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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.

US election 2016: America walks a tightrope

The US election cycle kicked off this week – and the results are unpredictable. Matthew Partridge considers how this might affect your investments.

Spot the dog fund – and kennel your cash elsewhere

If you have any money in these underperforming funds, it might be time for a change.

Active managers versus the bear

Active fund managers won’t save you when stockmarkets plummet, says Sarah Moore. So buy a decent bear-market fund instead.

Capitalism needs you!

We need to ensure the managers of our investments behave in all of our interests, says Merryn Somerset Webb. So get out your red pens.

The six ETFs I'd pick if I was building a portfolio from scratch

David C Stevenson explains how to put together a simple, no-nonsense portfolio of ETFs from scratch.

Should you fear the global sovereign wealth fund whirlpool?

Sovereign wealth funds have in the last decade or so been viewed as “walls of cash” by investors. Now, says Sarah Moore, they’re not so much a wall of money, as a whirlpool sucking cash out of markets.

Craig Yeaman: how I beat the market, year after year

Merryn Somerset Webb talks to Craig Yeaman, manager of the Saracen Growth Fund, and discovers the secret to his remarkable success, plus what he’s buying now.

Craig Yeaman: impressive returns from a champion stockpicker

The secret to success? Focus on a few stocks, do your homework, then hold for the long term. Merryn Somerset Webb talks to Craig Yeaman of the Saracen Growth Fund.

Is it time to sell everything?

A doom-predicting report from Andrew Roberts at RBS has unnerved investors. Should you be worried? Natalie Stanton investigates.

Vanguard: should you take the middle way?

Has Vanguard finally moved into ‘smart beta’ investing? Mischa Frankl-Duval looks at the American fund giant’s latest products.

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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.