Paying a computer to randomly pick your stocks could be a great way to grow your wealth. Tim Bennett reports.
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A US physicist has turned his attention to biology in order to explain why small companies grow faster than big ones. The results are compelling, says Tim Bennett.
The latest hot buzz phrase doing the rounds in fund management is ‘smart beta’. Tim Bennett explains what it is, and what it means for you.
Shares in bank stocks have enjoyed a decent bull run lately. But don’t be fooled by the profit figures, says Tim Bennett. The balance sheets are hiding all sorts of nasty surprises.
America’s Dow Jones index has been getting a lot of hype over its recent highs. But as Tim Bennett explains, investors should be wary of the excitement.
In his last Budget, George Osborne tinkered with stamp duty. Tim Bennett explains why he would have preferred the chancellor to go a lot further.
In the main, passive funds tend to beat their actively managed peers on returns. But as Tim Bennett explains, even some managed funds have their place.
General insurer Esure is expected to make the FTSE 250 when it’s listed on the London Stock Exchange this year. So should you buy? Tim Bennett investigates.
Most investors know that company directors can boost profits with crafty accounting. But can they do that with cash flow? Tim Bennett looks at five ways a firm could dupe you into thinking its cash flows are stronger than they really are.
George Osborne’s decision to remove stamp duty from penny shares is a step in the right direction. It’s just a shame that he didn’t have the guts to abolish the tax altogether, says Tim Bennett.