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Emma Thelwell

How to pick the best funds
Funds

How to pick the best funds

There are thousands of funds on the market. Some are well managed and reasonably priced, but most are not. So how should investors go about choosing t…
11 Sep 2007
The return of the prefab - but this time it's cool
Property

The return of the prefab - but this time it's cool

Low-paid workers, first-time buyers and young families currently face a dearth of affordable housing. But Britain has faced - and solved - this proble…
29 Aug 2007
Can China temper the boom?
Economy

Can China temper the boom?

Chinese growth is at its fastest pace in a decade. But in order to avoid a hard landing, China must temper investment to subdue growth.
14 Aug 2006
Don't rush into tempting Sipp property schemes
Property

Don't rush into tempting Sipp property schemes

You will soon be able to put residential property in your personal pension pot. But this is not as good an idea as it may sound
19 Jul 2006
How to get around the Sipp property rules
Property

How to get around the Sipp property rules

Gordon Brown’s U-turn means you still can’t put residential property into a Sipp. You could buy into a property-linked fund instead. But given the sta…
19 Jul 2006
What to buy, what to sell: why regional fund managers are worth a look
Funds

What to buy, what to sell: why regional fund managers are worth a look

Why regional fund managers are worth a look, and how to invest in Spanish and French commercial property.
6 Jul 2006
What to buy, what to sell: how not to dilute your profits
Funds

What to buy, what to sell: how not to dilute your profits

How not to dilute your profits, why vice pays, and why you should take a look at investment trusts.
6 Jul 2006
Fund of the week: Star manager Stick suffers from own success
Funds

Fund of the week: Star manager Stick suffers from own success

Investors have rarely had much to complain about since Carl Stick took over the management of the Rathbone Income fund in 2005.
23 Mar 2006
Three holiday home locations that still offer value
Property

Three holiday home locations that still offer value

Now that most of the French and Spanish property market seems over-priced and over-crowded, and last year’s eastern European hotspots are beginning to…
7 Mar 2006
Fund of the week: A safer way to get a slice of China
Funds

Fund of the week: A safer way to get a slice of China

Many people think that the riskiest investments in China are the heavily government-owned companies, Flavia Cheong, manager of the Aberdeen Internatio…
6 Mar 2006
Should you back the New Stars?
Funds

Should you back the New Stars?

Fund management group New Star is on an advertising binge. But should you believe the hype and back its market-beating young managers?
6 Mar 2006
Surprise all-clear for Boots/Alliance merger
People

Surprise all-clear for Boots/Alliance merger

If the truth be known, the Office of Fair Trading’s (OFT) decision to give the merger of Boots and Alliance UniChem the all-clear surprised everyone, …
3 Mar 2006
Dismal outlook for General Motors
People

Dismal outlook for General Motors

General Motors is having a “dismal” time, says Bloomberg.com. Huge sacrifices have been made this week in an effort to stem the firm’s losses.
3 Mar 2006
The manager taking on Bolton's mantle
Funds

The manager taking on Bolton's mantle

Last week, we took a look at the extraordinary record of fund manager Anthony Bolton. He's a tough act to follow, given his consistent outperformance …
14 Feb 2006
Will tech have the last laugh - or is it just another fad?
Funds

Will tech have the last laugh - or is it just another fad?

Is it time to get back into tech funds? Jeremy Gleeson certainly thinks so - here he explains why. But is he right? We also look at the other side of …
25 Jan 2006
How you can buy into silver at bargain prices
Investments

How you can buy into silver at bargain prices

Silver prices may be soaring, but there's one unloved corner of the market where the smart investor can still bag a real bargain. Welcome to the world…
20 Jan 2006
Finding your fortune in the attic
Investments

Finding your fortune in the attic

We all live in hope of finding discarded old rubbish in our attics that is worth a fortune. But how do you tell the difference between treasure and tr…
19 Jan 2006
Fund of the week: Anthony Bolton’s contrarian outlook
Funds

Fund of the week: Anthony Bolton’s contrarian outlook

Anthony Bolton, manager of Fidelity’s Special Values investment trust, has made a name for himself by going against the grain – buying undervalued sha…
19 Jan 2006
What to buy, what to sell: Japan and race horses
Funds

What to buy, what to sell: Japan and race horses

Why fund tipsters are staying keen on Japan for 2006, and a chance to buy into race horses.
19 Jan 2006
A “desperately poor year” for housing
Property

A “desperately poor year” for housing

The property-market bulls seem to think that 2005 has gone their way. But we aren't so sure. House price figures can be 'cherry-picked' to suit either…
9 Jan 2006
Fund of the week: Britain’s Mr Goldfinger
Funds

Fund of the week: Britain’s Mr Goldfinger

Graham Birch, manager of Merrill Lynch’s £600m Gold & General Fund, has had quite a year, says Patrick Collinson in The Guardian.
4 Jan 2006
Where to find a 'damn good deal' in Britain
Stockmarkets

Where to find a 'damn good deal' in Britain

Is there anywhere in the UK can you get a house with a sea view at a price that makes any sense? Try the Isle of Wight.
12 Dec 2005
The joys of owning your own wood
Share tips

The joys of owning your own wood

The joys of owning your own wood - at Moneyweek.co.uk - the best of the week's international financial media.
12 Dec 2005
A house by the ocean with 2 acres for £135,200
Stockmarkets

A house by the ocean with 2 acres for £135,200

A house by the ocean with 2 acres for £135,200 - at Moneyweek.co.uk - the best of the week's international financial media.
12 Dec 2005
There may be no Olympic property miracle
Stockmarkets

There may be no Olympic property miracle

There may be no Olympic property miracle - at Moneyweek.co.uk - the best of the week's international financial media.
12 Dec 2005
Is there money to be made in Spain?
Stockmarkets

Is there money to be made in Spain?

Is there any money to be made in Spanish property? - at Moneyweek.co.uk - the best of the week's international financial media.
12 Dec 2005
Grand living comes with a grand price tag
Stockmarkets

Grand living comes with a grand price tag

Chateaux were never meant for people with good sense...or tight budgets - at Moneyweek.co.uk - the best of the week's international financial media.
12 Dec 2005
The truth about housing? The party’s over
Property

The truth about housing? The party’s over

“Autumn fever has arrived” in the housing market, says Rosie Murray-West in The Sunday Telegraph - but MoneyWeek is not sure she is right.
29 Nov 2005
Don’t rush into fashionable property markets
Property

Don’t rush into fashionable property markets

The British love to buy second homes ¬– 230,000 Brits own one abroad. But with property in the UK, the US and across much of western Europe looking fr…
24 Nov 2005