Owain Bennallack

Owain is a magpie of the investing world -- and not because he gets into a flap. Almost any style of investing might suit him, depending on the bigger picture, and he's held all sorts of companies. Paraphrasing Keynes, he says: “When the market changes, I change my mind -- what do you do?” That said, Owain is usually a buyer of equities, where he prefers lightly geared, modestly rated companies, and is increasingly on the lookout for Buffett-style intangible quality. He aspires to buy-and-hold: his best investment ideas are worth much more than he sold them for. Then again, his worst investment went bust due to management fraud!

3 companies in a crisis

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Does it matter when bond returns turn upside down?

The US yield curve has 'inverted' ahead of every US recession for decades. More »

Why Warren Buffett doesn’t do debt

Debt works brilliantly in investing – until it doesn't. More »

The man who gave us everything

43 years after Bogle launched the first index fund, the cheapest trackers charge you less than 0.1% a year to deliver the returns of... More »

There are old investors and there are bold investors…

...but there are no old, bold investors More »

5 shares that could go either way in 2019

Here's to an interesting year ahead... More »

There are no rules in investing, actually

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What should you do if we’re in a bear market?

The key is to be thoughtful when others are fearful. More »

Three retailers thriving in the age of Amazon

Some UK retailers are succeeding even amidst the mega-disruption. More »

Time to bag a Brexit bargain?

Domestic shares look cheap, and may be a buy for the brave. More »

How becoming an investor is like learning a musical instrument

Why it pays to keep on praticising. More »

How to build an international income portfolio

Dividend payouts are rising strongly across the globe. More »

How to diversify Brexit risk

5 practical ways to help protect your wealth. More »

How can you stop Brexit blowing up your portfolio?

With a range of outcomes still possible, it's important to be diversified. More »

UK dividend investors can sleep easier

But remember that cash trumps profits when you're weighing up an investment. More »

Bitcoin’s bust is a reminder to be wary

Take care when hype takes centre stage More »

Not everyone on the high street is down in the dumps

These five retailers look well positioned for the long haul. More »

Trade War, what was it good for?

For investors, absolutely nothing More »

Why smart investors choose to make fewer decisions

Don’t just do something, sit there! More »

How inflation has eaten away at the value of cash

Holding too much cash can cost you dearly. More »