Timing the markets and getting a forecast of the economy exactly right is an elusive concept. Therefore, holding a diversified range of assets that move in different directions depending on market conditions can be helpful to investors.
The effects of January stimulus cheques began to be felt as US retail sales blew expectations out of the water. The 5.3% reading was higher than expected by any of the 68 economists surveyed by Bloomberg. Ian Slattery reports.
Cork International Film Festival’s ‘Intinn’ is a film and mental health programme for secondary school students. Funding from the Innovate Together Fund by Rethink Ireland and corporate partners including Z Zurich Foundation, sees delivery of the online programme nationwide.