Investors spend a lot of time thinking about buying shares, says John Stepek. But they should consider their selling strategy too.
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Hedge fund manager David Einhorn says his favoured strategy of value investing – buying out-of-favour companies – has struggled as growth company stocks have shot up.
The 1983 comedy starring Eddie Murphy and Dan Ackroyd is good reminder of why investors should always keep a level head, says Matthew Partridge.
Many investors are still worrying about a deflationary crisis. They shouldn’t be. And neither should you, says John Stepek. What you should worry about is how inflation would affect your money.
The idea that investing can be “active” or “passive” is wrong, says John Stepek. Every decision investors make is active. Better to think of it as a choice between “expensive” and “cheap”.
Matthew Partridge unpicks the lessons for investors in the ancient Greek legend, Orpheus and Eurydice.
Rebalancing your portfolio is a widely parroted investment basic, but not everyone agrees that it boosts your returns