Many investors believe active fund managers prove their worth when markets fall. But, as October’s mini-crash shows, that’s not true. Here’s what you should know before picking an active or a passive fund.
Neil Woodford’s reputation as Britain’s top fund manager has taken a few recent hits. Sarah Moore looks at what lessons investors can learn from his misfortunes.
If you’ve already used your Isa and pension allowances, then venture capital trusts and the Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) may be the investment vehicles for you.
Political risks on PFI deals may be overstated, but this investment trust looks to be the best bet, says Max King.
Income investors have poured money into infrastructure funds in the last few years, lured by yields of 4%-7% backed by government spending. David Stevenson picks a high-quality example for his income portfolio.
John Stepek picks a defensive, well-diversified investment trust that should be able to ride out a market storm better than most.
One of the most reliable long-term investment trends is the long-term outperformance of smaller companies over blue chips. Max King picks some of the best ways to buy into this growth.
James Anderson of the Scottish Mortgage Investment Trust takes Merryn Somerset Webb to task for advising MoneyWeek readers to sell some shares in his fund.
David C Stevenson adds two London-listed specialist funds to his income portfolios.
Our panel of experts analyses MoneyWeek’s investment trust portfolio and debates future opportunities for investors, as Merryn Somerset Webb explains.
This week, David C Stevenson introduces a new addition for the income portfolios – one for the conscientious investor.