Tuesday September 22, 2020

Slow down the money

We need to embrace a new culture of investing in companies for the long haul, as the relationships can be much more satisfying for both investor and recipient, writes David McWilliams.

13th July, 2013
On the banks of the river Thames, the beauty of the dull and repetitive is there for all to see.

In glorious sunshine, sitting on the banks of the river Thames beside the bridge at Henley, you could scarcely be in a more quintessentially English place. The muscular rowers haul svelte canoes through still waters, while traditional Venetian-style, polished wooden boats, 'put-put' gracefully.

The Union flag flutters astern. Everything is calm; all is quietly efficient and in order. There is neither a fender nor rope out of place. It's beautiful, if a bit dull -...

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