Anyone visiting the continent this summer will have been in for a rude shock at the cash till, says Dominic Frisby. But the pound won’t stay down forever.
There’s no doubt bitcoin is a bubble. But fear of missing out is trumping the fear of losing money. The top could be a long way off yet, says Dominic Frisby.
Buying a property and letting it to tenants may sound like easy money, says Emma Lunn – but it’s a fiddly and increasingly bureaucratic business.
Compared with other asset classes, equities look reasonably valued. But investors should pick their stocks very carefully, as markets are in an unforgiving mood. Here, professional investor Guy Davis picks three stocks he likes.
More than £30m of buy-to-let mortgages from P2P property-lender Landbay have been securitised and given an AAA rating. But does investing in buy-to-let as an asset class make any sense? David C Stevenson investigates.
For all its faults, Europe is bouncing back. Max King tips the best funds for investors to get stuck in.
Holiday company On The Beach is increasing market share, while Mediclinic International is suffering weak growth.
Everything might look well in the world’s biggest economy. But shortseller Jim Chanos spies trouble ahead in the data.
At this time of year the price of gold often gets a boost as demand for the metal picks up.
An encouraging economic backdrop suggests Europe’s stockmarket rally will continue.
When it comes to overpriced government bonds, we thought we had seen it all. But Iraq’s $1bn bond sale is the epitome of a credit bubble.
There was a lot of hoo-ha about the Dow Jones index’s jump above the 22,000 mark. But being weighted by share price rather than market capitalisation means it is not particularly useful index to follow.
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Value investor Jeremy Grantham has come up with a model that explains market booms and busts over nearly 100 years: people are just really bad at investing.
A sense of gloom hangs over the retail sector – but pick the right stocks at the right price and there are still potential pots of gold out there for long-term buyers, says Phil Oakley.
If you had played the ratio between stocks and gold right over time, you would have profited handsomely, says Dominic Frisby. So which should you buy now: gold or stocks?