Majestic’s planned takeover of online rival Naked Wines is a good example of the pitfalls lurking in company balance sheets. Bengt Saelensminde explains.
Stocks: the MoneyWeek view
April 2015: Still afloat on a tide of QE Central bank money-printing will boost stocks. But European and Japanese stocks are likely to do better than the US. Emerging markets are experiencing the slowest growth since the global financial crisis. We prefer India and the Philippines. Brazil looks cheap too.
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The FTSE 100 slipped back once more yesterday, falling 0.5% to close at 7,060.
General elections can have a big impact on investments, says David Thornton. And that’s especially true for Aim-listed stocks.
Bruce Stout explains to Merryn Somerset Webb why emerging markets may be a better bet for profits and dividends than traditional defensive stocks.
The FTSE 100 rose to a new record high yesterday, rising 0.3% to close at 7,096.
There’s talk that central banks will loosen up what banks need to hold as reserves, says Bengt Saelensminde. That could send stockmarkets soaring.
The FTSE 100 inched higher yesterday, driven by mining stocks. The index closed up 0.2% at 7,075.
Central bankers’ actions have put the economy in a very dangerous position, says hedge fund manager Stanley Druckenmiller. Here’s why, and how you can avoid financial disaster.
The FTSE 100 slipped back from its latest record high yesterday, falling 0.4% to close at 7,064.
The recent historic Summit of the Americas is great news for long-term investors in Latin America. James McKeigue explains why.
Professional investor Mark Page picks three good value European stocks to buy now.
The preliminary deal between Iran and the West will be extremely good for the Iranian economy.
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