US politicians have share buybacks in their sights. They may be right to do so, says John Stepek – but not for the reason they think.
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Sigmund Freud was pessimistic, Carl Rogers optimistic, says John Stepek. But it’s through this third great psychologist that investors can hope to better know themselves.
Lots of people will tell you now isn’t a good time to invest. But that’s not true, says Merryn Somerset Webb, there is always value somewhere. Here’s where to find it now.
When analysts tell you one asset is “better” than another, beware. It all rather depends, says Dominic Frisby. A sensibly diversified portfolio will serve you much better than chasing the “best” assets.
Matthew Partridge explains the scam behind Theranos, a fake blood-testing company that raised $700m from investors.
A new, in-depth study suggests that it really is possible to beat the market, says John Stepek – you just need to know how.
The US stockmarket has been very expensive for a long time. Yet history suggests there’s no reason for this.