Welcome to part two of this mini-series on currency investing, in this episode, we will be covering the very important topics of the size of the currency markets and the meaning of market liquidity. Who uses the currency markets and why? The fundamentals and how they impact currency valuation.
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Recent Podcast Episodes
FYR 015: Market liquidity, money printing and the importance of taking control of your long-term retirement
Mike joined us to discuss the financial markets in detail and how alternative investments will become a more significant part of an individual’s long-term wealth portfolio. Market liquidity, volatility and central bank money printing.
FYR 014: Hywel discusses trending on LinkedIn, LinkedIn hashtags and building a solid business foundation
One area we touched on was creating a solid business foundation, which to me, is so crucial for setting up a successful business, so I asked Hywel to come back on and expand on the areas required for a solid business foundation.
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During this episode, I review a common theme running through both Mikes and Hywles episodes, FYR009 and FYR010. Although they come from two very different professions, Mike is a successful professional fund manager and Hywel is a successful business consultant, they both stressed the importance of planning.
FYR 010: Business Consultant Hywel Discusses Business Planning, Online Networking, and Business Start-Up
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Hywel left the oil and gas business in 2016, taking his immense knowledge, specialising in business strategy, business planning, and business analysis for small to medium-sized companies and start-ups.
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During your journey to funding your retirement, you will experience many setbacks, some setbacks because of the decisions you made personally, when this happens, own it, learn from it, dust yourself off and carry on. Sometimes, situations will arise you have no control over, like the one we are collectively facing now. Developing the right mental framework serves two purposes; it gives you discipline and certainty in an uncertain environment.
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