Stockmarket crashes always seem to happen in October. And markets are currently in a downtrend. Dominic Frisby asks if we’re heading for something more serious.
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Recent director dealings show that company executives and wealthy families are getting nervous. Maybe we should be too.
The price of the Woodford Patient Capital investment trust has fallen so far that you may think it looks like a bargain buy. Think again, says John Stepek.
By anybody’s standards, politics today – at home and abroad – is an ugly mess. But that shouldn’t matter to you as an investor, says John Stepek. Here’s how you should navigate the stormy political waters.
The world feels very fragile at the moment. As though a lot of things could go wrong. But there is still plenty to be bullish about, says John Stepek. Here’s how you as an investor should tackle things.
If you’re looking for a reliable source of income for your retirement, you might be better off with high-yielding resources stocks than with an annuity, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
No valuation measure can help you to time the market. But dividend yields are a good guide to future returns.