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Bill Blain

ill Blain is a published author on financial markets, contributor and editor of the Morning Porridge. He is a well-known market commentor, and a practicing investment banker in the alternative private debt and equity sector. His day job combines his role as Strategist for Shard Capital, the leading investment management firm, and heading the firm’s Alternatives Group – financing Private debt and equity deals, and direct lending transactions. His clients include sovereign wealth funds, hedge funds, insurance and pension managers, credit funds and family offices.

Blain’s Morning Porridge – Nov 14 2018 – Peak Brexit?

Blain’s Morning Porridge  – 14th November 2018 “Fog in Channel, Continent Cut Off…”   In the headlines this morning: www.morningporridge.com [morningporridge.com] Short comment this morning… lots going on.. And I’m thinking time to buy UK Inc! Today might just be…

Blain’s Morning Porridge – Nov 8th 2018

Blain’s Morning Porridge  – 8th November 2018 “The English, a regiment from the county of Suffolk, had opposite them at that time the 73rd Hanoverian Fusiliers, who wear as their distinctive badge a brassard with ‘ Gibraltar ‘ inscribed on…

Blain’s Morning Porridge – Nov 7th 2018

Blain’s Morning Porridge  – 7th November 2018 “Even the rats became hysterical. They came into our flimsy shelters to seek refuge from the artillery. Seven day and seven nights shell after shell burst upon us. And then the British Army…

Blain’s Morning Porridge – Nov 6th 2018

Blain’s Morning Porridge  – 6th November 2018 “If I should come out of this war alive, I will have more luck than brains. I like to fly, not to kill..”  In the headlines this morning: www.morningporridge.com There are innumerable sites…

Blain’s Morning Porridge – Nov 2nd 2018

Blain’s Morning Porridge  – 2nd November 2018 “If the women in the factories stopped work for twenty minutes, the Allies would lose the war..” In the headlines this morning: www.morningporridge.com I can’t help but wonder if Apple just had its…

Blain’s Morning Porridge – Nov 1 2018

Blain’s Morning Porridge  – 1st November 2018 “Every night we smash their Mercedes-Benz, first we run, then we laugh till we cry. We’re flat broke, but, hey, we do it in style..” I’m a bit behind updating the Porridge Website……

Blain’s Morning Porridge – 29 Oct 2018

Blain’s Morning Porridge – 29th October 2018 “We are not now that strength which in old days, moved earth and heaven, that which we are, we are;” www.morningporridge.com I’m up in Edinburgh for a few days, so Porridge might be…