When it comes to asset management, some traits and situations appear more closely linked to success than others. Marina Gerner explains what investors should look out for.
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Buying cheap stocks – value investing – usually works well. But it hasn’t for a while now. John Stepek looks at what’s gone wrong and asks if it’s due a turnaround.
Index-tracking funds are great, cheap alternatives to their overpriced active cousins. But they aren’t flawless, says John Stepek.
The James Bond flick starring Roger Moore is not only a great film – it can teach also teach you a thing or two about investing.
The collapse of Carillion showed the perils inherent in complicated businesses. Look for simple firms with powerful intellectual property instead, fund managers Nick Train and Tristan Chapple tell Sarah Moore.
Closed-ended funds such as Investment trusts consistently outperform their open-ended counterparts. Merryn Somerset Webb explains why, and asks if they can continue doing it in the future.
General Electric’s eviction from a key American stockmarket gauge is a reminder to check what’s in an index.