By making Aim stocks eligible for tax-free Isas, George Osborne has really increased the potential returns for investors, says David Thornton.
Stocks: the MoneyWeek view
December 2014: US still expensive We'd steer clear of the US – it is expensive. In developed markets we prefer Europe, which may benefit from money printing by the ECB, and Japan, which is enjoying one of the world's biggest-ever QE programmes. There are a few emerging markets we like, but you have to be picky.
• See our view on all the major asset classes here.
James McKeigue explains why he warned readers off two of Brazil’s biggest companies, Petrobras and Vale. And why it could soon be time to invest.
Investing in this corporate travel operator is certainly a risky play, says Phil Oakley. But its turnaround strategy might just pay off.
Buy firms with long-term business models to withstand short-term headwinds. Professional investor Ben Ritchie tips three to buy now.
Soft drinks maker Britvic is a good business. But should you buy the shares at the current price? Phil Oakley investigates.
Aim, the small-cap stockmarket holds many attractions. But beware. You forego much of the security and scrutiny you get with a fully listed peer, says Bengt Saelensminde.
Aviva has made a play for life insurer Friends Life. Phil Oakley explains what investors should do next.
About once a decade, the dollar makes a world-shaking lurch. It’s time to prepare for the next one, says James Ferguson.
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