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The Kids' Portfolio: the four best funds to buy for your children

Investing for your children's long-term future is an excellent idea. But what should you buy? The Kids' Portfolio is a simple collection of four funds intended to be tucked away for 20 to 40 years.

Pensions Freedom Day: How the changes to pension rules affect you

The UK's revolutionary new pension rules came into force on 6 April. In this video, our editor-in-chief Merryn Somerset Webb talks you through the basics.

27 April 2005: Airbus A380 'superjumbo' makes its first flight

On this day in 2005, the Airbus A380, the largest passenger plane in the world, made its maiden flight from the factory in Toulouse.


Tim Price: what the bond market and the Berlin Wall have in common

Merryn Somerset Webb talks to Tim Price about the 'dysfunctional' financial environment, and when the world's culture of debt will finally collapse.


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Shares are madder than they’ve ever been

Stockmarket prices bear no relation to reality, says John C Burford. The day of reckoning is getting closer.

Three innovative tech stocks to buy now

Investors should look to the tech sector for fast-pace growth. Professional stockpicker Walter Price tips three tech stocks to buy now.

The craft beer bubble is just a symptom of a much deeper malaise

The latest crowdfunding push from craft brewer Brewdog says a lot about the ease of raising money, says John Stepek. From junk bonds to sovereign debt, there are signs of a huge bubble getting ready to pop.

Should you short stocks?

Short-selling isn’t without its critics, but it does serve an important purpose. Cris Sholto Heaton explains how it works.

Take a punt on China's brilliant bull market

China is looking a lot like Japan did in the 1970s. Now could be a great time to get in at the start of a brilliant bull market.

Markets: FTSE 100 ends the week on a positive note

The FTSE 100 ended the week on a positive note on Friday, climbing 0.2% to close at 7,070.


From ADRs to Z scores, find explanations of all those terms you wish you understood, but were too embarrassed to ask about.


Risers & fallers


How to profit from clean, green energy

Cheap oil has not been the drag on renewable energy that you might think. Matthew Partridge explains why – and how to make money from the trend.


How to invest in a stocks and shares Isa

In this short video tutorial, Ed Bowsher runs through the nuts and bolts of opening a stocks and shares Isa, and gives you some investment ideas to consider.


Which investment platform is right for you?

When it comes to buying shares and funds, there are several investment platforms and brokers to choose from.
Find out which one is best for you.


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Shares are madder than they’ve ever been

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Stockmarket prices bear no relation to reality, says John C Burford. The day of reckoning is getting closer.


PENNY SLEUTH

How to buy and sell penny shares

Small-cap stock expert David Thornton explains the ins and outs of investing in penny shares. Read more penny share articles