Momentum investing – buying what has already gone up in price in the belief that it will keep doing so – shouldn’t work in theory. Yet in real life, it does. Stephen Connolly looks at why – and what to buy.
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US president Donald Trump is tearing up the rules and putting America first – which is just what his voters wanted him to do. John Stepek explains what that means for your money.
Matthew Partridge talks to economist and author Dr Nick Sargent about how politics affects the markets, and the need for objectivity when investing.
Value investing and momentum investing strategies both exploit investors’ emotions. But, asks John Stepek, why is value looking so glum?
Matthew Partridge explains how the musical Guys and Dolls illustrates how there are no “sure things” in investing.
Anger blinds your judgement and leads to unwise investment decisions. Cool your boots before buying, says John Stepek.
Investors should be on guard for treacherous scams by modern-day Iagos.