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Video: Why we like investment trusts

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

Giles Hargreave: investment guru aiming high with small companies

Kam Patel talks to Giles Hargreave – the best small companies investor in Britain today – about investing in Aim shares.

How to find the best funds Isa

Charges for funds Isas vary greatly, so choosing the best broker for you takes research. Here, we aim to help you narrow down the types of brokers likely to suit you.

Neil Woodford’s new fund: keep a cool head

At this early stage, investors should trade carefully and limit their exposure.

Online stocks & shares Isa brokers cost comparison table

A breakdown of the charges levied by some of the most popular online Isa platforms for funds and stocks & shares.

How to survive the coming deflation crisis: invest in China

Think deflation is worrying now? You ain’t seen nothing yet, says Jonathan Compton. The best place to hide is China.

The Greek crisis isn’t over. That’s reason enough to buy Greek shares

Greece leaving the euro could turn out to be the least worst outcome for Greeks and investors alike. Matthew Partridge explains why.

Investment trusts: Go hunting for value with 'Super Mario' Gabelli

Mario Gabelli is an investment legend and he’s just launched a new fund in London. David C Stevenson explains why smart investors should get onboard.

Investing for the long run is important – but there's nothing wrong with a little speculation

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.

Lessons for asset managers from the bankers

Asset managers who rip off their clients should look at what happened to the bankers, says John Stepek.

Britain's leading fund manager's new start-up fund has got it right – almost

Neil Woodford’s new start-up fund will get plenty of hype, says David Thornton. But penny share investors should buy this stock instead.

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