Royal Mail Group’s problems are deep-rooted, says Bengt Saelensminde. It’s being taken to the cleaners by its nimbler competitors.
Stocks: the MoneyWeek view
November 2014: Avoid America We would continue to steer clear of the American market, which is very expensive. Europe is a better bet, as it looks set to benefit from ECB money printing. Another dose of QE is also a reason to like Japan. We continue to like Brazil, India, Mexico and the Philippines.
• See our view on all the major asset classes here.
Star fund manager Hugh Hendry talks to Merryn Somerset Webb about why he’s changed his tune on Chinese stocks.
Most investors don’t need a fancy model to tell them about risk, says David Thornton When things get dicey, just keep calm and use your common sense.
Looking for good investment tips? Merryn Somerset Webb went to the “ridiculously good” Sohn Conference in London and picked up a whole armful – check out her favourites here.
Misunderstandings arise when penny share directors aren’t clear about their intentions, says David Thornton. That can be devastating for the shares.
America’s ‘cable cowboy’, John Malone, is doing a £1.9bn deal with Cable & Wireless Communications. James McKeigue explains why that’s good news for investors.
There’s no denying the shares in this internet TV company are expensive, says Phil Oakley. But this could be one of those times when it’s worth paying up.
Fashion retailer Next has been an exception to the rule of the declining high street. Phil Oakley investigates to see if the shares are still worth buying.
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