Short sellers get a bad press, says John Stepek. But if they target a company you invest in, you need to take action quickly.
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China’s currency, the yuan, has weakened significantly against the dollar. That suggests the trade war will only get worse, says John Stepek. Here’s what it means for you.
Many investors feel safer investing at home than in foreign stocks – but as the wobbly pound shows, that safety can be an illusion.
The good news about bubbles is that they’re easy to spot. The bad news is that they’re hard to profit from.
Value investing is probably the purest form of contrarian investing out there. John Stepek explains what it is, and how to do it.
There is too much debt in the world, says Tim Price, and not all of it will get paid back. With that in mind, here’s how he’s investing now.
If you are offered a temptingly high return on anything, says Merryn Somerset Webb, it is because it is illiquid and risky. That’s something that investors in peer-to-peer platform Lendy should have realised.