The Church of England made an impressive return on its investments last year. What’s interesting is its aversion to passive funds. John Stepek looks at what that can teach us.
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Forestry has performed well in recent years, enjoying annual returns of 18% over the past decade. But is it a sound investment? Sarah Moore reports.
Retail investors got more than they bargained for when they placed their bets on the fear gauge.
There are some things to be aware of when buying ETFs, says John Stepek, as problems with one popular fund earlier this month revealed.
Index provider S&P releases an annual “scorecard” rating how active funds compare to passive funds, says John Stepek. This year was worse than usual.
Many of us haven’t got the time, knowledge or the disposition to pick great funds on a regular basis. The answer could be to look at the fast-growing “robo-advice” sector.
Earnings forecasts are nonsense, says John Stepek. The data can be made to say whatever an analyst wants you to hear.