One proven route to market-beating returns is to invest in cheap stocks, says John Stepek. But it’s a lot harder than it looks.
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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.
ZZZZ Best was a carpet-cleaning company set up in 1982 by 16-year-old Barry Minkow, who would use it to run a Ponzi scheme that netted millions.
A striking gap in the returns on Chinese index funds shows why you must be sure to know what you own. John Stepek explains.
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.