Investments

Power to the people

What May's "Red Tory" manifesto means for you

  • When money's too important to leave to Mammon

A 5% yield from a solid issuer

Oliver Butt explains why a new retail bond from Burford Capital is an attractive opportunity.

Three contrarian stocks to buy now

Professional investor Paul Mumford look for shares that offer solid long-term growth potential, which look undervalued. Here, he picks three such contrarian stocks to buy now.

A great way to filter out the rubbish stocks

When it comes to investing in equities, the fund manager’s style matters, says David C Stevenson.

Investments that help cut inheritance tax

Investing in companies that qualify for business property relief can reduce costs when your estate is passed on. Richard Beddard selects seven of the best.

This could be the best news for investors so far this year

Passive investing giant Vanguard has launched its UK investment platform – you can now buy their funds direct. John Stepek explains how that affects you – and the asset management industry.

Can the Dax keep soaring?

The Dax, which tracks the performance of Germany’s 30 largest companies, keeps hitting all-time highs. But can it keep this up?

Jack Welch: impeaching Trump would "blow a hole" in the stockmarket

The impeachment of US president Donald Trump “would blow a hole in the stockmarket”, claims Jack Welch, former chief executive of General Electric.

Trump Bump becomes a nasty jolt

Last week, the market’s tranquillity was finally shattered by a “bombshell” report on Trump that sent the Vix – the main measure of US market volatility – up the most since before the US election

Indian stocks still defying gravity

Last week, India’s stockmarket capitalisation crossed $2trn for the first time, making it the ninth-largest equity market in the world.

Ford's boss hits the road

The carmaker’s shares have struggled and CEO Mark Fields has paid the price. Will that cheer investors up? Ben Judge reports

Fresh corruption allegations shake Brazil

Hopes that the political situation in Brazil were set to improve following the impeachment of former president Dilma Rousseff were dealt a major blow after her successor, Michel Temer, faced allegations of corruption and obstruction of justice

If you'd invested in: Sophos and HSS Hire

Cybersecurity firm Sophos is up by 80% in the last year, while tool-hire firm HSS Hire has slumped.

Share tips of the week

MoneyWeek’s comprehensive guide to this week’s best share tips from the rest of the UK’s financial press

Stock markets are flashing red

Buying shares at today’s valuations is quite a vote of confidence in Donald Trump, says Merryn Somerset Webb.

The US dollar has further to fall – which is good news for markets

The Federal Reserve says it will raise interest rates again soon. That will weaken the dollar. And if there’s one thing markets love, says John Stepek, it’s a weak dollar.

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