Thought Leadership

Flipping Coins

Don’t worry MMPI has not taken to using street slang. This week we want to talk about the art of…

Dictators & Regulations

It is a widely held view that despots in the Middle East and elsewhere did not meet Western standards in…

Leonard Read

Leonard Cohen’s recent, sad demise got us contemplating – not on ominous, insightful poetry – but on another Lenny –…

Certainty Equivalence

With Euro deposit rates close to zero and heading into negative territory the economic concept of certainty equivalence will come…

Robotic Behaviour

When robots learn to adopt the human habits of pilers, filers and hoarders they will become more credible – otherwise…

Breaking Up Is Hard To Do

We beg of you don’t say goodbye. Can’t we give our love another try? Come on Britain! let’s start anew…

Investments – MMPI Escalator Plan Series

With deposit rates so pitifully low (and heading lower) savers are being forced to re-evaluate their financial options. Simply stated,…

Prospect Theory

Prospecting conjures up images of old-timers panning for gold in the Klondike – although the term is also used in…

Marginal Utility

Marginal utility is the relative benefit derived by a consumer from using one more additional unit of a product or…

Budget

English is one of the few languages that diligently employs the use of definite and indefinite articles (‘the’ and ‘a’).…

Moral Leadership

MMPI conducts extensive staff training throughout the year on a variety of topics – one of which is Ethics &…

Low Interest Rates – Implications

Following on from last week’s piece on yield curves we’ve been asked to set out the implications of low interest…