They were told about the risks but the temptation to gamble is so hard to resist, especially when you think you know more than you really do, and the price looks as though others have got it wrong.
The British economy has received a post-Brexit vote of confidence from one of America's best known companies after McDonald's announced it will move its non-US operations to London, abandoning its base in Luxembourg.
Some of the country's busiest railways are to grind to a halt next week as unions double up to heap misery on hundreds of thousands of commuters.
HOUSE price rises are at their strongest level since April, as the market shrugs off warnings it would be hit by Britain's vote to leave the European Union (EU).
The amount of money councils in England generated from parking charges and fines has risen by more than �60m in the past year, research has found.