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The triumph of the blob: how passive investing could devour markets
Investment strategy

The triumph of the blob: how passive investing could devour markets

We’re fans of passive investing at MoneyWeek. But is the rapid growth in passive ownership having a detrimental effect on the way that markets work? I…
24 Sep 2020
Is this the end of the oil era? And if so, what should you invest in?
Oil

Is this the end of the oil era? And if so, what should you invest in?

Oil major BP says we may already have seen “peak oil demand”. What would that mean for your portfolio? John Stepek investigates.
17 Sep 2020
Build a global portfolio: where to look for growth and value now
Emerging markets

Build a global portfolio: where to look for growth and value now

The Covid-19 crisis and ongoing jitters over world trade have left emerging markets unusually cheap – yet their long-term growth prospects remain comp…
10 Sep 2020
Why investors shouldn’t overlook Southeast Asia
Emerging markets

Why investors shouldn’t overlook Southeast Asia

Southeast Asia started this decade as the next hot emerging-market growth story. Investors were let down by weak growth and bad politics, but it’s get…
27 Aug 2020
The best ways to invest in the farms of the future
Soft commodities

The best ways to invest in the farms of the future

Jonathan Compton assesses the key trends in post-pandemic agriculture and how you could profit from them.
20 Aug 2020
Profit from the fast growth of the haircare industry
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Profit from the fast growth of the haircare industry

Our society has become much more image-conscious, while new consumers worldwide want to look good too. From shampoos to new potential cures for baldne…
6 Aug 2020
How to build a secure income portfolio
Income investing

How to build a secure income portfolio

The Covid-19 crisis has been a huge test for income portfolios, with global dividends slashed on a scale unprecedented for more than 70 years. Cris Sh…
23 Jul 2020

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MMT: the magic money tree bears fruit
Global Economy

MMT: the magic money tree bears fruit

“Modern Monetary Theory” is becoming modern monetary practice. But how far will policymakers go in this radical experiment, and at what cost? Stuart W…
17 Jul 2020
Reach for the stars: how to profit from a new era of space exploration
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Reach for the stars: how to profit from a new era of space exploration

It has been almost 50 years since someone walked on the Moon and Mars seemed just a short hop away. But now the final frontier is back in fashion, s…
9 Jul 2020
How to profit as the world goes vegan
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How to profit as the world goes vegan

Plant-based diets are becoming increasingly popular and even the fast-food giants are looking to cash in. It looks like veganism might be more than a …
7 Jul 2020
A bright future: the best ways to invest in solar energy
Renewables

A bright future: the best ways to invest in solar energy

Solar energy was long dismissed as unprofitable and unproven. But it has come of age. It is providing stiff competition to conventional energy sources…
3 Jul 2020
Healthy profits: how to make money from investing in medical technology
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Healthy profits: how to make money from investing in medical technology

There’s far more to the health sector than whizzy new pills, says Dr. Mike Tubbs. He reviews the latest developments in areas ranging from robotic sur…
25 Jun 2020
How to play the galloping growth of the gaming sector
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How to play the galloping growth of the gaming sector

Digital games have become so popular that the market is now bigger than both the television-streaming and film industries. Yet years of expansion stil…
23 Jun 2020
Asian income stocks: where to find the continent's top money machines
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Asian income stocks: where to find the continent's top money machines

International dividends shouldn’t only mean companies in the US or Europe – the Far East has plenty of big payouts to offer. Cris Sholto Heaton looks …
22 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
What leaving the EU means for your money
Brexit

What leaving the EU means for your money

We’ve finally left the European Union. It may seem like nothing has changed, but investors need to look at what it means for their portfolio right now…
15 Jun 2020
It may not look like it, but inflation is coming our way. Here's how to invest
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It may not look like it, but inflation is coming our way. Here's how to invest

We’re in the middle of a huge global recession. And central bank money printing didn’t lead to inflation after 2008. So why are we saying that it will…
11 Jun 2020
Where to find "ten-bagger" stocks – the market's Holy Grail
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Where to find "ten-bagger" stocks – the market's Holy Grail

“Ten-baggers,” stocks with the potential to rise tenfold, are rare but not impossible to find. Dr Mike Tubbs explores their key characteristics and su…
11 Jun 2020
Look beyond profits to find firms that will go the distance
Investment strategy

Look beyond profits to find firms that will go the distance

When times are tough, a strong balance sheet is crucial if companies are to keep ticking over and bounce back. Richard Beddard explains the basics and…
4 Jun 2020
Building a new world: profit from the global post-Covid infrastructure spending spree
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Building a new world: profit from the global post-Covid infrastructure spending spree

The crisis is far from over, but many of the world’s largest economies are already looking to the future, and the odds are that infrastructure spendin…
28 May 2020
Curiouser and curiouser: 20 years in the markets
Stockmarkets

Curiouser and curiouser: 20 years in the markets

Central banks have been interfering with market and economic cycles for two decades, undermining capitalism and storing up huge trouble for the future…
21 May 2020
Income investors should look beyond Britain to beat the cash squeeze
Income investing

Income investors should look beyond Britain to beat the cash squeeze

Dividend cuts by FTSE 100 companies won’t be repaired quickly – many firms were already living beyond their means. Investors should diversify abroad f…
14 May 2020