John Stepek explains how investors often suffer from “home bias”, how it affects returns, and how to counter it.
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Matthew Partridge looks at Bernie Madoff’s $64bn fraud scheme.
The hard lesson from the collapse of Patisserie Valerie is that sometimes no amount of research is enough, says John Stepek.
Merryn Somerset Webb talks with Bruce Stout of the Murray International investment trust about how investors can protect their wealth and make money in our over-indebted world.
Younger generations are less likely to turn to drink for solace or pleasure. What will this mean for our booze-soaked culture and economy? Stuart Watkins reports.
Charles Ponzi perpetrated a fraud so notorious that similar ploys are now known as “Ponzi schemes”. Matthew Partridge looks at what investors can learn from it.
Even Jack Bogle was worried about the prospect of passive funds owning majority stakes in listed businesses.