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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

Classic football shirts: check your wardrobe for hidden treasure
Alternative investments

Classic football shirts: check your wardrobe for hidden treasure

Classic football shirts are soaring in price. Have you got a winner in the wardrobe? Chris Carter reports
10 Jul 2020
Four Airbnb bookings as seen on TV
Travel and holidays

Four Airbnb bookings as seen on TV

The small screen has lent added glamour to these luxury apartments. Chris Carter reports.
10 Jul 2020
Three quiet destinations to consider as the rush to the airports begins
Travel and holidays

Three quiet destinations to consider as the rush to the airports begins

As quarantine restrictions are lifted for many destinations, the summer holiday is now back on the agenda, says Chris Carter.
3 Jul 2020
The facts about gold
Gold

The facts about gold

Gold fires our imaginations like no other metal. Chris Carter looks at its history, its uses, and how to invest.
24 Jun 2020
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Three coronavirus-free retreats for when the lockdown ends
Travel and holidays

Three coronavirus-free retreats for when the lockdown ends

Want to escape to a world free of viral fears? Chris Carter shows where to head when the airports open
19 Jun 2020
The machines are on the march: how to invest in artificial intelligence
Tech stocks

The machines are on the march: how to invest in artificial intelligence

In 1930 J. M. Keynes predicted that we would be “technologically unemployed” by 2030. The rise of the robots has been slower than he expected, but it …
18 Jun 2020
The art world goes online with virtual auctions
Alternative investments

The art world goes online with virtual auctions

The pandemic has presented new challenges for auction houses, says Chris Carter
12 Jun 2020
Oualidia: a peaceful retreat on Morocco's Atlantic coast
Travel and holidays

Oualidia: a peaceful retreat on Morocco's Atlantic coast

Morocco’s Atlantic coast is a beautiful spot for a post-lockdown escape, says Chris Carter
12 Jun 2020
An undiscovered gem in Mauritius
Travel and holidays

An undiscovered gem in Mauritius

Chris Carter is impressed with a new five-star resort on the southern, less developed part of the island
5 Jun 2020
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New ways to profit from a love of whisky
Alternative investments

New ways to profit from a love of whisky

Chris Carter looks at the latest online developments for whisky lovers.
29 May 2020
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Wine-lovers sniff opportunity online
Alternative investments

Wine-lovers sniff opportunity online

The lockdown has seen wine lovers rush online, says Chris Carter.
29 May 2020
The £2m lump of rock up for auction
Alternative investments

The £2m lump of rock up for auction

This $2m lump of moon rock is astronomical in more than one sense of the word. Chris Carter reports
15 May 2020
The art world is back in business
Alternative investments

The art world is back in business

Art galleries and auction houses are tentatively looking to reopen their doors as the pandemic starts to subside.
15 May 2020
Three beautiful spots in the British isles
Travel and holidays

Three beautiful spots in the British isles

As lockdown starts to end, it may make sense to plan a holiday close to home, says Chris Carter.
15 May 2020
Turn your home into a luxury spa
Toys and gadgets

Turn your home into a luxury spa

You needn’t leave lockdown to indulge in some pampering, says Chris Carter.
8 May 2020
Should you buy gold coins?
Gold

Should you buy gold coins?

When buying gold coins, it's important to decide whether you are collecting or investing, says Chris Carter.
1 May 2020
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Escape your home with a good book
Travel and holidays

Escape your home with a good book

Six authors that will allow you to travel without leaving your house.
1 May 2020
Six virtual holidays
Travel and holidays

Six virtual holidays

Chris Carter takes six virtual holidays you can enjoy from the comfort of your own home
24 Apr 2020
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Diamonds lose their sparkle for investors
Alternative investments

Diamonds lose their sparkle for investors

Diamonds are no longer among investors’ best friends, says Chris Carter
17 Apr 2020
Virtual safari: lions in your living room
Travel and holidays

Virtual safari: lions in your living room

We may not be able to leave our homes, but thanks to the internet, Africa awaits, says Chris Carter.
17 Apr 2020
Take a trip to new, virtual worlds
Travel and holidays

Take a trip to new, virtual worlds

Fed up with the view from the window? Then it’s time to escape into another reality, says Chris Carter.
10 Apr 2020
How coronavirus is affecting the art market
Alternative investments

How coronavirus is affecting the art market

The extraordinary boom in art fairs has suddenly fizzled out.
3 Apr 2020
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McLaren Elva: track-day missile
Cars

McLaren Elva: track-day missile

An awe-inspiring sports car that delivers thrills and keep the gnats out of your eyes too.
3 Apr 2020
The messages written in coins
Alternative investments

The messages written in coins

Centuries ago, coins were used to convey messages across borders, says Chris Carter. And as an exhibition in Abu Dhabi shows, they still speak to us c…
2 Apr 2020
Revive your weary spirits in a spa
Travel and holidays

Revive your weary spirits in a spa

When the current crisis has passed, we’ll need to take the waters. Chris Carter recommends a spa in Bath.
27 Mar 2020
Forget stocks – handbags have outperformed them all
Alternative investments

Forget stocks – handbags have outperformed them all

A surprising collectable has been trouncing other asset classes. Chris Carter reports
20 Mar 2020
Koeningsegg's family motor that goes 250mph
Cars

Koeningsegg's family motor that goes 250mph

Koenigsegg’s latest creation is “mind-blowingly nuts”. Chris Carter reports
17 Mar 2020
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Two new additions to billionaire’s row
Cars

Two new additions to billionaire’s row

Aston Martin and Bentley have launched exclusive models for a handful of lucky owners.
13 Mar 2020
Four overlooked Aegean island gems
Travel and holidays

Four overlooked Aegean island gems

Santorini is spectacular but overrun. There are quieter islands that are just as beautiful, says Chris Carter.
6 Mar 2020
Three eco-friendly adventure holidays
Travel and holidays

Three eco-friendly adventure holidays

From climbing a volcano in the Azores to exploring the wilderness in Argentina.
28 Feb 2020
Nintendo Playstation: geek dreams are made of this
Alternative investments

Nintendo Playstation: geek dreams are made of this

The only Nintendo PlayStation ever made is up for grabs.
21 Feb 2020
Lamborghini SVJ Roadster: enjoy this it while you still can
Cars

Lamborghini SVJ Roadster: enjoy this it while you still can

Take this old-school supercar on a V12-powered adventure. It may be your last chance.
21 Feb 2020
The Royal Palm in Mauritius: the pleasures of arriving after dark
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
The best kit for ski enthusiasts
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
Keynes – the economist with an eye for an art bargain
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
Chill out on holiday at these ice hotels
Travel and 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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