Shunning short-term speculation in favour of investing for the long term is too simplistic, says David C Stevenson – and that has big implications for the funds you choose.
Analysts are predicting turmoil, fund managers are stocking up on gold. David C Stevenson is more sanguine – but it still makes sense to plan for the worst.
Everywhere you look, the finance sector is undergoing fast-paced change. That’s great news for investors, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
Financial theory looks daunting, but the basic principles are straightforward, says Cris Sholto Heaton. And they can tell you a lot about your fund manager.
Britain’s best-known fund manager, Neil Woodford, is going to publish his ‘active share’. Cris Sholto Heaton explains why that could spark real change.
For Jack Bogle, founder of investment firm Vanguard, exchange-traded funds are all about the marketing. Cris Sholto Heaton reports.
When will emerging markets pull out of the doldrums? And which should you back? John Stepek talks to our panel of experts to find out what they’re buying.
A rising oil price changes everything as far as investors are concerned. John Stepek and Matthew Partridge tip the best shares to profit.
Ever more funds have started to publish their ‘active share’ scores. Merryn Somerset Webb explains why that’s great news for investors.
David C Stevenson looks at trusts where the interests of the management are aligned with yours, the investor.
The days of the ‘closet tracker fund’ rip-off may be numbered. John Stepek explains what a closet tracker is, how to spot one, and why they’re dying out.