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Articles by Peter Toogood, Embark Group

Peter Toogood, Embark Group

Peter launched The Adviser Centre in May 2014, whilst employed by City Financial He was co-founder of the original Forsyth-OBSR Ratings Service in 2002. He joined OBSR in 2008 and was responsible for establishing the firm’s fund advisory business as well as continuing to conduct manager research.

Value investing: dead or alive?

By Peter Toogood, Embark Group

Embark Adviser

Growth continues to trounce value, and the fear of a deep recession resulting from the pandemic has only reinforced the belief that economic growth remains elusive and that, therefore, corporate earnings will be scarce.

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COVID-19 crisis - scenarios for the next phase

By Peter Toogood, Embark Group

COVID-19, Embark Adviser

Although uncertainty about the future is extremely high, it is helpful to consider scenarios that may play out from here. From a financial market perspective, the variables that dictate the duration and depth of this bear market are clear.

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The anatomy of a bear market

By Peter Toogood, Embark Group

COVID-19, Embark Adviser

Bear markets are punctuated by high volatility and sharp rallies. Here are some thoughts on what we can expect in this time of crisis. The initial phase is typified by a significant drop in asset prices in a very short space of time.

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COVID-19 crisis - back to basics

By Peter Toogood, Embark Group

COVID-19, Embark Adviser

As a research team, The Adviser Centre are reading as much as they can about the COVID-19 virus in order to understand more about the potential economic consequences of the crisis. Following their guidance note posted on 16 March 2020, they offer some further thoughts

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COVID-19 crisis - economies, markets and policy responses

By Peter Toogood, Embark Group

COVID-19, Embark Adviser

The reaction of financial markets to the spread of Covid-19 has been dramatic and, as economic statistics roll in over the coming weeks and months, and companies report their earnings, the actual scale of the damage will become clearer.

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