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All you need to know about exchange-traded funds
Funds

All you need to know about exchange-traded funds

The transparency and liquidity of exchange-traded funds make them popular with investors, but there are still a few things you should know before you …
22 Jan 2021
The MoneyWeek Podcast: let's talk about bubbles
Stockmarkets

The MoneyWeek Podcast: let's talk about bubbles

Merryn and John talk about the many obvious signs of a bubble in certain assets, including tech stocks, TikTok, and stock-trading 12-year olds. It's c…
22 Jan 2021
Share tips of the week
Share tips

Share tips of the week

MoneyWeek’s comprehensive guide to the best of this week’s share tips from the rest of the UK's financial pages.
22 Jan 2021
Properties for sale for around £1m
Houses for sale

Properties for sale for around £1m

From a two-bedroom garden flat in Notting Hill, London, to a Grade II-listed medieval hall house in Dorking and a 17th century farmhouse in Nottingham…
22 Jan 2021
Too embarrassed to ask: what is book value?
Too embarrassed to ask

Too embarrassed to ask: what is book value?

A popular way to value a company is to use the price/book ratio, which compares a company’s share price with its book value. But what is book value?
19 Jan 2021
Why investment forecasting is futile
Investment gurus

Why investment forecasting is futile

Every year events prove that forecasting is futile and 2020 was no exception, says Bill Miller, chairman and chief investment officer of Miller Value …
18 Jan 2021
The MoneyWeek Podcast: bitcoin special
Bitcoin

The MoneyWeek Podcast: bitcoin special

Merryn talks to bitcoin experts Dominic Frisby and Charlie Morris to get the lowdown on the cryptocurrency to find out why it's such a huge global phe…
15 Jan 2021
Share tips of the week
Share tips

Share tips of the week

MoneyWeek’s comprehensive guide to the best of this week’s share tips from the rest of the UK's financial pages.
15 Jan 2021
Properties for sale in the sun
Houses for sale

Properties for sale in the sun

From a hilltop villa with sea views in a private island sanctuary on the west coast of Koh Samui, Thailand, to a private island in the Bahamas, eight …
15 Jan 2021
Resource curse
Glossary

Resource curse

The term “resource curse” refers to the observation that countries with abundant natural resources also tend to be less economically developed than th…
14 Jan 2021
I wish I knew what a SPAC was, but I’m too embarrassed to ask
Too embarrassed to ask

I wish I knew what a SPAC was, but I’m too embarrassed to ask

A financial instrument called a “special purpose acquisition company”, or SPAC for short, is growing increasingly popular in the US stockmarkets. But …
12 Jan 2021
Cliff Asness: lighten up on growth
Investment strategy

Cliff Asness: lighten up on growth

Anyone paying attention to history would at least have to consider “lightening up” on growth and sticking to, or even adding to, their positions in va…
11 Jan 2021
The days of plenty are coming for insurers – it’s time to buy
Share tips

The days of plenty are coming for insurers – it’s time to buy

Between Covid-19 and tropical storms, last year will leave insurance companies with some hefty payouts. But investors shouldn’t be put off. John Chamb…
8 Jan 2021
Bitcoin mania, inflation, and the idea of a great global reset
Bitcoin

Bitcoin mania, inflation, and the idea of a great global reset

Merryn and John talk about the US market's epic bubble, Tesla's nutty valuation and how bitcoin mania has taken over the world – is it really gold for…
8 Jan 2021
How the UK press’s share tipsters fared in 2020, and what they’ve picked for 2021
Share tips

How the UK press’s share tipsters fared in 2020, and what they’ve picked for 2021

In a turbulent year for markets, the UK press’s share tipsters acquitted themselves well. Here's how they fared, and what they're tipping for 2021.
8 Jan 2021
Balance of payments
Glossary

Balance of payments

The balance of payments refers to the accounts that sum up a country's financial position relative to other countries.
8 Jan 2021
The best ski chalets for sale now
Houses for sale

The best ski chalets for sale now

From a contemporary ski-in, ski-out chalet on the Two Creeks slopes of Snowmass Village, Colorado, to a townhouse in Chamonix close to the Grand Monte…
8 Jan 2021
MoneyWeek's financial glossary
Investment strategy

MoneyWeek's financial glossary

All those financial terms you wished you knew but were too embarrassed to ask about.
7 Jan 2021
Online Isa & Sipp providers cost comparison table
Stocks and shares ISAs

Online Isa & Sipp providers cost comparison table

Below is a breakdown of the charges levied by some of the most popular online Isa platforms for funds and stocks & shares. Click on the broker name to…
5 Jan 2021
I wish I knew what an investment trust was, but I’m too embarrassed to ask
Too embarrassed to ask

I wish I knew what an investment trust was, but I’m too embarrassed to ask

“Active” investment funds come in two main varieties, one of which is investment trusts. But what exactly is an investment trust?
5 Jan 2021
The faces of 2020
People

The faces of 2020

Great leaders thrive in the midst of turmoil and upheaval, as we have seen this year. Four of the great movers and shakers of 2020 stood out for us.
29 Dec 2020
Yield-curve control
Glossary

Yield-curve control

Yield-curve control is when a central bank aims to control long-term interest rates by pledging to buy (or sell) as many long-term bonds as needed to …
25 Dec 2020
Go for growth: the best bets in the US stockmarket
Share tips

Go for growth: the best bets in the US stockmarket

Nellie S. Huang and Anne Kates Smith of Kiplinger’s Personal Finance choose their favourites for 2021.
25 Dec 2020
UK share tips of the week
Share tips

UK share tips of the week

MoneyWeek’s comprehensive guide to the best of this week’s share tips from the rest of the UK's financial pages.
24 Dec 2020
Houses for sale with exceptional fireplaces
Houses for sale

Houses for sale with exceptional fireplaces

From an 1870s property with open fireplaces with Arts & Crafts detailing in Buckinghamshire, to a Palladian country house in Bath, eight of the best …
24 Dec 2020
Russell Napier on debt, financial repression, and the coming of inflation
Investment strategy

Russell Napier on debt, financial repression, and the coming of inflation

Merryn talks to MoneyWeek's favourite macro-analyst Russell Napier on how the phenomenal levels of public and private debt will inevitably lead to inf…
21 Dec 2020
MoneyWeek writers’ top investment tips for 2021
Stockmarkets

MoneyWeek writers’ top investment tips for 2021

Eleven of MoneyWeek’s best writers outline their top tips for 2021, ranging from a Latin American e-commerce giant to a Canadian oil play.
18 Dec 2020
Share tips of the week
Share tips

Share tips of the week

MoneyWeek’s comprehensive guide to the best of this week’s share tips from the rest of the UK's financial pages.
18 Dec 2020
Properties for around £2m
Houses for sale

Properties for around £2m

From a Grade II-listed manor with an octagonal tower in Newport, Wales, to a Regency town house in Rye, East Sussex, with views along the River Rother…
18 Dec 2020
The MoneyWeek Podcast: A look back on a peculiar year, ahead to the recovery, and what to buy for 2021
Stockmarkets

The MoneyWeek Podcast: A look back on a peculiar year, ahead to the recovery, and what to buy for 2021

Merryn talks to John talk about how the last nine months have affected the economy and the markets, and to to two entrepreneurs – Tommy Crooks of the …
17 Dec 2020
Where to begin with fine art investing
Sponsored

Where to begin with fine art investing

Art offers a unique way to diversify your portfolio. Here’s what you need to know to get started
17 Dec 2020
I wish I knew what an IPO was, but I’m too embarrassed to ask
Too embarrassed to ask

I wish I knew what an IPO was, but I’m too embarrassed to ask

When a private company decides to sell shares in itself on the stockmarket for the first time, it conducts an “IPO”. Here's what that means.
15 Dec 2020
Nick Train: how investors should navigate Covid's winners and losers
Investment strategy

Nick Train: how investors should navigate Covid's winners and losers

The challenge facing investors, says fund manager Nick Train, is that this year’s winners have priced in a lot of optimism, but relief for depressed s…
14 Dec 2020
Share tips of the week
Share tips

Share tips of the week

MoneyWeek’s comprehensive guide to the best of this week’s share tips from the rest of the UK's financial pages.
11 Dec 2020
Listed properties for sale
Houses for sale

Listed properties for sale

From a Grade 1-listed 1780s townhouse in Bath with panoramic views over the surrounding hills, to a Grade II-listed 16th-century house with Victorian …
11 Dec 2020
Julian Jessop: V is for vaccine – and the shape of our economic recovery
UK Economy

Julian Jessop: V is for vaccine – and the shape of our economic recovery

Merryn talks to independent economist Julian Jessop about how the vaccine should restart the stalled economic recovery as both consumers and businesse…
9 Dec 2020