Short selling is not unethical – whatever the world's biggest pension fund tells you
Stockmarkets

Short selling is not unethical – whatever the world's biggest pension fund tells you

Japan’s government pension fund is to stop lending the overseas shares it owns to short sellers. But in reality, there’s nothing wrong with short sell…
4 Dec 2019
Make sure your fund manager has their money where their mouth is
Funds

Make sure your fund manager has their money where their mouth is

Are the interests of the finance professionals managing your money properly aligned with your interests? There's a relatively simple way to check.
3 Dec 2019
How to invest when surrounded by threats to your wealth
Investment strategy

How to invest when surrounded by threats to your wealth

As an investor, it generally pays to be optimistic, says Tim Price. Here, he explains how he navigates the current dangerous investment environment th…
2 Dec 2019
Free share-trading platforms are a boon for investors
Stockmarkets

Free share-trading platforms are a boon for investors

The advent of free share-trading platforms will get more people buying shares. That’s a welcome development
1 Dec 2019
Finding hidden treasure: value investing is back in fashion
Share tips

Finding hidden treasure: value investing is back in fashion

Focusing on cheap stocks, historically a highly successful investment strategy, has been a disappointment over the past ten years. But the tide is sta…
28 Nov 2019
Today at the MoneyWeek Wealth Summit
Investment strategy

Today at the MoneyWeek Wealth Summit

If you didn’t manage to get a ticket to today’s MoneyWeek Wealth Summit, here's a taste of what you missed out on this morning.
22 Nov 2019
Finding long-term winners: the secrets of successful stocks
Share tips

Finding long-term winners: the secrets of successful stocks

Buy-and-hold investors should want to see evidence of several key characteristics before they commit to a company. Richard Beddard explains what they …
21 Nov 2019
The ideal trading system for the lazy investor – 12 trades in 19 years
Investment strategy

The ideal trading system for the lazy investor – 12 trades in 19 years

Dominic Frisby's MACD histogram trading system has a history of keeping you out of the market during crashes and in for the great bull markets. And yo…
20 Nov 2019
Don't overpay when investing in ethical funds
Stockmarkets

Don't overpay when investing in ethical funds

Does sustainable or ethical investing pay? The evidence is mixed. But one thing matters more than anything else, says Robin Powell.
18 Nov 2019
Is value investing finally on the comeback trail?
Stockmarkets

Is value investing finally on the comeback trail?

Value investing – buying cheap, unloved stocks – is rarely a popular strategy. But with cheap stocks now very cheap indeed, it could be making a comeb…
18 Nov 2019
Investment trusts – the perfect product for a reliable retirement income
Funds

Investment trusts – the perfect product for a reliable retirement income

If you want a very long-term investment that produces an income into your retirement while preserving your capital, buy an investment trust, says Merr…
18 Nov 2019
MMT is coming, the US dollar is here to stay, and “value” investing is dead: an interview with Dylan Grice
Investment strategy

MMT is coming, the US dollar is here to stay, and “value” investing is dead: an interview with Dylan Grice

John Stepek talks to Dylan Grice about everything from inflation, MMT and he US dollar to the Bull market in "duration" and the future of the financia…
7 Nov 2019
How reliable is your income from dividend payouts?
Investment strategy

How reliable is your income from dividend payouts?

Many blue-chip stocks are stretching their dividend payouts to the limit. Make sure you don’t pay the price.
4 Nov 2019
How to invest in US stocks on the cheap
Stockmarkets

How to invest in US stocks on the cheap

Investing in US stocks used to be an expensive hassle. Not any more, says David Stevenson.
3 Nov 2019
The death of value investing and the road to an era of inflation
Investment strategy

The death of value investing and the road to an era of inflation

John Stepek talks to Dylan Grice, co-founder of Calderwood Capital, about inflation, duration and the “death” of value.
31 Oct 2019
A beginner’s guide to gold: what’s it for?
Gold

A beginner’s guide to gold: what’s it for?

We’re big fans of gold here at MoneyWeek. But why? What’s it for? What use is it? John Stepek explains why everyone should hold a little gold in their…
24 Oct 2019
Sticking your head in the sand is not an option
Stockmarkets

Sticking your head in the sand is not an option

The Woodford debacle has made many people who are already nervous of the stockmarkets think that investing is not worth it. But most of us need to pro…
17 Oct 2019
Once again – active fund managers are no better in bear markets than in bull runs
Investment strategy

Once again – active fund managers are no better in bear markets than in bull runs

Active fund managers claim to provide more value than passive funds when the market is falling. But that simply isn’t true, says John Stepek. Here’s w…
9 Oct 2019
Why investors should pay attention to director dealings
Investment strategy

Why investors should pay attention to director dealings

Recent director dealings show that company executives and wealthy families are getting nervous. Maybe we should be too.
30 Sep 2019
Here’s how investors should react to the latest political earthquakes in the UK and US
Investment strategy

Here’s how investors should react to the latest political earthquakes in the UK and US

By anybody’s standards, politics today – at home and abroad – is an ugly mess. But that shouldn’t matter to you as an investor, says John Stepek. Here…
26 Sep 2019
How to cope with a market that feels extremely fragile
Stockmarkets

How to cope with a market that feels extremely fragile

The world feels very fragile at the moment. As though a lot of things could go wrong. But there is still plenty to be bullish about, says John Stepek.…
20 Sep 2019
There’s plenty of life in oil stocks yet
Stockmarkets

There’s plenty of life in oil stocks yet

If you’re looking for a reliable source of income for your retirement, you might be better off with high-yielding resources stocks than with an annuit…
16 Sep 2019
Follow the dividend yield when buying shares
Investment strategy

Follow the dividend yield when buying shares

No valuation measure can help you to time the market. But dividend yields are a good guide to future returns.
16 Sep 2019
How to make sure you're not paying too much for financial advice
Personal finance

How to make sure you're not paying too much for financial advice

Finding suitable and cost-effective professional help with your finances is hard work. Here's how to go about it.
3 Sep 2019