The Bank of England was wrong about Brexit. But don’t expect a change in policy, says John Stepek. It’s unlikely to raise interest rates for years.
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If you were to design the perfect vehicle for a contrarian investor to use, it would look a lot like an investment trust, says John Stepek.
Funds are a popular choice for investors looking to build their fortunes, but they come in two main varieties. Investment trusts are by far the better bet, says John Stepek.
The US economy is strong – plenty of jobs, booming manufacturing and rising inflation. John Stepek explains how to play the reflation trade.
Donald Trump and the reaction to him are making headlines around the world – and making waves in the financial markets. John Stepek explains how to deal with it all.
Looking to invest with an active fund manager? Here’s yet another reason to look at investment trusts before you do anything else. John Stepek reports.
How great a risk is inflation? Could it push investors into precious metals? And will 2017 be the year in which the euro finally breaks up? John Stepek chairs our Roundtable discussion.
Since the EU referendum, Britain’s economy has defied the sceptics and gone from strength to strength. John Stepek explains why, and what investors can learn.
Protectionism; lower taxes; huge walls in the desert. Whatever you think of them, there’s no doubt that Donald Trump’s policies are inflationary. And that’s good for stocks – for now.
The “Trump factor” is wearing off, as markets realise that America’s new president might not be Wall Street’s new best friend. John Stepek explains what that means for investors.