Investments

Asleep at the wheel

What May's miscalculation means for your money

  • Is Ruth Davidson the next leader of the Tories?

The “disruption” days are over – it’s time for some brutal, old-fashioned competition

Amazon’s takeover of US grocery chain Whole Foods marks a change in direction from “disruption” to direct competition, says John Stepek. Here’s what it means for you.

Earn a steady income from public services

Investing in infrastructure can produce attractive returns for those looking beyond equities and bonds. It’s not too late to follow the crowd, says Max King.

Tech stocks: time to panic?

US tech stocks saw big falls recently. Is it a pause as investors “rotate”, or the start of something bigger? Ben Judge reports.

Is the UK exceptionally hostile to landlords?

Changes to the way landlords are taxed have been accused of being overly harsh. Is that fair? Emma Lunn investigates.

Three attractive trusts for the brave

David C Stevenson tips three great investment trusts to tuck away in your portfolio.

If you'd invested in: Cambian Group and Braemar Shipping

Cambian Group, provider of specialist education and care services, is increasing its revenue, while broker and consultant Braemar Shipping is having a challenging year.

Chart of the week: the shine will come off palladium

Palladium, used mostly in catalytic converters in petrol engines, is 2017’s best-performing commodity with a 30% gain.

Investing in funds: is the manager on board?

Research has found that if a fund manager has a lot of their own money at stake, then they will focus on beating the market, rather than attracting new cash.

The Lucky Country’s 26-year streak

The rise of China has supported Australia’s 26 years of constant economic growth.

Is the stockmarket rally about to peak?

Stocks are hardly cheap, but has the rally finally peaked? Andrew Van Sickle reports.

Share tips of the week

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

A dangerous mix is brewing

With inflation creeping up, investors should be on their guard, says Merryn Somerset Webb.

What May’s car-crash election means for us all

In this topsy-turvy post-election world, all political assumptions made before 8 June have been consigned to the dustbin of history. It’s time for a rethink, writes John Stepek.

What’s next for the pound?

After last week’s election, the pound fell against the euro and the dollar. But not by as much as many expected. Dominic Frisby looks at where it might go next.

Does the wobble in tech stocks mark the beginning of the end?

Tech stocks have sold off sharply in the last few days. John Stepek asks if this is a healthy correction of an overpriced sector, or the start of something bigger.

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