Economics and Business Journalist
Contributor's Links: TimWorstall.com Continental Telegraph

Tim Worstall is a wholesaler of rare earth metals and one of the global experts in the metal scandium. He is also a Fellow at the Adam Smith Inst in London and has written for a number of media outlets, including The Times (London), Telegraph, The Register, TalkMarkets, Seeking Alpha, Forbes, ... more

ALL CONTRIBUTIONS

Oil Companies Aren’t Valued By Their Reserves
We’re not valuing Aramco at the value of reserves, are we?
Read
We’ve Not Had A Proper Recession For Decades
We’ve not had a normal recession for ages. One will come along soon enough and we’ve forgotten how to deal with it.
Read
The Coffee Cup Job Interview Trick That Now Doesn’t Work
There are indeed many cute tricks that can be used to interview potential workers – like this coffee cup one. Yet the moment the trick is revealed it stops working as a trick only works when the participant isn't aware it's a test.
Read
If Policy Uncertainty Is Up, Then What Happens To Investment?
For uncertainty does kill, whereas changes in the terms of trade not so much.
Read
Zimbabwe’s Dollar Problem – It’s Still Not A Free Market Exchange Rate
The problem simply is the continued intervention of the government into the pricing mechanism. Get rid of that and we will have got rid of the problem.
Read
Trump Admin Is Making Big Mistake – Tariffs On Undervalued Currencies
It’s saying that no country should ever run a trade deficit or surplus, that the exchange rate must move to where trade in goods and services is in balance.
Read

STOCKS I FOLLOW

AABA Altaba Inc.
ABBV AbbVie Inc.
ATVI Activision Blizzard Inc
BA The Boeing Company
BABA Alibaba
BHC Bausch Health Companies Inc.
BIDU Baidu, Inc.
BP BP p.l.c.
DIA SPDR Dow Jones Industrial Average
EWU iShares MSCI United Kingdom Index Fund
FAS Direxion Financial Bull 3x Shares
FAZ Direxion Financial Bear 3x Shares
FXB CurrencyShares British Pound Sterling Trust
GOOG Alphabet Inc. (Google)
GOOGL Google (A shares)
GRPN Groupon Inc.
GSK GlaxoSmithKline
GTATQ GT Advanced Technologies Inc.
HSBC HSBC Holdings PLC
IBM International Business Machines Corporation
IWM iShares Russell 2000 Index Fund
IYF iShares Dow Jones U.S. Financial Sector Index Fund
KING King Digital Entertainment
LYFT Lyft
LYG Lloyds Banking Group plc
MCD McDonald's Corporation
MET MetLife Inc.
MFGLQ MF GLOBAL (DE)
MLMZF METALLICA MINERALS
NIOBF NioCorp Developments Ltd.
NWS News Corporation
ODP Office Depot Inc.
OGZPY OAO GAZPROM ADR
QQQ PowerShares QQQ Trust Series 1
SBUX Starbucks Corporation
SPLS Staples Inc.
SPY SPDR S&P 500
TLT iShares Lehman 20+ Year Treasury Bond Fund
TWTR Twitter Inc
UBER Uber
UYG ProShares Ultra Financials
VFH VANGUARD FINANCIALS ETF
WMT Wal-Mart Stores Inc.
XLF Financial Select Sector SPDR
Load More

TWEETS

PERSONAL BLOG

Latest Posts

Work Experience

Owner
LHFC (BVI) Ltd
February 1998 - Present (22 years 4 months)

We are the major traders and wholesalers of scandium worldwide. Small market, small business, but hey, someone's got to do it.

Senior Fellow
Adam Smith Institute
2005 - 2015 (10 years 3 months)

Education

The London School of Economics and Political Science
1984 / 1987

Publications