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Regret avoidance is one of the biggest factors that can limit the success of most investors, says Dan Denning. There is, however, something you can do about it.
Can P2P funds generate enough income to justify the risks, and what will happen if the economy turns down? David C Stevenson investigates.
Matthew Partridge explains how investors can protect their portfolios for when inflation returns.
Absolute-return funds are those that aim to achieve positive returns regardless of whether the market is going up or down. Do they work? Sarah Moore explains.
Sarah Moore looks at why the fortunes of two of Britain’s leading emerging-market equity funds have diverged in recent years.
Some analysts like to divide the market into “smart money” and “dumb money” . But do certain types of investors really perform better than others, and can you beat the market by following them? Matthew Partridge investigates