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Tim Price has worked in the capital markets for 25 years. A graduate of Christ Church, Oxford, he spent a decade as a bond specialist before going on to serve as Chief Investment Officer at three separate wealth management firms.
Tim has been shortlisted for five successive years in the UK Private Asset Managers Awards programme and was a winner in 2005 in the category of Defensive Investing. ... Read more on Tim Price
"As always Mr Price writes beautifully and is always provocative and insightful....Although it often feels that as a result of the actions of economic policy makers, and especially central bankers, it is much more difficult for investors to keep heads above water, the reality can be different. Unconstrained by index-based benchmarks private investors are much better placed to grow their wealth, while maintaining its integrity, than their institutional peers. “Investing Through The Looking Glass” shows how this can be achieved." Ian Orton, Editor at Large, Thewealthnet.com
"...most of experienced investors should read this well-written book." J.C. Hyjun, Seeking Alpha
"...the book gives a good overview of what’s wrong with the current state of investing, and offers 3 interesting solutions. " Michael Wassermann, Strictly Value
"Investing Through the Looking Glass, is aimed more at the active private investor, but given value is likely to be the investing watchword of 2017 in equity markets, this book is a good reminder of the fundamentals in a very clearly written style." Lawrence Gosling, founding edtor Investweek Week and editorial director Professional Adviser
‘This book forms an essential part of the education for any private investor’ Russell Napier, co-founder of ERIC, author of Anatomy of the Bear
"One doesn’t have to agree with Price to appreciate this book. He makes his case in razor-sharp prose." Brenda Jubin, Investing.com
"Provocative, enlightening and very well-written." Guy Fraser-Sampson, author of The Mess We're In
"Certifiable lunatics run the world's central banks. And it takes a sane person to tell that truth. Tim Price is very sane." Michael Covel, bestselling author of Trend Following and TurtleTrader
"Almost everything you think you know about finance, investing and money is wrong. In this wise, easy to read, and very independently minded book, Tim Price explains why. You might not agree with everything Tim says. But Through the Looking Glass will certainly make you think - and might make you a lot of money too." Merryn Somerset Webb, Editor in chief, MoneyWeek
"When Tim give speeches - even informal talks - crowds gather around him. Reading, his new book Investing Through the Looking Glass reminds me why. It's a crisp story of how our Alice in Wonderland financial world actually works... told with wit, style and deep insights. George Soros said that there are some books that can make you a million dollars; this could be one of those books." Bill Bonner, Founder and President, Agora Inc
"Tim Price is one of the most cogent commentators on markets; this book contains wisdom and ideas that every investor should take note of. Tim has summarised the follies of Central Bankers, the avarice and general uselessness of financial advisers, and the bubble in asset prices that currently prevails. He comes up with a Manifesto which is designed to save us from the disastrous policies of the past two decades and to preserve and enhance capital. I thoroughly recommend Through the Looking Glass." Jim Mellon, Investor and Chairman, Burnbrae Ltd
Informed Choice Radio
In this episode of Informed Choice Radio, Martin Bamford speaks to Tim Price, author of Investing Through The Looking Glass.Read more
Through the Looking Glass
By Tim Price
Curious and curiouser! So how to invest amid the weirdness...
THERE are problems, and there are solutions, writes Tim Price on his ThePriceOfEverything ...
In the latest Money Makers podcast, Jonathan Davis talks to fund manager and market commentator Tim Price, well known to many for his regular contributions to MoneyWeek and The Spectator.
Tim Price takes on the financial establishment in Investing Through the Looking Glass: A Rational Guide to Irrational Financial Markets (Harriman House, 2016). He skewers banks, central banks, ...Read more
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The financial services industry is unique, writes Tim Price - no other industry in the world compensates its employees so generously while delivering such modest tangible value to its customers or ...Read more
Podcast with Michael Covel about the new bookRead more
If you have 3 or more of the following dozen delusions:
1) Commercial banks are an essential part of the modern economy. Their rescue during the Global Financial Crisis, at extraordinary cost to the ...
In this book, Tim Price starts by explaining the problems the investing world faces. The backdrop of these problems is diverse:
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Share Talk - Conkers Corner
Welcome to the 35th SHARE TALK’s CONKERS’ CORNER recorded on 21st November 2016. In this interview I have the pleasure of speaking with @timfprice Tim Price the awarding ...
Stuck on what to buy the financial services professional in your life for Christmas? How about an investment book? Lawrence Gosling runs through some of the titles that have hit our desks in recent ...Read more
Over the years Tim Price has amused, bemused and enlightened readers of thewealthnet, Money Week and The Spectator with his commentaries on the idiosyncrasies (or should it be idiocies?) of ...Read more
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Investing Through the Looking Glass
A rational guide to irrational financial markets
by Tim Price
Book review by Richard Gill
"We're all mad here..."
The Cheshire Cat, Alice ...
Investor attention to the bigger issues in the world can be fickle and, dare I say it, cyclical. Remember the mountains of newsprint dedicated to global debt immediately after the GFC?
There's no ...
Tim Prices is manager of the VT Price Value Portfolio and author of Investing Through the Looking Glass: A rational guide to irrational financial marketsRead more
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