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Chris Carter

Chris Carter is the wealth editor at MoneyWeek. He graduated from Aberystwyth University in 2005 before gaining an MA in English from the University of York, where he specialised in Renaissance literature. Chris joined MoneyWeek in 2011.

 

He writes on entrepreneurs, travel, collecting, auctions and alternative investments.

Follow Chris on Twitter: @Kit_Carter

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Travel and holidays

The Royal Palm in Mauritius: the pleasures of arriving after dark

A dramatic morning surprise and a rum tasting at the Beachcomber Royal Palm in Mauritius puts Chris Carter in a good mood.
14 Feb 2020
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Spending it

The best kit for ski enthusiasts

Hitting the slopes for some downhill action this season? Then invest in some high-end clobber to make the experience even more enjoyable
10 Feb 2020
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Investing in art

Keynes – the economist with an eye for an art bargain

The economist John Maynard Keynes was an avid art collector – and a savvy one, too
7 Feb 2020
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Travel & holidays

Chill out on holiday at these ice hotels

Ice hotels are some of the coolest places to spend the winter. Chris Carter looks at three of the best.
7 Feb 2020
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Cars

Blow the competition away on track day with the TDF-1

The TDF-1 delivers close to Formula One performance, but without the mechanical hassles. Chris Carter reports
31 Jan 2020
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Alternative investments

The $68 trillion inheritance

A very valuable torch is being passed to a new generation, says Chris Carter
24 Jan 2020
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Cars

Porsche comes to its senses

The sports-car maker has brought back its six-cylinder engines. That’s good news.
24 Jan 2020
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Gadgets

Aston Martin's luxury chopper for Bond villains

If you’ve a few million to spare, the man at Aston Martin wants to talk to you about a helicopter
21 Jan 2020
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Travel & holidays

Where to go in 2020

Broaden your horizons in the new year with a visit to these travel destinations.
17 Jan 2020
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Features

Getting lost in the markets of Marrakesh

Marrakesh's La Sultana hotel is a perfect retreat from the hustle and bustle of Morocco, says Chris Carter.
10 Jan 2020
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Alternative investments

The art market endures after a jittery 2019

Wealthy Americans stepped up to help calm the art market's jitters in 2019. Chris Carter reports.
10 Jan 2020
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Travel & holidays

Three great Christmas markets in Britain

Get out and enjoy the festive spirit at Christmas markets around the country. Chris Carter picks three of the best.
20 Dec 2019
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Travel & holidays

Three of the best European Christmas markets

Chris Carter looks at some of the best Christmas markets, including a fantastical fair in Aachen presided over by a gingerbread man.
6 Dec 2019
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Alternative investments

The money to be made from classic books

If the idea of surrounding yourself with valuable first editions has a certain romantic appeal, here’s where to start.
28 Nov 2019
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Alternative investments

A fantastic decade for whisky

Scotland still holds the record for the most expensive whisky ever sold – but Japan is catching up fast.
26 Nov 2019
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Alternative investments

Auctions: what you should know before you go

Auctions showcase items ranging from classic cars and comic books to jewellery and toys. Enjoy yourself – but don’t expect to bag a bargain.
22 Nov 2019
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Travel & holidays

Ski resorts with more to do than than just skiing

These three great ski resorts have much more to offer than downhill thrills.
22 Nov 2019
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Alternative investments

The appeal of vintage timepieces

Collectable watches can sell for millions of pounds. The crucial factor determining the price is the story behind them. They often belonged to someone…
22 Nov 2019
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Alternative investments

How to invest in fine wine

Wine can be an appealing investment – just don’t drink it all, says Chris Carter.
21 Nov 2019
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Alternative investments

Collectable classic cars, reimagined

Classic cars have been a spectacular investment for the last few decades, but with prices now sky-high, there are signs of a slowdown in the market. Y…
21 Nov 2019
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Alternative investments

The value in vintage jewellery

The key to making money from jewellery is to be a dedicated follower of fashion – and to have an eye for a well-cut gemstone.
19 Nov 2019
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Alternative investments

Investing in art: where to find the best value in the art market today

It’s been a record-breaking ten years for the art market – even Old Masters of questionable provenance are selling for hundreds of millions. But where…
15 Nov 2019
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Alternative investments

The world’s most beautiful book set for $8m sale

John James Audubon's stunning The Birds of America is up for auction. Chris Carter reports.
15 Nov 2019
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Entrepreneurs

Moneymakers: the child prodigy aiming to abolish ageing

Laura Deming dropped out of MIT to set up a biotechnology fund to invest in companies tackling ageing.
13 Nov 2019
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Travel & holidays

Four quirky eco-resorts

From a surfing hotspot in Portugal to a wildlife retreat in Sydney, Australia, Chris Carter picks four eco-resorts.
8 Nov 2019
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Alternative investments

Rare books reveal the pioneering women of finance

A rare-book sale highlights the role of women in financial history. Chris Carter reports
1 Nov 2019
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Travel & holidays

A perfect time to see New Orleans

Autumn is the best time to kick back and enjoy New Orleans, says Chris Carter
1 Nov 2019
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Modernising modern art

Modern art is undergoing a revamp after “seismic shifts” that have stretched the boundaries of the movement to its limits.
18 Oct 2019
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Travel & holidays

Discovering ancient wonders

Travel back in time to the ancient wonders of Cyprus, Turkey, Spain and Montserrat.
11 Oct 2019
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Alternative investments

Banksy’s latest prank

An old Banksy painting has been re-daubed and is up for auction. Chris Carter reports
4 Oct 2019
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Art

Bugatti’s 300mph hypercar

If you found the Bugatti Chiron sluggish, the French carmaker has a new model for you.
4 Oct 2019
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Travel & holidays

Four of the best places to stay in the woods

From a luxurious cabin retreat in the New Forest to a camp in a Cambodian jungle, Chris Carter picks four of the best holidays in the woods.
4 Oct 2019
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Features

The GT: a McLaren you can take shopping

The GT, McLaren's new grand tourer, has softer edges than its predecessor. But it won’t disappoint supercar enthusiasts. 
27 Sep 2019
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Alternative investments

Can you buy performance art?

You might have thought performance art was a fleeting experience that could not be bought. Turns out that's not true. Chris Carter looks at what you c…
20 Sep 2019
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Art

Three of the best new powerboats

The Southampton International Boat Show is an extravaganza for yachting and powerboat enthusiasts.
20 Sep 2019
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Travel & holidays

All aboard for a yachting adventure

Chris Carter rounds up three of the best boating holidays
20 Sep 2019
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