Coffee with Lord Sterling


Had coffee with Jeffrey Sterling, former Chairman of P&O today. Worth listening to someone who saved a company during the '74 crash, and lived through rampant inflation in the 1970s. He reckons interest rates should really be 5% and that inflation will come back. But I sense he does not have high conviction, and this seems to be a notable feature of life post 2008; conviction generally is low, as would be expected given the lack of historical precedent to fall back on. I wonder if experience now counts for less?

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