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Merryn Somerset Webb talks to JP Morgan’s Simon Chinnery about the changes in the world of pensions investments, and how the financial industry and consumers must respond.

Apple’s in freefall – just as I predicted

It’s not just indices and currencies you can trade, says John C Burford. These charting methods also work on Apple’s stock chart.

Why it’s time to double down on Greece

The Greek stockmarket reopened this week – and promptly slid 25%. But contrary to what you might think, Greek stocks could be a very good investment. Matthew Partridge explains why.

Markets: FTSE 100 virtually unchanged

The FTSE 100 saw little change yesterday. The index closed down just two points at 6,686.

Squares have ruined our sleaze scandals

These days even peers are expected to maintain certain standards, as Lord Sewel has learned to his cost.

Audi R8 V10 - a bit of a party animal

The question on everybody’s lips is how the new Audi R8 V10 Plus compares to the Lamborghini Huracan.

The extraordinary history of the Texas Waggoner ranch

It’s hoped that the sale of the ginormous Waggoner ranch in Texas will settle a family feud that has been rumbling for over a hundred years.

I made 12 predictions for 2015 in January – here’s how I’m doing so far

Dominic Frisby made a dozen predictions for 2015 – from where the gold price would go to who would win the Premier League. Here, he looks at how they’re doing.

From ADRs to Z scores – all the terms you wish you understood, but were too embarrassed to ask about.

Risers & fallers

Worker ownership may sound like a revolutionary idea. But actually it's a good way to boost capitalism – and returns for investors, says David Thornton. Here, he reveals how to profit.

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.

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


Apple’s in freefall – just as I predicted

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It’s not just indices and currencies you can trade, says John C Burford. These charting methods also work on Apple’s stock chart.

A beginner's guide to investing in gold

Everyone should have some gold in these torrid times. But how do you get hold of it? Here's the best place to get started.