Punting all your money on the best-performing fund every six months is a bonkers strategy. But is there any merit to it? Cris Sholto Heaton investigates.
Articles written by Cris Sholto Heaton
Takeover battles, such as between AB InBev and SABMiller, are soon over, says Cris Sholto Heaton. Finding out which shareholders are the winners takes much longer.
Are automated advisors about to overrun the financial services industry? The world’s biggest wealth manager is taking no chances. Cris Sholto Heaton investigates.
Trying to time the market is a mug’s game, says Cris Sholto Heaton. When it comes to investing, you’re much better off sticking to the plan.
Are the recent stockmarket falls part of something much bigger? Cris Sholto Heaton explains why predicting bear markets is a difficult science to conquer.
The Vix volatility index – the so-called ‘fear gauge’ – shot up in August. But, says Cris Sholto Heaton, it might not be as useful as many people think.
Recent sharp falls in emerging-market currencies have drawn parallels with the 1997 Asian crisis. Are we facing a similar situation? Cris Sholto Heaton investigates.
Business banking costs can quickly rack up, just when entrepreneurs should be keeping their costs down. Cris Sholto Heaton takes a look at the alternatives.
The PEG ratio is one tool used by investors to see whether a stock is good value. But does it actually work? Cris Sholto Heaton investigates.
Almost everybody agrees stocks are expensive, says Cris Sholto Heaton. But understanding what this means for future returns isn’t so easy.