Day: September 14, 2018

Patrón Añejo New Fashioned

The Weekly Cocktail Recipe: Patrón New Fashioned

In 2016, UK tequila sales reached a record £173 million, driven by an increased interest in higher end agave-spirits. Tequila has seen such an exponential rise in popularity in recent years that Mexico is currently undergoing an agave plant shortage, as reported by Reuters earlier this year. Once synonymous with ...

QuotedData investment companies roundup – June 2017

Investment companies roundup – September 2018

QuotedData’s investment companies roundup – September 2018 is our latest roundup of news; price, NAV and discount movements; flows in and out of the sector and report on full year dividends announced over the month of August 2018. Kindly sponsored by Baillie Gifford. September Investment Companies Roundup Money raised and returned in August GRIT Real ...

Economic round up – September 2018

QuotedData’s Economic round up – September 2018 is a collation of recent insights on markets and economies taken from the comments made by chairmen and investment managers of investment companies – have a read and make your own minds up. Please remember that nothing in this note is designed to encourage ...

Film Review: Lucky

After decades spent in mostly supporting roles, legendry American actor Harry Dean Stanton reminds us of his talents in the low-key but thoughtful Lucky. 30 years on from Paris, Texas, which propelled Stanton to fame, he once again finds himself in the American desert in his final screen role before his death ...

Film Review: The Rider

After a horrific accident at a rodeo competition, Brady Blackburn (Brady Jandreau) must deal with his brain injuries and a life of mediocrity in rural South Dakota. I had the pleasure of speaking with Brady Jandreau prior to seeing The Rider, and it was a relief that director and writer Chloé Zhao ...

HDMI Cables: What are They?

Gone are the days when you used to connect your electronic devices to the TV screen by using multiple cables which converted signals from analog to digital and vice versa for transmission. HDMI technology has now made it easier to connect high-definition equipment. HDMI stands for High Definition Multimedia Interface ...

Film Review: King of Thieves

There are three things that King of Thieves has to figure out before it’s getting a tan in Margate: First, you’ve got a story that most people watching already know the basic facts to, the 2015 Hatton Gardens robbery. An audience knowing the resolutions can sap the drama if you’re not being alert (also ...