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Just what is a fund anyway?

There are two main types of fund out there for investors to invest in. Merryn Somerset Webb explains how they work, and which is her favourite.

Video: Why we like investment trusts

Investment trusts are a relatively cheap and simple way of investing in the stockmarket. Ed Bowsher explains why at MoneyWeek, we much prefer them to other funds.

Small really is beautiful

Put simply, smaller companies tend to produce bigger returns over time. Matthew Partridge looks at the best ways to invest.

Just what is a fund anyway?

There are two main types of fund out there for investors to invest in. Merryn Somerset Webb explains how they work, and which is her favourite.

Brave the chaos and venture into Brazil

Political scandals and the commodity collapse have hammered Brazil. However, the country still has great prospects and its stocks look cheap. It’s time to buy, says Matthew Partridge.

Why you should find a fund manager who doesn’t play golf

Fund managers spend too much time and money – your money – playing golf and watching strippers. The FCA wants them to stop. You should too, says Merryn Somerset Webb.

An unusual way to boost your income

Enhanced income funds can earn investors higher income without taking on added risk. Sarah Moore explains how they work.

Japan: how to play the rebound

Japanese equities have made a poor start to the year, but that looks set to change. David C Stevenson tips the best funds to profit.

Forget active or passive – this is what really matters when you buy a fund

People talk about “active” and “passive” funds. But when you’re investing, says John Stepek, you are always “active”. The key thing is to always have a plan.

Go East for income

Sarah Moore explains why investors should look to Asia in their search for income and growth.

Vietnam: a good bet for the long term

Vietnam is one of the most promising economies in southeast Asia. Sarah Moore looks at the best ways to invest.

The bulls inch ahead in the oil stakes

The oil price has probably bottomed, says David C Stevenson. Investors need to tread carefully and be patient, but this could be a good time to start buying energy stocks.

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In the summer of 2012, Merryn Somerset Webb created a portfolio of the best investment trusts. Here's how they have been performing.