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The MoneyWeek Podcast

Merryn and John talk about why globalisation is a force for good (but is by no means an unstoppable force); plus the arguments for and against investing in China - as explained in detail in this week's magazine.

For November's selection of wines, Matthew Jukes introduces six bottles which will not only reward your tastebuds and your mind, but your wallet too, and will set you up for the crazy season and beyond – pick up a tasting case to test, then buy full cases of your favourites!

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The world’s most important stocks are now in a bear market

Once the darlings of the stockmarket, America’s biggest tech stocks have all fallen by more than 20% since peaking earlier this year. And that’s just a start, says John Stepek.

Investment trusts – the ultimate “boutique” fund management firms

When investing in funds, it’s worth choosing boutique firms whose managers invest along with the clients. And an investment trust is nothing but a mini boutique, says Merryn Somerset Webb.

Is this the beginning of the end for bond markets?

The corporate bond market has had its worst year since 2008. And it doesn’t look like things are going to get much better John Stepek explains what’s going on.

Italy stands up to the EU

Italy is defying the EU over public spending. But this time, the markets won’t come to Brussels’ aid. That’s going to be a big problem for the EU.

What's behind the exodus from Central America

The “caravan” of migrants fleeing their home countries and making for the US became a key election issue, with Donald Trump vowing to keep them out. Why are so many on the move?

The charts that matter: the cracks in the market are showing

Gold has had a reasonable week, but most other assets are selling off. John Stepek looks at the charts that matter to see where the global economy might be going next.

The best way for investors to prepare for Brexit

There’s a long way to go before Brexit is anything like a done deal. But whatever happens, says John Stepek, it is likely throw up a fair few buying opportunities.

Chart of the week: a milestone in the developing world

The number of people who don’t have electricity in their home has fallen below one billion for the first time ever.

Share tips of the week

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

Hyundai Kona: foot off the gas and charge forward

Electric cars are addictively good fun to drive. The Hyundai Kona is also cheap and practical. 

Where next for China?

Our experts square off

Market risers & fallers

The best and worst performing stocks

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There are many ways of buying in to the bitcoin boom. Dominic Frisby looks at the most common, and explains exactly how to buy bitcoins in the UK.
A simple, easy to manage portfolio of six of the best investment trusts, selected by Merryn Somerset Webb, offering defensiveness, stability, exposure to growth, and some income.
Everyone should have some gold in these torrid times. But how do you get hold of it? Here's the best place to get started.