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Who would buy Twitter?

It’s hugely popular, but the social-media platform has never turned a profit. Suitors are circling nevertheless, says Ben Judge.

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Absolutely no return funds

It’s been a good year for investors overall, but not for absolute return funds. What’s gone wrong? Max King reports.

Who would buy Twitter?

It’s hugely popular, but the social-media platform has never turned a profit. Suitors are circling nevertheless, says Ben Judge.

Share tips of the week

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

Chart of the week: Trump puts peso under pressure

Ever since Donald Trump’s candidacy began to look inevitable this spring, the Mexican peso has been hit hard, losing around 15% against the greenback.

It’s time to rediscover the Africa story

The Africa story has gone off the boil in recent years, says Andrew Van Sickle. It’s time investors changed that.

Banks make a dash for gold

The dash for gold suggest banks are more worried about the effects of quantitative easing than they let on, says Andrew Van Sickle.

Investing in Scandinavia, where the winner doesn’t take it all

Free education, high pay, excellent healthcare, generous pensions – but a great business environment and booming stockmarket too. Jonathan Compton is heading to Scandinavia.

1990: the year Brexit became inevitable

Britain started down the road to Brexit the day it joined the European Exchange Rate Mechanism, says Merryn Somerset Webb.

Five of the dumbest investments you could make today

From Deutsche Bank shares to overpriced London property, Dominic Frisby picks what he thinks are the five worst investments you can make right now.

Rejoice: lower oil prices are here for a while longer

Oil producers are meeting in an attempt to bolster prices. But don’t expect them to strike a deal. Here’s why, and what low prices mean for the rest of us.

The benefits of all-inclusive fund management fees

Fund management fees should include everything, says Merryn Somerset Webb. All costs, commissions, research and trading costs. It would increase competition and give us more to retire on.

Share tips of the week

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

Two takeover targets to tuck away

Seeking out potential takeover targets can be a profitable strategy. Professional investor Philippe Lecoq tips two.

Towards the perfect battery

Andrew Lockley looks at some of the firms that are promising to disrupt the battery industry.

Commercial real estate braced for global slowdown

The latest property monitoring report from the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors points to a slowdown in commercial real estate. Sarah Moore explains.

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