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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.

It’s time to welcome back structured products

Not all structured products are evil. David C Stevenson looks at four to consider.

Roundtable: the stocks and funds our experts would buy now

Just how worried should we be about China? John Stepek talks to our Roundtable panel of experts to find out what they’re buying.

Tread carefully in the bond market

Bond exchange-traded funds have given the watchdog cause for concern. Sarah Moore asks why, and what that means for your portfolio.

MoneyWeek portfolio: How our trusts have fared – September 2015 update

The MoneyWeek investment trust portfolio has done well by being left alone, says Merryn Somerset Webb. But now it’s time to add one more trust.

Fund of the week: a great way to beat inflation

Investors should protect their portfolios from the long-term effects of low inflation. This fund offers one way of doing that.

Keep backing emerging markets

Investors are running scared of emerging markets following China’s stockmarket plunge. But as Matthew Partridge explains, it’s worth hanging on to your funds.

Buy a basket of ugly funds for portfolio stability

Volatile investments can form the basis of a robust portfolio. Professional investor Carl Mauritzon explains how, and tips two funds to snap up.

Fund of the week: seeking shelter in smaller stocks

This smaller companies fund has built its impressive performance on sniffing out buying opportunities during stockmarket dips.

Tiptoe into my contrarian gamble on private-equity funds

Investors who shun all private-equity funds are missing a trick. David C Stevenson explains why, and tips a handful of his favourites.

Absolute return funds: too good to be true?

Absolute return funds that protect investors from the worst of a downturn are becoming popular. Should you invest in them? Piper Terrett investigates.

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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.