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The golden age of television

Matthew Partridge picks the stocks to watch

There was a lot of hoo-ha about the Dow Jones index's jump above the 22,000 mark. But being weighted by share price means it is not particularly useful index to follow.
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.
How we watch TV is going through dramatic changes, with a rise in streaming services leading to a surge in demand for content. Matthew Partridge looks at how to invest.

Book reviews

What's on our bookshelf

Devil's Bargain, by Joshua Green
A look at the power behind Trump's throne
Win. Lose. Repeat, by Chris Stringman
One man's spread-betting nightmare
The Wisdom of Finance, by Mihir Desai
Finance and literature are not obvious bedfellows
Viking Economics, by George Lakey
Did the Scandinavians get it right?

If only you’d invested in: Wizz Air

Wizz Air is the largest low-cost airline in central and eastern Europe, says Ben Judge – and it is flying high.

Properties that have recently been reduced in price

From a 17th-century former rectory with four acres in Hertfordshire to a traditional thatched cottage with wood-burning stoves in Devon.

How to vet prospective tenants

Finding the right tenant is a vital if you want to be paid on time. Emma Lunn explains how to go about it.

Money still can’t buy you love

Hiring a matchmaker may be an expensive alternative to Match.com, but it’s not necessarily a better one.

Money makers: making "Made in England" a boast

Luxury glasses designer Tom Davies is bringing back manufacturing to Britain with his new factory in west London.

Big opportunities in emerging small caps

David C Stevenson looks at some of the best funds to invest in emerging-market smaller companies.

Zen strategy pays dividends

Sometimes it pays to have few investment ideas, says Nick Train, who reveals a few of his favourite stocks.

Risers & fallers