stop-press This note was prepared before the fall in the markets in response to London moving into tier 4 and UK borders closing. As of 21st December the FTSE100 has fallen 2%, if this marks a return of continued volatility we will of course maintain our...

Having witnessed one of the best months ever for stock markets in November, investors should be rejoicing. What has for the most part truly been an ‘annus horribilis’ could yet be signed off with a ‘Santa rally’. The impact of the US election result and...