Shares in online grocer Ocado – hated by investors – suddenly spiked. It shows what can happen when sentiment turns, and holds a lesson for the broader UK market.
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Cryptocurrencies are back on the rise and they’re here to stay. So it’s vital you familiarise yourself with them. Dominic Frisby explains why, and how to do it.
Rising commodity prices have thrust inflation back to the forefront of investors’ minds. John Stepek explains the best way to profit.
Investors should tune out day-to-day noise and focus on the long-term trend, which means sticking with stocks and reinvesting your dividends.
Strangely, rushing into traditional safe havens may not help, but your stocks will be fine, says John Stepek. Buy some gold too.
Auto-enrolment means many more workers are now paying into a pension – but the default funds are often a poor choice. Take the time to pick your own, says Cris Sholto Heaton.
It’s easy to criticise our favoured valuation measure, but investors ignore its track record at their peril, says John Stepek.