Utilities are popular with nervy investors – but you can overpay for safety, says Phil Oakley.
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It’s easy to become confused about bonds – the term covers a wide range of financial products, many of which are very different from each other. In this video, Ed Bowsher offers a simple explanation of the main types of bond.
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Ignore the hype surrounding George Osborne’s ‘pensioner bonds’, says David Thornton. Investing in penny shares makes much better sense.
Should you buy insurance-type investments such as options, or does it make more sense to be the ‘insurer’? Cris Sholt Heaton investigates.
Aim, the small-cap stockmarket holds many attractions. But beware. You forego much of the security and scrutiny you get with a fully listed peer, says Bengt Saelensminde.
About once a decade, the dollar makes a world-shaking lurch. It’s time to prepare for the next one, says James Ferguson.
There is a time in the market cycle when you definitely shouldn’t own small-cap stocks, says David Thornton. But that time is not now. Now’s the time you should be buying.
With market conditions changing all the time, investors need to be flexible and responsive. Sticking rigidly to a fixed view of the world is a recipe for losing money, says David Thornton.