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Abandoning a fund due to its past history can be a costly mistake. John Stepek explains.
Most people consider themselves to be smarter than the average investor. But that’s a dangerous way to think, says John Stepek.
With signs that Facebook may be near saturation point, Matthew Partridge proposes shorting it. Plus, he updates on his trades to date.
The past decade of record-low interest rates has had a huge effect on anybody wanting to earn a decent income from their capital. But it can still be done, if you’re willing to accept some risk.
Never mind poor performance, John Stepek explains why a strong track record of beating expectations can also be a worry for stock pickers.
It’s easy to beat yourself up about missed investment opportunities that made fortunes for those who bought in early. But it does nobody any good, says Dominic Frisby.