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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History shows that value stocks always struggle during technological shifts. But when’s the turnaround?
Every now and again, markets undergo a “paradigm shift”. Hedge fund guru Ray Dalio thinks we’re near one now. And he’s buying gold. John Stepek explains why you should, too.
There are plenty of reasons to be gloomy about the stockmarkets. But the trend remains up, says Dominic Frisby. And you don’t want to bet against the trend.
The only real way to profit from market bubbles is to avoid them and invest in “anti-bubbles” instead. John Stepek explains what an anti-bubble is, and picks some of the most promising.
Ignore corporate virtue-signalling. The CITR is a more practical and tax-efficient way for investors with a social conscience to help struggling communities, says David Stevenson.
Worried that your manager might “do a Woodford”? Here’s what to look out for when investing in active funds.