Markets have calmed, but investors fear more volatility
Barry J Whyte: JP Morgan was once asked what he thought the market would do. ‘It will fluctuate,’ he said.
How can you judge when it’s been a difficult week in the financial markets? When Warren Buffett loses nearly $2.5 billion.
Buffett – the sage of Omaha, the greatest living investor, and the man behind investment firm Berkshire Hathaway – started last week having already lost an estimated $800 million on his investment in Tesco.
That was amplified last Monday when computer manufacturer IBM announced disappointing third quarter earnings, which pushed its share price down...
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